I am currently seeking full-time opportunities in the Kanto region for the 2021 academic year, particularly teaching listening skills. I am also open to teaching on distance learning courses.
Contact me for detailed contact information and home address.
Visa status: Spouse of Japanese Citizen, Permanent Residency under consideration.
Tokyo Kasei University (Main Employer)
Designing syllabi, selecting and designing materials, teaching and assessing learners on courses of English Communication for first-year Psychology, Nutrition, and Caregiving students, second-year Fashion Design students and first year junior college Nutrition and Childcare students. Currently teaching English Intensive course for first-year English Communication students. Delivered CPD to Intensive English Course teachers on working with students living with ADHD.
Designing syllabi, selecting and designing materials, teaching and assessing learners on Authentic Listening, Essay Writing, Presenting Skills, Extensive Reading and Language & Culture elective courses for Global Communication students; teaching and assessing learners on courses of English Communication for first-year Business Management students and first-year Liberal Arts students.
January 2018 – August 2019
Cooperativa Serveís Linguistics de Barcelona
International Collaborating Member
Producing lesson plans and teaching materials, particularly those with oriented toward a Task-Based Language Teaching approach. Producing corpora for ESP. Providing CPD for cooperative members. Designing teacher education materials.
April 2016 – March 2019
Kanto Gakuin University
Designing syllabi, selecting and designing materials, teaching and assessing learners on courses of English Communication for first-year Sociology students, second-year Sociology Students, second-year English students repeating first-year English Communication and elective English through Songs for English students.
April 2011-March 2018
Waseda Junior High School
Teaching English to second and third-grade junior high school students and first-grade high school students. Responsible for second-grade curriculum pacing. Designing materials. Proofreading examination materials.
December 2008-June 2017
ECC Foreign Language Institute/Corporate Education Section
Teaching classes for academic credit in English, English Reading and TOEIC at Tokyo Agricultural University 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013. Taught English for work and business on location at various companies. Teaching English for business and also general English to adults and children.
September 2007 – October 2008
Little Missenden CE Infant School, UK
Taking responsibility for Year 1 and Year 2 classes, teaching all National Curriculum subjects.
September 2006 – August 2007
Barmston Village Primary School, UK
Graduate Trainee Teacher
Teaching between 50%-90% of a regular teacher’s timetable across Key Stage 1, 2 and Early Years Foundation Stage. Teaching all National Curriculum subjects.
April 2003 – March 2006
October 2004 – March 2006 Branch Supervisor
April 2003 – September 2004 English Instructor
Teaching English conversation to adults and children, including TOEIC, TOEFL, Eiken, Business and Travel courses. Administration of instructor schedules and sales statistics.
November 2002 – March 2003
University of Sunderland, UK
Assisting borrowers, processing returns, issuing media and processing submitted coursework.
November 2001-July 2002
Independent Media Services
Editing and producing television subtitles to deadline for deaf and hearing impaired viewers.
September 2015 – October 2017
University of Portsmouth
MA Applied Linguistics & TESOL: Pass with Merit.
Dissertation: Alignment of teachers’ stated practices with research-based pedagogy in English L2 listening
September 2006 – June 2007
University of Sunderland
Graduate Teacher Programme (QTS)
September 1997 – June 2001
University of Sunderland
BA (Hons) Film & Media Studies
October 2014 – November 2015
Shane English School
Trinity (LCTL) Diploma TESOL
5 December 2010
Japanese Language Proficiency Test – N2 Pass