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Arabic language instructor

Location:
Evans, Georgia, United States
Posted:
August 11, 2018

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ELAF MONEM

FORT GORDON

CELL: 818-***-****

ac6mrl@r.postjobfree.com

ARABIC- IRAQI INSTUCTOR LEVEL +3

OBJECTIVE

Obtain a full-time position in support to academia where I can use my expertise, knowledge, and skills to teach Arabic language and apply my experience in Iraqi, Kurdish, Turkmen, and Middle-Eastern culture and political realm.

SYNOPSIS

Proven record of accomplishment of working effectively in a fast-paced environment, meeting the varied and often difficult demands of customers, demonstrating a willingness to work long hours under challenging circumstances, being flexible enough to meet the challenge of a constantly changing workplace and quickly assessing and addressing dynamic problems while maintaining operational readiness. Reliable and well-organized, work well as part of a team, able to meet the demands of a high-stress work environment, has strong people skills and exercises good judgment in solving problems. Demonstrated ability to work well with management, line employees, clients and partners and is fully committed to the success of the employer.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Arabic MSA- Iraqi Instructor 11/2016 - present

The Rossman Group LLC/Fort Gordon GA.

DLPT refresher course for US Army soldiers.

Taught MSA Advance course to transfer students to higher level of understanding, practicing the language, and preparing them to take the DLPT test. Also, helped them to utilize their language studies to master DLPT’s answering techniques.

Developed students’ understanding and appreciation of Iraqi and Middle-Eastern culture.

Created projects designed to enhance lectures.

Read and stayed abreast of current topics in education.

Utilized curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of students served.

Developed professional relationships with other agencies and programs.

Tutored students on an individual basis.

Established and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Employing resources such as Smart Boards, Internet, iPads, and MacBook Pro.

Using available software (e.g. Adobe Audition, Schoology, Blackboard, SCOLA, and CL-150) to develop learning materials.

Arabic Language Interpreter 01/2014 - present

Language Link, LLC

Presently, I am employed on-call by the Language Link, LLC as an Arabic language translator, interpreter, and video interpreter. (Based in Lawrenceville, GA the Language Link, LLC is a diverse language service organization focusing on servicing the needs of clients by breaking the communication barrier and reducing the risk of misunderstanding through the power of appropriate language use. Language Link, LLC provides expert assistance for on-site appointments, video-interpretation, and translation services.) The scope of my responsibilities is as follows:

Translating of documents.

Conducting face-to-face (on-site) interpretation.

Conducting phone interpretation.

Conducting video interpretation in hospitals, schools, legal offices, court houses, disability evaluation departments, insurance companies, workers compensation.

Instructor/Interpreter/Translator 01/2010 – present

Self Employed

Taught Arabic Iraqi, Gulf, Levantine, Yemeni, Egyptian, and MSA on regular basis to independent individuals.

Actively provided various Translation/Interpretation to assist a community of nine hundred Iraqis in GA.

Provided translation to over fifty customers nationally and internationally in a timely manner with near perfect accuracy and 100% customer satisfaction.

Arabic Language Instructor 09/2016 – 11/2016

Global LT

Teaching advanced MSA course.

Conducting country orientations to help student to survive in Arabic countries.

Arabic MSA - Egyptian Instructor 03/2016 - 06/2016

Language Training Center, Inc.

DLPT refresher course for US Navy soldiers.

Taught MSA-Egyptian intermediate course to transfer students to higher level of understanding, practicing the language, and preparing them to take the DLPT test. Also, helped them to utilize their language studies to master DLPT’s answering techniques.

Arabic MSA - Yemeni Instructor 09/2015 - 11/2015

Language Training Center, Inc.

DLPT refresher course for US Navy soldiers.

Taught MSA-Yemeni intermediate course to transfer students to higher level of understanding, practicing the language, and preparing them to take the DLPT test. Also, helped them to utilize their language studies to master DLPT’s answering techniques.

Arabic MSA – Iraqi Instructor 01/2015 - 08/2015

Global LT

Taught US Marines how to read, write, translate, and understand MSA – Iraqi.

Developed students’ understanding and appreciation of Iraqi and Middle-Eastern culture.

Created projects designed to enhance lectures.

Read and stayed abreast of current topics in education.

Utilized curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of students served.

Developed professional relationships with other agencies and programs.

Tutored students on an individual basis.

Established and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Arabic Language- MSA Teacher Fayetteville, NC 02/2012 - 06/2014

Islamic center of Fayetteville

Arabic MSA- Iraqi Instructor Ft. Bragg, NC 05/2012 to 6/2013

Comprehensive Language Center Inc.

