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Lessons offered by Shabnam
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • ILR Level 0
  • ILR Level 1
  • ILR Level 2
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

An enthusiastic ESL instructor with twelve years of experience in facilitating learning and empowering learners.

Methodology

Teaching Education

• Cambridge certified FCE and CAE speaking examiner
• TEALS( Teaching English as a Life Skill)
• Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Payame Noor University, 2012
• TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate, Sussex Downs college UK in conjunction with IELTS, 2010
• CPE (Cambridge ESOL) program, Kish Institute of Science and Technology, 2006

Background

Teaching Work Experience

ESL instructor Converse International School of Languages 10/2013-8/2016
• Devise, customize, and tailor lesson plans to meet the needs of students of various cultural backgrounds
• Facilitate and foster learning by motivating learners
• Establish rapport and create a positive, enjoyable and respectful learning environment
• Manage classrooms effectively, match tasks to different groups, and provide variety in lesson plans
• Facilitate project-based learning
• Administer tests, and complete evaluations
• Participate in regularly scheduled professional development meetings
• Report students progress and attendance to the academic manager
ESL instructor Safir Language School, IELTS Branch 05/2012-09/2013
• Prepared adult learners to take IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test to study or work where English is used as the language of communication
• Fostered and facilitated learning by lowering stress levels of learners
• Evaluated students’ progress through both summative and formative ways
ESL instructor Kish Ro Abi Nautical Training Center 06/2010-09/2013
• Prepared adult learners to use the language to communicate professional skills and to perform job-related functions
• Conducted interviews and placed students at proper levels
• Created and customized lesson plans to meet students’ needs
• Collaborated with other teachers and professors to tailor lessons
• Organized achievement tests and compiled and recorded results
ESL instructor Kish Institute of Science and Technology 01/2005-09/2013
• Devised and tailored lesson plans for adult learners at various levels
• Conducted interviews and placement tests
• Assessed students’ progress
• Administrative duties such as phone calls, instructing new students, and providing materials
• Addressed students’ complaints on behalf of the academic manager
• Coordinated students’ programs and needs with other levels of staff
• Taught English for Specific Purposes to various professionals such as nurses, and hospital staff

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $40/h
Lessons offered by Shabnam
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • ILR Level 0
  • ILR Level 1
  • ILR Level 2
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Shabnam's resume

Shabnam Mirbadin
(concealed information)
Emeryville, CA 94608 (concealed information)

Qualification Summary
An enthusiastic ESL instructor with twelve years of experience in facilitating learning and empowering learners. Highly skilled in communicating with learners from diverse backgrounds.

● Able to motivate learners ● Calm
● Able to create interactive, and stimulating lesson plans ● Savvy
● Consistently received positive student evaluations and feedback ● Well-prepared

Education
Teaching Education

• Cambridge certified FCE and CAE speaking examiner
• TEALS( Teaching English as a Life Skill)
• Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Payame Noor University, 2012
• TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate, Sussex Downs college UK in conjunction with IELTS IRAN, 2010
• CPE (Cambridge ESOL) program, Kish Institute of Science and Technology, 2006

Relevant Education
• BLS and CPR certified, 2015
• Medical assistant certificate, San Francisco State university Extensive Learning, June 2015-August 2015
• Bachelor of science in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Fall 2000

