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English ESL Teacher

Location:
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
Posted:
May 18, 2018

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Patricia Shapaka

Phone: 330-***-****

Address: *** ******** **, *********, ** 4428.

Email: ac5h5v@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Outgoing, dynamically positive educator and communicator with more than twenty years teaching and service experience. Skilled in delivering key points of information to diverse students. Flexible and driven to develop and/or modify programs/ideas,existing curricula, or practices to meet the needs of participants. Effectively motivates people in actively engaging discussion. Expertise in raising productivity in the classroom and workplace. Acclimates foreign students to America, affording them introduction to its culture, social mores, language, and lifestyle through honing English, Writing, Reading, Listening, and Grammar skills.

PRIVATE TUTOR

Remediated students in American culture and usage of English as well as in other subjects

Improved students’ communication skills in English

Tutored online students in Taiwan

Taught foreign students English communication skills and cultural mores

Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH

INSTRUCTOR- ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Instilled self-confidence in students

Instructed non-native speakers English communication skills employing various strategies

Fostered critical thinking, writing, listening, speaking, and reading

Employed cooperative learning principles through small group activities

Gave singular attention while maintaining focus on the group

Collaborated with teachers to improve instructional strategies

INSTRUCTOR–ENGLISH COMPOSITION

Taught both remedial and college level English writing courses

WROTE SYLLABI AND CLASS PROCEDURAL MODELS

REVISED GOALS, AND MATERIALS

MANAGED CLASS, TESTED, EVALUATED, GRADED STUDENT WORK PRODUCTS

MONITORED STRUGGLING STUDENTS' ACADEMIC PROGRESS

CONDUCTED ONE-ON-ONE AND GROUP TUTORING SESSIONS

St. Francis Xavier School Medina, OH 08/1998 to 06/2007

MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH/SPANISH GRAMMAR/WRITING INSTRUCTOR

Instilled confidence and challenged students to produce and achieve high

school level writing

Challenged Middle School 7-8th grade students in writing, grammar, reading

and vocabulary by raising the level of expectation to that of high school

Utilized English and Spanish knowledge in intensive curriculum

Co-wrote Spanish Middle School Curriculum for Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio

Planned, wrote, modeled, and discussed English writing, grammar and literary concepts

Modeled lessons --grades 6-8-- Spanish, first/second year concepts

Managed and assured correct student behavior during school day.

Communicated with parents regarding students’ academic/behavioral needs.

Designed, evaluated, and scored student tests, daily work, and/or assignments

Attended staff, departmental, and committee meetings.

Chaired, coached, and moderated various committees and extra-curriculars

First WV Bank N.A, Wheeling, WV 01/1990 to 01/1995

TELLER/CUSTOMER SERVICE/RETAIL BANKER

Excelled in customer service skills and increased personnel expectations

Greeted bank clients; maintained professional and courteous demeanor

Executed customer transactions, including deposits, check cashing

Initiated and processed withdrawals, money orders, cashier checks, wire

transfers, and credit card sales

Organized, stocked, and maintained the teller window area

Continued education units on current banking: American Banking Association

EDUCATION

West Liberty State College: West Liberty, WV 26074

Bachelor of Arts English

Coursework in English; Minor in Spanish and French

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

The University of Akron: Akron, OH

Master of Science Secondary Education, Language Arts

Endorsement: Ages 12-21

Graduated: Summa Cum Laude

RECOGNITION and MEMBERSHIPS

Nominated 2016 Ralph M Bessie Excellence in Teaching Award

Member and Presenter (Panel of Conflict Resolution) Conference

PI Lambda Theta-International Honor Society

NCEA National Catholic Educators Association

National Association of Adjunct Teachers

National Educational Association.

Power of the Pen State Committee/State Marketing Chairperson/Tabulation

Room Supervisor/Judge/Coach.

