Manser - EFL/Esol Teacher and Celta Teacher Trainer - Mitcham, VIC, Australia

Michael Manser

Mitcham, VIC, Australia

Services

EFL/Esol Teacher and Celta Teacher Trainer

Work History

British Council Teaching Centre

January 2014 - May 2014

Bahrain, as a centre for delivering Cambridge CELTA courses

March 2014 - ACT CELTA, British Side, Istanbul, Turkey

ACT CELTA, British Side

April 2014 - May 2014

Istanbul, Turkey

MCT CELTA, British Council, Bahrain

May 2014 - June 2014

ACT CELTA, British Council, Mauritius

November 2013 - December 2013

MCT CELTA, British Council, Sharjah, UAE

September 2013 - October 2013

MCT CELTA, British Council, Amman, Jordan

August 2013 - September 2013

creation of a programme for teacher

Consultancy, British Council

June 2013 - July 2013

development through observation
Project: development of a programme for training and assessing teacher trainers (in progess)

MCT CELTA, British Council

April 2013 - May 2013

Dubai, UAE

MCT CELTA, British Council

February 2013 - March 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh


2011- 2012

ACT CELTA, British Council, Mauritius

November 2012 - December 2012

Sept 2012 - MCT CELTA, British Council, Amman, Jordan

MCT CELTA, British Council, Sharjah, UAE

June 2012 - July 2012

May 2012 - Consultancy: to set up the British Council Teaching Centre, Jordan, as a centre for delivering Cambridge CELTA courses

MCT CELTA, British Council, Juba, South Sudan

July 2012 - August 2012

ACT & MCT CELTA, British Council

April 2012 - May 2012

Dubai, UAE

Trainer on corporate trainer training courses

MCT CELTA British Council

February 2012 - April 2012

May - Nov. 2011 - ACT and MCT on various CELTA courses, UAE

Acting Senior Teacher

Corporate Contracts

February 2011 - March 2011

British Council, Bangladesh.
(This post also involved reforming the Teaching Centre's systems and records in preparation for its re-establishing CELTA courses as of June 2011. Local DELTA candidates advisory.)

Teacher Training and Development Consultant

British Council, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Work with the Saudi Arabian country manager for the British Council English language teaching & training project to raise ELT standards in the Middle East and North Africa.

Creation and delivery of teacher training & development and trainer training and development courses across Saudi Arabia (Dammam, Riyadh, Jeddah, Najran) in co-operation with the KSA Ministry of Education and various universities and colleges.

Establishment of ELT teachers' organisation / weekly publication of ELT newsletter to teachers and ELT managers throughout Saudi Arabia

Equal Opportunity and Diversity representative, British Council, Saudi Arabia, for the Diversity Unit, Head Office, London

Freelance teacher / teacher trainer

Istanbul, Turkey

General English to adults at all levels incl. Business English
Cambridge Suite examination preparation courses
Main Course Tutor, Cambridge CELTA (British Council, Turkey)
Main Course Tutor, Teacher Development Courses 1 & 2, for primary and secondary school teachers (British Council, Turkey)
Course Tutor, TKT courses (British Council, Turkey)

Teacher Trainer

ADOS

British Council, Damascus, Syria

ADOS / Senior Teacher / Teacher Trainer
MCT for Cambridge CELTA courses
Local supervisor for DELTA candidates
Other responsibilities: general English teaching, teacher training and development; salaries & timetabling; PMPD; deputising for Teaching Centre Manager in his absence

Senior Teacher / Teacher Training Co-ordinator

British Council, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

General and business English at all levels
MCT for Cambridge CELTA courses
IELTS examiner

Teacher / Senior Teacher

EFL

British Council, Doha, Qatar

General and business English at all levels
Setting up the office as a centre for Cambridge CELTA courses
MCT Cambridge CELTA
IELTS examiner

EFL Teacher

IH, Egypt

ADOS
General and business English at all levels
TOEFL and IELTS examination preparation
MCT & ACT on RSA/UCLES CTEFLA courses
IELTS examiner

Instructor in general and academic English

Sadat Academy for Managerial Sciences

EFL Teacher / Senior Teacher

BBC & LBI Language Institutes

General and business English; TOEFL exam preparation courses
Materials and examinations development

EFL teacher

Adult Migrant Education Service

Adult Literacy Unit and general English
On-arrival education & counselling

General secondary school teacher - English, French & German

Education Dept. of South Australia

Education Dept. of NSW, Australia
Inner London Education Authority, UK

General secondary school teacher - English, French & German


OTHER

Examinations:
Oral examiner for KET, PET, FCE, CAE & CPE
IELTS examiner (lapsed)

Senior Teacher / ADOS / CELTA teacher trainer / trainer trainer

International House / British Council

Thirty years of teaching and training experience in above-mentioned organisations as well as for various ministries and colleges in the Arab world (Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Syria, Turkey and Saudi Arabia) and Africa (South Sudan & Mauritius). Teacher training project and development work. Now based in Istanbul but free-lancing in various countries in all regions.

Qualifications & Certifications

Dip. TEFLA

Cambridge / RSA

Diploma of Education

Flinders University of South Australia

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) - foreign languages (French, German); English Literature

University of Tasmania

University of Sydney

Sociology of Education

Flinders University of Languages

English Literature

University of Tasmania

English & German

University of Tasmania

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