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CV, American ESL and EFL University Teacher with International Experience Seeks Advancement

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 4876
(15/04/1969, female)
List top 5 skills: head/lead teacher, lecturer, presenter
Current location: 

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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING


How to Become a Better Communicator/Conflict Management Skills for Women, SkillPath Seminars, 2000


How to Manage Multiple Projects and Deadlines, SkillPath Seminars, 1999


Natural Gas Vehicle Annual Conference, 1998


Clean Cities Annual Convention, 1997


What People Want to Buy, Halston/Borghese, 1995


Personal Selling Skills, Standard Register, 1994


Competitive Edge Selling, Tom Hopkins, 1993


Time Empowerment/Peak Performance Selling Skills, Brian Tracy, 1992


The Art of Negotiation, ONPA, 1991


CORPORATE AND TEACHER TRAINING EXPERIENCE


KING SAUDI UNIVERSITY, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA  2011-2012


ESL Professor


Taught classes for the English Preparatory Year Program on the KSU women’s campus. Taught 25 hours per week in a young adult university setting with additional office hours for administration, lesson planning, class preparation and delivery, and with invigilating examinations. Received the higest marks for teacher evaluation (all 5’s) and built strong working relationships with colleagues and KSU staff. Adapted well to the Islamic culture and enjoyed working in Saudi Arabia.


ENGLISH TIME, Istanbul, Turkey  2008-2009

Corporate Head Teacher

Taught ESL classes at corporate locations using the English Time curriculum. Taught standard English Time classes at various branch locations.  Interviewed, trained and supervised staff of corporate English teachers. Created and designed curriculum for both in-house English Time classes and off-site corporate clients. Managed the Corporate English Branch, overseeing staff and student activities. Performed educational and administrative duties at the Corporate Head Office. Wrote weekly articles for the Daily Zaman newspaper.

CENTER FOR BRITISH TEACHERS (Education LLC), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.   2006-2008

ESL Teaching Support Staff

Trained public school science teachers on a new, CfBT-designed curriculum and taught with assigned teachers in the classroom.  Planned lessons, gathered and created resources, had professional development meetings with the teachers on a weekly basis, participated in and assisted with all school activities and performed general office duties.


SUTHERLAND GLOBAL SERVICES, Chennai, India   2005-2006


Language Specialist


Taught three week classes on phonetics, language and communication skills to newly hired call center employees. Spent initial five months with company developing curriculum and conducting assessments to gauge new hires’ level of English. Responsible for coaching individuals and providing linguistic/conversational feedback on training performance.


ESL TEACHING EXPERIENCE


RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY, Phetchaburi, Thailand   2002-2003

ESL Contract Teacher

Taught English to university students on a one-year contract.  Responsible for designing curriculum, selecting text books, creating syllabi, planning lessons and teaching 2 hr 40 minute classes on a semester system.  Class size:  40 students (on average).  Class load:  17 units (seven classes) per week; classes met once a week.  Created summer teaching project for 4th year students at local elementary school; supervised four student teachers and served as mentor.  Involved in the Speech Competition, English Camp and Quiz Bowl.

KIDS HERALD SCHOOL, Incheon, South Korea   2001-2002

ESL Contract Teacher

Taught English to kindergarten, elementary and middle school students on a one-year contract.  Responsible for planning lessons using the New Parade curriculum and teaching seven 40-minute classes a day.  Class size:  8 - 10 students (on average).  Tutored high school students on an individual basis.  Coordinated school Christmas pageant and other holiday events.  Actively participated in monthly school planning meetings.

PROFESSIONAL SALES EXPERIENCE


NATURAL FUELS CORPORATION (formerly Marcum Fuel Systems), Denver, CO   1996-2000


Western Regional Manager

Originally hired by Marcum Fuel Systems as the Western Regional Sales Manager responsible for all West Coast Sales in California, Oregon and Washington.  Assigned a $2 million first-year sales quota, exceeded $3 million.  Responsible for establishing and maintaining a home-based office from which to create marketing strategies to increase revenue and generate sales leads through self-directed prospecting and cold calling. Performed extensive networking by becoming an established member of various industry groups and coalitions.  Organized/distributed product information and written correspondence for customers and prospective bids.  Accountable for technical writing in preliminary bid specification and equipment quotations.  Promoted company and industry business via monthly speaking engagements (average groups of 40 people).  Accepted two invitations to be a guest speaker at regional conferences with 400+ attendees.

In 1998, Natural Fuels Corporation acquired Marcum Fuel Systems.  Received raise in salary and commission to ensure employment with new company.  Promoted one year later to handle all sales in the Western United States due to outstanding performance in achieving $5 million in sales with central U.S. partner and was again given a significant salary increase.

THE CLEAN AIR FUELS CORPORATION, San Jose, California   1995-1996

Sales Representative

Established relationships with utilities, air quality management districts, municipalities, and selected manufacturers/packagers through extensive research, networking, group presentations, and active involvement with industry groups and coalitions.  Prepared quotes, bids, proposals, and project specifications for equipment sales and vehicle conversions.  Made sales presentations; sold 15 FuelMaker compressors and obtained contract for Hurricane Compressor fueling station.

PALACE ENTERPRISES, San Francisco, California   1994-1995

Marketing Assistant to the Account Executive

Developed advertising and marketing strategies and implemented sales program for new package tour company.

THE STANDARD REGISTER COMPANY, Portland, Oregon   1993-1994

Sales Representative

Responsible for all sales in the health care division of Northern Oregon.  Implemented total forms management systems in hospitals and related health care facilities.

PRY PUBLISHING, Portland, Oregon   1991-1993

Advertising Manager

Managed all advertising sales and promotions for The Northwest Neighbor community newspaper.  Originally hired as the Advertising Manager for the St. Johns Review; promoted after one year to prime location based on outstanding performance.

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Bahrain, kuwait, Mauritania, nigeria, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates