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JAMES R.

Boynton Beach, FL

$30/hr

ESL Instructor/IELTS and TOEFL iBT Preparation/Special Education

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Background check passed as of 3/24/12
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7hrs Response Time
Outstanding experience! Perfect way to study!
— Andrey, Boynton Beach, FL on 3/30/13

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St. Thomas University
B.S. Management
Nova Southeastern University
MEd
Florida International University(FIU)
Master's

Education

St. Thomas University (B.S. Management)

Nova Southeastern University (MEd)

Florida International University(FIU) (Master's)

About JAMES

Dear Future Students,

I am a well seasoned professional who has several years of experience in teaching TESOL at various Florida universities. Also, I have several years of experience in teaching international students to pass the TOEFL iBT. Furthermore, I am also fluent in Spanish, and I have several years experience in tutoring Spanish reading, writing, and conversation skills.

I specialize in Business English and teaching students to pass the I.E.L.T.S and the T.O.E.F.L i.B.T.
Dear Future Students,

I am a well seasoned professional who has several years of experience in teaching TESOL at various Florida universities. Also, I have several years of experience in teaching international students to pass the TOEFL iBT. Furthermore, I am also fluent in
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Boynton Beach, FL 33436
Background Check: Passed

"Outstanding experience! Perfect way to study!"

- Andrey, Boynton Beach, FL on 3/30/13
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Spanish

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ADD/ADHD

I am currently working as a TESOL Professor at a university. I sometimes have to teach ESL to students who have learning dissabilities or ADD. Furthermore, I have many years tutoring children and adults who have ADD/ADHD. I work with students using visuals, sight words and different math and reading exercises that allow students to focus more. My experience and knowledge has allowed me to help my students. Finally, I have taken several credited classes in Behaviorism in college.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been tutoring students at the elementary level for several years. I have been doing reading, math, and ESL with these students.

English

I am currently working days as an English/ESL Adjunct Instructor with Florida Atlantic University. Also, I am working evenings as an English/ESL Tutor.

The experience that I have gained by working as an ESL Instructor for the past several years has helped me to understand young adults. Also, It has allowed me to implement different teaching strategies in order to help students move on to a university level.

ESL/ESOL

I have been an ESL instructor for many years. I have worked at several Florida universities as an Adjunct Professor and I have also tutored at several private schools. Further more, I have several years of experience in teaching international students to pass the TOEFL iBT. Also, I have extensive experience in teaching English reading, writing, grammar and communications skills at all levels.

I am fluent in Spanish, and I have several years experience in teaching reading, writing and communications skills in Spanish.

Phonics

I am a university instructor who has been teaching listening and speaking skills for several years. Also, I have been teaching how to pass the listening and speaking section of the TOEFL iBT. I have many years experience teaching phonetics.

Special Needs

My M.S. is in special education. I have also been given a ‚Äústatement of eligibility‚ÄĚ in Special Education with the State of Florida. Furthermore, prior to full time teaching, I worked as a Child Protective Investigator with the Florida Department of Children and Family for 10 years. I am still certified as a Child Protective Investigator. Also, I am currently working as an ESL Instructor at both F.A.U and Miami Dade College. I have many years of experience in teaching ESL as an Adjunct Professor at several Florida Universities. Finally, I am also fluent in Spanish, and I have had several years experience tutoring reading, writing, and communications skills in Spanish.

St. Thomas University
B.S. Management
Nova Southeastern University
MEd
Florida International University(FIU)
Master's

Education

St. Thomas University (B.S. Management)

Nova Southeastern University (MEd)

Florida International University(FIU) (Master's)

Outstanding experience! Perfect way to study! — Very professional and motivational teaching sessions. Excellent knowledge on the subject and great help with test preparation. Convenient scheduling and great communication. Thank you! ...

— Andrey, Boynton Beach, FL on 3/30/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

JAMES will travel within 15 miles of Boynton Beach, FL 33436.

Background Check Status for JAMES R.

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