PERSONAL STATEMENT :
** I have been working as an English language lecturer at Vocational Training College, Sur, in the Sultanate of Oman for the department of English language since Sept 2008 teaching in the trainee training programmes. Moreover, I worked for N.B.M.Law College, Vizag, India as an English language lecturer in post foundation levels teaching academic writing and report writing skills. Further, I worked as an English language lecturer for Ministry of Education, Maldives, from Jan 2005-Nov 2006 teaching Elementary and Intermediate students. Moreover, I worked as a senior faculty of English language, for Belmont School, India. I had been teaching English as a foreign language to grades 12 students (Third Secondary), 11 (second secondary) in the Ministry of Education, India since 2004. Prior to my assignment in Oman, I worked as an English language Lecturer at private Colleges in India. I’ve 16 years of experience in teaching English. My hobbies are Reading, Traveling, Watching TV and Browsing Internet. I’m cooperative, helpful, hard-working, supportive and a good organizer.Academic Qualifications :
** ESOL CELTA-Cambridge University –International House ‘s Polyglot -Muscat, May, 2012.
** TEFL Certification from ODLQC – U.K. Nov-2011 to Jan-2012.
** Postgraduate Degree in English Language Teaching (ELT), Faculty of Education, University of Andhra April, 2003.India.
** M.A in English language Advanced English – Department of English, University of Andhra, May, 1995.India.
** B.A in English Language – Faculty of Arts – University of Andhra, April, 1993.India.I.T. Skills & Computer Literacy :Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) : Computer Fundamentals, Key Applications and Living Online and Familiarity with course management systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Smart board and ICT applications.Language Capabilities :
Telugu (Mother tongue) fluent English both written and spoken & a bit of Divehi, (Maldivian)
Hindi, Tamil as well as Malayalam (South Indian)EMPLOYMENT HISTORY :ELT experience : 16 yearsSept 06, 2008 to date Section Head – Basic Skills & English Language Lecturer :Employer : Vocational Training College - Sur
Monitoring the implementation of Time Table and motivating the staff to teach to the standards of the trainees as most of them are from rural background and study courses such as Carpentry, Construction, Mechanical, Welding etc. The course is devised in such a manner to teach English to them on basic Social and Technical English catering to the needs of their respective area of study. It is modeled on Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Headway books are predominantly followed to teach Social English and Technical Books are designed by the respective teacher according to the needs of the specialization of the respective workshop. Advanced technologies such as Computer generated Over-head projectors are used in every class to create a visual effect and Audio equipment is also installed in every class to make the listening part of the language most effective. Overall the teaching becomes very interesting as the student participation is given primary importance.
Evaluate the performance of the teaching staff and submit reports to the Ministry through the higher authorities.
Plan and execute the smooth running of the Department through the conduct of Staff Meeting and constant contact with the Curriculum Specialist.Jul, 2007 to Aug, 2008 English language lecturer :Employer : N. B. M. Law College ** India
Taught Communicative & Interactive English effectively and prepared question papers for their academic testing.Jan, 2005 – Nov, 2006 English Language Lecturer :Employer : Ministry of Education, Maldives
Planned Lessons and taught Cambridge English syllabus for two academic years at Ministry of Education – Republic of Maldives during 2005-2006.March, 2003 to May 2004 English language lecturer at Belmont :
My job includes teaching ESP/EAP notably academic writing, reading and presentation skills to both intermediate and advanced students, conducting workshops, giving presentations in different ELT related topics, conducting research, developing materials for intermediate and advanced levels.Employer : Santha Junior College, Vizag in IndiaJuly 2001 - April 2002 Lecturer in English Language :
My job includes teaching English as a foreign language to grades 11 (second secondary), 12
( third secondary) , planning the lessons, preparing tests, conducting workshops for my colleagues, attending conferences, conducting action research, carrying out continuous assessment, conducting remedial classes for weak students, etc.1996 to 2000 S.V.V.P. Sponsored links :
Degree College, Vizag :Employer : Ministry of Higher Education in India
My job includes teaching English as a foreign language to both elementary and intermediate students, conducting workshops, giving presentations in different aspects in ELT, conducting research, developing materials in all skills particularly reading, grammar and techno terms for both ESP and general English students.January 29, 1996 to March 31, 1996 English Language Lecturer :Employer : M.P.R. Degree College Vizag in India
I taught English as a foreign language to students of Advanced level and some ESP** oriented courses with English as a foreign language to Students of both elementary and intermediate levels and supervised English programmes and developing in house and supplementary materials.KEY ACHIEVEMENTS :
TRAINING, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS & RESEARCH Conducted
** Designed curriculum for General and Technical English & taught Elementary and Intermediate levels effectively for the Ministry of Manpower on behalf of V. T. C. Sur.
** Adapting to the use of Burlington English in the English Language Laboratory.WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS ATTENDED :
** Participated in the ELT Professionals Network Workshop on "Practical ways to improve your students writing" by Richard Harrison on 28th of May 2012 organized by the British Council, Oman.** Attended British council professional development workshop : “Communicative Learner-Centred Grammar)”-delivered by Peter Lucantoni, 21 April 2012, British Council-Oman.** Attended British council professional development workshop : “The Fluency Paradox (and what to do about it)”-delivered by Jeremy Harmer, 25 April 2012, British Council-Oman.** Attended Oman ELT conference 18-19 April 2012 under the theme : Quality in ELT: Raising Pedagogical Standards-ELC-SQU. Sultanate of Oman.** Attended British council professional development workshop : “Beginners and Beyond”-delivered by Dr. Peter Grundy, 16 April 2012, British Council-Oman.** Attended British council professional development workshop : “Using Drama /Active Learning in Writing /Language Skills Across the Curriculum”-delivered by Steve Barlow & Steve Skidmore, 15 February 2012, British Council-Oman.Research of Interests :
I’m interested primarily in Applied Linguistics e.g. (ELT) besides, Testing, Study skills, Cross-cultural Pragmatics, E-Learning, CALL, Blackboard, Smart board, Moodle, Critical thinking, etc. Also my general interest includes, English for Specific Purposes (ESP), material development, translation, text book evaluation, task-based learning, learner autonomy, teacher education and development etc.Memberships of Professional Bodies & Academic Organizations :
** Member of AITEFL –UK
** Member of TESOL international Association -USA
** Member of TESOL Arabia-Dubai-UAE
** Member of Qatar TESOL-Qatar
** Member of TESOL Arabia ESP SIG.
** Member Asia TEFL Association
** Member of English Language Teaching Professional Network (ELTPN)-British Council –OmanDeclaration :
I do hereby declare that all the above-mentioned information is true to the best of my knowledge.
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