founder manager of training center and english language consultant resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Energetic language teacher with over seven years experience teaching English to students of various ages in China eagerly seeking a position as a language teaching assistant for ESL or language immersion programs in English, Chinese or Japanese.

Core Qualifications
  • Seven years experience teaching English to grade school students, university English majors and adult business professionals
  • In-depth experience preparing students for international student exams like IELTS, SSAT and TOEFL
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese (near-native fluency), Cantonese and Japanese
  • Over eight years living and working abroad in a non-English speaking environment
  • Extensive interaction within different cultural communities provides students with an abundance of creatively effective teaching examples
Business Development
  • Founded and managed a 60+ student English training center with 20% annual enrollment increase
Material Development
  • Designed and implemented a 15 week ESL curriculum for private school grade levels 1-6 with interactive smartboard PowerPoint, workbooks, testbooks and self-study audio CDs.
Extra-curricular Activity Development
  • Coached English speech and debate clubs for college English majors, preparing students for English speech competitions up to the national level
Community Learning Involvement
  • Provided free weekly English corners to students and parents interested in improving their oral English skills
Professional Experience
01/2010 to 06/2015 Founder, Manager of Training Center and English Language Consultant Circle K Stores, Inc. | High Springs, FL,
  • Created and implemented a complete 15-week English learning program including coursework and class materials for Chinese students in grades K-12
  • Collaborated with public and private educational institutions to improve their teaching curriculum while also providing training to English department faculty
  • Translated Chinese texts and materials into English and vice versa, creating lessons involving current events adapted to the student level
  • Provided English language classes for businesses and grade schools
07/2012 to 06/2015 English Teacher for College Majors of English and Global Business Vail Resorts | Frisco, CO,
  • Designed a full-semester curriculum adapted to course objectives (oral, writing, phonetics, business English, news media) with tests (both oral and written), quizzes and homework assignments
  • Classroom management with a focus on empowering students to interact with each other using only English and not their native language
  • Utilized a variety of resources to encourage students to speak more in class and endeavor to improve themselves despite the linguistic challenges they faced
07/2008 to 06/2012 English Teacher and Private Language Tutor Lingdong School Of Foreign Studies | City, STATE,
  • Created and taught English lessons to children and adults at various levels of proficiency, from survival English to highly advanced near-native fluency
  • Adapted the lesson plans within the classroom environment to fit the specific needs of each student
  • Periodic advertising to increase enrollment and to expand local awareness of English-speaking culture
  • Improved Mandarin Chinese skills with weekly training sessions and self-study
04/2006 to 07/2008 Wait Staff and Takeout Manager Yang's Chinese Restaurant | City, STATE,
  • Provided outstanding customer service with a focus on maintaining the professional integrity of the company and brand.
  • Multi-tasked in a fast-paced, high-volume food sales work environment.
  • Communicated orders and delegated tasks to a non-native English speaking work staff.
06/2003 to 04/2007 Lead Team Member Jamba Juice | City, STATE,
  • Leadership through guidance of a team of 5-10 personnel
  • Planning ahead for success, from 15 minutes to several months
  • Providing accurate and timely feedback to improve team member performance
  • Time management while working and studying full time at the University of Minnesota
10/1999 to 02/2005 Snowboard Instructor Hyland Ski And Snowboard Area | City, STATE,
  • Taught snowboarding to a wide range of ages, from 4 to 60.
  • Discovered various ways to teach depending on the learning style of the individual: differentiating between visual, audial and experiential learners.
  • Overcame the greatest challenges of teaching (incomprehension and boredom) by being creative, patient and energetic.
Education and Training
Expected in 2008 to to Bachelor of Arts | Political Science University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN GPA:
Political Science with emphasis in International Relations
International Relations Dissertation: Accountability in Sino-U.S. Relations
Awarded Scholarship and Member of National Honors Society
Expected in 2006 to to Associate of Arts | Communication Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN GPA:
Awarded Scholarship and Member of the Dean’s List
Expected in to to | Otemon University, Ibaraki, GPA:
Awarded Certificate of Studies
English - Native language
Chinese - Speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency
Japanese - Speak, read and write with basic competence
TESOL / TESL Certificate, April 2012
Academic English, Business English, Administrative Management, Classroom Management, Creative Lesson Planning, Curriculum Design, Learning Strategies, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Multicultural Integration, Customer Service, Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Powerpoint
Community Involvement
Participated in free weekly English corner lessons for students and parents interested in improving their English speaking and listening abilities
Diversity, Ethics, & Peace Association at University of Minnesota
Additional Information
  • AWARDS Member of National Honor Society 2005 - 2008
  • Scholarship from University of Minnesota Honors Alumni 2006
  • Selected as Representative Exchange Student to Japan 2002 - 2003

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School Attended

  • University of Minnesota
  • Normandale Community College
  • Otemon University

Job Titles Held:

  • Founder, Manager of Training Center and English Language Consultant
  • English Teacher for College Majors of English and Global Business
  • English Teacher and Private Language Tutor
  • Wait Staff and Takeout Manager
  • Lead Team Member
  • Snowboard Instructor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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