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English Teacher

Location:
Sabaneta, Antioquia Department, Colombia
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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OCTAVIO CESAR GALEANO VALENCIA

Address: Calle *7 sur # 35A 150, Sabaneta, Ant. Colombia e-mail: ac8vap@r.postjobfree.com

Cell phone: +573********* Skype name: cesar.galeano07

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

M.A Candidate to Development Studies Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Argentina

M.S in Neuroscience and Behavioural Biology Universidad Pablo de Olavide –Seville, Spain.

Specialist in Literary and Humanities Translation Universidad de Antioquia – Medellin, Colombia.

B.A in Modern Languages (English-French)

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana – Medellín, Colombia.

In Service Certificate in English Language Teaching (ICELT) University of Cambridge – Cambridge, England

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Cultural exchange diplomat. Visiting International Faculty Program. Charlotte, N.C. U.S.A 2002

Educator and cultural ambassador. Visiting International Faculty Program. Charlotte, N.C. U.S.A. 2003.

Teacher of the year. Colegio Montessori. Medellin. 2007.

Educator and cultural ambassador. Visiting International Faculty Program. Richmond, VA, U.S.A 2008

WORK EXPERIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Sabaneta, Colombia Deputy Secretary, 2016 to Present

Development and implementation of policies, programs, and activities relating to elementary, secondary and tertiary education matters.

FUNDACIÓN EMPRESARIOS POR LA EDUCACIÓN Medellín, Colombia

Facilitator – Head of group - Transformational Leadership Program 2013-2015

Provide public school principals rigorous and relevant training and support in transformational leadership through a ten month in-service program.

VERMONT SCHOOL Medellín, Colombia

Vice Principal

Academic Coordinator

CIE – Head of Centre and Exams Officer (Cambridge International Examinations) 2009-2013

Responsible for the day to day management and operation of the school. This includes the selection, training and supervision of all full time, part time, and temporary staff.

Carry out curriculum design, implementation and evaluation.

Administration and supervision of CIE examinations. (Primary checkpoint, Secondary Checkpoint and IGCSE)

Administration and supervision of ESOL examinations. (YLE, KET,PET, FCE, CAE,CPE,IELTS)

Implementation of ICT in the classroom

Teacher training (Methodology, curriculum design, classroom management, assessment, international exams, ICT)

Lead the evaluation of faculty members for retention, tenure, promotion.

HENRICO HIGH SCHOOL – Virginia, U.S.A 2008-2009

Henrico High school is a public institution located in Richmond, Virginia. U.S.A World Languages Department:

ESL, Spanish teacher in High School

COLEGIO MONTESSORI – Medellín, Colombia 2003-2008

Colegio Montessori is a non-profit ISO-9001 certified organization offering high quality educational services.

English/English literature teacher in high school

Project work design and execution based on the Project Zero methodology from Harvard in high school level grades (9th, 10th). Also in charge of putting together and carrying out PET and FCE

Cambridge University Cambridge suite exams – Trainer, 2003 – 2008

GRIER MIDDLE SCHOOL – North Carolina, U.S.A 2000-2003

Grier Middle School is a public school located in Gaston County, N.C

English-Spanish teacher/course designer

Member of the Visiting International Faculty Program for teachers wanting to teach in American school for three years.

Core member in developing the curriculum map for middle school foreign language teachers in Gaston County, N.C

COLEGIO MONTESSORI – Medellín, Colombia 2000

Colegio Montessori is a non-profit ISO-9001 certified organization offering high quality educational services.

English teacher in the high school grades

COLEGIO COLOMBO BRITANICO – Envigado, Colombia 1997-1999

Colegio Colombo Britanico is a non-profit organization offering quality educational services.

English teacher in the high school grades

GIMNASIO LOS ALCÁZARES – Sabaneta, Colombia 1991-1996

Gimnasio Los Alcázares is a non-profit organization offering quality educational services.

English teacher in the high school grades.

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA – Medellín, Colombia Faculty of Education 2006-2007

English teacher

UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT – Medellín, Colombia Language Center 2003 – 2005

English teacher

UNIVERSIDAD PONTIFICIA BOLIVARIANA – Medellín, Colombia

Language Center 1991 – 1997 English teacher

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

English Language teaching and assessment

International English Language Exams – Administration and training.

Curriculum design and implementation

Cambridge International Examinations – Implementation and teacher training

International Education

Classroom Management

ICT in the classroom

Leadership

LANGUAGES:

English, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish

REFERENCES

Myriam Montes Tamayo Colegio Montessori School Principal

Tel: +57 (4) 3171400

E-mail: rectoría@montessori.edu.co

Sandra Milena Chica Gómez

Executive Director

Fundación Virtual Educa Colombia Medellin - Colombia

Tel: +57-316*******

E mail: ac8vap@r.postjobfree.com

Natalia Linares

Director of Learning Communities Fundación Empresarios por la Educación Tel: +57-316*******

E-mail: ac8vap@r.postjobfree.com



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