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Resume vs. CV

A resume is: a list of work experience that is related to the job for which one is applying

A curriculum vitae (CV) is: a list of ALL work experience

Curriculum = course, Vitae = life;   So, CV means:  course [of one's] life

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OBJECTIVE

To find a full-time position in an educational materials (soft and/or hard copy) production company

CERTIFICATIONS /
Teaching Certificate (1-8, all subjects)
Utah, USA
Original: 1993   Pictured: 2008-2011
Renewed: 2015   Expires: 2018

Postgraduate TESL/TEFL Certificate
Univ. of Birmingham, UK
Issued: 2003
Status:  Current

Medal of Honor
from the Mongolian Ministry of Education
acknowledging excellent contributions to Mongolian education

Awarded: 2011

Certificate accompanying medal
Mongolia, 2011

Cambridge International Examinations
Certification for "Introduction to Cambridge Primary Course"
Issued: 2012
Status:  Current

EDUCATION

2000-2003:  University of Birmingham Centre for English Language Studies (CELS) Open Distance Learning (ODL) programme, UK
Degree:  Post-graduate Certificate
Major:  TESL/TEFL

1989-1993:  Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, Utah, USA
Degree: Bachelor's of Science
Major: Elementary Education (1-8)

EXPERIENCE (brief overview)

- 11 years Primary and Middle Years Teacher, (USA, Korea, Poland, Vietnam, Mongolia, China)

- 10 years EFL/ESL Teacher,  (Korea, China, and Turkey)

Total = 21 years teaching experience

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (detailed)
Date:  2015-present
Status:  Unemployed / Student

I have been and still am taking a well-deserved Sabbatical, to learn and grow.  I needed a break from the stress and pain of dealing with adults (very poorly behaved adults).  No, not the children.  The children were lovely little people.  But, adults can be very, very cruel.

I have decided to go back to school and increase my education.  So, yes, I am a student...and a single father (with full-custody).  Thus, I would greatly appreciate any contributions/donations.  Anything helps.  Even as small as 1 dollar.

May God bless you!

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Date:  2013-2015
School: 
English School of Mongolia
Location: 
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Job Description: 
Grade 1 homeroom teacher
{ CIPP / UK curriculum KS1 }

I miss the children terribly.  I cannot say the same for the admin.  My coworkers were lovely people, but admin...rude, insulting, and denigrating.  I'm not bitter, of course, because I'm out of there.  But, all other teachers beware!

I left, because I prefer a positive, loving, uplifting working environment, rather than a constant negative one.

Date:  2010-2013
School: 
Orchlon International School
Location: 
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Job Description: 
Grades 2,3,4 and 5 CIPP teacher
{ CIPP English and Math }

THE BEST SCHOOL I've ever worked for!  I love the love.


To see bigger picture, right click and then click on "view image".

Date:  2009-2010
School: 
Singapore International School
Location: 
Hanoi, Vietnam
Job Description: 
Grade 5 and 6 combined class, core subjects teacher

Date:  2008-2009
School: 
Tarsus American College (SEV)
Location: 
Tarsus, Turkey
Position: 
Grades 3 and 4 English Teacher

2 Letters of recommendation available upon request

Date:  2007-2008
Company: 
Hidden Meadows Apts
Location:  Orem, Utah, USA
Position:  Apartment Manager

 
Date:  2006-2007
School: 
Wroclaw International School
Location: 
Wroclaw, Poland
Position: 
Middle School Generalist [PYP/MYP school]
Letter of recommendation
Date: 2004-2006
School: 
Korea Kent Foreign School
Location:
  Seoul, Republic of Korea
Position: 
Middle School Science Teacher (grades 6-8)
Evaluation

Letter from parent

Date: 2003-2004
School: 
Tongliao No. 5 Sr. Middle School
Location:
  Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China
Position: 
Sr. Middle School English teacher
 
Date: 1997-2003
Companies:
I.M.I Language Institute, a daughter company of PakMunGak Publishing.
Location:
Seoul, South Korea
Position:
English Instructor, Curriculum Developer, Mentor of junior teachers
Letter of recommendation
Date: 1996-1997
Company:
English Language Institute (ELI™)
Location:
Isle of GangHwa, Incheon Metropolitan District, S.Korea
Position:
English Instructor
 
Date: 1995-1996
Company:
English Camp Academy (a franchise academy in Korea)
Location:
Gwang Myeong City, Gyeong-Gi Province, ROK
Position:
English Instructor/Writer/Editor
 
Date: 1994-1995
School District:
Tooele County School District, Wendover Jr/Sr High School
Location:
Wendover, Utah, USA
Position:
Jr. High/ Sr. High History Teacher
 
Date: 1993-1994
School Districts:
Salt Lake, Granite, and Jordan School Districts
Location:
Salt Lake City, and Sandy City, Utah, USA
Position:
Substitute Public School Teacher (1-12)
Letter of recommendation 1

Letter of recommendation 2

Date:  Winter Semester 1993
School District:
  Alpine School District
Location:
  Alpine, Utah, USA
Position:
  Student Teacher
Letter of recommendation 1

Letter of recommendation 2

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MEMBERSHIPS in ORGANIZATIONS

2012-2014- ELTAM (English Language Teachers Association of Mongolia)  [TESOL, Mongolia]

2004-2006- NSTA (National Science Teachers' Association) member, 2 years

1999-2000- KoTESOL Seoul Chapter Newsletter Editor 'n Chief, 1 year

1997-2000- KoTESOL member,  3 years

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION:

In short, I feel compelled to do what is best for the children and follow the administration's lead.  Firstly, the administration has more education and experience than I.  Therefore, it is of paramount importance that I hearken to their counsel.  Secondly, I take my vocation seriously.  And I use that word "vocation" for its special etymological connotation, as I feel that teaching is my calling in life.  I sincerely want to perform my pedagogical duties to the utmost of my ability that my beneficiaries may excel in their studies.  I look upon my pupils not merely as pupils, in the strict sense of the word, but also as extensions of myself.  I want them to succeed, because when they succeed, I succeed, and not the other way around.  I believe in the role of teacher as facilitator, guide, and researcher.  As facilitator, I hope to spark the innate inquisitiveness of my pupils through inquiry-based education.  As guide, I hope to provide a good example of social ethics, and encourage my pupils to be good citizens, tolerant of all races, creeds, and stations in life.  As researcher, I often conduct research in my own classroom in hopes of finding the best ways to elicit learning from my students.

- I embrace Piaget's Schema Theory, Ausubel's Meaningful Learning Theory.

- I endear my students, not as mere receptacles of information, but also as creative, innovative participants in their own learning.  I endeavor to produce self-educators, analyzers, and problem-solvers, thereby equipping my pupils with the necessary skills to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.

- I look upon my colleagues and administration as mentors, there to give advice when needed.

- I am always ready to serve the non-educational needs of my students, colleagues, and community wherein I reside.

REFERENCES

References available upon request.

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