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By:Chris Keyes <christopherkeyes24@gmail.com>
Date: 19 February 2015

Master's in Teaching, TEFL Certified, 2 years teaching experience, US Citizen, native English speaker...Seeking position in an international school or university in Vietnam


University of Alcala
Alcala de Henares, Spain
06/2015 Graduation
Master of Arts in Teaching
•4.0 GPA (Grade A)
•Teaching Practicum in a Spanish/English bilingual school

Teachers College, Columbia University
12/2013 Certification
TEFL Certificate (120 hours)

Rollins College
Florida, USA
2009 graduate
Bachelor of Arts International Business, Spanish minor


IES COMPLUTENSE (Bilingual Middle-High School)
Alcala de Henares, Spain
English Language Instructor, Assistant Teacher
•Lead English conversation classes for students ages 12-18 (8 students, 80% of schedule)
•Assistant Teacher in Social Studies, Science, and Art classes (30-40 students, 20% of schedule)
•Plan student-centered activities to encourage authentic and engaging conversation
•Prepare students for Cambridge English Language Assessments (KET, PET, FIRST)
•Designed and organized school’s first “English-Language Lip Sync Competition”

Private ESL Teacher
Madrid, Spain
•Tutor students in English to improve vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing, speaking fluidity
•6 hours/week (30 year old businesswoman, two girls age 13, two boys ages 8-10, two toddlers)

Disney English
Shanghai, China
ESL Teacher
•Planned lessons and taught ESL classes to children ages 3-12 (20 teaching hours/week)
•Communicated student progress and goals during parent-teacher conferences
•Presented mock class demos to prospective new students
•Technology: Interactive whiteboard, recorded/edited/uploaded student speech to the internet

Disney Cruise Line
Florida, USA
Youth Activities Assistant Manager, Youth Counselor
•Supervised 22 Youth Counselors, coordinated employee schedules, opened and closed youth area
•Led fun and engaging activities for children and teenagers ages 3-17
•Managed $40,000 monthly budget and responsible for taking inventory and ordering supplies
•Assisted Spanish speakers and greeted, registered, and signed in children at the front desk

Camp Robindel & Camp Cobbossee
New Hampshire, USA
Summers 2007-2010, 2013-2014
Youth Counselor/Sports Coach
•Instructed, assessed, and supervised over 200 children and teenagers ages 7-15
•Organized and taught basketball, soccer, baseball, lacrosse, volleyball, and water ski activities
•Ensured a safe learning environment while collaborating with a co-counselor in all activities


Language: Native- English Advanced- Spanish Beginner- Italian, Mandarin, Thai
Computer: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Photoshop, audio/video editing, interactive whiteboard
Communication: Classroom instruction, teambuilding exercises, Disney leadership
Adaptability: 3 years of international experience (Asia, Europe, Africa, Caribbean, Central America)


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