Resumes

Europe, Hong Kong, Panama, Costa Rica
By:Melissa Merrick <[email protected]>
Date: 11 June 2017

HIGHLIGHTS
• ESL Instructor (2011 - present); Volunteer ESL Instructor (2005-2010)
• Multi-lingual: English (fluent), German (college level), French (intermediate), Spanish (beginner)
• Native English Speaker, Canadian citizen
• Years of experience in MicroSoft, Corel and numerous internal software programs.

CERTIFICATION

BC Teacher's Certificate - SR-ISTC. Authorized to teach Business Education classes in any BC independent offshore school around the globe.
May 2017

FORMAL EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Management (BSB/M)*
Graduated with honors
(IQAS Accredited)
U of Phoenix, Calgary campus
2011

TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Oxford Seminars
(U of Calgary campus)
2010

Human Resource Management Certificate
General Management Certificate
Degree Minor in Workplace Learning (undeclared)
U of Calgary
2004-2007

Business Administration Diploma
Okanagan College
Vernon, BC 1984

High School Diploma V.S.S.S.
Vernon, BC 1982

CAREER SUMMARY

ESL Instructor (grades 1, 3 and 6)
Sino-Canada International School Suzhou, China
2017 Jan to present

ESL Instructor (adults)
Calgary Immigrant Educational Society, Calgary, AB
2016

ESL Instructor (adults)
Serena Fashions (on contract), Calgary, AB
2016

Private Tutor - ESL / Exam Prep
Fatema Ahmadi
Calgary, AB 2016

ESL Instructor (adults)
YWCA, Calgary, AB
2010 – 2015

ESL Instructor (adults) - Volunteer
YWCA Library Programs, Calgary, AB
2005-2010

Duties of ESL Instructor include:

• Reporting to the Manager of LINC and ENC programs, teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adult learners and children. This involves the ability to manage groups, provide advice and recommendations to clients, the ability to plan, organize and prioritize lesson plans related to curriculum and Canadian language benchmarks
• Provide managers with updates, lesson logs, lesson plans and end of term evaluations on individual learners’ training and development
• Lead and manage various learners in working groups and teams to accomplish YWCA curriculum and learner objectives and goals
• In student evaluations, provide written and oral guidance, advice and recommendations regarding meeting and/or improving learner objectives and goals
• Analyze, evaluate and make recommendations regarding individual learner who required extra support to instructor / management which resulted in volunteering my time to help learner at the pre-beginner level (Solange/Bibi).

Note: ESL Volunteer in YWCA classrooms and in City of Calgary Library classes from 2005 to 2010.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF CANADA)

Market Analyst
National Energy Board, Calgary, AB
2011-2016

Research Officer
National Energy Board, Calgary, AB
2007-2011

Legal Assistant / Enforcement Investigations Assistant / Acting PMF Coordinator, Training officer
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Western Area Office, Calgary, AB
2001-2006

Major Crimes Clerk /
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Major Crimes (South), “K” Division, Calgary, AB
1995-2001

1985-1995 Canada Revenue Agency (Audit Division - Calgary, AB / Kelowna and Penticton, BC)

EDUCATION CREDENTIALS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST


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