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Lessons offered by Sara
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
  • ESL
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Business English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • children

Qualified and experienced ESL online tutor from Malaysia with 4 years progressive experience from pre-school to high school settings.

Methodology

My teacher training has enabled me to be productive in:
• Planning and resourcing for different teaching contexts
• Teaching a class with awareness to learning styles, cultural factors, needs and interests of the learner
• Language Awareness and Analysis
• Teaching Grammar, Vocabulary, Functional Language to develop Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing Skills
• Emphasizing Meaning, Pronunciation and Form in regards to learning grammar, vocabulary and functional language
• Providing accurate and appropriate models of oral and written language
• Identifying errors and sensitively correcting learners' oral and written language
• Providing appropriate practice to language items
• Helping learners understand reading and listening texts, develop oral fluency and produce written text
• promoting and maintaining a positive learning environment

Background

A dedicated, ambitious and goal-driven educator with 4 years progressive experience from pre-school to high school settings. Documented success in providing activities and materials that engage and develop the students intellectually. I have thorough understanding of implementing the use of information technology in lesson preparation.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 22/h
Lessons offered by Sara
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
  • ESL
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Business English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • children

Sara's Resume

Education

Diploma, Accounting
Stamford College
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

120 Hours TEFL course
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

60 hours Teaching Business English
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

30 hours Lesson Planning
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
Malaysia

30 hours Teach English One to One
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

30 hours Teaching Young Learners
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

30 hours Teaching English Online(TEFL/TESOL)
i-to-i TEFL
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Qfqual)
Leed, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

Teach English Foundation Principles
Arizona State of University
Tempe, Arizona
United States

Work Experience

January 1996 - September 2013
Cash Operational Officer
Citibank
kuala lumpur
Malaysia

● Reviewed Internal account reconciliation
● Supported Pre-Processing IBG transactions, Rentas transactions, FPX, Payroll, Cheques and Standing Instructions
● Updating Local Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements for business
● Preparing monthly capacity plan
● Handled Customers complaints and enquiries
● Handled Central Bank regulations and compliance requirements for all payments.
● Supervised Swift payment and Swiftkey related matters
● Work with auditors and examiners during regulatory compliance examinations
● Participate in training relating to the job and any other training programs as required
● RMA/Swiftkey coordinator for Malaysia (Region-Citibank Asia)
● Managed day-to-day operations; Supervised and coordinated activities of 32 employees











January 2014 - April 2014
Senior Officer
Inti University
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Malaysia

● To handle all aspects of Standard Operation Procedures for preparation, running and release of results in regards to AUP (American Transfer Program) and non-AUP examinations.
● To supervise Examination Centre’s staff.
● To handle Examination papers
● To handle Documents for external audits from MQA, SETARA, Regulatory Bodies as part of continuous quality process to meet national and industrial standards.
● To handle Total Quality Management projects, Academic Awards Meeting.

May 2014 - Current
Principal and Teacher
Dunamis Mission School
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Malaysia

● planning, preparing and delivering lessons
● preparing teaching materials
● helping pupils improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills via individual and group sessions
● Handle School Administration.
● Recruit, Train, and Supervise Staffs and Teachers.
● Teach IGCSE English
● Managed staff, students and all activities of the school
● Prepared lesson plans for over 10 classes a week to accommodate students with varying English proficiency levels
● Managed 20 students per class and supervised during collaborative projects to maintain an engaged learning environment

Training and Certifications

● ISO 9000:2000 series Auditor/ Lead Auditor, Pera Neville Clarke, 2006
● Project Management, UCI Division of Continuing Education - University of California, 2017
● How to Lead Successfully, DNS Capital -Transforming Leaders of Tomorrow, 2013
● Interface and influence with Impact Workshop, Quantum Leap Management Services, 2009

Awards

● Year 2016 - Best Teacher award
● Year 2007- Awarded Quality Performance by CEO of the Company
● Year 2004- Awarded the Best Process Impact award on cost Saving on payment transmission Messages.

