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Laura Blackmore

Email: lkbla4@student.monash.edu
Citizenship: Australian, DOB: January 4th 1993, Gender: Female

Objective
TEFL certified graduate seeking a teaching position in Mexico..

Skills

Native speaker of English and professional working level of Spanish


Computer Literate: Microsoft Office, Proficient in Windows and Mac OS
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to adapt to change and work well individually or with others
Polite manner, professional presentation and passionate and committed
to working to the best of my ability

Education
Feb 2016 March 2016
140 Hours Onsite Teaching as a Foreign Language Certificate (TEFL)
ICEP TEFL Training Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
- 125 hours of course work
- 10 hours of Observed Teaching Practices
- 5 hours of Class Observation
July 2015 present (yet to be completed)
Masters of Translation Studies, Spanish to English
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Jan 2015 Feb 2015
Six week study abroad language and cultural exchange program
Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico
Jan 2011 Dec 2014
Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
Major in professional writing and minor in Spanish and International Studies
University of Wollongong, Australia
Jan 2013 July 2013
Six-month university study abroad program in Spain
Universidad de Deusto, San Sebastian, Spain

Experience
July 2015 Dec 2015
Volunteer teacher for Refuge for Hope
Teaching English for two hours a week in the conversation based classes to
people from Latin America
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.refugeofhope.org.au/
Sept 2012 Dec 2014
Waitress at The Huskisson Hotel
Experience in providing excellent customer service, outstanding listening
skills resulting in customer satisfaction, experience in working in a fast paced
environment and serving food and beverages
Huskisson, New South Wales, Australia
http://thehuskisson.com.au/
Aug 2012 Dec 2012
Swimming Instructor for Port Kembla Youth Project (PKYP)
PKYP is a non-for-profit community organization where I worked as an
instructor to encourage children from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop
water confidence and learn to swim for people aged 2 15 years old
Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia
http://pkyp.org.au/
Jan 2012 Dec 2012
Swimming Instructor for SmartSwim School
Strong knowledge of correct stroke techniques, strong communication skills,
working with children to improve water safety and stroke technique
- Current AUSTSWIM (Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety)
Accreditation Licence
- Current CPR qualification
- Received Working with Children Check
Figtree, New South Wales, Australia

References
Claudia Ayala Castillo
Special Program Coordinator
Mexico City, Mexico
claudia.castillo@ibero.mx
Tel: +52 (55) 5950 4000
Alan Davalos
Student Coordinator, ICEP TEFL
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
alan@tefltraining.com.mx