Profession: Secondary School Teacher & ESL Educator
Teaching Experience: I've taught English around the world in Australia, Canada, the U.S.A. and now Ecuador.
I have worked for private language schools, corporate institutions, individual tutoring & for the University of Queensland in Australia and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador.
I love that my job brings incredible experiences to my life and the joy it brings my students.
Interests: I have a passion for learning other languages, playing beach volleyball, reading biographies, hiking, diving, surfing and travelling and teaching in incredible cultural destinations. I am currently based in Ecuador, in the city of Quito.
Education: Currently, completing my Post Graduate Degree in Secondary Education at The University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.
University of Queensland | B.A. of Linguistics & English | Brisbane, Australia | 2010 – 2013
I was awarded the Dean’s Commendation of Academic Excellence for 2012 and 2013. My GPA was a commendable 5.9/7. Honoured and awarded a place within the top percentile of the high achieving 150 UQ Future Leaders Graduates of 2013. My university research focused on second language acquisition, systematic analysis of foreign languages and the potential for implementing educational linguistic methods in cultural and educational environments.
McGill University | Montreal, Canada | 2011
I was accepted for an exchange semester at the highest ranked university in Canada. I achieved a notable GPA of 6.6/7. Additionally, I was the ambassador for the University of Queensland.
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Portuguese (Conversational)