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ESL Teacher

Rivne, Rivne Oblast, Ukraine
March 05, 2019

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Ostroh, Rivnenska Oblast

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A committed ESL instructor with over 16-year teaching experience and substantial translation/interpretation practice who likes working in social settings with high team morale and common goals achievement. Having strong organisational and problem-solving skills, I have proven to work well under pressure and possess a multitasking abillity and can-do attitude. I am looking for a job which will be both challenging and rewarding, giving an opportunity for further professional and personal development.


June 2004 Master in Linguistics (Major: Philology)

National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine

June 2003 Master in Education (Major: English and German Language and Literature and Translation/ Interpretation)

National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine

June 2002 Bachelor in Education (Major: English Language and Literature) National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine

May 1997 GCSE (Major: physics and mathematics)

Rivne Lyceum, Ukraine

Professional Experience

2002 – 2018 Instructor of the English Language and Academic Writing

National University of Ostroh Academy (Ostroh, Ukraine)

Duties: prepare the course syllabus and lesson plans; tailor the material and activities to individual needs; use innovative methods of teaching alongside with Google tools for efficient learning; prepare tests and final modules to assess students’ progress

Oct. 2018 – present ESL online teacher

International Language School “Skyeng”

Duties: conduct one-on-one lessons using personalised approach via Vimbox Internet platform

Sept. – Dec. 2016 Instructor of the German Language

National University of Ostroh Academy (Ostroh, Ukraine)

Duties: prepare lesson outlines; mark the papers and final tests; diversify basic studying materials

2015 – 2016 Teacher of English and German

Ostroh Military Lyceum (Ostroh, Ukraine)

Duties: prepare the course outline; combine teaching methods; assess pupils’ progress; supply flashcards and other visual aids; conduct team-building activities

2001-2003 Teaching Assistant: The English Language Courses for Secondary School Students

Ostroh, Ukraine

Duties: deliver secondary school curriculum for ESL; prepare lesson plans; use creative

approaches to help pupils enhance their learning abilities

Additional Relevant Experience

2008 – 2011 Dean’s Assistant at the Department of Romance and Germanic Languages

National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine

Duties: coordinate the department clubs and societies; facilitate various extra-curricular activities; supervise students in preparing for the university events.

2002 – present Telecommunication: Contracts and Purchases (Freelance)

European countries – Ukraine

Duties: help the contractors strike deals; be responsible for correspondence and phone calls during the negotiation period

Trainings Completed

Sept. – May 2011 certified as an Examiner (Interlocutor/ Assessor) of the Pearson Test Centre

Kyiv, Ukraine

June, 2006 American Summer School run by Peace Corps of the United States

Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, Ukraine

Volunteer Experience

Aug. 2007 –

March 2008 Supervisor of the Ukraine – Canada Core Exchange Program

Vegreville, Canada – Ostroh, Ukraine

Duties: enhance the capacity of young people to actively contribute to the development of just, harmonious and sustainable societies; enrich participants’ and own knowledge about Canadian and Ukrainian culture; run charitable causes; do English-Ukrainian translations

April 2002 Coordinator of the 3rd National TESOL Conference for Students Ostroh, Ukraine

Duties: reception; data compilation; accommodation and catering; workshop facilitation;

assistance in the conference papers’ editing


Languages: English (C1: IELTS Overall band score - 8 (List.8,5; Read.7; Writ.7; Speak.8,5 )), German (B1), French (A2), Russian (C2), Ukrainian (mother tongue)

Software: Ms Word, Ms Excel, Power Point

Driving: B category

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