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English Teacher Education

Costa Rica
August 15, 2018

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Greg Basila - +506-****-****

Mailing address: 1321 Upland Dr. #5004, Houston, TX, USA 77043

Current address: Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica


After spending many years teaching in the United States and the last four years teaching in China, I’ve decided to take my love of education and my teaching skills to another level. I am thrilled to continue teaching in a unique capacity while embracing all of the opportunities and challenges that await. I am flexible, open and determined to reach the highest level of success.


February 2018 - July 2018

Online English Teacher

Hangzhou Master Education Technology Co.Ltd. - BrillianTutors


●Teach, evaluate and converse with Chinese students online. Use the provided curriculum materials as a foundation while further developing lesson plans to effectively educate students.

●Be creative, energetic, personable and enthusiastic to reach students of all ages and yield desirable results.

August 2014 – June 2018

Physical Education Teacher, Athletic Director, Basketball Coach and Member of Student Affairs Department

Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School -

Shanghai, China


●Lead Teacher, Physical Education – Design, write and implement the syllabus and course content. Establish grading procedures and implement department goals. Schedule all physical education units for the PE department. Train, evaluate and guide all physical education teachers.

●Use Managebac to manage class data and grading. Create an IB scoring rubric. Use Moodle for disseminating information.

●Use Naviance for student letters of recommendation and student files.

●Design entire school athletic program. Build program from non-existent to highly successful across multiple sports. Create and maintain facilities. Schedule facility use for all sports. Hire coaches and provide guidance. Schedule all games for each sport. Ensure bus travel and food services are provided. Order all equipment and uniforms.

●Coach the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Guided both teams to league championships. Entered numerous tournaments to increase opportunities for student participation. Hosted a variety of sport competitions on our campus, which involved the organization of many participants from multiple schools.

●Create a school-wide disciplinary program as a member of the Student Affairs Department. Maintain record of house system and house points. Design field day and sports day. Set up a lunchtime intramural program for all students.

●Guide students in CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) for the IB diploma. Ensure students remain on track for all required CAS components.

June 2008 – June 2018

Advisor for Student Trips

TSA tours

Independent Travel Guide

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

●One of the lead advisors on a student trip throughout Europe for nine summers. Lead a group of 70+ recent high school graduates on a twenty-day trip covering six countries and involving many adventures.

●Assist in arranging travel from the United States to Europe and throughout Europe. Arrange on the ground logistics while in Europe.

●Coordinate student sleeping arrangements, meal arrangements and activities. White water rafting, hiking in the Alps, bicycle tours, museum tours and social experiences were all included across multiple European locations.

August 1996 – May 2014

Physical Education Teacher, Athletic Coach, Department Chair, Budget Committee Rep.

Chaparral High School, Scottsdale Unified School District -

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA


●Create and implement a new department syllabus and grading system. Train teachers in a new physical education environment with new requirements.

●Teach across the curriculum; ensuring physical education fit school-wide curriculum through reading and writing.

●Order and maintain all physical education equipment and implement teaching units for all department members.

●Conduct fitness testing for all grade 9 students. Use the Presidential Fitness Test to gather data, enhance teaching strategies and improve student performance.

●Coach a variety of sports. Head coach or assistant in Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Tennis and Golf.


January 2018

Completed - TeacherReady Clinical Educator Training - Certified Mentor Teacher

University of West Florida

October 2016

Completed 160 hour TEFL certification


Master’s of Education, 1999

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona USA

Bachelor Degree, Exercise and Sport Sciences

Minor in Health Education 1989

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona USA


●Travel – I have been fortunate to experience extensive travel throughout the United States, Mexico, Asia, Europe and more. I enjoy learning about new cultures and exploring interesting sights around the world.

●Sports – I follow a variety of different sports and at a variety of levels from the United States and across the globe.

●Adventure – I am active and like hiking, biking, rafting, snorkelling, camping and other outdoor activities.

●Reading – I enjoy reading for knowledge more than just pleasure. Generally, I read non-fiction, but I also like the occasional fictional tale.

●Learning – I am constantly striving for more information. A lifelong learner – yearning to understand more about nearly everything.

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