Work Experience
Teaching Work Experience

ESL instructor Converse International School of Languages 10/2013-8/2016
• Devise, customize, and tailor lesson plans to meet the needs of students of various cultural backgrounds
• Facilitate and foster learning by motivating learners
• Establish rapport and create a positive, enjoyable and respectful learning environment
• Manage classrooms effectively, match tasks to different groups, and provide variety in lesson plans
• Facilitate project-based learning
• Administer tests, and complete evaluations
• Participate in regularly scheduled professional development meetings
• Report students progress and attendance to the academic manager
ESL instructor Safir Language School, IELTS Branch 05/2012-09/2013
• Prepared adult learners to take IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test to study or work where English is used as the language of communication
• Fostered and facilitated learning by lowering stress levels of learners
• Evaluated students’ progress through both summative and formative ways
ESL instructor Kish Ro Abi Nautical Training Center 06/2010-09/2013
• Prepared adult learners to use the language to communicate professional skills and to perform job-related functions
• Conducted interviews and placed students at proper levels
• Created and customized lesson plans to meet students’ needs
• Collaborated with other teachers and professors to tailor lessons
• Organized achievement tests and compiled and recorded results
ESL instructor Kish Institute of Science and Technology 01/2005-09/2013
• Devised and tailored lesson plans for adult learners at various levels
• Conducted interviews and placement tests
• Assessed students’ progress
• Administrative duties such as phone calls, instructing new students, and providing materials
• Addressed students’ complaints on behalf of the academic manager
• Coordinated students’ programs and needs with other levels of staff
• Taught English for Specific Purposes to various professionals such as nurses, and hospital staff

Professional Development

• TESOL national conference update and issues,04/2016
• Multi-level classes and error correction,03/201
• Language learning and the brain,2/2016
• Formative assessment,11/2015
• Classroom maintenance; performance assessment; presentations; opinions in classroom,06/2015
• Comprehension checks and error correction; student learning outcome,01/2015
• TEALS; common European framework; assessing students in oral and written performance,10/2014
• Vocabulary in use; error correction, and useful homework assignments,08/2014
• Cross-cultural communication,05/2014
• Peer observations and student responsibilities,04/2015
• TEALS; grammar and error correction,03/2014
• TEALS(Teaching English As a Life Skill),01/2014

Research Projects
• Bachelor’s Thesis: Design and Construction of Knock Knee Deformity Orthosis and Temporary Splint for Fractured Frontal Moving limb of Horse, October 2000.
• Master’s Thesis: The Difference Between Reading Comprehension Performance of Advanced and Intermediate Level Learners Regarding The role of Discourse Markers in Argumentative Texts, May 2012.
Patent
• A.Eshraghi and S.Mirbadin. 2000. Splint for Fractured Limb of Horse. Iran Intellectual Property Office. Patent No. 26810.

Professional Skills and Abilities
• Bilingual in English and Persian
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
• Email, Social Media, and Internet
Relevant Work Experience
IELTS Administrator ILSC Education Group 9/2016- Present
• Liaise with IELTS team and stay up-to-date on newsletters, Word Press blog, and submit monthly reports
• Recruit examiners and markers
• Maintain stock records
• Schedule orientation and training for new examiners and markers
• Communicate with (potential) candidates; Respond to inquiries about the test and the schedule of dates, etc; Emailing all candidates regarding schedules and test day details; Communicating test results with candidates
• Train reception staff to respond to inquiries
• Schedule test dates, schedule examiner calibration and re-training
• Monitor/Assist with all aspects of the process on test days (e.g. invigilating and marking)
• Maintain strict security protocols
• Estimating candidate numbers and ordering test papers in the registration system
• Charge credit cards and issue receipts
• Mark, proctor, and/or run the exam on test day (often on Saturdays)
• Registration system management (creating forms and documents, generating reports)
• ID verification management (reports, importing/exporting data)
• Destroying confidential documents


Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician Mehr Technical Orthopedics Clinic 10/2001-12/2003
• Examined, interviewed, and measured patients to determine their appliance needs and identify factors that could affect appliance fit
• Evaluated devices on patients and made adjustments for proper function and comfort
• Instructed patients in the use and care of orthosis and prosthesis
• Repaired and modified orthopedic appliances
• Filed patient data, scheduled appointments and follow-ups, and maintained patients’ records
• Communicated with patients and solved problems with their devices or instructions

Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician Veterans’ Department and Red Crescent 03/2000-09/2001
• Examined, interviewed, and measured patients to determine their appliance needs and identify factors that could affect appliance fit
• Evaluated devices on patients and made adjustments for proper function and comfort
• Instructed patients in the use and care of orthosis and prosthesis
• Made and modified plaster casts for use in device construction process













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