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Age 31 Gender Male
Nationality United-States-of-America(USA) Start Date July 15
Current Location Taiwan - Hsinchu Teaching Preference Junior High , Senior High , College/Adults
Willing to Relocate
Work Time Full Time
Certifications TESOL Related Cerificate , Bachelors or above

CUNY Queens College
Bachelor’s Degree In East Asian Studies
GPA: 3.92

Certified ESL Teacher
Oxford Seminars
Completed Certification August 2012

Teaching Field Writing , Social Studies , Lanugage Arts , Literature , History , Arts , ESL

American Eagle Language Institute Kaotieh Branch
Zhubei, Taiwan                       August 2017 - Present

I was intermediate language teacher at the school and taught a class of 12 students. I was also in charge of ensuring they have proper pronunciation and grammar while enhancing their vocabulary. through a combination of the school curriculum as well as my personal experiences and material. I ensure all students have a pleasant learning environment and can improve their English language skills.

Kids Garden Wenxing Branch 
Zhubei, Taiwan                       August 2017 - July 2018

I was a cram school teacher. I had a class of 12 students. I was in charge of teaching them all fields of English including but not limited to writing, reading, grammar, and conversation. I was also in charge of creating and preparing all exam material.

Teacher Joe’s Tutoring and Translation Services
New York, NY August 2014 – July 2017
Provided tutoring services to adults and children. I would assist primarily in English and history classes. Based on the level of the student’s English skills, classes would be exclusively in English or would also use Chinese in teaching new vocabulary to the students.

William Language School Changhua City Branch 章化市中正路一段338號
English Teacher       July 2013 – July 2014
Based off material provided to me by the school, I would run classes that would effectively educate children while having them engage and immerse themselves in the English language. This included use of various items such as maps to creating fun review games that got all the students involved.  The students ages varied from 5-18 years old. Courses varied from level 1 beginners to advanced learners of the English language.

Blue Fountain Media, New York, NY
Office Manager and Level 1 Tech Support。                 July 2008 – June 2013
Assistant IT of web media based company in NYC. Career began as an internship learning the skills online marketing, HR and IT trades. I was an assistant network administrator and in charge of office PC maintenance (level 1 tech support). Responsible for fixing any damaged computers, printers and any other digital devices. I ensured that all company machines were at optimal performance.

Gao’s Kung Fu Academy (高西安武术学院) Flushing, NY
Kung Fu Instructor                                                                          Summer 2010 – Summer 2016
I was formerly in charge of instructing students and ran classes in the head master’s absence. I had created class layouts and plans while maintaining a structured and well organized class for children as young as five years old to adults as old as 60. Classes are based on traditional Chinese martial arts including tai ji quan and various Western Chinese martial arts. Classes are instructed in both Chinese and English. I am still consulted from Taiwan for history and review references.

Grace International Beauty School
Head ESL Instructor/translation editor            Summer 2008
Head ESL instructor responsible for teaching students in proper business terminology used for respective fields of study; instructed ESL students on proper use of terminology, vocabulary and business jargon in business. All students were adults varying in age from 18-40 years old. Researched curriculum to ensure that jargon was accurate and practical in student business fields. 

Freelance Tutor Flushing, New York Summer 2007 - Summer 2008
Held private tutoring sessions for students in English using a curriculum’s custom tailored to each student and their needs. Primary focus would be on vocabulary and proper use of new vocabulary in daily conversation.

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