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Jupeter Descargar

International Educator and Language Consultant currently seeking a position in International Education

Work experience

Sep 2013Present

Cultural Ambassador

Colegio Publico Rosa Luxemburgo
The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain devoted to providing grants to US and Canadian university graduates, with knowledge of Spanish, to assists teachers in bilingual classrooms in elementary, secondary or official language schools in Spain. My role includes: * Facilitate conversation and reading seminars for 5th and 6th grade students. Occasionally substitute English classes in all levels. * Help students and teachers understand American history and culture through lectures, discussion seminars and coordination of special cultural events; successfully organized and coordinated school's Halloween special theater show using storytelling and audio-visual presentations.
Sep 2012Jul 2013

English Teacher-Instituto Franklin Teach & Learn Program

Liceo Consul
Teach and Learn Program fellowship grant recipients work with international schools and bilingual chartered schools in the Community of Madrid to develop didactic materials and programs that promote bilingual education and international cooperation. * Served as English conversation teacher to 5th - 6th grade and secondary students with average 25 students per class. * Introduced group work and team building initiative through series of short term projects and presentations where students demonstrated leadership skills and interpersonal communication. * Supervised and co-chaperoned 30 elementary students on a week-long off-site language and adventure expedition.
Dec 2010Jul 2011

English Teacher

Isla-Hamelin School
Isla-Hamelin School is a language academy offering small group language classes for all age groups in English, German, Chinese, Russian and French taught by specially trained native language teachers with university degrees. * Planned and led 5 English classes from elementary to advanced levels utilizing mixed teaching methods and activities encouraging oral fluency. * Formulated English conversation classes specific for pharmaceutical sales and hospital professionals; trained and mentored 2 medical doctors on organization, planning and delivering presentation in an international conference.
Oct 2008Jun 2010

English Language Assistant - Cultural Ambassador

El Buen Gobernador Elementary
* Co-taught 3rd to 5th grade English and natural/social science courses and held small group conversation seminars. * Initiated language and culture exchange activities with British twin school with school blog and letter exchanges. * Supervised field trips during school terms and chaperoned English summer camp in Asturias.

Education

20122013

Master of Arts (MA)

Universidad de Alcalá
20102011

MSc

Universitat Pompeu Fabra
20012005

Bachelor of Arts

University of California, Santa Cruz
20032003

Study Abroad

Università per Stranieri di Siena

Skills

Blogging
Leadership
Curriculum Design
Community Outreach
Foreign Languages
PowerPoint
Fundraising
Non-profits
Qualitative Research
Social Media
Microsoft Office
Public Relations
English
Public Speaking
International Relations
Editing
Teaching
Translation
Research
Spanish
Sales