Basic Info

Michael Fisher

5 years

PA, United States

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

SAT Instructor at Freelance Teacher

Experience Details

SAT Instructor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Teaching advanced English for the reading and writing sections of the SAT
•Focusing on essay composition, error identification and test-specific strategies
• Guiding students in the college application process, including personal-statement writing


Company Details

Freelance Teacher

Harrisburg, United States

1-10 employees

Education

N/A

May 2016 to present (7 months)
ESL English Teacher at Cafetalk

Experience Details

ESL English Teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Preparing and conducting personalized Internet lessons for students of all ages and levels
• Specializing in conversational ESL, business English, test preparation and pedagogy
• Working with international educators on contemporary teaching strategies and techniques


Company Details

Cafetalk (multinational)

United States

501-1000 employees

Education

htttp://www.cafetalk.com

Nov 2015 to present (1 year 1 month)
Cambridge English and IELTS Exam Instructor at Registered Freelance Teacher

Experience Details

Cambridge English and IELTS Exam Instructor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Preparing students for the Cambridge English Exams (FCE, CAE and CPE)
• Teaching language and test-taking strategies specific to the IELTS
• Developing individualized, contextual skills in critical thinking, comprehension and writing


Company Details

Registered Freelance Teacher

Berlin, Germany

1-10 employees

Education

N/A

Jul 2014 to May 2016 (1 year 10 months)
High School English Teacher at Alekha’a International School

Experience Details

High School English Teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Developing school’s English curriculum based on the American Diploma Program and SAT exam
• Facilitating accreditation, conducting staff workshops, advising the college application process
• Led the school’s first spelling-bee competition and other extra-curricular activities
• Focusing on ESL Literature and Composition; 25-30 lessons per week, grades 9, 11, 12


Company Details

Alekha’a International School

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

51-100 employees

Education

http://eis.alekhaaschools.com/

Aug 2012 to Jun 2014 (1 year 10 months)
ESL/Business English Teacher at Jesuites Bellvitge Centre d’Estudis

Experience Details

ESL/Business English Teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Entry Level

• Teaching core areas in grammar, reading, writing, speaking and technical/business English
• Preparing young professionals to conduct interviews, presentations and formal meetings
• Designing lessons based on integrated content, including textbooks and digital media
• 20-22 lessons per week, grades 9, 10 and young professionals


Company Details

Jesuites Bellvitge Centre d’Estudis

Barcelona, Spain

101-500 employees

Education

http://www.joan23.fje.edu/

Aug 2011 to Jun 2012 (10 months)
ESL English Tea cher/Cultural Activities Coordinator at United Nationas Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Experience Details

ESL English Tea cher/Cultural Activities Coordinator

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Entry Level

• Teaching core English curriculum to Palestinian Refugees in the Yarmouk Refugee Camp
• Creating and conducting projects, including health and environmental initiatives
• 15+ lessons per week, in addition to extra-curricular and cultural activities


Company Details

United Nationas Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Damascus, Syria

11-50 employees

Education

http://www.unrwa.org/where-we-work/syria

Feb 2011 to May 2011 (3 months)

Achievements


Best lesson award (lesson: Grammar Master)


Several awards and recognition from school staff and students


Several honors, including cum laude, dean's honor list, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Education

Political Science in Political Science

Education Details

Political Science

Political Science, Middle East Studies, Arabic

Dickinson College, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Political Science, American history, government, Middle East history, cultural studies, Arabic language and literature, international relations, international studies

Honors: cum laude Honors: Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Honors: Dean's Honor List

Dickinson College
2005 - 2010
High School - American diploma

High School Details

American diploma

Central Dauphin East High School

United States

2004

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Central Dauphin East High School
2004

Certifications

CELTA
Nov 2011

Certificate details

CELTA

Nov 2011

A out of A

N/A

ccpf499702

Cambridge University/International House

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Tutor Training

Aug 2009

Dickinson College

Skills to achieve maximum effectiveness of tutoring sessions

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Last update more than 3 months ago.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdaptiveAdvocacyArabicCELTACafetalkCambridge English And IELTS Exam InstructorCommunicatorCommunityCultureESLESL English Tea Cher/Cultural Activities CoordinatorESL English TeacherESL/Business English TeacherEducationEnglishEnglish Language And LiteratureFlexibleHandles StressHigh School English TeacherLanguageLearningMicrosoft Office SuiteMiddle East StudiesOpennessOrganizerPhotographyPhotoshop LightroomPolitical ScienceSAT ExamSAT InstructorScuba DivingSocial ActivismTeam PlayerToleranceTravelTutor Training

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office Suite

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Photoshop Lightroom

Photoshop Lightroom

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

ESL

ESL

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

English Language and Literature

English Language and Literature

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

SAT Exam

SAT Exam

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Education

Education

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office Suite

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Communicator, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Handles Stress, Team Player

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