Sofia Lazar

ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR

Highly motivated individual with well rounded experience. Energetic team player/detail-oriented/organized individual, fast-learner, great time management skills. Competent in working with others to achieve results and multi-task in fast-paced environment. Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving and delivery skills, fluent in Spanish. Proficient in Microsoft Word/Works, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Windows Desktop 

Areas of Specialization 
  • A. Taught students in an intensive English as a Second Language program for students who are working to meet the English proficiency requirements for admission to the University.
  • B. Taught courses in listening, speaking, reading, and writing English, with an emphasis on academic writing and preparation in a student centered holistic environment; Task-based teaching
  • C. Curriculum design for a new university; Exam procturing; Wrote exam and quiz materials for English program
Education 
Dates Job Title & Experience
2009 – 2011 SUNY Buffalo State, Masters Degree, Multidisciplinary Studies in Education -Leadership Certificate
2009 TITC Business English Certificate - International TEFL Corporation
2008 TESOL Training International,TESOL Certification
2002-2006 Pepperdine University, Bachelor's Degree, Psychology Minor in Industrial Organizational Psychology Minor in Spanish                                                                  
Training Experiance 
Dates Employed Job Title & Experience
2010 - still English Instructor (English Foundation Unit) in Gulf university for Science and Technology
2008 - 2010 English Instructor , American University of the Middle East
November 2007 - August 2008 ESL Instructor/ Case Manager - Mary’s Shelter – Mary’s Academy
Others
  • Independent Research Study LA Bridges Program - Pepperdine University 2007-2008                                                                  
  • Tutor - Malibu/ Pacific Palisades YMCA / Spring 2006
  • Calabasas, CA , Camp David Gonzales / Spring 2005
  • Assisted teacher in special needs class - Juan Cabrillo Elementary School
  • Tutor - Pepperdine University.
  • Account Executive - Wallst.net/Financial Media Group - 2007
  • Loan Officer - Greystone Financial (out of business)
  • Administrative Intern , Carondelet Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Student Supervisor, Pepperdine University Weight Center, Malibu, CA , 2002-2006