Motivated, multilingual Academic Advisor with extensive knowledge of the educational systems, cultures, languages, teaching and learning. Exceptional communicator with advanced problem-solving skills. Experienced in working with a diverse population.
Society of Friends of St. Ann’s ACADEMY (SFSAA), VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
January 2019 - April 2019
Maintaining the Society’s website;
Assisting with the design of new materials;
Video taping interviews;
Creating short videos;
Other technical (video, photo, design) activities.
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, TEACHING ASSISTANT
September 2017 - January 2019
Checking, marking and grading academic papers;
Facilitating in-class discussions, assisting students with writing;
Facilitating on-line discussions, answering questions and providing support;
Post-practicum guidance and helping students’ establish their statement of teaching beliefs;
Designing and maintaining websites, graphics, videos, music and photo editing.
ABC EDUCATION GROUP, BEIJING, CHINA, HEADTEACHER
September 2012 - August 2017
Developing tailored curricula, lesson plans, presentations and teaching materials;
Providing counselling, support, workshops, and training to staff in English and Chinese;
Conflict resolution, helping students and teachers achieve their teaching and learning goals;
Teaching presentation, public speaking, communication, English to students of various ages.
SELF-EMPLOYED, UKRAINE, TRANSLATOR / INTERPRETER
September 2002 - September 2008
Serving as a cultural guide, designated interpreter;
Translating texts and documentation from/to English, German, Ukrainian, Russian;
Synchronic interpreting from/to English, Russian, Ukrainian;
Websites localization and adaptation, web design and development.
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, VICTORIA, BC, CANADA
M.Ed. EDUCATION, LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Graduating May 2019
BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY, BEIJING, CHINA
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM, CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Finished September 2012
CHERKASY NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, CHERKASY, UKRAINE
B.A. LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, ENGLISH, GERMAN
Graduated May 2006