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Objective

My objective is to continue to work in the ESL/EFL industry, and in the long term open my own language school. My short term goal is to progress from teacher to academic manager or director.  

Work History

Present 

ESL Lecturer

Meisei University, 

 I am currently employed by Meisei University here in Japan until March 2017. I am working as a guest lecturer employed to develop the current curriculum. I am also currently researching about the feasibility of introducing blended learning to the university as a whole.   

Sep 2014March 2016

ESL Lecturer

INTI UNIVERSITY

I  worked as a language lecturer at INTI  International University, Kuala Lumpur. I deliver English lessons to pre-undergrad students . I also heavily involved with the changing of a curriculum at INTI. 

Jun 2014Sep 2014

ESL Teacher

Studio Cambdridge

At Studio Cambridge, I worked on their summer programme planning and delivering general English lessons to students aged 16 and upwards. I taught pre-intermediate and intermediate levels. 

Mar 2014May 2014

ESL Teacher

Thru-U Developments

During my time at Thru-U, I taught a 3 month KET preparation course to a group of Libyan adults. I designed the lessons myself taking into account the exam preparation, while also providing them with material to help them in their 12 months in Ireland

Sep 2013Jan 2014

ESLTeacher/ curriculum developer

Toin University of Yokohama

At Toin University, I taught on the university's English programme. Students' level was from elementary to pre-intermediate and class sizes were on average 12-13 students.  During my contract here, I also helped develop the course curriculum for both text book and non-text book lessons.  

Sep 2012Sep 2013

ESL Teacher

Performance Education

In Sydney, I taught general English, Academic English and IELTS preparation to a variety of different levels and class levels. 

Sep 2011Sep 2012

ESL Teacher

Bond University

At the Gold Coasts renowned Bond University's English school I taught general English to a number of different levels from intermediate to advanced. I also conducted conversation classes and organised social activities.  

Feb 2011Jun 2011

ESL Teacher

Cork English Language School

At Cork English college I taught general English and an evening Cambridge Exam course. 

Education

Sep 2009Oct 2010

Master of Arts in TESOL and Linguistics

University of Limerick

In this course,I studied many aspects of the ESL industry.  

For a description of my MA please take a look at this website: 

http://www3.ul.ie/llcc/images//MA-TESOL-Handbook-13-14.pdf

20052009

Bachelor of Arts in English and History

University of Limerick

During this course, I studied English, Irish and American literature beginning in the 16th century up until the modern era. I also studied Irish and European history. 

This course enabled me to develop critical and analytical skills through an appreciation of the English language and its literature, as well as through the study of social, cultural and political history.

Sep 2007Dec 2007

Study Abroad

University of Bologna

As part of my undergraduate degree, I participated in  a study abroad programme in Bolgna, Italy.