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Copyright © 2019 Notting Hill College - Egypt. All rights reserved.

Ola Abu Al Ezz

PROFILE

As an enthusiastic and empathetic EFL instructor I can encourage and motivate learners to achieve their goals. As a qualified EFL teacher, I enjoy being creative and am also keen to use my IT skills to create stimulating materials to inspire a class. I work well in a team and can communicate well at all levels ages. Mature and lively, I have a variety of outside interests and remain committed to improving my teaching skills further and contributing to the success of the school.

ESOL Qualifications

2011 – 2012     Cambridge ESOL Level 7 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA)

2006 -2007    Cambridge Level 4 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)

 

EDUCATION AND COURSES

2012              E-moderating Skills Course – International House London

2000 – 2001 Post Graduate Studies in TEFL – University of Santa Cruz – California

2001            Certified Certificate in Training the Trainers – CDC

2000            Certified Course in Needs Analysis and Materials Development – USAID

1992 – 1995 BA English Language and Literature – Faculty of Arts, English Department – Ain Shams University

 

EMPLOYMENT

2009 – till now       Freelance Teacher Trainer

2007 – 2014           ESOL instructor – British Council Egypt

 

Teaching
(a) Planning and preparing courses and lessons;

(b) Teaching, according to their needs, the learners I am assigned to ; including the setting and marking of work to
be carried out by the learners in / out school;

(c) Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of learners.

 

Other Activities
(a) Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual learners of any class or group of learners;

(b) Providing guidance and advice to learners on educational and social matters and on their further education and
future careers including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions, making relevant
records and reports;

(c) Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

 

Assessments and Reports

  1. Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual learners and groups of learners.

Staff Development/Training/Reviews/Meetings

  1. Participating in any scheme of staff development and performance review.

  2. (a) Reviewing from time to time my methods of teaching and programmes of work;

(b) Participating in arrangements for my further training and professional development as a teacher.

  1. Advising and co-operating with the management and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses , teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment .

 

Achievements

  • Teacher of English at the British council Heliopolis since March 2007. I have successfully completed and passed all three modules of the Distance DELTA course.

  • Attended IATEL 2010 as Egyptian representative of BC.

  • Certified IELTS Examiner (Speaking & Writing).

  • Certified BEC Examiner.

 

Teacher Training

  • Learner Training – Revising new words

  • Becoming better listeners

  • Teacher as bus or taxi driver? Incorporating needs analysis

  • Promoting fluency in EFL classrooms

May 1995 – present      EFL Instructor Center For Adults & Continuing Education The American University in Cairo

 

Teaching
1.(a) Planning and preparing courses and lessons;

(b) Teaching, according to their needs, the learners I am assigned to; including the setting and marking of work to
be carried out by the learners in / out school;

(c) Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of learners.

Other Activities
2.
(a) Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual learners of any class or group of learners;

(b) Providing guidance and advice to learners on educational and social matters and on their further education and    future careers including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions, making relevant    records and reports;

(c) Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

 

Assessments and Reports

  1. Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual learners and groups of learners.

Staff Development/Training/Reviews/Meetings

  1. Participating, if required, in any scheme of staff development and performance review.

  2. (a) Reviewing from time to time my methods of teaching and programmes of work;

(b) Participating in arrangements for my further training and professional development as a teacher.

  1. Advising and co-operating with the management and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses , teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment .

 

Achievements

  • Responsible for preparing and delivering tailor- made, on / off site ESP & EOP courses.

  • Preparing a course outline & presenting this to the company.

  • Getting regular feedback from trainees attending the course which resulted in requesting further courses either immediately or in the future.

 

Teacher Training

Managing large classes                           CACE peers              January 2000

Motivating YLs to learn Vocabulary      CACE peers              Summer School June 2001

Reading as a receptive skill                    CACE peers              September 2002

Academic Presentations                         CACE peers             February 2003

HOBBIES/INTERESTS

I have travelled extensively and enjoy meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. Music is a real passion; I enjoy listening to classical music. In addition I keep fit by walking, working out and swimming.

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