Organized ESL Teacher adept at developing up-to-date curriculum and resources. Incorporates new teaching methods and educational software to enhance reading and writing skills. Versatile and innovative with 5+ years in teaching and training. Dedicated to lifelong learning and continuing education.
Proficient at developing rapport
Video and Photography Production
Adult Education and Training
Program development aptitude
Creative learning strategies
Adobe Photoshop Suite
Collaborated with department and faculty members to design a year-round standard-based curriculum.
Created two extracurricular debate clubs and established English libraries in two schools.
Trained all ages from kindergarten to senior citizen.
Vast and varied international experience.
Responsible for creative design for new curriculum. Implemented many top-down changes to increase efficiency and learning among students and co-teachers
Responsible for hiring and managing small three-man team
05/2014 to 05/2015
Foreign TrainerWall Street English - Guangzhou, China
Conducting classes of up to 12 students aged 18 and above
Creating lesson plans
Administering unit testing
Conducting group seminars
Giving interactive lectures
Keeping detailed records for every student
Building a relationship of trust with the student populous
Engaged in extracurricular activities on my own time including a successful debate club and public speaking forum
Was very popular with most students and continues to advise some through social media
03/2013 to 02/2014
Head Professor of EnglishThaksin University - Phattalung, Thailand
Conducting classes ranging from small 5-person discussion groups to 100+ student lectures aged 18 and above
Researching and developing a curriculum for the recurring school year
Hiring two other teachers and supervising their progress
Leading a small team through a successful semester
Administering all record keeping for each student
Recording an "English Minute" radio spot on the campus radio
Creating and implementing a responsible budget plan accounting for over $30K.
12/2012 to 03/2013
English TrainerCentury School of Language - San Jose, California
Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all student records.
Provided onsite training.
Conducting classes of up to 20 students ages 18 and above.
Preparing lessons plans.
Assessing placement for students ready to advance.
10/2010 to 11/2012
Literature TeacherBright Future Training and Services - Bangkok, Thailand
Conducting classes of up to 40 students ages 12-16
Creating lesson plans Keeping detailed records
Proctoring nationalized testing
Consulting with student's parents on their children's progress.
English Program in Korea: Busan, South Korea - Native English Teacher
01/2008 to 01/2010
English TeacherEPIK (English Program in Korea) - Busan, South Korea
Conducting classes of up to 50 students ages 12-16
Keeping records for more than 1000 students
Overseeing after school activities such as debate club, advanced conversation lessons, and extended help for struggling students
Consulted and advised students and their parents
Founding the schools English Library Preparing students for and proctoring national English testing
03/2002 to 12/2003
Support SpecialistCitizen Access Residential Resources - Olympia, WA
Provide basic home care for mentally disabled adults
Encourage good decisions and support for healthy life choices
Provide transportation to important appointments
Interact with the clients building an empathetic relationship of trust
Liaise with doctors, lawyers, state agencies and family members regarding clients
Plan and implement social events with other groups to encourage a healthy social life for the clients.
07/2001 to 09/2001
InternThe Wenatchee World Newspaper - Wenatchee, WA
500 hour internship over 3 months
Write and publish weekly feature on local restaurants
Phone based fact checking
Phone and live interviewing
Bachelor of Arts: English LiteratureThe Evergreen State College - Olympia, WA, USA
Place of Birth: San Diego, CA
Date of Birth: 8th of January, 1981
Hobbies: International Travel, Screenwriting, Comedy
Creative Problem Solving
Adobe Photoshop Suite
Microsoft Office Suite
Video Production (premiere)
Dramatic Fiction Donor to Anti-Human trafficking group freeland.org/