Language tutor sample resume

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James Kawazaki

17 Temple St
Bowden NSW 2946
T: (02) 9999 0000
M: 0433 333 330

Professional Profile

Qualified, friendly and experienced language tutor dedicated to student learning. Confident teaching both one-on-one and in groups, I have strong communication skills and am completely bilingual in English and Japanese. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Languages and International Business and am seeking a position with a language school where I can help people learn and share my enthusiasm for Japanese language and culture.


Sydney, NSW
University of New England
Graduated: 2013


Higher School Certificate
Bowden, NSW
Bowden High School
Graduated: 2008


Employment History

February 2010 – Present:
Japanese Language Tutor
Sydney, NSW


  • Tutor Japanese language students in reading, writing and speaking in Japanese, both privately and in small groups
  • Tutor international business professionals in Japanese for business and travel, privately and in small corporate groups
  • Conduct mini-tests and assessments to monitor progress
  • Advise students, travellers and business people of Japanese cultural norms and practices


  • Helped numerous students to achieve better academic results
  • Developed strong language teaching skills
  • Developed skills in leading classes and presenting to groups
  • Built up a clientele of ten regular clients
December 2008 – December 2009:
English Language Teacher, Osaka English School
Osaka, Japan


  • Worked in an English language school in Japan to teach students reading, writing and speaking skills in English
  • Developed lesson plans following the school’s curriculum
  • Created tests to assess students’ proficiency in different skills


  • Developed confidence in teaching and presenting to groups, and created a fun learning environment
  • Received consistently positive feedback in student assessments and was commended by the school principal
  • Developed excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Developed an in-depth understanding of Japanese language and culture


Peter Tate
Former tutoring client
Greendale Tree Surgeons
T: (02) 9090 0909
Hiroki Katsu
School Principal
Osaka English School

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