Profession: ESL Teacher
Teaching Experience: ESL Teacher ⬩ Lovely English Private School in Shanghai, China ⬩ Sept. 2016 - present
Bringing phonetics alive for elementary-aged students by using energetic games, unique activities, and an outgoing attitude that captivates even the most introverted children.
Educating older students by treating them like adults and devising structured lessons that engage, encourage, and motivate them.
Facilitating the growth of two Shanghai companies by teaching their salespeople and executives speaking, grammar, and writing skills.
Altering my classroom management techniques and CELTA-based lesson plans to best suit classes ranging from six to 45 pupils, and from elementary to advanced proficiencies.
Freelance English Writer Essay ⬩ www.Shark.com ⬩ 2014 - 2018
Researched complex materials across a variety of subjects: philosophy, safety management, computer science, sociology, etc.
Improved customer satisfaction by adapting my writing style to fit clients’ preferences.
Ranked 26th of over 600 English writers according to customer reviews.
Constructed a loyal customer base by delivering exceptional products ahead of schedule.
Personal Assistant to the CEO ⬩ AES
International Bank in Dubai, UAE ⬩ 2015 - 2016
Tutored non-native employees of the company.
Politely and carefully screened all calls and took messages for the British CEO of this financial firm to ensure he was not bothered by job seekers or salespeople.
Oversaw a client data project in conjunction with the administration team, which allowed the financial advisors to dedicate more time to clients.
Assistant English Teacher ⬩ Winter 2014 & 2015
Fostered a favorable learning environment by communicating positive expectations.
Employed humor to strengthen student relationships and reduce stress.
Responsibly supervised the class and gave lessons when the home teacher was absent.
Camp Counselor ⬩ Glorieta Camps in New Mexico, USA ⬩ Summer 2014
Taught English to the international staff.
Built an excellent rapport with international colleagues thanks to my strong interpersonal skills.
Galvanized kids’ interest in geography by proactively sharing Russian culture.
Worked flexible shifts, up to 10 hours per day, to keep the camp operations running smoothly.
Strategically led the kitchen team each evening to ensure food safety and taste.
ESL Teacher ⬩ FRI-D English Speaking Club ⬩ 2011 - 2012
Organized classes and developed teaching plans to maximize each student’s potential.
Adapted English teaching methods to fit students of varying ages and proficiencies.
Coordinated excursions, contests, and performances to encourage language acquisition.
Interests: Hi there! I'm Tina and I'm a qualified American tutor with CELTA pass A. I'd love to help you practice your English, so don't hesitate to call me. ;) I'm sure we'll have engaging conversations, after which you'll undoubtedly see the improvement! I'm also the right person to call if you want some help with IELTS Speaking. ;) PLEASE NOTE that I do NOT accept calls that are intended to be LESS THAN 30 minutes and/or with NO CAMERA.
Education: IELTS Academic ⬩ Oct. 2017 - C2 proficiency
CELTA ⬩ University of Cambridge ⬩ Sept. 2016
Successfully taught adults at ETI private language school in Georgia.
Pass-A honors: top 3% of the Cambridge class of 2016.
Spoken Languages: English (Native)