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Age 42 Gender Male
Nationality United-Kingdom(Great-Britain) Start Date Jan 6th 2020
Current Location Taiwan - Taipei Teaching Preference Junior High
Willing to Relocate
Work Time Full Time
Certifications Government Issued Teacher Cert. or Sub-Teaching License

MA Applied Linguistics
BA Music
PGCE Secondary

Teaching Field Literature

BAE Systems, Saudi Arabia –Current
Instructor for Saudi military cadets on military base. Teaching ESP for Navy and Air Force cadets to familiarise them with weapon training and drill instructions. Essentially I aim to enable my learners to effectively communicate across military personnel from various countries using English as a medium. Current contract 3 months with possibility of renewal.
Newcastle University INTO June 2019-September 2019
Pre Sessional EAP Lecturer for students studying on both graduate and post graduate courses.

Sino British College Shanghai September 2018- June 2019
EAP Lecturer for students on 2 year course which is transferable to a university part of the Northern Syndicate in the UK.

Leicester University June- September 2018
Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes lecturer for 12 week pre-sessional for students committing to a 3 year degree programme at the University of Leicester. Course involved preparation for FE study and aspects of EAP students need to familiarise themselves with before starting their specific major.

KIST Korean International School Tianjin Sept 2017- March 2018
High School teacher for 13-16 year olds, and 16-18 college level students. ESL taught as well as Cambridge curriculum for English Literature.

De Montford University May- September 2017
Corse leader for pre sessional EAP teacher based in Chinese University for Finance and Economics, Beijing. 16 week course for students to obtain a 6.5 IELTS to proceed to study for 2 years in the UK. Overseen program delivery from UK, and China. Involved interviewing staff, and corresponding with Chinese faculty.

Gulf University Science Technology Jan 2016- April 2017. On Rolling contracts. (6 weeks)
Contractor for ESP at GUST. Director of Studies/ Head of Department on 6 week contracts for petroleum workers looking to boost their English proficiency specifically in speaking and writing.

CIE, (Cambridge International Examiner) (IELTS) ongoing
Online examiner for international online examinations for IELTS predominantly in writing and reading.

Petro Rabeigh. March 2012- June 2014 (Rabeigh, Saudi)
Senior Instructor for Saudi workforce in petroleum and mineral sector. Taught ESP and communicative classes. Predominantly a hands on approach to task based problem solving in the workplace.

Baekseok Culture University Feb 2011- Feb 2012 (Cheonan, Korea)
Lecturer for students on credit and non-credit English communication courses as well as Business English for clients Samsung.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Feb 2010-February 2011 (Dhahran, Saudi)
English lecturer for ESP students at preparatory year university programme. KFUPM is respected as one of the best university in the Middle East and students need to obtain high grades to progress to the main 4 year engineering school.
TOEIC and IELTS exam preparation were delivered as well as Headway and Tech Talk for EAP.
Andong National University May 2009-February 2010 (Korea)
EFL Professor for General English Studies, credit and non-credit classes. Teaching EAP, communicative strategies and writing for specific purposes. EAP TOEFL training classes were available to university students and private/ corporate clients.

Protocol Education February 2002-March 2008
Working in the Secondary education sector as an English teacher. Contracts have included KS3 and 4 English. Department Head/ language coordinator. Observation of my teaching by Ofsted Government inspection (fully passed in appraisal).

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