Goodman - English Speaker - Durban, South Africa

Kurt Goodman

Durban, South Africa


English Speaker


I am an Educator by Profession.
I have been teaching ESL for the past 10 years, and IELTS for 7 years.
I love teaching, and I cannot imagine doing anything else.

Work History

Project Manager

Al- Faisal International Academy

From December 2012

Duties Head up meeting with clients, teachers and higher management.
Conduct Nationwide Testing of Clients Workforce.
Manage teachers, Students and Client Relations/ Matters.

Acting Head of English

Al- Faisal International Academy

July 2012 - September 2012

Duties Head up meeting with clients, teachers and higher management.

Academic Co-ordinator

Al- Faisal International Academy

June 2012 - July 2012

Duties Coordinate meeting and teaching scheduling for teaching staff.


National Water Company- SWCC

April 2012 - May 2012

Duties Travel around Saudi Arabia Testing 2000 Employees from the National Water Company on their English Language Skills.


Royal Saudi Air- force

March 2012 - April 2012

Duties Travel around Saudi Arabia Testing 1500 Pilots from the Royal Saudi Air force on their English Language Skills.


Cambridge College

From November 2012

Period Apr - June 2004
Duties Teaching English: (Grades: 8, 10, 11 and 12)
Reason for leaving Un- met promises


Royal Saudi Air- force

September 2011 - February 2012

Duties Academic Reading in English
Marking Examinations


King Saud University

January 2011 - July 2011

Duties Academic Writing in English
Marking Examinations

Project Manager


January 2011 - March 2014

Head of the Arts

Life Orientation

From September 2010

Choir and Drama
Reason for leaving Contract position, relocated to Cape Town seeking opportunities for expansion in vocation

Class Teacher and Subject Teacher (Grade

Bechet Secondary School


Communications Department

From January 2006

Duties Lecturing: Business Management Communication N4
Legal Secretarial Communication N4 and N5


Tygerberg Campus

From January 2004

English Department (ESL Facilitator)
Acting Head of English
Period January 2004 - Date
Duties Teaching English as a Foreign Language (T.E.F.L)
Teaching Levels: 3, 4, 5, 6 and I.E.L.T.S
Teaching (I.E.L.T.S.) International English Language Testing Certificate: This level of study prepares the student for University/ Technikon and/ or College Entry.
Invigilating Placement and Class tests
Student assistance
Student matters Office Administration


Drama Department

From March 2004

Duties Text Analysis
Theatre Studies (History of Theatre)
Analytical Studies: ( English and Afrikaans) Poetry and Prose
Writing skills
Programs I/ II



July 2004 - October 2004

Duties Adult Literacy (English)
Reason for leaving Better prospects

Class Teacher

Umbilo Secondary School

January 2003 - December 2003

Duties Form Teacher (Grade 8)

Class Teacher

George Campbell Technical High School

January 2002 - December 2002

Duties Form Teacher (Grade 11) English Teacher (Grades 8 and 9)
Life Orientation (Grades 8 and 9)
H.S.S.(Grades:8 and 9)
Extra Mural Activities: Drama Club and Choir
Reason for leaving End of Locum Contract

Teach English First Language

January 2000 - June 2000

Reason for leaving End of Practical

Drama Lecturer

Technikon Natal

July 2000 - December 2000

Duties Lecture Monologues and supervise students
Reason for leaving End of Practical

Drama Teacher (Grade

Berea Primary

July 1995 - September 1995

Duties Drama Teacher
Reason for leaving End of Practical

Qualifications & Certifications

Belhar Institute of Learning


University of KwaZulu Natal


University of Technology

Ixopo High School

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