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Teaching Experience: I have over 15 years teaching experience in traditional secondary schools, in our home school and in the community college.
Interests: The great outdoors, fishing, camping and swimming.
Education: I have a Bachelors degree from UNC-Asheville and a Masters degree from Duke University.
Spoken Languages: English (Native)
Teaching Experience: 3 years experience teaching English as a Second Language virtually. I currently give both formal & casual ESL classes to students from all around the globe through a virtual school.
Interests: Dance, eating out, watching movies & tv, reading, cooking
Education: Duke University - Paralegal Studies
University of North Carolina Charlotte - Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Organization - TESOL Certificate
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Teaching Experience: English TOEFL instructor
Interests: Japanese martial arts, French modern philosophy, food, cooking, planting, origami, computer science, design
Education: Duke University, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Undergraduates studies, United States)
Keio University, Master of Arts in Design (Graduate studies, Japan)
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Chinese (Fluent)
Teaching Experience: I was a volunteer tutor in college for elementary and middle school students on various topics. I'm also a mom of 3 - does teaching my children English count as experience?
Interests: I enjoy reading, gardening, movies, art, politics, cooking, and all things kids.
Education: I have a B.A. in Psychology from Duke University (2000) and I have an M.B.A. from Darden, University of Virginia.
Spoken Languages: English (Native)
Profession: Medical Student
Teaching Experience: I enjoy teaching. It is my passion, especially when teaching students who are keen to learn.
I have taught English to children and adults and was a teacher for one year before I quite due to the high demands of my university studies.
I have previously taught English online for a decent amount of time.
Interests: My interest is in YOU. I am very keen to make your experience on Cambly very beneficial and enjoyable.
Education: I have lived in Australia for about 10-15 years so far.
In Australia, I graduated from High School and finished my Bachelor's of Biomedical Sciences.
Currently, I am finishing my Doctor of Medicine (MD).
Spoken Languages: English (Fluent), Arabic (Native), French (Basic)
Profession: User Researcher
Teaching Experience: I have experience teaching English to non-native speaker. While I was in college, I tutored a Chinese doctor who was having trouble passing the American Medical Boards due to the conversation component. He was able to pass after a few months of 1:1 sessions with me.
Interests: I love travel. I just returned from a month-long trip to Southeast Asia, which is where I heard about Cambly. I like talking about food, movies, music and TV. I love meeting people and learning about them.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Neuroscience from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), German (Conversational), Hungarian (Basic)
Profession: English Teacher
Teaching Experience: Online English Teacher, LeWaijiao - April 2016 - present
Responsibilities include teaching English to Chinese students via virtual classroom, providing western-style classroom that is fun, engaging, upbeat, energetic, and interactive, lesson planning with Oxford Reading Tree materials, differentiating instruction for student level, providing meaningful and timely feedback to all students, completing weekly work assignments per company requirements, attending semi-monthly staff meetings, communicating with staff, management, administration, etc electronically via Skype, QQ, WeChat, and email.
Team Leader, LeWaijiao, August 2016-present
Responsibilities include leading an international team of teachers in teaching English online to Chinese students, mentoring and coaching teachers, communicating between administration and teachers, attending weekly Team Leader meetings with Chinese staff, attending Team Leader meetings every other day, coordinating Weekly Work Assignments for all team teachers, preparing for and leading semi-monthly staff meetings, leading weekly team meetings, collecting and recording teacher work, evaluating new teacher demos and providing feedback, evaluating teacher lesson plans and providing feedback, sched uling WeChat activities, using social media for marketing, and answering teacher questions and/or directing their concerns to the appropriate Chinese admins.
Wythe County Public Schools - August 2015 to June 2016
Responsibilities include working with students who are unable to participate in classroom instruction due to
medical or behavioral issues, collaborating with teachers to follow curricula and meet objectives, administering
Benchmark tests, collaborating with guidance counselors to schedule testing and meetings with teachers,
providing instruction in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies grades 5K-12th, scheduling, providing
documentation of hours, studies, and schedules to supervisor at District Office, attending meetings at schools
to provide best education practices for students, and teaching to individual learning styles.
Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor
Family Preservation Services - January 2011 to October 2014
• Based at Spiller Elementary School
• Responsibilities included providing interventions to assist clients with appropriate classroom functioning,
conducting Individual Counseling sessions 3-5x/week and Group Counseling sessions 2-3/week, developing
Individual Service Plans, providing behavior modifications, maintaining weekly contact with families, working
with school Guidance Counselor, teachers, and administration to coordinate services for clients, maintaining
records/submitting Progress Notes per Medicaid requirements, writing Kepros for Medicaid approval, writing
90-Day Reviews on client progress in ISP objectives, collaborating with community resources to advocate for
clients, and providing case management.
Spartanburg County Adult Education - June 2009 to December 2010
Responsibilities included working with students who had dropped out of high school, instructing Social Studies
courses for necessary high school credits, maintaining records per state educational requirements, working
with faculty members to oversee student success, writing and developing curricula for Social Studies programs
including US History, World Geography, Psychology, Sociology,
Economics and Government Teacher
Camp White Pines - August 2008 to November 2008
Responsibilities included teaching a number of different subjects in a controlled environment to youth with
heavy charges against them in a Department of Juvenile Justice Placement Camp in an effort to prevent
them from going to juvenile prison, helping foster positive change within these youth, working with youth on
a counseling basis, working in a number of supervisory positions, teaching South Carolina History, helping
youth working towards regaining high school credits or GED's, providing strong disciplinary practices, building
relationships with youth, planning, maintaining records, handling paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.
Carolina Family Services - August 2007 to May 2008
Responsibilities included providing Intensive Family Services for families with children on Probation with
various state agencies, helped foster positive change within the family unit, assessed problems/issues within
the family unit via paperwork and observation, created Treatment Plans for children and families, worked with
children and families to meet goals in Treatment Plan, worked with various state agencies, linked families
to community resources, maintained and provided Progress Notes to meet Medicaid standards, worked with
families to achieve a stronger family unit, and focused/worked to keep children with the family and out of
Department of Juvenile Justice or Department of Social Services custody.
Fairforest Middle School - August 2000 to May 2007
• Responsibilities included teaching students, providing strong disciplinary policies within entire school,
communicating with team members, parents, and students, planning, maintaining records, handling,
organizing and maintaining paperwork, talking with youth, providing assistance via talking with youth,
building relationships with youth, using a variety of computer programs, coordinating meetings with parents,
coordinating meetings with administration, monitoring students within all areas of the school building, attending
staff meetings, and attending Education trainings.
• South Carolina Teaching Certification
• Wrote three Career/Life Skills/Independent Living Curricula used District-wide in three middle schools.
• Coordinated High Performance Business Partnership with school and local businesses to provide mentors
for at-risk students
• Wrote and received grant for a Career Research Library.
• Taught Summer School for three years.
• Taught After-School Programs.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, supervisory skills, ability to work with team members,
ability to work independently, strong disciplinarian, ability to communicate with youth and families, extremely
strong writing skills, strong desire and ability to work with youth, relationship-building skills, task-oriented, detailoriented,
ability to respond in crisis/emergency situations, ability to learn computer programs quickly, ability
to use computer programs proficiently, decision-making skills, work well under pressure/deadlines, ability to
handle paperwork in a correct and timely fashion.
Interests: I like to hike, camp, be outdoors, craft, plant, garden, organize, read,cook, play with my dog, watch my son play basketball, baseball, and football.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; University of South Carolina - Spartanburg, SC
Masters of Education; Converse College
+30 hours in Education/Social Studies; Various Institutions
Spoken Languages: English (Native)
Teaching Experience: I taught classes at a summer camp in San Francisco for 7 summers. I created my own lesson plans and executed them in my classroom. This ranged from arts, crafts, rock climbing, swimming, math and reading. During university I was an America Reads tutor. This was created due to Bill Clinton's literacy campaign. I offered tutoring to low income elementary schools in Santa Barbara. I also worked as a Teacher's Assistant in a Kindergarten classroom as an America Reads Tutor. I was able to assess students and work with them one on one on a daily basis to help them improve their math and reading skills.
