I am an educator with 15 years of experience in teaching English, ESL/EFL, TESL/TEFL, Linguistics and Social Studies. My experience, passion and creativity are qualities I look forward to sharing with you and help you improve your teaching skills.
Nationality: Canadian
Education
  2005
Master of Education, Brock University
1994
Honours B.A. Applied Linguistics, Brock University St.Catharines ON.
EMPLOYMENT
  Present
IELTS instructor, Cambridge Taipei, Taiwan.
English instructor, Taipei American School, Taiwan.
April 2007- April 2009 Academic Manager of Upper Career College of Business & Technology Inc.(UCCBT), Canada
  • Produced school curriculum and support materials for TESL Program.
  • Teach the 1 TESL course in the college
  • Created new courses in classroom management and educational equity.
  • Secured approval for all new college courses with the Ontario Ministry of Education.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained all new college faculty.
May 2006 V Aug 2006 Teaching Assistant of Brock University, Canada
Aug 2003 V Aug 2005 Head Teacher of English Studio(An English international elementary school), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Produced & evaluated school curriculum and support materials.
  • Created new courses to better reflect the surrounding community.
  • Taught primary / secondary grade classes in English, science, and social studies, and advanced courses in TOEFL, TOEIC and public speaking.
Oct 2002 V May 2003 on-call ESL Instructor of the Toronto Board of Education, Canada. Sep. 2001 V May 2003 ESL instructor/ Teacher Trainer of the English Seminar: Toronto Ontario, Canada.
  • Taught lessons to culturally mixed classes of adult ESL students Selected or created teaching materials appropriate for each class.
  • Reviewed and revised several existing school courses.
  • Introduced new courses in TOEIC, pronunciation and cultural comparison.
April 1999 V April 2001 English instructor / Taskforce leader of Tokyo Foreign Language College, Japan.
  • Instructed core classes with a set curriculum, subjects included: ESL, Business writing TOEIC and TOFEL.
  • Headed a taskforce responsible for evaluating and revising academic changes.