Susan Zhang

Susan Zhang

Strengths and skills

Excellent command of English and Mandarin; very familiar with Ontario Secondary School Curriculum and International Baccalaureate Curriculum of Language A: Language and Literature; good knowledge of computer skills (Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Power-point); strong verbal and written communications skills; strong inter-person communications skills; good at working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment; efficient, organized and responsibility oriented.

Education

M.A. in English Language and Literature conferred by Foreign Languages, College of Tianjin Normal University June 1999

B.A. in English Language and Literature conferred by Foreign Languages, College of Tianjin Normal University June 1996

Working Experience

Full-time Mentor Nov. 24, 2014 to present at New Oriental International College Teaching IB (International Baccalaureate) Chinese A Sept. 7, 2015 to present

Language and Literature at New Oriental International College

Supervising IB (International Baccalaureate) Oct. 12, 2015 to present

Chinese A Extended Essay at New Orienta International College

Teaching Mandarin as an OSSD credit course Jan. 5, 2015 to present

(LKMCU and LKMDU) at New Oriental International College

Teaching IELTS in New Oriental Nov. 24, 2014 to present at New Oriental International College

Working as Mentors’ Advisor June. 2016 to present

Working as Group Leader July. 2016 to present

(Listening) of IETLS Curriculum Development

Teaching English in Foreign Languages College Sept 1, 1999 to Jul. 15, 2013 of Tianjin Normal University.

Courses taught in University: “An Introduction to Linguistics” (designed for Postgraduates),

“Generative Phonology” (designed for Postgraduates),

“Integrated Skills of English” (designed for undergraduates),

“Focus on English News” (designed for undergraduates), “Listening Comprehension” (designed for undergraduates).

Administrative work in addition to teaching: Sept. 1, 2009 to Jul.10, 2011

Being in charge of English Teaching and Research Section in the English Department of Foreign Languages College of Tianjin Normal University; Being responsible for supervising teaching assistants, developing curriculum and preparing teaching materials and outlines for courses in English studies; Interviewing teaching position applicants.

Teaching Chinese as a visiting scholar in Aug. 8, 2008 to Jun.30, 2009

West Kentucky Community and Technical College in the United States.

Honors and Achievements

Best Employee of the Year in New Oriental December of 2016 at New Oriental International College

Honored as Kentucky Colonel by Summer of 2009 Kentucky Governor, Steven L. Beshear for promoting cultural diversity in the United States.

Honored as Duchess of Paducah Oct. 7, 2008 by the mayor of Paducah, Kentucky for promoting cultural diversity in the United States.

Awarded as Model Teacher in Tianjin Normal University Fall of 2008

The Third Prize winner of The Eighth Teaching Contest Fall of 2006 of Young College Teachers of Tianjin.

The First Prize winner in the Eighth Summer of 2006 Teaching Contest of Young Teachers of Tianjin Normal University

The Second Prize winner of Teaching Achievements Winter of 2004 in Tianjin Normal University.