Qualifications & Experience

ibm   british council IH

Passionate EFL teacher and native English speaker from the U.S. dedicated to creating a supportive learning environment and dynamic curriculums to ensure students can achieve their professional and personal goals.

Teaching Experience

GLS
British Council
International House
Berlin, Germany
Bogotá, Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
  • Taught general, business, writing, and intensive EFL classes for adults, with levels ranging from beginners to advanced. Class sizes varied from one-on-ones to groups of 2-16 students.
  • Prepared students for presentations, business trips, and meetings with native and non-native English speakers by incorporating outside-world activities and authentic materials as part of the curriculum.
  • Conducted on-line classes using Google Hangouts to improve speaking and listening skills for videoconference calls.
  • Led virtual conversation clubs to work on fluency outside of the classroom while discussing current events and other engaging topics.
  • Provided targeted lessons to a team of customer service representatives based on observations of their interactions with clients over telephone, email, and online chat.
  • Taught classes for young learners, ages 9-11 and 15-17. Class sizes ranged from 10-16.

Other Work Experience

IBM Worldwide
  • Consulted on multi-million dollar software projects for Fortune 500 clients around the world (North America, Australia, Europe, Asia, and Africa).
  • Managed and implemented projects in collaboration with business analysts, engineers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Developed educational materials and delivered courses to train new employees.
  • Received the 2009 team award for outstanding contributions and leadership.

Education

International House Bogotá, Colombia
CELTA – University of Cambridge ESOL Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
 
Tufts University Boston, MA, USA
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
GPA: 3.8, Graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude
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