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English Teacher

Location:
Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
Salary:
1200
Posted:
May 20, 2020

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Leena Verghese

leenajohnson @rocketmail.com- ****1510

Academic Post : Lecturer in English in Business Management,

Technical English and Foundation Level.

Specialization: English Language Teaching/ Training

Minor Specialization: Business English and Technical English

Aviation English- Level 5

Total Teaching Experience: 25 years with 20 years in Oman and 10 years in

College

Current Address: New Ghala, Sultanate of Oman

Permanent Address: 127, Bharath Street, Medavakkam, Chennai- 600100

Personal Details:

Marital Status: Married

DOB: 04.05.1970

Passport No: M5717651

Date of Issue: 22/03/2015

Date of Expiry: 21/03/2025

Driving License:

First Issued on: 21/05/ 2003

Expiry Date: 09/ 05/ 2023

Languages Known: Speak, Read and write English and Hindi

Speak –Malayalam and Tamil

can also communicate and understand Arabic

CAREER OBJECTIVES

To use my experience of teaching language

to equip students with critical thinking, communication, and transferrable skills

to help them chart their personal, intellectual, social, and professional growth

to equip them with life skills that will make them globally accepted citizens

to equip clients according to their specific job requirements

SKILLS

Leadership skills

Good communicator

Organizational capabilities

Time efficient, systematic working methodology, meeting deadlines

Problem-solving capabilities, practical approach to issues

Rapid adaptability and adjustability to new work situations

Proficient user of MS Office applications

International Certification

Completed IELTS- Band 7- British Council- 25.03.2017 (Oman)

Completed IELTS train the trainer course in 2015- British Council (Oman)

Completed Global Aviation online course, Level 5 for Ground Staff from Brazil. - 2014

In-service Course for Primary English Specialists (PRIT), English (Oman)

Language Curriculum Department, MOE, Oman- 2003

EDUCATION

1.M.Phil. - Tamil Nadu Open University, India- 2008

2.M.A Graduated majoring in English Language, Literature

and Teaching of English, -University of Madras, India. - 1994

3.B. Ed Graduated in Educational Planning and Management – St.

Christopher’s College of Education- Madras, India- 1993

4.B.A Graduated in English Language, Madras University, India- 1991

PROFESSIONAL CAREER 1993 – June 2019

1.Lecturer in German University of Technology in Oman- GUtech-Feb. 2018-June 2019

2.Senior Lecturer General Education Department- MCBS- (Modern College of Business and Science, (Oman) 2014- 2017

3. Coordinator Btec (Business and Technology Education Council) and English Language - CGPS- Centre for Graduate and Professional Studies 2012- 2014 (Oman)

4. Senior Lecturer in ESL/Coordinator MCBS- 2008- 2012 (Oman)

5. ELT teacher Ministry of Education (Oman) - 1999- 2008

6. ESL Secondary school teacher - Higher Secondary Schools- India-1993- 1999

DETAILS OF TEACHING in GUtech (February 2018- 2019)

Part time GUbridge Lecturer- Teaching IELTS program for the foundation level to reach Band 6.5.

Taught Research skills.

DETAILS OF TEACHING IN MCBS (2008 till January 2018)

Credit Courses: (2014- 2017)

1.Business Writing- Undergraduate

2.Technical Writing- Undergraduate

3.Public Speaking Undergraduate

4.Academic Writing Undergraduate

Prepared materials for different courses

Taught using experiential learning and communicative activities.

Promoted peer and independent learning.

Taught using technology in class- PPT and Noodle Tools for Research purposes.

Taught Research skills for presentation purposes and essay writing.

Conducted presentations in college and outside

Taught in the General Education Department from 2014 till date

Officially assigned to the GE department. - 2016

Officially assigned to the GE department- 2016

CGPS-Centre for Graduate and Professional Studies (2013- 2016)

Given the post of English Specialist in Communication-Jan 2013

Coordinated English Language skills for Aviation in CGPS.

Coordinated English Language and the Btec (Business and Technical English council) program..

Taught ESP for aviation in CGPS

Conducted classes for Cabin Crew candidates from Ethihad Airways

Editor of the Newsletter in CGPS 2014- 2016

Taught in the General Education Department from 2014 till 2018.

Job Oriented Training Programs Conducted in Oman

Taught ESP for aviation purpose (MCBS)

Train in the IELTS program to reach a higher band. (GUtech)

Train clients in Memo writing, Business and Technical English

Train in public speaking and Interview skills( Post graduate students-MCBS)

Prepared manuals & materials in –English language competency training in Etihad for Cabin crew and English language competency for aviation

Trained ROP staff

Foundation English (2008- 2012)

Lecturer in ESL and Coordinator

Taught Reading, Listening and Speaking, writing and Grammar

Prepared lesson plans developed teaching aids, materials, and supplementary exercises.

Prepared and taught lessons in Reading, Writing different types of essays, Oral and Aural skills; Vocabulary and Grammar.

Co-ordinated with peer groups in all activities pertaining to the ESL Program.

Set exams and quizzes based on the learning outcomes and course objectives.

Fostered classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student/teacher interaction.

Good knowledge in computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel spread sheet, and HTML to aid in systematic and creative lesson planning.

Prepared Remedial Class materials for the weaker section of the class.

KNOWLEDGE SHARING WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED

Presented a paper on “Integrating Socratic Questioning in Peer and self-critiquing to overcome speech anxiety in Informative/ Persuasive speech: A case study’. In the In the National Symposium organized by the Centre of Foundation Studies, Middle East College- 23rd February 2017.National Symposium organized by the Centre of Foundation Studies, Middle East College- 23rd February 2017

Interview Etiquettes 20th October 2016 (Graduating Students- MCBS)

Effective Public Speaking – 14th, October, 2016 (Graduating Students- MCBS)

Effective Reading Techniques- November 2016 ( Under graduates- MCBS)

Out Reach and Community Services:

Training :

Trainer for Toast Masters in Indian School Seeb.- 2015

Conducted training classes for Cabin Crew candidates from Ethihad Airways

Coordinator:

Coordinator for the Reading Club.- 2015- 2016

Activities conducted :

workshops for National Cancer awareness programme.

Recycling papers - Environment club - with Muscat Daily and planting saplings in MCBS.

Recycling activity in Indian School Seeb.

Oman Observer, 90.4 F.M- Round Table Conferences. - on various subjects.

Stress Management Techniques, with Art of Living

Collecting funds for the Typhoon Victims in Phillipines-2013

Collecting clothes to be sent to a village in Africa and collected funds the proceeds of which was given to National cancer charitable organisation.

Member:

Vice- President of Y’s Mens Club- Oman Chapter

.School Committe Member in Indian School Seeb, Chairperson for Extracurricular activities and Cultural activities- April 2014 -2017

Written articles in varions local magazines, Thursday and Y magazines.

Member of the Library committee

Member of the Faculty Affairs committee

Member of Student Support Committee

Member of the Wellness and Environment Club.

Book Published :

Take a break - 2013.



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