Skills

● Communication Skills
● Instructional Skills
● Writing Skills
● Team Oriented and result driven
● Project Management


Computer Proficiency

Operating Systems
● Power Point, Expert
● Word Doc, Expert
● Publisher, Expert
● Excel, Expert

Languages

● English, Native language
● Malay, Native language

Career Highlights

● Year 2006 - Reduced payment instruction fraudulent cases 45% by implementing encrypted security code to improve the security transmission of customer payments.
● Year 2003 - Slashed Operating costs 70% by streamline the system processing path while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of services.
● Year 2014 - Slashed FTE costs 10% by computerize student record management system.
● Year 2015- Saved 50% cost man power by Initiating 21st Century Virtual Learning platform for Higher grade to facilitate a self-pace learning platform.
● Year 2016 - Developed English curriculum for the semester and specific education goals; students achieved a 97% first-time pass rate
● Year 2017 - set-up of Home school program for expat from Philippine.

Personal Interests

● Basketball
● Cooking
● Education Development
● Movies
● Gyms
● Swimming

Projects

Project 1
Period:
Technologies:

Project Type: Y2K Project
November 1999 - February 2000
evolving overall transferring bank systems and prepare measures to deal with possible disruptions.
Technology Y2K Team Project

Project Summary

● Year 2000 - Technology Y2K Team Project. Support and coordinate Y2K efforts in key sectors, monitor closely the evolving overall transferring bank systems, and prepare measures to deal with possible disruptions.



Project 2
Period:
Team Size:
Role:



Paperless Project
January 2001 - June 2001
8 staffs
Functional Manager

Project Summary

● Year 2001 - Paperless Project –Appointed as Functional Manager to work with Project Manager to handle System Migration which benefitted the output of 90% cut down on manual processing, which comes to a saving cost of RM76K per-annum.

Project 3
Period:
Team Size:
Client:
Project Type: Process Improvement Project
January 2003 - September 2004
20 staff including teachnical and operation staffs
Improve turnaround time of processing customer payment instruction
Process Improvement

Project Summary

● Year 2003/2004 - Process Improvement Project for Financial messaging unit. Appointed as Project manager to manage a Team in Setting up auto-routing (ART) table by Switching algorithms and Path Determination to transfer messages to destination without manual human intervention. Reformatting of Global Communication Network (GCN) messages by working closely with SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) Team. This enhanced the processing time of SWIFT and Telex transaction from 35% to 95% as a STP (Straight through Process) transaction. Estimate average total savings was RM60K – RM80K per-annum. As well, improved the longer working hours for staffs and a drop in Staff Overtime.
● Year 2004 – Supported and Coordinated in migrating external customers that manually initiate Payment Instruction via Telex to use Internal Application that interface with SWIFT Telecommunication. This has minimized Telex Usage cost for Bank and saved USD18K per-annum.

Project 4
Period:
Project Type: System Migration
May 2013 - July 2013
Migration from System application to web-base application

Project Summary

● Year 2013- Head a Team to support the Bank on the major migration of Fax Payment Instruction of Rentas, Giro, TT and PO from FIRM application to a web-base application with auto-map ability that minimize the manual intervention on screening the payment before processing. Estimated cost saving 60% on FTE per year.

Project 5
Period:
Tools Used: Paperless Project
January 2014 - January 2014
student record management system

Project Summary

● Year 2014 – Initiated a paperless project to computerize student record management system that will enable the users to access data at any time. The paper work have been reduced and reduction on the number of admin/document staffs. Estimated Cost Saving of RM15K per annum.

Project 6
Period: Virtual Learning Program
September 2015 - December 2015


Project Summary

● Year 2015- Initiated 21st Century Virtual Learning platform for Higher grade to facilitate a self-pace learning platform. Saved 50% cost man power.

Project 7
Period:
Team Size: Home School Program
December 2017 - Current
5 staff

Project Summary

● Year 2018- set-up First Malaysia Homeschool program align with Philippine School syllabus for expat from Philippine working in Malaysia.

Personal Details

Father’s Name:
Birthday:
Gender: Mr. Gabriel Samuel
March 10, 1973
Female Marital Status:
Nationality: Married
Malaysia

Address Details

No 81 Taman Bukit Kepayang, Jalan Labu, Batu 2 1/2,
Seremban - 70200
Negeri Sembilan
Malaysia

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