Bruce Wayne Westbrook
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Objective: To utilize the strength of tens of thousands of English lessons taught to date together with my many years of corporate experience in the United States in order to further my career in the English education and consultation fields.
TEFL Certificates November-December
120-hour course 2003
Next Level Language Institute, Prague Czech Republic
Wall Street English December, 2011
Bachelor of Business Administration June, 1977
Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas
Total EFL teaching units: Tens of thousands
Wall Street, Berlitz, Lingua Business Academy, skola Klas, Sentia, The Bell School, Jazykova Institute Prague, AktivCentrum, Modranska Andelska Skola, ELEC, London School of Modern Languages, CET and Huatai English Academy
December 2003 – Present
Czech Republic, Korea, Russia, Indonesia, Japan and China
Have taught lessons for nine language institutes, one public school and one of the largest financial institutions in Asia. Students have included levels from beginner to proficient, children from age 4 to adults, and class size has ranged from 1 – 35. Have used a variety of source material and classroom styles, tailoring the lesson to the students’ ability to comprehend and participate to the fullest.
Velocity Communications, Jack Morton Productions, CorporateMAGIC, Aquila Productions, Todd Street Productions, Caribiner Communications
Worked as a Producer for several companies across the United States. In this position, I served as primary contact between employer and client company. Responsible for all aspects of project beginning with the origination and signing of the contract, hiring the crew, coordinating the location of the event, originating the budget, overseeing every aspect and stage of the pre-production, insuring that the proofreading and editing of all client materials was carried out and done so with perfection, maintaining the costs and
insuring the budgetary guidelines were met and supervising the on-site completion of the event. This process was accomplished for several events being produced simultaneously. The major goal to be met was to provide the client with the most cost effective production, on time, on budget and exceeding every expectation that they had. This was done with an attitude, and an aptitude, that was the best that I could provide, and the best that they could expect.
U.S. Navy 1980-1984
U.S.S. Blue Ridge (LCC 19)
Served on board the Blue Ridge, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan as Legal Officer and Educational Services Officer. Responsible for a division of 23 men while assisting the crew in achieving their U.S. high school diploma, obtaining credit for college courses while at sea or achieving an advancement in rank within their chosen Naval skill rating, in addition to maintaining and enforcing all disciplinary actions necessary on board the ship.
State Farm Insurance 1977-1980
Worked as Accounting Supervisor in the U.S.’s largest insurance company. Processed all A/R, A/P, bank reconciliations, payroll and the general ledger posting through the complete set of financials. Supervised a staff of 10 and reported to the controller of the company. Developed initial depreciation tables and implemented into not only the corporate office, but throughout all branch offices also.