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Mirza Zahir Hussain Begg

  • Flat no. A, Sayantika - 5, AN - 26, Nayapatty, Salt Lake, Sector 5, Kolkata - 700102. West Bengal.
  • +91-9732133983/9836622786

English Teacher, Soft Skills Trainer & Personal Coach

Work History

Sep 2015Present

Micro Access Scholarship Teacher

The American Center, Kolkata & Samaritan Help Mission, Howrah
  • To teach basics of English Language and grammar to students of vernacular language i.e. Bengali & Hindi.
  • To conduct interactive sessions with the students like quiz, skits and plays to enhance communication in English.
  • To help imbibe the love for English Literature through storytelling and reading sessions with students.
Apr 2014Jun 2014

Content Writer

Freelancer
  • Editing content
  • Developing new content
Jul 2008Mar 2014

Assistant Professor

Durgapur Society of Management Science
  • Conducted classes of English/Business Communication and Soft Skills.
  • Conducted mock interview and presentation sessions for students.
  • Planned and develop campaigns for the marketing cell.
  • Edited and developed content for the college website.
  • Actively involved in the brand development of the organisation.
  • Managed events during functions and promotions.
Jul 2011Jul 2013

Department-in-charge of B.C.A.

Durgapur Society of Management Science
  • Managed the daily activities of the department of Computer Applications as its administrative head .
  • Performed general office duties and administrative tasks.
  • Prepared class schedule for the whole department.
  • Prepared weekly confidential reports for presentation to management.
  • Managed the internal and external mail functions.
  • Coordinated interactive sessions between students and experts/trainers from the industry.
  • Managed critical situations arising out of sudden exigencies.
Dec 2006Jul 2008

Micro Access Scholarship Teacher

American Center, Kolkata /Maulana Azad Academy
  • Taught basics of English Language and grammar to students of vernacular language i.e. Bengali & Hindi.
  • Conducted interactive sessions with the students like quiz, skits and plays to enhance communication in English.
  • Imbibed the love for English Literature through storytelling and reading sessions with students.
Jan 2007May 2008

Soft Skills Trainer (Part-Time)

Unicom Asansol
  • Conducted classes with students of varying ages - from 16 to 50 years old.
  • Conducted English language conversation improvement classes.
  • Conducted class on manners and etiquette.
  • Conducted recruitment drive for the company in the absence of the Director.

Education

20142015

Bachelor of Education

The University of Burdwan
20032005

M.A. English

The University of Burdwan
20002003

B.A. (H) English

The University of Burdwan
19982000

C.B.S.E.

Burnpur Riverside School

10+2 Commerce

19881998

I.C.S.E.

St. Patrick's H.S. School

Workshops & Seminars Attended

  • Lesson Planning: Approaches to Methodology and Materials Development by The American Library, Public Affairs Office, U.S. Consulate General, Kolkata from 02-May-2007 to 03-May-2007.
  • Best Practices in Methodology for English Access Programs by The American Center, New Delhi from 30-July-2007 to 01-Aug-2007.
  • Teaching Strategies in Second Language Learning organized by The American Library, Public Affairs Office, U.S. Consulate General, Kolkata on 28-July-2008.
  • Train the Trainer Programme at Durgapur Society of Management Science from 15-Nov-2008 to 16-Nov-2008.
  • Issues and Challenges in Hospital Management by Indian Society of Health Administrators, Bangalore and D.S.M.S., Durgapur on 23- March -2009.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Computer Applications from Sterlite Foundation, Maharashtra in 2005.
  • Senior Diploma in Drawing & Painting from Kulti Art Academy, Bharatiya Sangeet-o-Sanskriti Samsad from 1993 to 1997.
  • Qualified TOEFL in February, 2008.
  • Qualified CTET in February, 2016.
  • English for Business and Entrepreneurship by University of Pennsylvania on Coursera. Certificate earned on June 18, 2016.

Skills

Teaching

Adept at teaching English Language and Literature to learners of varying ages, for the past seven years.

Training

Capable of imparting training sessions on Soft Skills, with experience of over five years.

Content Development

Able to develop and edit content as a freelancer and under organisational requirements.

Microsoft Office

Competent in working on Microsoft Office and other Windows applications.

Team Management

Able to lead, manage and supervise a team of peers as well as subordinates, with experience of doing so for two years.




Hobbies & Interests

  • Art & Craft.
  • Reading - especially thrillers and mysteries.
  • Watching movies - especially of the science fiction & thriller genre



References

  • Ms. Sudha Mehta,

Freelance Corporate Trainer.
+917602530152

  • Mr. Imam Reza Khan,

Director, Unicom Asansol.
+919333105803

  • Mrs. Siuli Mukherjee,

Secretary,
Durgapur Society of Management Science.
+919933311180