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Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: In Progress

Teacher Details:


Name: Leo
Teacher ID: 12064
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st February 2023
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: City

Education


Highest Qualification: MA
Degree Subject: Linguistics
University / Institution: The University of Edinburgh
Grade: First Class
Do you have a TEFL certificate: Yes
Details of TEFL certificate:

I have a CELTA certificate from Bell English in Cambridge. The course was four weeks of full time classes, totalling one hundred contact hours.

Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Intern
Employer: Rampart Capital
Date of employment: 01/06/2015 – 06/06/2015
Summary of role:

Performed market research with Bloomberg Terminal and wrote up potential investments.

Position


Job title: English teacher
Employer: Studio Cambridge
Date of employment: 07/07/2018 – 29/07/2018
Summary of role:

Taught English at a summer school for international students. I also prepared teaching resources and coordinated day trips.

Position


Job title: English tutor
Employer: Freelance (unpaid)
Date of employment: 01/06/2019 – 31/06/2019
Summary of role:

Flew alone to Seoul for three months with only a beginner’s knowledge of Korean. I did three months of part-time, unpaid English tutoring to children of family friends, in exchange for a Korean language course at Yonsei University. My main student – a ten year old lower intermediate speaker – showed marked improvement after three months of biweekly three hour lessons.

Position


Job title: Content writer
Employer: Kung Fu Tea
Date of employment: 05/07/2021 – 11/07/2021
Summary of role:

Designed a digital storefront in Ecwid for a new brand selling high-end Chinese teas. I worked with the owner to write the brand and product descriptions, translating difficult concepts from traditional Chinese medicine.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

Through my past experiences at Studio Cambridge and tutoring in Seoul, I have found teaching is not only something I enjoy, but a career with a tangible and valuable impact. Above all, I look forward to giving engaging lessons to bright students. Working at a quality academy in Korea will connect me with those students, while at the same time improving both my teaching and my Korean.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

I already have a conservative 120 hours of teaching experience, so I am familiar with the day-to-day needs of an English teacher: creating good lesson plans, improvising, and most importantly, communicating with students clearly, regardless of their level of English. I am familiar with essential aspects of Korean culture, having lived in Seoul for three months. I have also studied Korean language for two semesters at Edinburgh University and for three weeks at Yonsei University. Finally, I consider myself to be organised and hardworking – both traits needed to tackle the challenges of teaching overseas.

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applicant Photo

Application Status: Approved
Visa Status: In Progress

Teacher Details:


Name: Leo
Teacher ID: 12064
Nationality: British
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: Yes

Placement Preferences


Available Date: 1st February 2023
Travel Plans: I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: City

Education


Highest Qualification: MA
Degree Subject: Linguistics
University / Institution: The University of Edinburgh
Grade: First Class
Do you have a TEFL certificate: Yes
Details of TEFL certificate:

I have a CELTA certificate from Bell English in Cambridge. The course was four weeks of full time classes, totalling one hundred contact hours.

Were you educated in your native country?: Yes
Education comments:

Work Experience

Position


Job title: Intern
Employer: Rampart Capital
Date of employment: 01/06/2015 – 06/06/2015
Summary of role:

Performed market research with Bloomberg Terminal and wrote up potential investments.

Position


Job title: English teacher
Employer: Studio Cambridge
Date of employment: 07/07/2018 – 29/07/2018
Summary of role:

Taught English at a summer school for international students. I also prepared teaching resources and coordinated day trips.

Position


Job title: English tutor
Employer: Freelance (unpaid)
Date of employment: 01/06/2019 – 31/06/2019
Summary of role:

Flew alone to Seoul for three months with only a beginner’s knowledge of Korean. I did three months of part-time, unpaid English tutoring to children of family friends, in exchange for a Korean language course at Yonsei University. My main student – a ten year old lower intermediate speaker – showed marked improvement after three months of biweekly three hour lessons.

Position


Job title: Content writer
Employer: Kung Fu Tea
Date of employment: 05/07/2021 – 11/07/2021
Summary of role:

Designed a digital storefront in Ecwid for a new brand selling high-end Chinese teas. I worked with the owner to write the brand and product descriptions, translating difficult concepts from traditional Chinese medicine.

Supporting Information:

Why do you want to teach overseas?:

Through my past experiences at Studio Cambridge and tutoring in Seoul, I have found teaching is not only something I enjoy, but a career with a tangible and valuable impact. Above all, I look forward to giving engaging lessons to bright students. Working at a quality academy in Korea will connect me with those students, while at the same time improving both my teaching and my Korean.

Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?:

I already have a conservative 120 hours of teaching experience, so I am familiar with the day-to-day needs of an English teacher: creating good lesson plans, improvising, and most importantly, communicating with students clearly, regardless of their level of English. I am familiar with essential aspects of Korean culture, having lived in Seoul for three months. I have also studied Korean language for two semesters at Edinburgh University and for three weeks at Yonsei University. Finally, I consider myself to be organised and hardworking – both traits needed to tackle the challenges of teaching overseas.

Additional information: