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ESL Instructors work with students whose native language is not English. They usually instruct adults and help them improve their reading, writing and speaking skills. Some work activities often described in ESL Instructor resumes are teaching courses, preparing students for standardized tests, supporting immigrants, grading papers and monitoring student progress. The ideal candidate demonstrates instructional abilities, communication and interpersonal skills, and patience. A Bachelor's Degree in teaching English as a Second Language is often seen on ESL Instructor example resumes.

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ESL Instructor

Manage classroom and design / teach multi-level English courses to adults with varied level language skills, utilizing creative instructional methods to stimulate learning. Manage registration, testing, recruitment, and retention strategies for assigned classes.

  • Received positive feedback from two district observers stating courses were well-taught and engaging.
  • Launched a new literacy program for my students which encouraged inter-generational reading and culturally relevant stories. This program helped to enhance retention.
  • Vast majority of student scores registered as significant gains in post-testing. Some increased their proficiency by two levels.
  • Earned praise for developing / implementing well thought-out, interactive, outstanding lessons that actively engage students while aligning with CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems)
  • Average daily attendance more than doubled during period of employment.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Technical Writing
BA
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Adult Education / Tesol
2

ESL Instructor

Worked in thirty to forty student classrooms by creating lesson plans implementing the BPSS learning standards, rules and regulations

  • Engaged in Weekly Professional Staff Development Meetings
  • Trained interns from NYU School of Education to implement ESL classroom management, lesson planning and assessment in the classroom
  • Coordinated meetings between the cooperating instructor from NYU, interns and faculty at the school
  • Developed a state approved curriculum plan for Lower and Upper ESL Courses
  • Prepared students for TOEFEL test through instruction and one on one student development
  • Developed lesson plans and syllabi for multiple levels of ESL instruction
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Childhood Education
MS
Tesol
3

ESL Instructor

  • Instructed 3rd- 6th grade ESL curriculum
  • Created a stimulating learning environment by responding to individual student strengths, weaknesses, and personal learning styles.
  • Engaged students through humor and activities designed for small and large group interaction.
  • Developed course work and programs to meet academic and intellectual needs of students.
  • Assessed student performance through testing and student-parent-teacher phone
  • Awarded best foreign teacher award for the 2010-2011 Winter and Spring quarters.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Environmental Studies
4

ESL Instructor

Designed and implemented lesson plans individually and cooperatively with a team of 5 instructors

  • Instructed 15 classes in reading/writing and speaking/listening
  • Designed and implemented instructional assessments
  • Coordinated after-school activities with co-teachers including one on one tutoring
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
5

ESL Instructor

Developed and presented lessons to beginning low and multi-level ESL students, incorporating a variety of instructional strategies to address multiple intelligences and learning styles of ELL's.

  • Established clear objectives for lessons and communicated those objectives to students, kept accurate records, created and directed a student play for the International Festival, maintained student interest, and evaluated student progress based on achievement of performance competencies.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to design and implement a new grammar assessment for intermediate low ESL students.
  • Created CBET specific multi-level lesson plans on special assignment from department chair.
  • Developed and presented English composition lessons at high school level.
  • Taught all levels of ESL from beginning low literacy to advanced.
  • Prepared lessons and taught reading, speaking, writing, and reading skills.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
6

ESL Instructor

Taught ESL math and history for grades 6, 7 and 8

  • Created activities and assignments to supplement textbooks
  • Provided bilingual instruction of material when necessary
  • Designed lesson plans around both language and content
  • Assessed progress and needs with continual assessment and dialogue
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
C
Tesol
BA
Spanish
MA
Applied Linguistics
7

ESL Instructor

Created and taught multi-level speaking, listening, reading, and writing lessons.

  • Managed multi-cultural classrooms and modified lessons to ensure success for students of all cultural backgrounds
  • Used technology in the classroom to enhance phonemic awareness and pronunciation.
  • Adapted prescribed materials to fit the communicative needs of the students.
  • Collaborated with colleagues in actions research endeavors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Humanities
MS
Education Management
MA
Tesol
8

ESL Instructor

Provided English instruction to adult students whose native language was not English

  • Taught students basic English skills, such as listening, reading, writing, and speaking
  • Helped students establish their personal, vocational, academic, and citizenship goals
  • Introduced cultural aspects to ESL students
  • Planned, prepared, and developed lessons; assessed students' progress
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
MA
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Some College Coursworks
9

ESL Instructor

Taught ESL classes three times a week to a group of foreign exchange pupils, class sizes varied from 10-25 pupils

  • Prepared and executed lessons utilizing best teaching practices
  • Worked hard to meet deadlines
  • Learned remodeling and construction skills
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
German
BA
Software Engineering
10

ESL Instructor

Taught ESL classes three times a week to a group of foreign exchange pupils, class sizes varied from 10-25 pupils

  • Prepared and executed lessons utilizing best teaching practices
  • Worked hard to meet deadlines
  • Learned remodeling and construction skills
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Software Engineering

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