Experience

  • Director of Studies

    at Education First

    September 2016 - at Present

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Organize the opening of a new center, lead the academic team, design syllabus for VIP students and peak season courses, train new company staff, provide academic training, provide support and pastoral care, coaching, scheduling, recruitment, parents workshop, placement and skip level testing, teach demonstration classes, design and run projects at company level, train company staff, teach all the age levels at school, design cross-function training.

  • Customer Experience Manager

    at Education First

    September 2015 - September 2016

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Design teaching materials that best meet our students’ needs. Lead marketing events. Work with marketing to design and implement campaigns. Improve customer satisfaction. Ensure the quality and use of EF products.

  • Director of Studies

    at Education First

    September 2009 - August 2015

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Lead a 32-teacher-team (40 teachers in 2011-2012), design syllabus for VIP students and peak season courses, provide academic training, provide support and pastoral care, coaching, scheduling, parents workshop, teach demonstration classes, placement and skip level tests, design run projects at company level, teach all the age levels at school.

  • Assistant Director of Studies

    at Education First

    February 2009 - August 2009

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Assist the school DoS. Lead a 16-teacher team, design syllabus for VIP students and peak season courses, provide academic training, provide support and pastoral care, scheduling, teach and replace teachers when needed.

  • English Language Teacher

    at Education First

    September 2007 - August 2008

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Teach English to young learners and young adults, pre-grade students, lead demonstration classes.

  • Assistant Professor

    at University of Havana

    January 2005 - July 2006

    Zhejiang Sheng

    Teach general English, teach English for Academic Purposes and English for Specific Purposes, assess students. Member of the language board of the University of Havana, design curricula, assess students.

  • Spanish Language Instructor

    at University of Nottingham

    September 2004 - January 2005

    Nottingham

    Teach Spanish as a foreign language, assess students' work.

  • English Language Instructor

    at University of Havana

    September 2000 - September 2004

    La Habana

    Teach general English, teach English for Academic Purposes and English for Specific Purposes, design curricula, supervise and assess students'work.

  • Teacher Trainer and English Language Instructor

    at Normal University of Havana

    September 1998 - December 2000

    La Habana

    Teach methodology, teach General English, teach History of the English Speaking Countries, assess students’ work, supervise dissertations.

  • English Language Teacher

    at 1 de Enero Primary School

    September 1997 - July 1998

    La Habana

    Teach General English, assess students’ work.

Education

  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    at Gatehouse

    2018 - 2019 (1 year)

  • Introduction to Psychology

    at University of Toronto

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Supporting Children with Difficulties in Reading and Writing

    at University of London

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Couching Teachers: Promoting Changes

    at Match Teacher Residency

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Zhejiang Sheng

  • MA in Teaching English for Specific Purposes

    at University of Warwick, UK

    2006 - 2007 (1 year) Coventry

  • BA in Education and English Language Teaching

    at Normal University of Havana

    1992 - 1997 (5 years) La Habana

Languages

  • English Native

  • Spanish Native

  • Chinese Elementary

Hives