German Teacher


Last Updated: 26th December 2018 (over 3 years ago)

Address
China

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, German

Summary

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am a native-speaking German with a Masters degree in Physics and many years of German language teaching experience. I am looking for a full-time German language teaching position in Shanghai.
I have lived in Shanghai for the last six years, during which time I have taught German at Shanghai I & C Foreign Languages College, East China University of Political Science and Law and Shanghai New Oriental School. Previously, I worked with the German Language Institute in Cairo, Egypt. In the past two years I have worked at Harrow International School in Shanghai and have had experience teaching IGCSE level students.
I enjoy working with students and preparing them for their future careers. To me teaching in a foreign country is not only about the language, it is also about communicating with another culture, raising awareness, tolerance and knowledge.
If you are looking for a Native German language teacher, I hope you will contact me to discuss the position. If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact me either by email or phone.
With best regards
Dominique Jordan

Education

Hochschule Dresden
Certificate of Higher Education

   Jun 2009
— Nov 2009

Experience

Harrow International School Shanghai
German teacher

   Jan 2017
— Current

German language instruction to high school aged students.
Teaching duties include classroom
instruction as well as setting formative and summative assessment in all areas of language acquisition (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Other duties at the school include active involvement during whole-school activities such as teacher parent meetings, students performances, staff meetings and exam invigilation.

Perching Kids (Shanghai)
German Teacher

   Sep 2015
— Jan 2017

Teaching pre-school aged children German through games and activities. Instruction varied
between four different levels to cater for absolute beginners to children who have a background in the German language. Interactive lessons are centred around play although there is an expectation that children should be progressing in their ability to recognise and speak German. Sensitivity to cultural differences and teaching very young children has been essential.

East China University of Political Science and Law (Shanghai Songjiang University Town)
German Teacher

   Sep 2014
— Jan 2015

Instruction in German reading, writing, listening and particularly speaking with two classes of approximately 30 students each. Developed own materials and resources tailored to the needs of university students of A1 and B2 levels. Planning and implementation of teaching the German language and culture with view to prepare students for further studies in Germany.

Shanghai I & C Foreign Languages College (Language school in Shanghai Pudong, China)
German Teacher

   Jan 2012
— Sep 2015

Three years of German language teaching to over 460 students, following the college’s curriculum which focused on grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and pronunciation. Took a special interest in motivating and encouraging students and educating them about life in Europe. Also taught private lessons to students at the college, including classes of up to 30 students (XDF & etalk Education).

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