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Objective

To obtain meaningful employment in English education where international experience and skills in language teaching ,development, and planning can be used to benefit the organization and it's clients.

Personal Summary

A highly personable, motivated, and organized Carleton University Sprott School of Business graduate. Bachelor's Degree in International Business with a minor in Japanese. Multi-lingual teacher with a passion for language development and teaching. International teaching and domestic training / development experience. Adept at teaching both elementary and adult students in public and private school settings. Eventual goal of pursuing Master's Degree in International Management.

Teaching Related Experience

September 2015Present

English Instructor

Inter English School - Hemei, Taiwan
  • Develop curriculum for private students and classrooms based on language and educational needs.
  • Create lesson plans including activities that focus on reading, writing, speaking, listening, and kinaesthetic skills.
  • Work with multi-cultural staff to accommodate parent requests, facilitate school programs, and plan holiday activities.  
  • Monitor and record progress, and report to the school principal   
May 2011July 2015

Service Coordinator

Saint Elizabeth Health Care - Ottawa, Canada
  • Manage and co-ordinate a multi-cultural personal support staff of 60 in an organization of 7000+.
  • Train and educated in-office administrative staff - have trained 8 in a variety of cross-functional roles (home visit, clinic, personal support, and customer service representative).
Apr 2013Jul 2013

English Instructor

Open House Language School - Kumamoto, Japan
  • Instructed English classes to different groups of students (elementary school to adult students).
  • Recorded and supervised progress of students in accordance to lesson plans.
  • Recommended learning plans to management staff to aid in language development.
Mar 2013May 2013

English Instructor

Parakaro English School - Kumamoto, Japan
  • Taught Vietnamese / English in Japanese to  management at the Kumamoto Honda Factory (managing factory staff in Vietnam).
  • Coordinated and reported language development progress between clients and Parakaro English School. 
  • Developed lesson plans during education period and monitored language acquisition performance.
  • Created unique ongoing learning plans for managers transitioning from Japan to Vietnam. 

Sep 2012Aug 2013

English Staff

English Lounge - Kumamoto, Japan
  • Reviewed and corrected English and French homework of Japanese students.
  • Engaged in English conversations with members to improve their English listening comprehension and speaking skills.
  • Organized formal and informal cultural exchanges.

Education

Apr 2015Jun 2015

TEFL Certificate

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120 Hours, Lesson plan & Class content creation

Sep 2009Apr 2014

Bachelor of International Business – Major in Marketing and Trade, Minor in Japanese (Honors)

Carleton University

Received Entrance Scholarship of $2000 and maintained 8+ GPA scholarship of $1000 throughout study

Graduated with Honors in a class  of 200+

Year abroad spent in Kumamoto, Japan

Related Qualifications

One year spent living abroad in Kumamoto, Japan (Attended Kumamoto Gakuen University - 熊本学園大学)

Lived in international dorm; experience with Korean, Japanese, Thai, Australian, American, British, and Vietnamese cultures

Multi-lingual: Able to speak English and Vietnamese natively, Japanese functionally, and French conversationally

25 years old; Canadian

Other Experience

Jun 2014Sep 2014

Market Analyst / Front Desk

COMFORT INN GARDINER
  • Investigated significant variables in Gardiner’s hotel ecosystem affecting patronage at the Comfort Inn using 5 data sources.
  • Compiled a 30 page descriptive report for management outlining the causes of patronage including demographics, seasonality, price,perceived quality, and amenities.
  • Conducted primary data collection as front desk staff from patrons over a 4 month period.

Interests

Nolan brothers' films, world wonders, Roman History, International Management, the United Nations, Martial Arts, Game of Thrones,  and squash.