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GABRIEL KERESZTES

P.O. Box 1560


Fujairah UAE

Phone: 0555075431
Email: gibreelk@gmail.com

JOB TITLE
A top-performing teacher and leader with 5+ years of experience teaching,
7+ years of experience in research, and 9+ years of solid educational
expertise in other developmental areas. Highly experienced in intercultural
training, cross-cultural communication, multicultural and equity curriculum
implementation. Expertise in teaching a variety of subject matter including
English, Mathematics, Science, and Language Arts. Languages include Arabic and Romanian on a
conversational level and French, Italian, and Hungarian at a basic level. Seeking a new and
challenging position in a progressive environment, utilizing leadership and managerial skills.

AREAS

Intercultural Training
Equity Curriculum
Implementation
GCC Values and Culture
Public Speaking/TV-Radio
Host

OF

EXPERTISE

Urban Education
Manager/Program
Coordinator
Media
Literacy/Media
Production
Science/Academic
Research/Lab

Computer Proficiency
Early Literacy Training
Advisor/Counselor
Student
Needs
Assessment

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
APPLIED INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, FUJAIRAH , UAE
2013 PRESENT
E NGLISH TEACHER
Teach Grade 11 and 12 in English.
Utilize only technology-based online curriculum, with assignment, homework, and tests taken via
the Internet.
Curriculum is skill driven with each student using technology in a constructivist manner.
AL HOSN SECONDARY SCHOOL, A BU DHABI, UAE
2012-2013
E NGLISH TEACHER
Taught Grade 10 in English.
Led the drive to facilitate parent-teacher interviews between Arab families and English teachers.
Key player in educating on cultural differences/similarities when dealing with communication
and behavioral infractions.
AL MANAR TARBIAH WEEKEND SCHOOL, DUBAI, UAE
2011-2013
ISLAMIC STUDIES TEACHER
Taught Grade 6-12 Islamic Studies.
Actively participated in curriculum development and implementation. Advised and
worked closely with the principal.
Conducted key seminars on public speaking, debate and social activism.
Acted as advisor to the educational board as well as parents and students.
ABU DHABI EDUCATION COUNCIL, ABU DHABI, UAE
2009-2012
H OMEROOM TEACHER
Taught Grade 1,2, and 3 in English, Mathematics, and Science, as part of the national
educational system reform.

Gabriel Keresztes
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Led translating events amongst staff and leader of the school improvement committee.
Assisted new teachers in cultural immersion, understanding UAE culture, and explaining the
differences in customs.
Worked with special needs identification, differentiation, school improvement plans, and socialbehavior programs.

AL NOOR SCHOOL, WINDSOR, CANADA


2008-2009
SUPPLY TEACHER
Filled in for staff in required activities.
Taught a plethora of subjects including Mathematics, French, Science, and Language Arts
AL-HIJRA SCHOOL, WINDSOR, CANADA
2007-2008
GRADE 5 TEACHER
Essential tasks included teaching the Grade 5 class, Grade 6,7,8 physical education and
computers.
Planned teaching curriculum, gave standardized tests preparation and testing, and met with
parents.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

ISLAMIC CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND ACADEMICS, International Research Team, Ontario,
Canada (2009-Present)
UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, Research Team, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada (20062007)

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ENGAGEMENT, Team Leader (Tanzania,


2008)
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTRE, Program Developer/Supervisor (2007)
FAMILY RESPITE SERVICES, Support Worker (2004-2005)
DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP, Camp Counsellor (2004)

EDUCATION & TRAINING


Bachelor of Islamic Studies, Islamic University of North America (Current)
The Master 140-Hour TEFL/TESOL Course, TEFLINK, Teacher Training for the 21st Century (2013)
Bachelor of Education, Urban Education, University of Windsor (2009)
Bachelor of Science (Honors), Biology and Psychology (Neuroscience), University of Windsor
(2007)