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Jonathan P.

Mount Dora, FL

$50/hour

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Georgia Southern University
Psychology
Georgia Southern University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgia Southern University (Psychology)

Georgia Southern University (Graduate Coursework)

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan P. I am seeking employment as an ESL tutor. I have spent eleven years teaching ESOL abroad in South Korea, and the past two years teaching in Orlando, FL. During this time, I have gained experience in teaching people of all levels and ages. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and have finished two years of graduate school towards a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology.
During my teaching experience with students of various levels and ages I have developed a collaborative approach to teaching. Through teacher observations, studying education, reviewing lesson plans and structure, I have developed an eclectic approach which uses various teaching styles to suit the class size, age, level, and ability. I aim to take the student beyond the textbook and put them into real world situations where they must think, problem solve and communicate in English.
I use various teaching styles and methods to focus on improving the student’s communicative ability. I encourage the students to be active and responsible learners by using role-play, situational activities and group activities to promote their understanding of the English language. I employ various lesson contents, ranging from visual and auditory activities to reading, writing and comprehension exercises and organize these contents in such a way to best utilize the student's strengths and improve their weaknesses. The use of sequential lesson structure, taking the student from a single theme, to sentences to conversation and then free speech is a consistent aim in my approach.
Prior to teaching English I was pursuing a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology. During my internship I counseled individuals and groups with varying psychological disorders. These experiences, working with various age groups and ethnicities provided me with the skills to communicate and relate to a diverse range of people – people of all ages, cultures and abilities.
I am an extremely energetic, animated and active person who thrives on interaction with others. I enjoy a variety of sports and physical activities as well as hobbies such as traveling, listening to music and cooking.
My name is Jonathan P. I am seeking employment as an ESL tutor. I have spent eleven years teaching ESOL abroad in South Korea, and the past two years teaching in Orlando, FL. During this time, I have gained experience in teaching people of all levels and ages. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Mount Dora, FL 32757
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Science:
Nutrition, Psychology, Sociology
Music:
Composition (Music), Music Production
Art:
Composition (Music)
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball,
Bodybuilding, Cooking, Fitness, Football, Golf

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Baseball

I hold a status of eligibility in the state of Florida to teach in the area of Athletic Coaching. In addition, I played baseball my entire life. In little league baseball, I was an All-Star every year. Also, I played on my high school baseball team.

Basketball

I hold a status of eligibility in the state of Florida to teach in the area of Athletic Coaching. I started playing basketball in leagues from the age of 7. When I was 12 years old, the team I played on in little league went undefeated and won the championship that year. I also continue to compete in 3 on 3 tournaments. In university, I took the fundamentals of basketball.

Golf

I hold a status of eligibility in the state of Florida to teach in the area of Athletic Coaching. I started playing golf when I was very young. In addition, I worked at a golf course for 6 years while in university. There I taught university students the fundamentals of golf and also taught juniors in our junior golf clinic. Also, I have a handicap of 6.

Phonics

I am an ESL/ESOL teacher and have 13 years experience teaching in this field. I have taught all ages and all levels. Phonics is essential when starting with first time language learners but also with those who are struggling with their accents and pronunciation.

Georgia Southern University
Psychology
Georgia Southern University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgia Southern University (Psychology)

Georgia Southern University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jonathan will travel within 30 miles of Mount Dora, FL 32757.