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English Teacher Project Manager

April 13, 2018

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Ndaba Sibanda

Address: No ** Garton, Berea Park, Johannesburg, South Africa


Please note: I created the above email address with the same name as my first published book.

Some of my published books can be found here: amazon

Mobile Number: +263-**-***-****

Skype ID: ndaba.sibanda1

WeChat: wxid_nvcb244keq6622

Date of Birth: 24 March 1968

Nationality: Zimbabwean (with a South African work permit)

Marital Status: Married (both single and family accommodation acceptable)

Scope and Experience: Taught in 7 different countries for more than 8 years to date

Blog: Ndaba Sibanda: writer and poet


15 Jan 2018 to date Employer: Falcon Business Institute

Country: South Africa

Position: Senior English Lecturer

Main responsibilities

Development and delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with the policies

and requirements of the college and the ministry of education of South Africa.

Teaching English as a core subject and delivering Communication studies.

20 Nov 2017 to 15 Jan 2018 Employer: Afghan International School

Main responsibilities

Following the Cambridge System to teach General English to Grades: 6, 7 and 8 students.

Country: Afghanistan

Position: English Teacher

12 May 2017 –20 Nov 2017 Employer: Language Link

Country: Russia

Position: English Instructor/Teacher

Main responsibilities

Following the centre`s polices and the Cambridge System to teach General English to Beginner- to –

Advanced level students from schools, companies, homes, colleges and universities.

Feb 2017 – April 2017 Contract Extension

26 Feb 2016 to 28 Feb 2017 Employer: 1st Berlitz/Inspire, & 2nd Employer: Raytheon

Country: Kuwait

Position: English Language Instructor

ALL TEACHERS had to pass U.S.A security and background checks

Main responsibilities

Following the DLI program and polices to teach ESL and General English to adults, carrying out student evaluation and placement duties, lesson plans and book plans. Conducting invigilation for both book examinations as well as preparing students for the American Language Course examination and conducting American Language Course examinations.

Major achievements

On the first occasion of conducting book 1 level quizzes, three of my students garnered 100%, a first for the institution.

20 Dec 2014 to 20 Dec 2015 Employer Name: Pluralia, Luanda, (1st year)

Country: Angola

Position: ESL Consultant, Teaching Materials Designer

Main responsibilities:

Development and delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with policies and

requirements, and to ensure that high quality of teaching and learning is carried out, sustained

and attained.

Teaching tertiary ESL/EFL students of all ages and abilities

Developing, planning, managing and improving the curriculum and syllabus as well as the learning of students.

Developing and maintaining teaching materials and monitoring program quality assurance processes.

Teaching/training/educating and conference and workshop presentations.

Implementing and continually improving curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment strategies.

Seeking to achieve the set student learning outcomes through supervision of processes and programs.

Major achievements:

Successfully developed course outlines and the curriculum and syllabus

Successfully developed training programs for other teachers

17 Sept 2012 to 12 July 2014 Employer Name: International Group For Training (IGIT)/ Taif


Country: Saudi Arabia

Position: English Lecturer

Main Responsibilities:

Delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with the policies and requirements of the University, and to ensure that high quality of teaching and learning is carried out, attained and sustained.

Teaching ESL to university students on a Preparatory Year Program (PYP)

Monitoring other lecturers for classroom punctuality and attendance.

Carrying out evaluation exercises, recording student attendance and absence information on the University website.

Designing course material for special students. Testing and counseling them.

Taking part in extracurricular activities like presenting at conferences and in-service workshops.

Implementing effective classroom management strategies like record-keeping, and assisting in assessment strategies to achieve set student learning outcomes.

Major achievements:

In my first year, my two classes achieved 96% and 99% (A*) pass rates respectively.

In the second year, I was chosen as one of the few recipients of a certificate of merit for outstanding performance.

I successfully contributed in the implementation of a remedial program that saw a number of special case students improve and notch up better marks/scores.

I was the only IGIT lecturer who successfully contributed to the publication of the University newsletter in 2014.

