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Qualifications    

1.   Bachelor of Arts (Pass)- JournalismNapier University, Edinburgh, UK19941997  

2.   Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Pass) Bell Language School, Cambridge , UK 2002

3.   Master of Arts (Merit)Applied Linguistics and TESOL University of Leicester, UK20122014

a.       SpecializationsTeacher Development, Language Assessment and Sociolinguistics

b.      Corpus linguistics: Method, analysis, interpretation (Pass) University of Lancaster, UK (Future Learn MOOC) - 2014  

 

Educational Background

I.    Extensive experience in the fields of academic and business English, language school management, teacher development and language assessment.

II.  Holder of Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics and TESOL & CELTA Certificate.

III. Experienced in use of the MS Office, Internet and Corpus Analysis Software.

IV.12 years educational management, curriculum and teacher development and educational marketing experience.

V.  7 yearsexperience as an IELTS examiner, certified for speaking and writing modules.

 

ContractualArrangement

Yearly Contract

 

Proposed Teaching Responsibilities in Connection with SU Programmes

Level 4

1.   BLB10114-4BUSINESS SKILLS 1

2.   BLB10115-4  BUSINESS SKILLS 2

 

Level of English:

Excellent

 

Teaching Experience:

TEACHING EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Summer School English teacher [07.200208.2002]

   EF International School of LanguagesCambridgeUK

   Temporary summer teaching contract (24-26.2 hours teaching perweek)

   Classes taughtGeneral English: Beginner, Upper-Intermediate,Advanced

   Special Interest classesGrammar: Intermediate, High Intermediate.

 

English Teacher / Director of Studies / CEO][09.2002Present] Webster EducationNanning - Guangxi ProvinceP.R China

   Teaching General English, Young Learners, Business English, VIP classes & Exam preparation to all ages (5 +). Keeping accurate records of student attendance, testing and writing reports on student progress.

   One year middle school teaching experience (40 students per class)

   Two years college teaching experience ( 5070 students)

   Supervising 515 academic staff members + 10 support staff.

   Scheduling classes, arranging teachers meetings, seminars and workshops, teacher training and observation, planning and implementing marketing and extra-curricular activities, overseeing placement testing of students, teacher recruitment, dealing with administrative and budgetary tasks.

   Course planning and design for summer programs, IELTS preparation and overseas study preparation courses.

   Preparation and oversight of branch school openings in two cities.

   Successful design, delivery and implementation of offsite contracts and corporate training courses including materials and testing to multiple corporate clients including:

   Stora Enso

   PetroChina

   Nanning Foreign Affairs Bureau

   Nanning Air Traffic Control

   Nanning ASEAN Expo Secretariat

   Supervision and planning of residential summer camp of 65 students.

   English program design for Guilin Institute of Tourism / George Brown University co-operation project.

   Teacher training course design and implementation.

   Extensive experience giving presentations on marketing, teaching methodologies and on other topics to audiences of up to 300 on a range of areas including:

   British life and culture

   English improvement

   Teaching Methodology

   Exam preparation

   Second Language Acquisition

   Construct validity in language assessment

OTHER

   Guest Lecturer - 2008 Guangxi Education Bureau Teachers Symposium:

   Communicative teaching methodology in the Chinese classroom

 

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