SUMMARY

  • Canadian · 13 years Teaching Experience · CELTA & TESOL certified
  • Experience teaching kids (age 4-13), high school, college, university, corporate and private
  • Experience teaching exam preparation for FCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, TOEIC
  • Experienced teaching essay writing, business, health sciences, computer science, accounting

EDUCATION

2013
CELTA Certificate (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults, by Cambridge University), International House, Thailand

2012
TESOL Certificate (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Global Leadership College, Canada

2006
Massage Therapy, Lambton College, Canada

1995
Teaching a Second Language, University of Western Ontario, Canada

1993
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration, Wilfrid Laurier University,  Canada

EXPERIENCE

2017 – 2018
Corporate & Private ESL Teacher, Archibald, Warsaw, Poland

2016
University ESL Teacher, Shibaura Institute of Technology & Westgate, Tokyo, Japan

2015 – 2016
ESL Teacher, Language Training Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan

2014 – 2015
ESL Teacher, Sophia English, Mito, Japan

2014
University ESL Teacher, Shibaura Institute of Technology & Westgate, Tokyo, Japan

2013 – 2014
Middle School ESL Teacher (grades 6-9), Ideal English, Bangkok, Thailand

2006 – 2013
Owner of Health & Wellness Clinic, Toronto, Canada

2005 – 2006
College Health Sciences Tutor, Lambton College, Canada

2005
University ESL Teacher, Kokushikan University & Westgate, Tokyo, Japan

2004
University ESL Teacher, Kanagawa Institute of Technology & Westgate, Tokyo, Japan

2001 – 2002
International High School Teacher, Hua Mei Bond International College, Guangzhou, China
– Taught a CAEL Preparation Course (Canadian equivalent of TOEFL) and helped students achieve a 100% improvement in their CAEL test scores
– Taught Canadian curriculum courses on essay writing, business, accounting, and IT
– Extracurricular: started stock market competition, entrepreneurship simulation, field trip

2001
University ESL Teacher, Qingdao University-Holmes College, Qingdao, China
– Extracurricular: Started a charity fundraiser to buy shoes for local orphans

2000
College ESL Teacher, Changchun Instute of Post and Telecommunications, Changchun, China

1999
TOEFL Teacher, University of Cergy, France

1998 – 1999
University ESL Teacher, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
– Taught Pitman English Exam preparation course. Achieved a 90% success rate.

1997 – 1999
Corporate ESL Teacher, Diamond School, Paris, France

1997
Volunteer Nanny & ESL Teacher,
Casa Guatemala Orphanage, Rio Dulce, Guatemala

1996 – 1997
Children’s ESL Teacher, Minerva, Okayama, Japan

1994 – 1996
Training Coordinator, Business Trainer & Business Consultant, LCSBC, Canada
– Designed and taught Canada’s most successful entrepreneurial training program
– Provided business consulting to over 200 clients and achieved an 80% success rate

1992 – 93
Campus Clubs Coordinator
, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

SKILLS

  • Energetic, engaging, student centred, CELTA method teaching style. Culturally adaptable, respectful, friendly
  • Taught English in 10 countries. Travelled to 55 countries
  • Intermediate Japanese, Spanish, French. Beginner level of Chinese & Polish. Eager to learn a new language