Shannon-3856

Status
Application status: 
Available
Visa Status: 
Not known
Teacher Details
Gender: 
Female
Age: 
26
Nationality: 
American
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: 
No
Placement Preferences
Available Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Travel Plans: 
I am travelling with my partner
Travel Plan Details: 
My fiancé will be teaching however, he will do so through another program. He has not applied here and will be traveling through a different company.
Location Preferences: 
City
Town
Coastal
Location Preference Details: 
Living in urban areas ensures I will hear more conversation in native tongue. I wish to pick up on the langue and study it during my time teaching overseas.
Education
Highest Qualification: 
BA
Other Qualification: 
TESOL Certified
Degree Subject: 
English
University / Institution: 
University of South Carolina
Grade: 
3.6
Do you have a TEFL certificate: 
No
Details of TEFL certificate: 
Obtained the first week of November, 100+ hour practicum.
Were you educated in your native country?: 
No
Education comments: 
I currently teach an ESL course to intermediate to advanced learners giving me experience in my chosen field. My classes age range is 18+ but I had experience with children during my practicum and feel confident working with them.
Work Experience
Position 1
Job title: 
Instructor, Teacher
Dates of employment: 
October 2017 - Currently
Summary of role: 
I teach an advanced ESL course with students from multiple different nationalities. In my classroom I like to focus on a Communicative Language Approach by fulling delving into written, verbal, reading, and listening skills.
Position 2
Job title: 
Greeter, navigator
Dates of employment: 
May 2016 - January 2017
Summary of role: 
I greeted our guest whom had flown to visit us from all around the world. I helped give directions, and ensured our guest felt comfortable and could get to where they were trying to go. This was an internship for the worlds largest company, and my application process was very competitive.
Position 3
Job title: 
Cafe worker, Volunteer work
Dates of employment: 
2015 - Current
Summary of role: 
I volunteer regularly at the Salvation Army, this is work I do to help better my community and hope to continue despite my location. At the Salvation Army, I give hot meals to those in need, and sort donated materials.
Supporting Information
Why do you want to teach overseas?: 
Teaching overseas has always been my dream, specifically in Asia. My passion for teaching is only highlighted by my drive to learn something new and immerse myself into new culture. I want to teach overseas because teaching truly makes a difference and doing so overseas will help me to not only share my culture but learn from others as well.
Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?: 
I majored in English, giving me a strong understanding of the English language. I obtained my TESOL certificate to help hone my teaching skills for this job. I also, have prior teaching experience making me familiar with what's necessary to teach ESL. Lastly, I love learning from those around me, making me open minded and passionate about relocating.
Additional Information: 
I will passionately study the language of where ever it might be I am located.