At the US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Ft. Bragg, NC, I worked for Comprehensive Language Center Inc., full time 40 hours per week, an MSA-Arabic and Iraqi-Arabic language instructor to teach soldiers of the US Army, where I was responsible for the classroom delivery of programs that provide students with the MSA-Arabic and Iraqi-Arabic communications skills they need to effectively carry out their missions and duties; utilizing the latest instructional methodologies to meet the specialized program needs, and strongly focusing on communicative competence, with an emphasis on task-based learning. (Based in McLean, VA, Comprehensive Language Center Inc. has served clients and contributed to their success by providing high-quality language services in over 100 foreign languages.)

As an MSA language instructor, the scope of my responsibilities was as follows:

oWriting daily lesson plans.

oFollowing the syllabus.

oProviding tutoring.

oSubmitting weekly progress reports.

oPerforming team teaching.

As an Iraqi language instructor, the scope of my responsibilities was as follows:

oDevelop new and update existing curriculum to meet the US Army language training requirements.

oAssist other instructors with the design, development and documentation of courses.

oPreparing lessons and wrote weekly and daily lesson plans.

oFollowing the syllabus.

oProviding tutoring.

oSubmitting weekly student progress logs, reports and lesson plan evaluations.

oPerforming team teaching.

oSubmitting supplementary materials on a weekly basis.

Human Resources Assistant Los Angeles, CA. 06/2011 - 12/2011

Goodwill Industries of Southern California

Received and distributed correspondence to the proper department.

Maintained confidentiality of all communication regarding employee’s info.

Assist employees and applicant by providing information regarding job opportunities.

Responsible for back ground checking. Set up new employees for orientation.

Receive, document, and process documentation affecting all employees.

Civil Engineer/Professional Trainer Baghdad, Iraq 05/2005 - 01/2010

Ministry of water Resource

Coordinated and worked with team of engineers and technicians to prepare projects plan layouts by putting specifications, cost estimation and preparing work schedule.

Dealt with many projects like constructing buildings, network systems and pumping stations, drainage systems, dams, channels.

Worked as one of five employees, which were responsible for implement the ISO specification in the ministry to reach the highest level in quality and assurance by giving training coerces to the all department with the supervising of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Arabic Language Teacher Baghdad, Iraq 01/2000 - 05/2005 Al Aflath Adult Language Institution

Assigned and graded class work, homework, tests and assignments.

Identified and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs.

Planned, prepared and delivered instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.

Reinforced lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

University of Baghdad Baghdad, Iraq 11/1998 - 06/2003

TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Scored 2+ in proficiency level and modality in English and superior 3 in Arabic conducted by ACTFL and administered by Comprehensive Language Center, Inc. (CLC) at Ft. Bragg, NC.

Professional development certificate by (CLC) at Ft. Bragg, NC.

PAT training teaching foreign language certificate by (CLC) at Ft. Bragg, NC.

Certificate in TOEFL preparation from American University in Sulaimaniya, Iraq.

Certificates of Training in management (procurement) system international TATWER (competency and advanced).

Certificate in ISO 9000:2000 Series Auditor and Lead Auditor Courses.

Certificate in ISO 9000:2000 Top Management

Certificate in ISO 9000:2000 Internal Quality Audit.

Certificate in ISO 9000:2000 Documentation Course.

Certificate in ISO 9000:2000 Awareness Workshop.

Certificate in OXFORD NEW HEADWAY English course (pre-intermediate and intermediate level) by Iraqi – American Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

PERSONAL PROFILE

Language skills: Advanced in MSA, Iraqi-Arabic and dialects (Yemeni, Gulf, Levantine, Egyptian), and English.

Computer skills: Proficient in computer applications, internet research, and programs such as Smart Boards, the Internet, iPads, and software (e.g. Adobe Audition, RapidRote, and SCOLA) in addition to Outlook and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Have more than five years of interpretation, translation and teaching experience in Arabic, where primary languages of instruction were Arabic and English.

Have excellent command of the grammar, constructions, and syntax of Arabic.

Stay abreast of idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and have a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social, and political environment in which the language is used.

Bilingually able to produce well-written gists, summaries, translations, and reports.

Adept in establishing contacts and building relationships with corporate and public officials.

Native of Iraq and have lived there for more than 30 years.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Results oriented person and believe in the pursuit of excellence.

Mission focused individual who puts mission first, very enthusiastic and eager to improve and constantly looking for new methods and ideas to bring to my students.

Enjoy working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Considered a highly effective communicator at all levels.

Work well as a member of a team and equally comfortable working alone.

Confident in approaching tasks, solving problems, and a determined nature to see projects through to completion on schedule.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

Member of Iraqi Engineers Association.

Member of Iraqi Engineers Syndicate.

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