English as a Second Language Educator
Summary of Qualifications:
Dynamic and result-oriented ESL teacher with more than 10 years of experience, committed to inculcating a passion for learning, creating multicultural awareness through teaching the fundamentals of the English language. A strong talent to develop and implement creative, hands-on curriculum that reaches every student’s learning style and ability, empowering students to succeed and realize their individual goals.
Sabayeh Sahar IELTS and TOEFL Center
October 2010 – Present
Teaching preparation courses for IELTS and TOEFL exams
Teaching a wide range of students taking IELTS and TOEFL
Teaching mixed ability classes taking the same test
Gave advice and self-study materials to students taking the exam off their own backs
Used a wide range of exam preparation textbooks and other materials at various levels
- Longman preparation course for the TOEFL test
- Barron’s TOEFL iBT
- Oxford preparation course for the TOEFL iBT exam
- Delta’s TOEFL iBT
- New insight into IELTS
- Cambridge IELTS (1-9)
- IELTS practice tests (plus 2)
- IELTS practice tests (plus 3)
Helped students understand, speak, read and write in English.
Delivered engaging, coherent lectures and motivating lessons to students across all Key Stages.
Utilized learning technology in the planning and delivery of lessons.
Modified assignments and activities to meet the learning needs of individual students.
Prepared English classroom and coursework materials, homework assignments, and handouts.
Prepared course work, planned class sessions: Selected/integrated appropriate instructional materials.
Organized/delivered classroom lectures to students.
Arranged extra-curricular activities and set targets for students.
Evaluated the students’ class work and assignments: Graded tests, essays, reports and other assignments
Regularly provided students with feedback.
Produced high quality resources and took part in the creation of new schemes of work.
Tracked students’ progress through assessment.
Simultaneous Interpretation Publishing Institute (SIP)
October 2004 – Present
Teaching the following books based on their recommended methods:
- Top Notch
- Cutting-edge (advanced)
- Oxford Word Skills
- Tactics for Listening
Arranging periodic performance evaluation tests and providing detailed feedbacks about areas of improvement
Maintaining effective behavioral management within the classroom by incorporating motivational activities and positive reinforcement strategies.
Providing supplementary materials and cooperative ESL support to ELL students, developing and implementing diverse curriculum to effectively meet the needs of each student’s learning style and ability.
Having inductive approach to teaching grammar
Keyhan-e-No Language Institute
2003 – 2004
Conducted upper-intermediate and advanced English classes based on the following books:
- Interchange 3
Worked as an ESL teacher in various language institutes
2001 – 2003
Received consistently positive feedback from students on my teaching ability and the ‘fun’ nature of my classes
Successfully helped many students improve their English Language skills and get their required test score
Bachelor of Arts - English Translation – 2007, Islamic Azad University, Tehran North Branch
Master of Arts - English Language Teaching – 2011, Islamic Azad University, Tehran South Branch
Microsoft Windows Pro User
MS Office Pro User (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Targeted, self-starter, result-oriented and driven
High energy with the ability to multi task
Skillful instructor and Quick learner
Year of birth: 1983
Marital Status: Married