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CHINA (SOUTH)
By:Luigi Di Gennaro <[email protected]>
Date: 27 October 2017

LUIGI DI GENNARO (CANADIAN BORN)
[email protected]; Wechat ID: LuigiDig

OBJECTIVE: Teacher

PROFILE
• 8 years experience in education industry, including teaching and tutoring at the university level
• 9 years experience writing and editing in multiple mediums and faculties, including academic research and PhD thesis editing and graduate level tutoring particularly teaching scientific writing to graduate students
• Possesses ACE-TESOL certificate
• Curriculum planning, materials and assessment design, development and implementation
• Teacher coordinator with experience managing people with various needs, facilitating meetings, utilizing decision making abilities, and assisting with project administration
• Professional communicator with a track record of contributing to publications, teaching, evaluating, and critically approaching and managing content from multiple mediums
• Able to work co-operatively within a team
• Sensitive to students' learning, language, and emotional challenges
• Familiar with academic protocol in regards to plagiarism and authorship, essay and report writing, and referencing styles
• Understanding of second language learning and knowledge of conventions used to teach language
• Able to screen for learning needs, preferences, and learning disabilities
• Ability to change instruction style based on culture and language group of students
• Experience with student recruitment
• Low- intermediate knowledge of Chinese language

WORK EXPERIENCE
ESL Teacher Jan. 2016 – Jan. 2017
London International Academy
Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu, China
• Teach Ontario Highschool curriculum to International Highschool students in preparation for Canadian university enrolment
• Attend demonstrations in order to assess and recruit outstanding students
Lecturer Feb. 2015 - Aug. 2015
Guilin University of Electric Technology/Guilin Institute of Information Technology Guilin, Guangxi, China
• Taught oral English to English Majors and Non-English Majors for two local universities
• Taught Rhetoric for Debate
• Responsible for creating curriculum independently
• Responsible for managing a stream of 200 students
• Coached both Debate and Speech teams throughout term
Lecturer, Curriculum planner, Foreign Teachers Co-ordinator Feb. 2014 - Jan. 2015
Yulin Normal University, Yulin, Guangxi, China
• Mediated communication between foreign teachers and university administration
• Reviewed and revised previous curriculum for all sophomore and freshman levels of oral English. Duties included reviewing textbooks, speaking with publishers, and managing textbooks within budgets
• Assessed teacher performance and evaluated curriculum effectiveness in order to administer effective change
• Made sure teachers executed planned curriculum for more than 800 students

Writer
China Daily, Shanxi Daily News Building, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China July 2015
Imprint Newspaper, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada Jan. 2011-Sept. 2014
The Record, Kitchener, ON, Canada Dec. 2012- Mar. 2013

Lecturer Aug. 2012
ESL Department, Renison College, Waterloo, ON, Canada
• Taught Intensive Integrated English for Language learners from multiple countries
Graduate Tutor Oct. 2011-Mar. 2012
Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, ON, Canada
• Individually assessed students for weaknesses in all aspects of English and catered lessons according to individual needs
• English for Academic Science was a prominent focus
Report Marker/Editor Oct. 2011
Math Faculty, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Graduate Tutor Nov. 2010; Oct. 2011-Dec. 2011; Mar. 2013
Renison College, Waterloo, ON, Canada
• Guided foreign students from multiple countries and faculties on how to properly focus thesis literature reports
• Reviewed Academic protocol, citation, and Academic Paper Writing
Teaching Assistant Sept. 2009-May 2010
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
• Planned and lectured tutorials based on class lectures (Multi-cultural Studies)
Marker Aug. 2008-Aug. 2009
Renison College, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Director Sept. 2008- Sept. 2010
K-W Youth Theatre, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
• Taught students theatre performance through practise and theory, focussing on contextual understanding and critical analysis of plays, as well as line delivery and diction. Ages ranged from 14-21 years old
• Directed rehearsals for public shows
• Coordinated communication between actors, directors, and guests outside of rehearsal
Research Assistant Sept. 2007–Dec. 2007
Urban Planning Faculty, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
• Assisted professors with research; transcribed interviews; graded student work

EDUCATION
Master of Arts, Cultural Analysis and Social Theory
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

ACE-TESOL Certificate Renison College, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Bachelor of Arts, English Rhetoric
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada


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