Over 50 tutoring hours

Jay T.

Homer Glen, IL

$45/hr

ESL,English as a Second Language,W/Conversation.Business English Cert.

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Background check passed as of 12/30/14
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About Jay

I have a certification as a TEFL,"Teaching English as a Second language." This is a 20 unit, 120 hour certification course. This is what is needed to teach English in other countries. I also have a certification on teaching Business English with 30 years of experience being in business as a owner of a retail store.

My ESL training, which began in 2009, includes completing an ESL training program and two Spanish classes at our local community college, which also involved over a year and a half working as an instructor's helper. To present, I've been teaching ESL programs at local community libraries creating curricula, lesson plans, and presenting it to the students for the past four years. Now I'm working teaching English to employees for a corporation. My focus is on phonics, pronunciation, vocabulary, and conversational skills. I supplement lessons with worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, and any other material that will enable students to learn. I also enjoy working one-on-one as well as in the classroom setting.

I have been working in the service business world for over 30 years that involved training others for their specific job qualification, I find teaching a very rewarding and enjoyable experience. Since I became an instructor for the community college ESL program, helping a student reach their goal in learning the English language in my classes is gratifying and fulfilling. I've had students from many countries from around the world that I find extremely interesting. I love learning about their culture as well as helping them learn more about our country and language. Also, I received a background check and security clearance in 2006 while volunteering with the US Auxiliary Coast Guard.
I have a certification as a TEFL,"Teaching English as a Second language." This is a 20 unit, 120 hour certification course. This is what is needed to teach English in other countries. I also have a certification on teaching Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Tutor requires a minimum of two hours depending on distance of travel.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Homer Glen, IL 60491
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Business
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading
Corporate Training:
Business,
ESL/ESOL

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Business

I worked in the service business world for over 30 years that involved training and teaching others for their specific job qualification. I have 15 years in the fast food industry as a Supervisor and Franchisee owner. For 18 years I was the owner of a ATT cellular phone retail store dealership that included training and teaching employees. For the past five years to present, I was involved in the Joliet Junior College ESL program teaching English skills at the local library which include making lesson plans, assignments, and conversational skills. I received a Certificate in Teaching Business English from the International TEFL and TESOL Training Academy November 18 2014, along with 25 years in the business world.

ESL/ESOL

I have been a tutor in the ESL program teaching English class and with individual students through the Joliet Jr College for 5 years. This gave me the experience in teaching that I so much enjoy. I have taken a 120 hour TEFL certification course with 20 Units which I have completed and received my certificate in ESL, English as a Second Language. I also have completed a certificate course in business English.This is required to teach English abroad which I am considering in the near future.This courses has helped my knowledge and teaching abilities significantly. I love to teach and providing ways to improve students' language kills. I too have been attempting to learn a new language which helps me understand the difficulty of learning.

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Tutor requires a minimum of two hours depending on distance of travel.

Travel policy

Jay will travel within 20 miles of Homer Glen, IL 60491.

Background Check Status for Jay T.

Jay T. passed a background check on 12/30/14. The check was ordered by Jay through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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