esl teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Skilled educational professional and soccer coach with diverse national and international experience. Intuitive, enthusiastic, technology-savvy, and dependable with advanced education and experience in language and pedagogy. Excellent multi-tasker with strong initiative and experience initiating and maintaining committees to optimize education, develop departments, and maintain employee relations while providing high-quality instruction. Proven ability to create strong work environments and successful student development through practical training, motivation, persistence, and passion. Additional successful history as professional soccer coach and player. Multilingual: Fluent in English with basic skills in XXXn.

Core Qualifications
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions


  • Create and implement creative lesson plans to reach a diverse student audience.
  • Account for differences in student abilities and develop instruction accordingly.
  • Utilize traditional and multimedia teaching techniques.
  • Motivate students to improve learning and language acquisition.
  • Expertise in teaching English to all learning levels and ages, including to those expected to teach others about proper English usage, pronunciation, and vocabulary.
  • Teach basic English abilities to administrative professionals.


  • Develop and implement effective training sessions.
  • Schedule and organize games.
  • Arrange transportation to away games.
  • Provide standard, futsal, indoor, and outdoor training.
  • Teach one-on-one, group, and team lessons for all aspects of the game, including both attacking and defending.
  • Train youth boys and girls teams and improve intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and execution of game plan.
  • Enhance individual and group performance with comprehensive approach.


  • Managed well-being for an average of 70 students in mentor program at Pai Chai University in Daejeon, South XXX. Created training sessions, games, and other sports-related activities.
  • Awarded a certificate of appreciation for my exceptional dedication and outstanding service from the mentoring program.
  • Improved coached team from last place to top-three position in league.
  • Presented thesis topic at English Proficiency For All: Narrowing the English Gap, 2012 XXX Association of Teachers of English (KATE) International Conference.
Professional Experience
05/2008 to 2014
ESL Teacher Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools Burnsville, MN,
  • Taught English to beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners at Yeonmu Elementary School, Daegon Boys Middle School, and Nonsan Boys Middle School.
  • Taught English to beginner, intermediate, and advanced adult korea-English teachers for the Nonsan-Gyeryong Office of Education.
  • Aided in language development of school staff and administrators.
  • Instructed Nonsan Youth Soccer Club, focusing on English language acquisition (based on TESOL degree research for thesis: An Investigation into the Effects of Athletic Training on XXXn College Students' Anxiety Resistance, Pragmatic Awareness, and Motivation in English Learning and Communication).
03/2007 to 05/2008
Youth Trainer Purdue University Muncie, IN,
  • Instructed outdoor and indoor/futsal training sessions for an average of 30 student athletes.
  • Provided players with professional training and student-athlete education.
02/2006 to 07/2006
Coach Peoria Soccer Club City, STATE,
  • Coached an average of 30 student athletes and achieved winning record.
  • Liaised between high school, local soccer boosters, and travel teams.
Education and Training
Expected in 2012
Master of Education: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Pai Chai University - Daejeon , Chungnam
Expected in 2006
Bachelor of Science: Retail Merchandising Marketing
Bradley University - Peoria, IL
Soccer Playing History

Professional Career

Real Saltlake (MLS, 1st Division), 2008

Played in all pre-season matches as right winger and was offered a developmental contract.

Milwaukee Wave (MISL, 1st Division), 2006-07

Played all matches with 0 goals as right wing back.

Portland Timbers (USL, 2nd Division), 2006

16 matches played (8 matches started), 0 goals as right wing-back.

Played 90 minutes in friendly match Portland 2-1 Coventry City (England).

Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS - United States, 1st Division), 2006

Invited to pre-season camp and recommended by Los Angeles Galaxy to Portland Timbers.

East coast Nike Skills Squad, New York, 2006

Skills player.

University Career

Bradley University (Division 1), 2002-2005

2005: 21 matches (21 started), 1 goal, 6 assists as right/left attacking-midfielder.

2002-2004: 44 matches (5 started), 2 goals, 3 assists as right attacking-midfielder.

Junior Career

New York City Player of the Year (New York Newsday), 2001

Member of U.S. Regional Olympic Development Program Team, 1997-2002

Played in international youth tournament in Barcelona, Spain against youth teams of Espanyol, Athletic Bilbao, and Dynamo Kyiev, 1999

Community Involvement

Conducted a soccer-English learning course for elementary and middle school students that lived in the city of Nonsan, South XXX.


XXXn Association of Teachers Of English (KATE)

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School Attended

  • Pai Chai University
  • Bradley University

Job Titles Held:

  • ESL Teacher
  • Youth Trainer
  • Coach


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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