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CV, UK Based ESL/EFL Teacher Targeting Jeddah, KSA

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 41486
(05/22/1988, male)
List top 5 skills: 
Short Bio:

An articulate, qualified English teacher who is able to effectively communicate with students from diverse backgrounds or varying degrees of ability. A committed and dedicated professional with a proven ability to teach, motivate and direct students to maximum performance by encouraging a positive and energetic environment. Intelligent and articulate individual who possess a strong knowledge of English and teaching techniques and keen to join a team dedicated to building a state-of-the-art English department.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

education and training, IT and Technology

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english

Locations I am interested in working:

saudi arabia



Profile

An articulate qualified English teacher who is able to effectively communicate with students from diverse backgrounds or varying degrees of ability. A committed and dedicated professional with a proven ability to teach, motivate and direct students to maximum performance by encouraging a positive and energetic environment. Intelligent and articulate individual who possess a strong knowledge of English and teaching techniques and keen to join a team dedicated to building a state-of-the-art English language instruction centre.

 

Key Skills

o Extensive knowledge of the latest teaching methods and resources

o Excellent computer aptitude, proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

o Ability to communicate orally, in writing or via electronic means in a manner appropriate to the audience

o Comfortable with technology in the classroom including IWB and LMS

o Willing and capable of learning new skills or methods very swiftly

o Fluent in English and Arabic languages both written and spoken

 

Work  History

English as a Second Language Instructor,  Language Link London
Jan 2014 – Apr 2014

Duties:

o Gained teaching practice and experience planning different types of lessons

o Demonstrated an ability to analyse language for teaching purposes

o Planned, prepare and delivered logically-staged lessons with a range of appropriate materials

o Taught elementary, pre-intermediate and upper-intermediate EFL classes of 7 – 12 students from various cultural backgrounds

o Taught a multilingual class and have developed techniques for overcoming the language barrier

o Worked with Total English, Headway and English File course books

o Created activities tailored to the students’ needs based on analysis of their errors and learning styles. The activities targeted receptive and productive skills and language systems

o Used different classroom technologies available to enhance the teaching-learning process

 

Academic Supervisor,  Saudi Arabia Embassy Cultural Bureau
Feb 2013 – Present

Duties:

o Assisting students to identify their academic values and goals, consistent with their capabilities, interests, and educational backgrounds

o Guiding and assisting students during their period of registered study at universities

o Working as a coordinator between universities and students

o Clarifying academic policies, universities’ regulations, programs requirements, and procedures

o Assisting students to independently monitor their progress toward achieving their educational and career goals

o Supervising and positively interacting with students to deal with their requests and enquiries

o Maintaining professional integrity, confidentiality, respect, and sensitivity in advising

o Respecting students’ individual needs and diversity

 

Sales Assistant,  Brixton News Agent
Nov 2005 – Feb 2012

Duties:

o Provided high level of professionalism dealing with customers face to face or over the phone

o Handled and resolved customers complaints or enquiries in a calm manner

o Operated the till and cashing up at the end of the day

o Cash handling as cashier and ordering stock as required

o Completed relevant paperwork from compiling monthly reports on sales figures to performing store audits

o Used good communication and negotiation skills in order to sign less costly deal with suppliers

 

Computer Support Volunteer,  Age UK Lambeth
Feb 2012 – Feb 2013

Duties:

o Instructed users in the use of PC as well as printing and photocopying documents

o Supported users with the various programmes that are available

o Assisted setting up wireless access for various devices

o General administrative work such as data entry, faxing messages and filling

 

IT Mentor Volunteer,  Eritrean Muslim Community Association
Dec 2004 – Sep 2005

Duties:

o Supervised and positively interacted with youth

o Provided information about community services and resources available for youth

o Conducted and evaluated programs for young people, such as education and self-development

o Encouraged youth to develop their planning, prioritising and time management skills in order to work on several different assignments effectively

o Instructed youth in the professional use of various office equipments such as PCs, printers and photocopier

o Trained youth how to use Windows office package including Word, Excel and Access

o Ensured that all youth work and activities are conducted in a safe environment

 

Qualifications & Training

Language Link School London
Jan 2014 – Apr 2014

o Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) – Pass

 

Middlesex University
Sep 2009 – Jul 2012

o BSc Information Technology & Networking – First Class Honour

 

Lambeth College
Sept 2005 – Jul 2009

o Edexcel Level 3 BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners – Distinction

o Level 2 Diplomas for IT Practitioners (Software Development) – Merit

o GNVQ Intermediate Information and Communication Technology – Pass

 

Interests

In my leisure time and on a voluntary basis I help to translate English to Arabic and Arabic to English for the elders in my community. I enjoy playing football, snooker, and reading scientific magazines such as New Scientist and BBC Focus. I go to the gym regularly to keep fit and occasionally go swimming.

 

References

Available on request