Resumes

China
By:Daniel <[email protected]>
Date: 9 February 2015

Daniel Leavitt

American address:
Murfreesboro, TN 37128 USA
American telephone number: 1-615-691-2852

Chinese address: 山东省日照市威海路58~D2 卓越外教学
Chinese telephone number: +86 135-6331-5834

Email:
[email protected]

Skype: joshualeavitt2000

OBJECTIVE: to secure a full-time job that incorporates my skills and talents in Zhejiang, Chongqing, Yunnan, or Sichuan

EARLIEST DATE AVAILABLE: August 10, 2015

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Native English speaker
• Caucasian male
• TEFL and TESOL certified
• Bachelor’s Degree
• As of July 2015, two years’ experience as an English teacher in the People’s Republic of China
• No dependents
• Very healthy
• No tattoos or piercings
• Non-smoker
• Clean criminal record
• Valid US driver’s license
• Moderately good at singing
• Trained actor

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Lee University, Cleveland, TN
Bachelor of Science in Ministry, spring 2012
Outstanding Freshman English Writing Award, fall 2001

i-to-i UK
Online 40-Hour TEFL and TESOL Certificate, January 2012

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

TEACHING

• At Best English School in Rizhao, my job involves lesson planning consultations, and teaching English as a foreign language to students aged two through sixteen in classroom environments, for approximately twenty hours per week, at the largest private English school in the city of Rizhao, Shandong, China. Various celebratory and advertising events sponsored by my school often involve script reading and public speaking on my part, as well as other methods of entertaining and interacting with large crowds from a stage. On several occasions, I have acted as a judge in English competitions, both regional and provincial.
• At Lee University, I informally tutored students from China in the English language and assisted them in acculturation.
• From July 2006 to August 2006, I was a volunteer teaching assistant at two educational facilities in Murfreesboro, TN: Project Help, which is dedicated to the education of developmentally delayed infants and toddlers; and a currently closed Murfreesboro extension of the International English Institute (IEI), which is based in Nashville, TN. IEI is directed toward international students and new immigrants.

INFORMAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

• During the summer of 2009 and during every subsequent break between college semesters until summer of 2011, I often child-sat for my oldest nephew (born April 2009) and enthusiastically took an active role in the tutoring of him in English.

PERSONALITY AND INTERESTS

I have been told that I am committed, level-headed, responsible, and emotionally perceptive. In addition, I consider myself idealistic but realistic, and creative but cautious. I enjoy learning almost as much as I enjoy teaching.

My hobbies include creative writing, professional writing, literature appreciation, classical music appreciation, and scenic photography.

Activities that I enjoy but which are not hobbies include watching documentaries, editing grammar and punctuation, explaining the intricacies of the English language, and listening to others tell me about themselves and their life experiences. I also enjoy exercising, childcare, and playing my lyre.

Topics of personal interest include but are not limited to linguistics, pedagogy, sociology, psychology, technology, mass media, professional entertainment, classical art, and both ancient and classical literature.

WORK HISTORY

August 1, 2013 to present
Foreign English teacher at Best English School in Rizhao, Shandong, China

November 2012 to April 2013
Packager at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in Murfreesboro, TN

December 7, 2011
Temporary substitute voice-over artist at Lee University, Cleveland, TN

May 2011 to August 2011
Editor of memoir for Urban James DesRosier Leavitt, Ph.D., in Spring Hill, FL

May 2008 to July 2008
Third-shift clerk at On the Run in Murfreesboro, TN

May 2007 to July 2007
Third-shift clerk at On the Run in Murfreesboro, TN

April 2004 to August 2004
Deli clerk at Kroger in Murfreesboro, TN

May 2002 to August 2002
Deli clerk at Kroger in Murfreesboro, TN

June 2001 to August 2001
Cashier at Kroger in Murfreesboro, TN


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