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Teacher High School

Belleville, New Jersey, United States
40 dollars hour
October 21, 2016

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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Foreign Language Teacher with an extensive knowledge of Hispanic culture and literature and with an engaging personality and teaching style. Excellent communication, motivational and classroom management skills supported by more than 8 years of experience teaching Spanish and training other teachers on didactic technics. Academic and work experience acquired in Latin America, Europe and the United States.


Capable of teaching any level of


Ability to handle groups of students.

Facilitation of positive learning


Extensive knowledge of

Hispanic culture and literature.

Variety of teaching techniques.

Expertise in material design.

Creativity in teaching lessons.


Foreign Language Teacher - Spanish March 2016 – Current Cultural Center for Language Studies New Jersey, USA

Teach Spanish as a second language to students of all levels in one-to-one sessions.

Evaluate new students and assign their level through the use of standardized placement tests.

Use the CCLS methodology to teach Spanish as a foreign language.

Spanish Teaching Materials Designer September 2016 – Current CEIPA, Business School Medellín, Colombia

Responsible for the complete design and development of Spanish Teaching Materials for the Spanish online courses.

The design of the materials is being done using the needs Analysis Technics in order to create materials that are user-friendly, enjoyable and easy to use.

Master of Arts Professor and Research Adviser April 2015 – June 2016 Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Medellín, Colombia

Teach the “Methodology and Research Technics” class in the “Learning and Teaching Second Languages” Master of Arts program.

Graduate projects research advisor for students of the Second Languages Master of Arts program.

Spanish Teacher for international students at Advanced and Proficient levels corresponding to the Common European Framework of Reference.

High School Teacher - Spanish and Humanities July 2015 – January 2016 Alcaldía de Medellín Medellín, Colombia

Teach Spanish to students based on the principle of language comprehension through literature.

Assess student performance through standardized and free form evaluations and reports.

Curriculum Advisor and Teachers’ Instructor February 2014 – July 2015 Gobernación de Antioquia Medellín, Colombia

Review the curriculums of the public schools of Antioquia and train the teaching community on how to modify them in order for the curriculums to comply with the standards promoted by the government.

Training and guidance of the Spanish teachers of the Department of Antioquia with the objective of improving the teaching practices used in classrooms and the results of the national standardized tests.

Curriculum Advisor and Foreign Language

Teacher - Spanish

August 2013 – December 2013

Centro Interactivo de Español Medellín, Colombia

Design the curriculum to teach Spanish as a foreign language for all levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference.

Teach Spanish as a second language to students of all levels in one-to-one and group sessions.

Adjunct Lecturer - Spanish Language February 2013 – April 2013 Universidad Pablo de Olavide Seville, Spain

Conversation club and grammar correction teacher at the International College Center in the Pablo de Olavide University.

Responsibilities included planning classes and material according with the students’ level and providing one-to-one guidance for Advanced and Proficient Spanish students.

High School Teacher - Spanish July 2010 – November 2012 Colegio Gimnasio Cantabria Medellín, Colombia

Plan and prepare a variety of learning activities considering individual student learning styles, special needs and socio-economic background.

Develop instructional activities which foster active involvement of students in the learning process.


Doctor of Philosophy in History and Humanities: Europe, America, Arts and Language

Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla, España Expected Graduation: 2019

Master of Arts, Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla, España September 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Teacher with Emphasis on Humanities and Literature

Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia July 2011

Diplomate, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia July 2011

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