Who's Who Among American Teachers

INTERESTS

Volunteering-Hospice; Donating Blood

Tutoring Foreign and Native Students; Conversation Connection

Walking; Reading; Traveling

Word Games; Crossword Puzzles

LICENSES

Ohio Permanent Non-Tax License

Ohio 5 year Educator License (expired 2010)

Praxis I ( Score:172)

Praxis II (English Content & Knowledge 189/200)

Patricia A. Shapaka

10141 Stag’s Leap Dr.

Mechanicsville, Va 23116

Ph: 330-***-**** (Cell)

807 46-2429 (Home)

Email: ac5h5v@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE-QUALITIES

20+ years English classroom

Positive and Enthusiastic

20+ years ESL tutoring and teaching

Technologies knowledge

People and Goal-oriented

Culturally-sensitive

Team Player

Communicator of complex

Summary

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Outgoing and dynamically positive educator and communicator with more than twenty years

teaching and service experience. Skilled in delivering key points of information to diverse

students. Flexible and driven to develop and/or modify programs/ideas, existing curricula,

or practices to meet the needs of participants. Effective at motivating people in actively

engaging discussion. Expertise in raising productivity in the classroom and workplace.

Affirming, possessing, a strong commitment to quality channeling through superb communi-

cation skills. Build loyalty by effectively gleaning understanding and resolving problems.

Work History

Global Communications-LT Michigan 2/16-Current

PRIVATE TUTOR Acclimating elementary students in American culture and English conventions.

Improve foreign students communication skills in English

Virtual English tutor to students in Taiwan

Teach students English communication skills and culture.

Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH 8/2008 to Current.

INSTRUCTOR- ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Create self-confidence in students.

Instruct non-native speakers’ basic English communication skills employing critical

thinking, writing, listening, speaking, and reading.

Employed cooperative learning principles through small group activities.

Gave singular attention while maintaining focus on the group.

Collaborated with teachers to improve instructional strategies.

INSTRUCTOR–ENGLISH COMPOSITION

INSTRUCTOR-COLLEGE COMPOSITION 10/2010 to Current

Raise student level of achievement through self-challenge and goals.

Teach both remedial and college level English writing courses.

Write syllabi, revise goals, and materials. Manage class, test, evaluate, grade.

Monitor struggling students' academic progress.

Conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions.

St. Francis Xavier School Medina, OH 08/1998 to 06/2007

MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH/SPANISH GRAMMAR/WRITING INSTRUCTOR

Instilled confidence and challenged students to produce and achieve high

school level writing.

Challenged Middle School 7-8th grade parochial school students in writing,

grammar, vocabulary, and reading by raising the level of their product to that

of high school students.

Utilized English and Spanish knowledge in intensive curriculum.

Co-wrote Spanish Middle School Curriculum for Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio.

Planned, wrote, taught, and discussed with students, English writing, grammar,

and literature concepts.

Modeled lessons --grades 6-8 Spanish first/second year concepts and beyond.

Managed and assured correct student behavior during school day.

Communicated with parents regarding students’ academic/behavioral needs.

Composed, evaluated, and scored student tests, daily work, and/or assignments.

Attended staff, departmental, and committee meetings.

Chaired, coached, and moderated various committees and extracurriculars.

First WV Bank N.A, Wheeling, WV 01/1990 to 01/1994

TELLER/CUSTOMER SERVICE/RETAIL BANKER

Excelled in customer service skills and increased expectations for all front personnel.

Greeted bank clients; maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.

Executed customer transactions, including deposits, cashing checks,

Initiated withdrawals, money orders cashier checks, and business change orders.

Organized, stocked, and maintained the teller window area.

Continued education on current banking services: American Banking Association classes.

Maintained balancing record with 95 percent rate of accuracy.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts: English

West Liberty State College - West Liberty, WV 26074.

Coursework in English; Minor in Spanish and French.

Graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Master of Science: Secondary Education English/Lang. Arts, 2003.

The University of Akron - Akron OH

Coursework in Education (English/Language Arts) (Endorsement ages 12-21)

Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

AFFILIATIONS

Member and Presenter (Panel of International Conference Conflict Resolution).

PI Lambda Theta-International Honor Society.

NCEA-National Catholic Educators Association. National Association of Adjunct Teachers.

National Educational Association.

Power of the Pen State Committee/State Marketing Chairperson/Tabulation

Room Supervisor/Judge/Coach.

Who's Who Among American Teachers.

INTERESTS

Volunteering-Hospice; Donating Blood.

Tutoring Foreign and Native Students; Conversation Connection.

Walking; Reading.

Word Games; Crossword Puzzles.

LICENSES

Ohio Permanent Non-Tax License (Private Institution).

Ohio 5 year Educator License (expired 2010).

Praxis I (Score 172) Praxis II (English Content & Knowledge 189/200).



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