TESOL teacher sample resume

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Verity Bloom

27 Boston Ave
Moore Gardens
Darwin NT 0800
M: 0400 000 000
E: [email protected]

Career Overview

Energetic, adaptable and resourceful TESOL teacher with a proven track record in customer service and international English language teaching. I thrive in dynamic environments and love nothing better than a new challenge where I can utilise all my skills and make a significant contribution.


Professional TESOL Certificate
SEEK Learning
Completed: 2007


Diploma in Business
University of New England
Completed: 2006

Key Skills and Abilities

Teaching ability
Able to develop interactive, tailored and stimulating lesson plans and programs for students and consistently receive positive student evaluations and feedback. As a result, students perform exceptionally well in their English exams and professional programs/work.

Customer service
Able to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds and deliver the highest standards of customer service.

Relationship management and development
Adept at developing and maintaining relationships with clients and colleagues, am a team player and a supportive manager with an open and communicative approach.

When managing a school in Vietnam, implemented staff and structural changes with minimal disruption, evaluated school and employee needs, and provided support to instructors both with teaching and establishing themselves in a foreign country.

Work Experience

October 2010 – July 2012:
Teacher/Trainer, Stellar
Hanoi, Vietnam


Stellar is an English language school with six schools throughout Vietnam.


  • Managed a school with over 100 students, six instructors and three Vietnamese staff
  • Taught English, compiled monthly school reports, conducted instructor evaluations and performed administrative duties
  • Recruited and coached new teachers
  • Managed complaints, implemented school policy and attended area meetings
  • Attended sales and training seminars, and conducted training courses
  • Conducted demo lessons to attract prospective new students


  • School consistently performed in top 10 of best performing English language schools, with best student retention and enrolment rates
  • I successfully led and implemented changes to administrative systems and procedures, and trained staff in these new systems
February 2009 – October 2010:
English Instructor, Corpspeak
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Corpspeak specialises in teaching business English to Vietnamese professionals.


  • Conducted five-day intensive training courses
  • Taught clients business communication skills, including presenting, negotiating and socialising
  • Developed teaching materials tailored to individual clients
  • Prepared progress reports and conducted in-house testing
March 2007 – December 2008:
ESL Teacher, ABC College
Sydney, Australia


ABC College is an English language school for foreign students and migrants. 


  • Prepared English language lessons for students of varying levels of ability, from Beginners to Advanced
  • Evaluated student progress and tailored lessons accordingly
  • Provided additional tutoring to students requiring extra help
  • Assisted with school administration and organised student social events


  • Received consistently positive feedback from students on my teaching ability and the ‘fun’ nature of my classes


  • Microsoft Word – Intermediate
  • Excel – Intermediate
  • PowerPoint – Intermediate
  • Outlook – Intermediate
  • Vietnamese – Intermediate


Available upon request.

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