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|Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:44 pm Post subject: Mature TEFL Instructor with business background
|Helllo,I am currently a TEFL instructor and also have over 20 years in business as a corporate Human Resources Recruitment and Training individual contributor, Manager and Director. I have about 1 year of TEFL experience. I have taught a CEO of a major international corporation (in Brazil) Marketing Managers, attornies and currently am teaching football executives from a Portuguese team.
I love teaching English! I am conversant with business language requirements and enjoy designing curriculum and lessons.
I am American and live in Portugal but would relocate. I have an EU visa and an American passport. I am especially interested in teaching professionals and enjoy it very much. I am flexible and adaptable and have worked all over the world with a variety of people.
I speak intermediate-level Portuguese.
Thanks for your consideration and my contact details are below,
Best Regards, Jill Coleman
Address: Rua Dona Teresa Ramalho Ortigão, 67 Faro Portugal
firstname.lastname@example.org +351 969085460
Objective TEFL TEACHER/TRAINER
To teach English as a foreign language. Currently teaching professionals in Portugal. Possess over 20 years international corporate Human Resources, Training and Coaching experience, plus practical teaching experience in TEFL with certification specializing in General English, Business English, English for specific purposes and preparation for English proficiency exams.
Experience January 2008-present: Teaching EFL to 4 students at Toc’Aprender, a Portuguese school. Also teaching 3 students privately. Design and teach lessons. Additionally have an international career counseling and coaching practice.
1983 – December 2008 USA, Europe, Asia
CAREER DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR/TRAINER
Recruitment of IT and other professionals and non-exempts in varied environments: including networking, financial, banking, insurance, and clothing Industries. Recruited for positions including: IT (all levels), Sales, Call Center, Inside Sales, Managerial, Biotechnological, Clerical, Human Resources, Financial/Accounting employees (exempt and nonexempt). Also assigned to special projects, including Acting Interim Manager (Asia). CorporateTrainer,:Communications/Teambuilding/Myers Briggs/Interviewing Techniques/HR issues. Private English Clients. Business English
Oct. 2006-December 2008: Acting Recruitment Director, Lohika Systems, Ukraine
Managing a 7-person recruitment team in 3 locations, responsible for effective staff performance, goal attainment, reporting, part of the Executive Management team,. Implement new Recruitment policy, interact with Engineering management, train, recruit executive staff members.
Former Corporate Clients also include:
FIREMAN’S FUND (USA)
BIOGEN, INC. (Europe)
PROVIDIAN BANCORP (USA)
WELLS FARGO BANK (USA)
CHARLES SCHWAB (USA)
CISCO SYSTEMS (Europe, Asia)
SAFEWAY STORES (USA)
PROVIDIAN BANCORP (USA)
InterNAP SYSTEMS (Europe)
NETExpress SYSTEMS (Europe)
THE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP (USA)
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK (USA)
CROCKER BANK (USA)
LEVI STRAUSS & CO. (USA)
TRANSACTION PROPERTIES (USA)
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY RECRUITMENT (UK)
Concurrently: Training/Teaching/Career Guidance/Coaching:
• University of Portugal (Algarve): taught Myers Briggs Type Indicator Course to Business Students
• San Francisco Learning Annex Course: “The Inner
Path to the Job You Love” (USA)
• Seminar : “Myers Briggs Type Indicator” (Europe,USA)
• Seminar –Personal Growth (Europe)
• Private Career Coaching clients practice
• private English tutoring client (Brazil, Portugal)
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, HIGH INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE, LIGHT SPANISH
VALID EUROPEAN UNION RESIDENCY/WORK PERMIT
BRIDGE LINGUATECH RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Accredited by ACCET. Administered by Maria Alice Cappochi, April 2006.
BA POLITICAL SCIENCE UC SANTA BARBARA CUM
MASTERS STUDY CAREER DEVELOPMENT JFK UNIVERSITY
CERTIFIED MYERS BRIGGS INSTRUCTOR AND PSYCHOMETRIC
TOOLS (Masters level certification course)
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