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Spanish/ELD Teacher

Downey, CA, 90242
March 28, 2018

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Cell: 786-***-**** -

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Versatile professional with over 30 years of experience working in student-focused learning environments helping students and college graduates improve their language skills. Dynamic and resourceful teacher, translator and interpreter with vast experience in teaching languages, editing grading, and proof-reading articles both in English and in Spanish. Mr. Garcia taught the translation class to English Language Majors at the University of Camaguey. He has also taught courses on writing of scientific papers in English. Mr. Garcia has likewise taught Spanish to English-speaking people both on a one-to –one basis and to large classes. He has worked as a translator and interpreter at medical conferences and lectures. He also taught the English Grammar, the Speech, the Reading and the Listening classes to English Language Majors. He worked as a teacher in the Florida Teacher Certification Program teaching the Professional Education, the ESOL K-12 and the Spanish K-12 subject area classes, along with ESOL classes.

In the U.S., he has taught High School Spanish, the Spanish 3 class and Spanish 4 Honor Class. Motivated, enthusiastic and talented tutor with expertise in Grammar, Corrective Phonetics, Reading and Speech.

He has taught intensive language courses for people seeking positions in English-speaking countries. Experienced language and teacher trainer.

Responsible, with excellent communication skills both in English and Spanish, and willing to work long hours should the need arise.


• Excellent classroom management

• Teaching, tutoring and counseling

• Interactive teaching/learning

• Excellent translating and interpreting skills.

• Experienced tutor for both students of English and/or Spanish for English- speaking people.

• Mastery of the Communicative Approach

• Proofreading/editing

• Language Teaching, and the Teaching of English and Spanish for both one-to-one or large classes

• Course design and implementation

• Interdisciplinary teaching

• Experience test –giver and evaluator

ACHIEVEMENTS Developed curricula for the Teaching of English for Medical Purposes that resulted in the implementation of several graduate courses for Medicine Graduates. JUAN GARCIA CAMPINS

11932 Brookshire Ave, Downey, CA 90242

Cell: 786-***-**** -

Created collaborative classroom experience through team teaching work with English Language majors, medical students and Health Professionals. Created both materials, and curricula targeting medical students and health professionals. Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction of medical graduates through real ward rounds conducted in English.

Provided in-field practice sessions for language majors to demonstrate their language and translation skills.

Served as student mentor and counselor for students and professionals when academic problems and need for personal adjustments arose, implementing strategies and tutoring sessions to reach solutions.

Motivated students to engage with materials for out-of-class activities by providing materials which were both interesting and instructive and having native speakers come to class to speak about their personal experiences.

Developed mid-semester evaluation for students to give feedback about current curriculum and suggest alternative course materials and subjects for remainder of year or also for future courses. Commendable results in teaching ESOL classes at Management Resources College in Miami, and in training teachers for the Florida Certification Tests in the areas of ESOL K-12, SPANISH K-12, and for the Professional Education Tests.

Successfully taught Spanish classes to English speaking students at a high school in California. WORK HISTORY 08/ 2016 to 07/ 2017 ESOL Instructor, Miami Regional University, Miami, Florida. 08/ 2016 to 07/ 2017 Substitute Teacher, MDCPS, Miami, Florida. 10/2016 to 07/2017 Instructor Adult ESOL, Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS). 01/2016 to 06/ 2016 Spanish Teacher, New West Charter High School, Los Angeles, California. 09/2013 to 10/2014 ESOL and FTCE program Instructor (ESOL K-12, Spanish K-12, and Professional Education classes) for teachers enrolled to take the FTCE subject area examinations. Management Resources College. Miami, FL. 09/2011 to 12/ 2012 Freelance Translator and Tutor of English and Spanish, Camaguey, Cuba. 08/2005 to 07/2011 Associate Professor of English University of Camaguey, Camaguey, Cuba.

• Taught the Speech, English Grammar, Listening, Reading and Translation classes to language majors. Along with Spanish lessons and tutoring sessions for English speaking students.


11932 Brookshire Ave, Downey, CA 90242

Cell: 786-***-**** -

08/1984 to 07/2005 Associate Professor of English as a Second Language, English as a Foreign Language and of English for Medical Purposes, Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Camaguey, Cuba.


• Completed all requirements of California Statutes and State Board of Education Rules for the coverage of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL K-12) and Spanish K-12.

• Completed all requirements of Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules for the coverage of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL K-12) and Spanish K-12.

(Professional Educator’s Certificate).

• Awarded with degree of Licentiate in Education, specialty English Language by the Higher Pedagogic Institute of Camaguey and accredited with the equivalent of the U.S. degree of Bachelor of Science in teaching English as a Second Language by Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. (2013)

• Took and passed the exams of Modules 1, 2, and 3 of the TEACHING KNOWLEDGE TEST

(TKT) University of Cambridge, ESOL Examinations Certificates: ESOL, 2010. University of Cambridge, ESOL Examinations.

• Associate Professor of English, degree conferred by the Cuban National Ministry of Higher Education, 2001.

• Bachelor in Education Specialization in English Language 1982. Camagüey’s Teacher's College, Camaguey, Cuba. (Magna cum laude graduate) REFERENCES Available upon request.

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