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SIMON WILLIAMS-IM

MA, BA (Hons), NUJ, CIPR, CPRS Member

simonwilliamsim@gmaill.com | (Canada) 236 996 1984

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Enthusiastic, creative ESL Instructor experienced with all ages and ability levels spanning kindergarten to adult learners.

Specialties include TOEIC and Business English .

Alongside a wealth of work experience as a Journalist and Communications assistant with work experience at a handful of British and Israeli newspapers and a range of international magazines.

Creative, with skills in Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver and InDesign. Proficient in MS Office suite and Outlook.

Most RECENT EXPERIENCE

Teaching

●  Taught all levels of English conversation and grammar to classes of 6-20 students

●  Taught classes in business English and TOEIC preparation

●  Created lesson plans and wrote curricula

●  Created and administered examinations and tests

●  Corrected tests and evaluated student progress

●  Organized student events and activities

●  Wrote progress reports and communicated with parents

●  Tutored individuals in Business English and conversation

Other

●  Organized meetings and events

●  Arranged press conferences and interviews

●  Prepared policy reports

●  Supervised staff of 6

●  Wrote news articles and opinion pieces

 

Recent Employment

2017-2018    Joongbu University Goyang, S.Korea

2018              Soongsil University, Seoul, S.Korea

2017              Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, S.Korea

2016-2017    CBIS-K, Suwon, South Korea

2014-2015    Joongbu University, Geumsan-gun, S. Korea

2012-2014    Hanseo University , Haemi-Myun, S. Korea

2011-2012   EPIK , Seoul, S. Korea

Other employment

European Parliament, Belgium

The Birmingham Independent, UK

Jerusalem Post, Israel

Sky News, UK

Fox News, USA

 

More information can be found below:

 

ESL-Instructor – Journalist – Artist
  • Confident educator with a background in university, conversation and business English.
  • Passionate and creative.
  • Now aiming for opportunities in the creative sector.

 

Career achievements & skills

Published writer/photographer:

Specialism Journalism:

Social issues, Human Rights and Religion.

Photography:

Published photographer, Street Art, Portraits and News.

Public Relations: InHouse productions/Communications officer)

Teaching

ESL:

University Professor and English teacher

Teaching conversation English

Employment

Currently:

English Professor at Joongbu University in Goyang (March 2017)

Copywriter and voice-over work, August – September 2017

MediaZen, Bundang, Korea.

English Teacher, July-August 2017

Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea

Teaching English and art and crafts during a summer camp program.

Kindergarten Teacher, March  2016-February 2017

CBIS-K, Suwon, South Korea.

English Professor, March-2014- August 2015

Joongbu University, Geumsan-gun, South Korea.

Role: English conversation instructor (Assistant Professor) teaching freshmen and sophomore students.

English Professor, March 2012-February 2014

Hanseo University, Haemi-Myun, South Korea.

Role: English conversation instructor for freshman and sophomore students and leading TOEIC night classes and programme designer for the ‘English Café’ and involvement in Photo English.

English Teacher, March 2011-February 2012

EPIK, Seoul, South Korea  

Role: English teacher at Beondong Elementary School, teaching all-Grades and preparing Winter and Summer camps and coordinating Rainbow classes for pre-school students.

Previous employment has included working in the European Parliament, ANEC an EU Commission Agency, The Jerusalem Post and references are available.

Educational Background

CORE SKILLS: Data collection and analysis, enhanced communication, research and project management.

PUBLISHED Relative Levels of Hope and their Relationship with Family-related Stress and Stress Coping of Women who immigrate due to Marriage International Conference on Convergence Technology, Vol 2. No.1 2013, pp107-1408, Chang Seek Lee, Ji Young Park, Simon Hunter-Williams).

MASTERS M.A. International Studies, University of Birmingham. (2008)

Thesis: The Gay community in the European Union and Israel: a cacophony of clashing visions.

FIRST DEGREE 2.2 B.A. (Hons) Media and Communication, Birmingham City University [UCE]. (2006)

Dissertation: ‘Has the Internet brought about a new wave in the delivery of news?’

PRE-UNIVERSITY Four A Levels, Kings Norton Boys Sixth Form (260 UCAS) (2003)

Media Studies, English Literature, Government and Politics and General studies/