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Professional Summary
Based in Knoxville, USA, Olesya has over 10 years of successful teaching experience. Her particular experience lies in the areas of teaching the German Language and English as a Second Language (ESL) in PreK-12 classes. Olesya holds a Highly Qualified Professional Teacher's License and is authorized by the State Board of Education to serve in the public schools of Tennessee and Indiana, USA as an ESL and German teacher. She has strong knowledge of teaching methodology and has been successful in applying technology to her teachings. Olesya currently works as an ESL teacher at an Elementary School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Skills
  • Professional and mature
  • Flexible
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Articulate and well-spoken
  • Strong problem solver
  • Highly organized
Work History
German Instructor, 07/2011 to 04/2012
BerlitzAustin, TX, USA
Taught the German language. Organized cultural awareness events, including traditional holiday celebrations.  Planned, developed and oversaw the end-of-the year student skits in the German language.    
GERMAN TEACHER, 08/2011 to 04/2012
Alamogordo Public SchoolsAlamogordo, NM, USA
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
English as a Second Language Instructor, 07/2010 to 04/2013
BerlitzCincinnati, OH, USA

  • Improved instruction methods by using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Worked with an average of 18 students per class.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
GERMAN INSTRUCTOR, 07/2007 to 04/2008
Alamogordo Public SchoolsAlamogordo, NM, USA
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
  • Developed and taught a curriculum to improve students' conversational abilities.
GERMAN TEACHER, 07/2006 to 04/2007
Alamogordo Public SchoolsAlamogordo, NM, USA
  • Taught introductory level courses in the German language.
  • Demonstrated a continued commitment to undergraduate teaching through full participation in the college community.
  • Wrote course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts.
  • Planned, evaluated and revised course content and course materials.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
GERMAN TEACHER, 07/2002 to 04/2005
BerlitzCoral Gables, FL, USA
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Designed seasonal programs emphasizing vocabulary, pronunciation and reading comprehension.
German Instructor, 07/2001 to 04/2002
Desert Choice SchoolsSan Tan Valley/ Queen Creek, AZ, USA
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Taught introductory and upper level courses in the German language.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
English as a Second Language Instructor, 07/2013 to Current
Farragut Intermediate SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Planned, evaluated and revised course content and course materials.
  • Increased student's English test scores through private tutoring and special attention.
  • Developed and implemented after-school tutoring program to teach English Language learners.
  • Managed several internet-based language programs.
Teacher's Assistant, 07/2010 to 04/2011
West Hills Elementary SchoolCity, STATE,

  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Filed paperwork and organized computer-based information.
Education
Master of Arts: German Language and Literature, Expected in 1 2011
University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame,
GPA:

  • 3.75 GPA
  • Completed a four-year course of study in the Teachers of English as a New Language Program German Language and Literature
Completed a three-year Teacher's Certification Coursework; Indiana University South Bend 2001 - 2004 South Bend, USA Certificate of participation in the German Language and Culture Program: , Expected in 1 2007
University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame,
GPA:
  • 3.75 GPA
  • Major in the German Language and Literature
  • Recipient of Department Scholarship
  • Coursework in the German Language and Literature
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 1 2001
University of Potsdam - Potsdam,
GPA:
  • Coursework in the German Language
: linguistics, Expected in 1 2001
Indiana University Moscow State Pedagogical University - South Bend,
GPA:
  • 3.75 GPA
  • Major in Psychology and German
: Psychology and English, Expected in 1 1997
Chuvash State Pedagogical University - Moscow,
GPA:
Psychology and English
Affiliations
American Association of Teachers of German; Parent Teacher Association 2002 - Present 2011 - Present
Certifications
Professional Teacher’s License, ESL PreK-12 and German PreK-12 Highly Qualified status added to Professional License
Skills
English, French, GERMAN, LANGUAGES, speaking, reading, Russian, TEACHER
Additional Information
  • LICENSES AND ENDORSEMENTS Professional Teacher's License, ESL PreK-12 and German PreK-12 Highly Qualified status added to Professional License 2011: Indiana; 2012: Tennessee 2013
  • PROFESSIONAL AWARDS Dean's Scholarship Award for achievement in German Dean's List of the Division of Liberal Arts and Sciences Certificate of Merit award for academic achievement in German 2000 1998-2000 1999
  • PERFORMANCE AND REFERENCES Performance feedback and references available upon request

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School Attended
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Potsdam
  • Indiana University Moscow State Pedagogical University
  • Chuvash State Pedagogical University
Job Titles Held:
  • German Instructor
  • GERMAN TEACHER
  • English as a Second Language Instructor
  • GERMAN INSTRUCTOR
  • GERMAN TEACHER
  • GERMAN TEACHER
  • German Instructor
  • English as a Second Language Instructor
  • Teacher's Assistant
Degrees
  • Master of Arts
  • Completed a three-year Teacher's Certification Coursework; Indiana University South Bend 2001 - 2004 South Bend, USA Certificate of participation in the German Language and Culture Program
  • Bachelor of Arts

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