Tutoring and Administrative Work
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Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
School: Finlandia University
Field of Study: Liberal Studies and Human Services

Tutoring and Administrative Work

(Teacher Certification Program of University of West Florida Professional Education Unit)
Florida Teacher State Certification Eligibility October 2017
PGCE Level 7 Certificate equivalent program for teacher certification in the United States (60 UK credits/30 ECTS credits).

Hawaii Pacific University 08/2005 – 05/2007 Honolulu, HI
Master’s Degree (in progress)
Major: TESOL

Finlandia University Hancock, MI
Bachelors Degree 04/2003
Major: Rural Human Services Concentration: Liberal Studies Honors: Cum Laude
Bachelors Degree 04/2002 Major: Liberal Studies Concentrations: Literature; Religion/Philosophy Honors: Cum Laude

Work Experience

Radowell Biotechnological Lyceum 12/2019 – 5/2020 Radowell, Ukraine
Charity Organization "Charity Fund of M. Veselskyy “RADOWELL"
English Language Teacher Volunteer
Establish English language program. Teach English to Grades 4 - 7 while also assisting in Grades 1-3. Taught various after school programs, during school breaks, and participated in various school non-English language activities such as science fairs, performances, etc. (This Lyceum is a public Ukrainian School)

Michigan Technological University English Language Institute
Academic and Tutoring Center Coordinator 06/2019 – 12/2019 Houghton, MI
Coordinated different services of the English Language Institute. Worked with admissions to develop a recruitment plan. Interacted with potential students. Communicated with various departments to coordinate testing, registration, and other services.
Assistant to the Director 07/30/2017 – 06/2019
Assisted director in daily running of the English Language Institute: Taught a Foundational English integrated skills course; Coordinated tutoring program; Tutored; Managed travel arrangements; Assisted with various office tasks such as making forms, setting up a tutoring tracking system in Excel, sending emails to students

PCMI 09/2/2013 – 05/14/2014; 01/2019 – 12/2019 Portland, MI
Substitute Teacher
Substituted at the Standish-Sterling school district in Standish, Michigan and then at Houghton County ISD schools in all grades K-12. Specialized in K and Young 5s (pre-K).

Finlandia University Maki Library 08/21/2017 – 2/2018 Hancock, MI
Nighttime Library Assistant
Assist patrons with questions about papers, finding materials, etc. Checking in/out and shelving books. Processing interlibrary loan requests, arrivals, and returns; Opened/closed the library on weekends.

Finlandia University Tutoring Learning Center 01/09/2017 – 3/15/2018 Hancock, MI
Professional Tutor
Tutor university students in ESL, English, Psychology, Religion, and other subjects as needed.

Leidos (Prime) DynCorp International (2mnts) 06/15/2016 – 11/23/2016 Kabul, Afghanistan
English Language Instructor
Taught English to Afghan Air Force and Special Mission Wing; Prepared and administered English Quarterly Review test (prep for ICAO test)

Chief of Academic Support 02/1/2015 – 1/31/2016 Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Manage remediation and study hall programs; ensure instructors provide homework for students during these times; handle logistical issues concerning room assignments and teacher placement; make study hall schedule for instructors on rotating basis.

English Language Trainer 05/15/2014 – 01/31/2015
Teach English to 8 – 12 Saudi Air Force cadets using DLI curriculum enhanced by use of Smart Board technology. Administer tests, supervise CALL lab, and prepare students culturally for study at Air Force base in Texas, USA.

Defense Language Institute 12/5/2011 - 05/31/2013 Shindand, Afghanistan ESL/EFL Specialist – Combat Zone
GS-11. Taught English at Shindand Air Base to Afghan military officer as precursor to pilot training.

Dyncorp International 02/15/2011 - 08/1/2011 Fort Worth, TX
English Language Specialist
Taught English to and mentored Iraqi Air Force cadets at the Iraqi Air Force College in Tikrit, Iraq using DLI materials and software.

Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia 09/5/2010 - 12/23/2010 Tbilisi, Georgia
Volunteer English Teacher w/Teach and Learn with Georgia
Teach English language and American culture to elementary and high school students in public school as part of a Georgian government program. Help improve Georgian teachers’ skills in teaching and the English language. Act as an ambassador of US. Attend various school and community functions. Learn about Georgian culture.

SABIS University College of Education 03/15/2009 - 09/4/2010 Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq
English Instructor
Taught English proficiency in the four areas, teaching methodology to university students, English teachers, and community members. Advised 15 students in academic arena. Provided reference for student to successfully participate in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program.