Name: Richard Anthony Ridealgh
Place of Birth: England
Contact Tel: 18644959199
To work in a professional and well managed educational institution here in China. To be afforded the chance to impart my knowledge both in the new and traditional methods of teaching language. I also would like to have the chance, in the future and if appropriate, to progress to management level within the teaching faculty. I have my own school, but want to take a few years break from the school and discover other cities and friends.
ITTT TEFL – Certificate to teach English
Sept 2rd – 7th November – 2006
Pass Grade: A
ITTT TEFL – Certificate for teaching business English
3rd Jan. – 16th Jan. – 2007
Pass grade: A
NOTE: These 2 teaching qualifications were conducted in Spain (Barcelona). To be honest, I did them for a bit of fun and actually was really just a refresher course for me at the time.
CELTA (Pass Grade: B)– The University of Sheffield
M. Ed: Teaching and Learning Methodology at Higher Education
The University of Manchester
B.A. in Business Administration
Chinese Employment History:
Job Title: High School English teacher – The Foreign language High school, Changchun.
Description: ESL instructor. Managed weekend tutorials on speech and listening
Criteria found in TOEFL and IELTS.
Job Title: College English teacher – The Construction University, Changchun.
Description: ESL oral and written English. Also spent a year teaching TEM 4 and 8, with emphasis on the History of British English.
Job Title: Middle School ESL teacher. – Number 2 Experimental Middle School Changchun.
Description: Taught grades 6-8 in large classroom settings. Introduced students to methods of learning that enabled them to acquire a good language skills set, for communication.
Job Title: Foreign teachers Manager (DOS). – Rise Immersion English School
Description: Duties included teacher training (both Chinese and foreign teachers), class and teacher scheduling, teacher assessments including lesson plan reviews, formatting of examinations and the planning of extra curricular events.
Job Title: Business English Instructor – F.A.W and M.A.G
Description: Have run several different courses and programs at these 2 companies. I have just recently completed a 12month “Business and International Culture” program on behalf of the German Chamber of Commerce at Audi. Students included both Chinese and Europeans.
Job Title: IELTS Examiner
Description: Travelled to different cities (Harbin, Changchun, Shenyang, Beijing and Suzhou) and held Oral examinations on behalf of the British council and Cambridge ESOL examinations.
Job Title: Foreign Principal
Description: Have spent the last 4 years helping my wife (now ex-wife), run a Cultural center called World Life Center. Its essentially a place of learning, but is very different to any classroom setting. Will supply more details if required (www.wlcuk.cn). Since July of 2014, we have relocated to a new purpose built location (1300 sq.m) and through the help and support of the local government are hoping to expand the school and move to other cities. Long-term goals are to sell this educational platform to large education houses.
Extra curricular activities in Changchun:
Not to be confused with the founder, I helped Transfer “Changchun friends” foreign expat community to the web. Learned how to use the ning.com platform and assisted in implementing the changes. At present, I am a senior manager of the website.
I have also helped establish a magazine in the city called “the Changchurner” I am an editor as well as the marketing director for the magazine.
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