Interests: I love volunteering and giving back to my community. I volunteer in organizations that provide free medical care, food and shelter the underserved and working poor in my community. When I am not volunteering, I enjoy exploring and discovering new places and gems in my city. I love to travel, learn about different cultures, run, hike, do yoga, dance and laugh.
Education: I went to the University of California in Santa Barbara and graduated with a bachelor's in biopsychology.
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), Chinese (Fluent)
Profession: Teacher, Tutor, Teacher Trainer, Manager, Director
Teaching Experience: Director/Teacher Trainer/Language Instructor
Learn Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh/Online, January 2016-Present
Founded an education consulting organization seeking to empower students and teachers through educational exchange. Recruit, interview, hire, train and evaluate tutors for a variety of subjects and languages. Recruit, and meet with potential clients, orchestrate logistics, create and implement policies, and act as the spokesperson, head of HR and accountant. Tutor my own students ranging from 12-40 years old.
Directing Manager of Tutors
UK Tutoring Services
Phnom Penh, June 2015-April 2016
Due to my prior management skills, and my proven track record of teaching a wide array of students, I was promoted to being the Directing Manager of all female tutors in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Recruit, interview, hire, train and evaluate tutors for a variety of subjects and languages. Recruit, and meet with potential clients, orchestrate logistics, create and implement policies, and act as the spokesperson, head of HR and accountant.
Teacher/Teacher Trainer/Substitute Teacher
Kidzone International School
Phnom Penh, February 2015-Present
Developed the curriculum, and created a global-awareness program now implemented across the school. Consistently demonstrated creative methods in teaching with proven results, which were utilized across the school. Worked as a tutor for the upper-level English classes, and as a teacher trainer for fellow teachers. Created judgment-free, welcoming, and culturally respectful environments to encourage learning on all levels.
Interests: Traveling, Music, Languages, Food, Animals, History, Books, Social Justice, Education, Art
Education: Language Corps, USA
144 hours – 2014 Earned a TESOL certificate with an internationally recognized organization dedicated to the development of empowered and culturally responsive global citizens. Studied Khmer, Cambodian culture, and educational methodology while living abroad.
University of California
Santa Cruz – 2011
BA-Sociology (Honors) BA-Community Studies (Honors)
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), English (Native), Khmer (Basic), French (Basic)
Teaching Experience: ESL Instructor
AMIDEAST, Erbil, Iraq. July 2012 – July 15th 2014
Teaching various levels of General English, including TOEFL preparation for adults, and taught young learners for the Access Micro-Scholarship Program. (Resigned one month earlier in the 2nd contract due to civil unrest in Iraq).
Affiliated High School of the Peking University Guangzhou Experimental School/ Beidafuzhong. Guangzhou Worlda Cultural & Educational Service, Guangzhou. China, August 2011 – June 2012
Taught various levels of General English to young learners.
UWI/ PDVSA English Language Programme, Mona Jamaica, September 2010 – April 2011
Assisted in Interactive and Remedial classes, co-coordinated the Book Club and academic evening activities.
ESL Assistant / Instructor
La Escuela de Idiomas/ Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Tunja, Boyaca, Columbia, January 2009 – June 2010
Assisted in English classes and co-coordinated the curriculum for the Literature in English for three semesters. Coordinated and presented at the Ciclo de Conferencias Sobre Cultura for the final semester.
La Escuela de Idiomas/ Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Tunja, Boyaca, Columbia, March 2009 – May 2009
Taught a high intermediate class.
Latin American Caribbean Center, UWI Mona, Jamaica, October 2008 – November 2008
Provided one-on one tutoring.
UWI/ PDVSA English Language Programme, Latin American - Caribbean Centre, UWI, Mona, Jamaica. May – August 2008
Proposed, organised, and managed the academic components of an intensive immersion programme.
Interests: Art, Cooking, Traveling, Writing, Reading
Education: Sydney Community College, Sydney, Australia.
Graphic Design Essentials. April 29th – June 17th 2015
TEFL Institute, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
120-Hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification, September 2009
University of the West Indies (Honours) Mona, Jamaica
B.Sc. International Relations. August 2005 - May 2008
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)