Apart from the thousands of hours of private personal ESL instruction and exam preparation that I have designed and taught in my career, the following are some of my notable employers and roles.
Present: Founder, Teacher at Canadian Mosaic English Language School and Services Edmonton AB.
Facebook: Mosaic English School
Sept 2014- Apr 2016:
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
English as a Second/Academic Language Instructor
Previously examiner for the NAIT ESL Assessment Exam Jan.2011-Jan. 2015:
International English Language Testing System(IELTS) Speaking and Writing Test Examiner
I have conducted over 3000 speaking test interviews and marked hundreds of scripts. Private/Business English:
I have trained executives in The People’s Insurance Company of China, Neusoft Software Company, Emerson-Siemens, Lexington Hotel Shenyang, as well as doctors and nurses in the Shenyang Children’s Hospital and many other leaders and executives of companies based in Shenyang China
Mar. 2014- Jul. 2014:
Shenyang University of Technology
Oral English Teacher
Design and delivery of task based English lessons and activities for students in 2+2 programs with Griffiths University Australia.
Mar. 2014- Jul. 2014:
New Oriental Eduction Group
Corporate English Training for executives at BMW Automotive Corp. Shenyang. Mar. 2014- Jul. 2014:
Shenyang Korean Canadian International School
Teaching Junior TOEFL to Korean junior high school students. Oct.09-July 2012:
Liaoning University(China)/Victoria University(Australia) Asia-Australia Business College
Academic/Business English/University prep. teacher. Lesson planning and delivery
Student Assessment and Evaluation of students on 2+2 programs. May 08-March 09:
Director of Education.
Success Solutions Career Training School.
Management of daily academic operations in the school. Representation of the school and Communications with Canadian Immigration Consultants and the Canadian Embassy.
Document processing for Canadian Visa applications. Hiring/firing.
Student Placement and Assessment/Evaluation
Wrote and taught a 6 week/180 hour IELTS preparation course. Wrote and taught a 6 week/180 hour Embassy Interview preparation course. Lead a team of teachers to research, design, and write a 6 level 10 month Live-in Caregiver ESL program following the Canadian Government standard Canadian Language Benchmarks and the Live-in Caregiver Program provided by Sprott-Shaw Community College, Canada.
Oct. 07-May 08:
Success Solutions Career Training School
Taught ESL to students studying to be Live-in Caregivers in Canada. April 07-Sept. 07:
Sunbo Foreign Language School
Taught lessons for older students including private one on one lessons, English Corner, Wrote and taught a 40 hour IELTS program.
March 06- March 07:
Rainsight Education Center.
Taught students of all ages including preschool/ kindergarten age through to university students and older professionals.
Daily private Business English lessons for a top medical and pharmaceutical supply company in Shenyang.
Sept 05- Jan. 06:
The Office Training Center
Taught students from grades 1-6 in Xunwang #1 primary school, Tiexi district, Shenyang, China.
Feb 05- Sept. 05:
Red River Advanced Training Institute
English Language Teacher
Lesson plans, student placement and evaluation for university students Business English:
Designed curriculum and lesson plans and taught over 300 hours of business English classes at Emerson/Copeland inc. in Shenyang for Red River Institute. Feb 04-Feb 05:
Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shenyang, China
University classes and English Corner
Construction of curriculum and lesson plans, teaching/evaluation of university students. Jan. 03 -Jan.04
Talenty Elementary Education
Qi Shan Lu, Huang Gu District, Shenyang, China
English language teacher
Teaching English to Chinese children from four years old through to adults Lesson Plans, grading and evaluation of students and student placement, organization and management of field trips and English parties up to 200 students, marketing and advertisement, and cultural lessons
Part time experience in lecturing and speeches for audiences up to 400 people and private English lessons, ESL Teacher training, curriculum and course design. ESL Student and teacher evaluation. Exam and interview preparation, 1000+ in class hours of self designed Business English teaching experience. Sept through Dec, /02
Supply/Substitute Teacher, Moncton School District #2, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Grades Kindergarten-grade 12. All Subjects, English Language and French Immersion Moncton Public School District #2 1077 St. St. George Blvd., Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Master's Certificate in Teaching English Language to Adults (CELTA) Cambridge University.
Graduated Sept. ‘09
Ba. Environmental Studies
Minor: Philosophy; including training in hermeneutics, semiotics, critical thinking, logic, Philosophy of language.
Note: extensive background in biology (transferred from of BSc. Biology program after two years)
University of Alberta Augustana Campus.
Camrose, Alberta, Canada.
Graduated May ‘02.
Native English speaker English
Conversational level Mandarin oral Chinese, functional in Chinese writing/reading. 200 level German(university)
Grade 12 French (High School)
After my 12 years of teaching and learning in China, I know that my background in education, my experience and skill, as well as my professionalism and reliability will make me a valuable asset to any organization that will invite me to be a part of their team. References available on request.