At the end of the academic year I was one of the lecturers selected to contribute to the end-of year celebrations.

I successfully presented during end of year staff development workshops

6 Jan 2012 - 14 Sept 2012 Employer: Tshwane College Of Commerce And Computer Studies,


Country: South Africa

Position: HOD (Languages) Senior English Teacher

Main Responsibilities:

Development and delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with the policies and requirements of the college and the ministry of education of South Africa.

All aspects of leading and managing the Languages Department

Supervision of other language lecturers, testing and counseling students

Teaching English First Additional Language to the whole range of classes (specifically 8, 9, 10, 11and 12) throughout the Primary, Secondary School and Tertiary Levels.

Maintaining record-keeping for daily attendance and student performance

Personal Development and evaluation of students and teachers

Major achievements:

The ministry of education endorsed our administrative and pedagogical programmes and processes as a department and an institution.

4 Jan 2010 - 20 Dec 2011 Employer Name: Brooklyn City College, Pretoria,

Country: South Africa

Position: English Lecturer

Main Responsibilities:

Development and delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with the policies and requirements of the college and the ministry of education of South Africa

Teaching English as a core subject (NCV, N2 to N4, NQF1 to 4 across the board), Teaching Life Orientation to High School students

Teaching Marketing to tertiary students, record-keeping, student counselling

Major achievements:

One of my classes recorded a 100% pass rate for English in the history of the college.

25 May 2011 - 30 June 2012 Employer Name: MidrasahMiftaah-u-Khair Institute for Primary and

Higher Islamic studies,

Country: South Africa

Position: FL/ESL teacher

Main Responsibilities:

Design, development, and delivery of approved or accredited curriculum in line with the policies and

requirements of the college`s mission and ESL/EFL trends and demands.

Teaching ESL/EFL students of different abilities, ages and backgrounds from as far afield as India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Philippines, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa


Feb 2016 Teaching Certificate from Defense Language Institute, Texas, USA

Jan 2005 to Sept 2006 Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe

Diploma in Personnel Management: Pass

Sept 2013 to Nov 2014 Witwatersrand University, South Africa

Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL): Pass B2

Jan 2000 to Dec 2003 Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe

BA in English And Communication Studies (English major): Pass 2.2

Pursuing Master of Philosophy (MPHIL English)

Supervisory skills, high communication skills:

Information Communication Technology (ICT) skills .Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and. Able to use smart boards and projectors. In terms of teaching, interested in realism, experiential, communicative and constructivist strategies.

Performance and result oriented, full of high energy level and passion

Research skills, critical and creative thinking skills, decision-making skills

Microsoft packages (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Publisher),Adobe, Internet, Outlook

Extra-curricular offering:

Writers Association Chairperson

Residents Association Chairperson

Carrying out community volunteer activities

My Published works:

Free Fall

Of The Saliva and The Tongue

Its Time

Love O’clock

Office Drama published and recommended for citation, and is available in the new issue of JACLR: Journal of Artistic Creation and Literary Research in Madrid.

The Power of the Human Voice, volume 3 of the Indian Scholar, an International Multidisciplinary Research E-Journal (ISSN 2350-109X).


Outstanding ESL Teacher (2014)

Certificate of Merit (Kuwait/USA 2016)

Nominated For Arts Merit Awards

2015 Writers Scholarship Award

Contributed to 30 published books

Work published and recommended for citation at a University in Spain


South African Council Of Educators (SACE)

Institute Personnel Management Of Zimbabwe (I PMZ)



Mr. Zakhele Ndlovu

Falcon Business Institute Head Of Department, South Africa


Mr. Muhammad Aslam Khan

Afghan International School English Language Coordinator and Teacher


Mr. John J. Salerno

Raytheon Project Manager, Kuwait


Mr Ahmed Asmari

International Group For Training (IGIT) HR Supervisor


Mr.Saadane Djellab

International Group For Training (IGIT) Academic Supervisor


Mr. Masood Ebrahim Saheb


Institute for Primary and Higher Islamic studies Principal

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