Experienced Japan based English Teacher

Serial No: 11575
Skills keywords: languages
Current location:  Aichi, Japan - View on map
Nationality: British
Spoken languages: Endlish, Japanese, Serbian


June, 2011 M.A. Asia-Pacific Studies

East Asian Department,

University of Leeds,

England, United Kingdom

Subjects: Japanese language (intermediate), China’s Development, South East Asia,

Principles and Practise of Research I and II, Political Economy of the Pacific Rim,

The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

September, 1992 BA Japanese language and literature

Belgrade University


May, 2002 Teaching English to young children by Ritsuko Nakata


April 2011-Present

St. Mary College/Nunoike Gaigo Senmon Gakko

Nagoya, Japan

• Taught subject: International economy and business

• Taught subject: Asia-Pacific History

• Taught subject: Theory of Leadership

• Taught subject: Theory to practice of teaching English to Children as a Foreign language

• Taught low-intermediate communicative, high intermediate, advanced academic, and business listening, vocabulary and communication classes

• Taught various levels of TOEFL, TOEIC, EIKEN and skills courses including reading, listening/speaking, writing and critical thinking aimed at preparing students to study in undergraduate and graduate programs at Japanese and foreign universities

• Taught J-Shine course

• Designed the curriculum and taught three times a year in Aoi elementary school

• Designed the curriculum and taught an annual intensive English course for commercial high school teachers in the Aichi area and taught the teachers how to create interesting lessons for their students

02. 2008 to 11.2009- RCS

Worked as an ALT in Junior High School in, Saitama, Japan

• supervised Japanese teachers with teaching English classes in Japanese State – Primary and High School;

• checked and assisted in the preparation of materials for teaching a foreign language;

• Designed and did language training of Japanese teachers.

• I was in charge with foreign language clubs and foreign language speech contests.

• Provided information on language and other related subjects for Teachers’ Consultants and Japanese teachers of foreign language.

• Engaged in local international exchange activities.

• Translated from Japanese language in to English language and vice versa

• Helped teach communication classes in junior high schools

• Created original materials and lessons to teach speaking lessons to first through fourth grade elementary school students

• Helped junior high school teachers in the Saitama region create communicative lesson plans for their classes

• Planned special lessons for students preparing for homestays and assisted junior high school English teachers in planning special demonstration lessons and elective classes

10.2003 -08.2007 – Capita, Westminster, London

Pre-assessed all claims for Housing and Council Tax Benefit in accordance with relevant legislation, DWP practice guidance;

• Had and maintained, a detailed working knowledge of Housing and Council Tax Benefit law and practice and related welfare benefits. In addition, maintained a working knowledge of Council Tax, Income Tax, National Insurance contributions and claims involving earnings and assessment of capital values, properties and assets;

• Identified potential fraudulent claims referring to the Audit and Anti Fraud Section for advice/action and maintained responsibility for follow-up;

• Provided comprehensive replies to written enquiries from customers or their representatives advising of rights of appeal, where appropriate;

• Responsible for recommending and initiating appropriate courses of action.

03.1998-08.2003-Bell English School, Nagoya, Japan

I was teaching students who ranged from three years old to seventy six years old (cram school).

• Planned, prepared and delivered lessons and workshops for groups and individuals;

• Designated and produced teaching materials and adapting existing materials;

• Carried out assessments of students’ needs;

• Assessed students’ progress and keeping records;

• Attended team meetings and contributing to training sessions

• Provided mainstream language support;

• Cooperated with bilingual classroom assistants;

• Engaged in continuing professional development.


Elliott, L. (2013, May). Using English language to discuss controversial issues, support their arguments, and listen to divergent opinions critically Workshop resented at the annual St. Mary College high school teachers SLA course, St. Mary College, Nagoya, Japan.

Elliott, L. and Pielech, J. (2014, March). Using English language to discuss geography and history in Asia-Pacific region –Workshop presented at the annual St. Mary College high school teachers SLA course, St. Mary College, Nagoya, Japan.

Publications (Journals)

Peer reviewed scientific journal Culture of Polis-Journal for Fostering of Democratic Culture, Elliott, L. Political-Economic Motives behind South Korea’s and Japan’s FTA Negotiations.