David --- 橙色国际外教中心【厦门英语外教一对一专业服务机构】

ID: 249
年龄: 43
国籍: 英国
学历: 学士
主修: Teacher




教学年限: 6-10年
针对的学生类型: 小学生,初中生,高中生,高科技人士, 成年人


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I have managed medium-sized companies and taught English to adults and at school level. This gives me a wide range of experience and skills, making me an efficient and effective communicator and educator. I am a brilliant organizer of scheduling and administrative tasks outside of the class room. Versatile, friendly, energetic, I do the work of three people, bringing great dedication to my students and comradery to my fellow teachers.



Bachelor of Commerce Degree - Accounting, ML Sultan in 1992. Studied further in England.


Work History





2017 to current – English teacher at a kids training centre





2016 to 2017 – Advanced English teacher of international subjects

         ALV Training Centre (Futian and Nanshan)


  • Age range: high school students
  • Subjects taught – Cambridge IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT 1, AP and IB
  • Majority of the lessons are on a one-to-one basis.
  • Students I am currently teaching are from Shenzhen College of International Education, the best international high school in Shenzhen. The students I am teaching have been accepted on a preliminary basis to prestigious universities such as Cambridge, Oxford, UCL, LSE and Imperial College London





August 2015 to February 2016 – Advanced English teacher of international subjects

      HK Education Group

HK Education Group is a Hong Kong based educational establishment which has training centres in Shenzhen and contracts out to private schools in Guangdong Province to administer their international departments.

I taught for a semester at their training centres in Shenzhen and also at one of the private international high schools. The subject I taught was IELTS and I also helped develop the SAT 1 curriculum, specifically regarding the reading and essay writing sections.


September 2015 to February 2016 – English teacher

         ARK Training Centre (Yantian)

  • Age range from 5 to 10 years old
  • Teaching grammar, phonics, writing, vocabulary, syntax, SSAT and pronunciation.


May 2015 to February 2016 – English teacher

         South Baby and Amazing Grace Training Centre (Yantian)

  • Age range from 3 to 8 years old
  • Teaching grammar, phonics, writing, vocabulary, syntax and pronunciation.


Full time


2013 to 2015 – Advanced English teacher of international subjects

Pattison Education Centre, (Luohu, Nanshan and Longhua)


  • 30 to 40 hours teaching per week, mainly one-on-one.
  • Preparing students for international examinations to study at universities or high schools in English speaking countries.
  • Lessons are two hours long and involve intense education to individual students.
  • Numerous subjects taught including TOEFL, IELTS, SAT 1 and 2, SSAT AP subjects such as History and Literature, GMAT, student preparation for international interviews and Business English.
  • Achieved high results with students on the following disciplines: speaking, writing and reading.
  • Dedicated teaching with meticulous lesson plans.  
  • Age level of students taught – predominantly middle and high school, also kindergarten age, primary school and adults.
  • Did extensive training with new teachers.




2012English teacher (TESL)

American International Academy, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China


  • Lesson planning, PPT. 20hrs of lessons a week for grades 10, 11 and 12.


  • Setting of homework and exams. Grading of homework and exams.


  • Teaching IETLS, TOEFL, SAT and AP subjects including history and literature.



2011English teacher (TESL)

Xin Cun Middle School, Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong Province, China.

  •  Lesson Planning, 15hrs of lessons. Student motivation.
  •  Vocabulary, Grammar, Syntax, Conversation Skills, Cultural Awareness.
  • Achievements: Through making the classes’ fun using PPT, educational videos and educational games, I have achieved a lot of success with students opening their mouths and speaking better English.
  • Active involvement in the English Club, school trips with students. Also, instant messaging with students on a regular basis on QQ. Taught some of the students the basics of playing a sport called rugby which is a great way of teaching English.



2010 - 2011 TESL Teacher

Open College for Chinese Speakers, Consulting English teacher, Durban.


Responsibilities: Teaching oral English and basic written grammar to Immigrant Chinese nationals. This was predominantly evening and weekend classes.


Achievements: Closely followed the syllabus as well as added some fun aspects to the classes to achieve the required results and a more fluent class of students. Also, taught the Chinese students more about the culture and customs of western countries and in turn learnt more about the Chinese culture.



2009 – 2011. Manager, Fit 4 Bed

Position held as manager for Fit 4 Bed, a bedding manufacturer and seller with 50 Employees, Durban.


Responsibilities: Managed the retail section of the group. I was involved personally in sales as well as motivating the other sales people. Set targets and strived to make them attainable. I had a minimal role in the administration of the company.


Achievements: Through continuously training staff and teaching them new selling techniques, we exceeded our sales targets in turnover and gross profit percentage every month I was employed by the company. In fact, we achieved such a phenomenal growth in the business that the owners offered me a share option. However, this I declined.


2008 – 2009. English teacher, Oakridge College School

English teacher at the Oakridge College for overseas students.


Responsibilities: Arrange the curriculum for the students at differing levels of spoken and written English. Then, to teach this curriculum to the best of my ability to the students and to improve their level of pronunciation. To communicate at a one on one and a group level with the students.


Achievements: I gained a lot of awareness into teaching English to foreign students and of their expectations.


2005 – 2007 JLC Caterers

Position held as debtors’ manager for JLC Caterers, a large sweet manufacturing company.


2001 – 2004 Retail Management, Gemelli, Clothing Manufacturer, Durban. 

Position held as manager of Gemelli, a large clothing manufacturer and retailer in Durban, South Africa. I was in charge of the retail side and also bookkeeping in the manufacturing department.


1994 – 2000 Senior Manager, Pastel Creations

Position held as senior manager of Pastel Creations a furniture manufacturing company in Durban, South Africa.

  • Directing tasks, managing employees, I was involved in all aspects of the business from administration, sales, bookkeeping, ordering, labour, distribution, product design etc.




I am an avid triathlete. I have completed numerous triathlons over the years. This includes numerous sprint, Olympic and ultra-distance triathlons. Furthermore, participating in numerous individual swim, cycling races and marathons.


I also enjoy show jumping horses, surfing, motorcycle racing, waterskiing and completed my PPL many years ago.