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Charlotte
« I worked as a volunteer at the project English Works, Rio de Janeiro... More »
Charlotte
« I worked as a volunteer at the project English Works, Rio de Janeiro and had the pleasure of following his on-line lesson which were always well-planned, fun and engaging for the students. I can only give Jason my best recommendations. »
$25/h
First lesson is free!
Profile and diploma verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Jason
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

ESL tutor with international experience ready to connect with you in Peterborough, Ontario

Methodology

I like the study of English to be fun and natural. I can help you with grammar and the nuances of spoken English, but you will learn the most by enjoying yourself and practicing with the things you enjoy doing, such as reading, watching videos, and listening to music!

Background

I am a Political Studies graduate from Trent University who has international experience teaching ESL, as well as experience in digital media and financial services. I always enjoy an interesting conversation about a variety of topics. I speak English, Portuguese, and French.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 25/h
Lessons offered by Jason
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Jason's Resume

SUMMARY
I recently returned from living and working in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I am ready to take advantage
of my international experiences and education.
EXPERIENCE
NGO Administrator and ESL Instructor, 2012 – 2017
Casa do Caminho Language Centre, Sequoia Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Consistently recommended and promoted as a skilled and popular teacher
• Private classes as well as online classes with 3 or 4 sites and up to 30 students at each site
• Helped thousands of disadvantaged Brazilians to upgrade their skills and improve their lives
Digital Media Consultant, 2007 – 2014
Toronto, Canada and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Self-employed entrepreneur experienced rewards and challenges of running a small business
• Effectively assessed client goals, managed production staff and digital media projects
• High business, technical and creative literacy
Teacher Training Practicum, 2011
International House Sol Group of Schools, Toronto, Canada
• Praised by Teacher Trainers for creation and delivery of effective Vocabulary and Speaking,
Listening, Grammar, Reading, and Writing lessons
• 75 minute lessons to groups of adult students from Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa
• Motivated students by creating interesting, challenging, and fun classes
Advisor and Financial Services Consultant, 2008 – 2011
Sun Life Financial, Toronto, Canada
• Built rapport, confidence and trust by listening to client goals and concerns
• Taught clients about financial planning, insurance and investments, communicating clearly
• Advised and coached clients regarding asset management and protection, using strong
analytical abilities, excellent judgment and effective decision-making skills
Video Specialist, Communications and Marketing, 2001 – 2007
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
• Created educational and corporate multimedia presentations on time and on budget
• Instilled confidence during client events and technical training, remaining calm and focused
• Provided technical expertise/research to industry stakeholders regarding use of telemedicine
• Initiated strategic links internally and externally to province-wide telemedicine network
NewMedia Suites Trainer-Facilitator, 2000 – 2001
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
• Created a positive working environment for staff, students and faculty by being openminded
and helpful, both creatively and technically
• Taught clients how to use digital video technologies
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
TESL Canada Diploma (120 hours - equivalent to the Cambridge CELTA), 2011
International House Sol Group of Schools, Toronto, Canada
Investment and Insurance Licenses, 2007 – 2008
Canadian Securities Institute, Toronto, Canada
Harvard Negotiation Skills Certificate, 2004
Insight Partners, Boston, USA
Digital Media Diploma, 2000
George Brown College, Toronto, Canada
Honours Bachelor of Arts, International Political Economy, 1990 – 1994 and 2005 – 2006
Trent University, Peterborough, Canada and Moscow, Russia
SKILLS
Computers: Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe software, web and digital media tools
Languages: English (Native Speaker), Portuguese (Advanced), French (Intermediate)
ACTIVITIES AND HONOURS
Volunteer Teacher, Administrator and Labourer, 2012
Casa do Caminho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Rewarding experience helping orphans and low income Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro
Webmaster and Swimmer, 2010 – 2011
Downtown Swim Club, Toronto, Canada
• Club webmaster and board member, as well as an international games bronze medallist
Foundation Board Member, 2004 – 2006
Central Toronto Youth Services, Toronto, Canada
• Marketing and fundraising team member, promoting youth services and empowerment
Tutor and Coach, 1990 – 1994 and 2002 – 2003
Peterborough Board of Education, Champions Gymnastics and YMCA, Peterborough, Canada
• Worked with students to achieve academic and sporting excellence

The 2 reviews on Jason
  • 5/5

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2 recommendations

Charlotte

I worked as a volunteer at the project English Works, Rio de Janeiro and had the pleasure of following his on-line lesson which were always well-planned, fun and engaging for the students. I can only give Jason my best recommendations.

J
José Luiz

I recommend this person by knowing her a lot, by the time he was my teacher in Englishworks. He is an extremely dedicated and caring person.

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