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George Christos Secondary English Literature and Composition Teacher

1F 87 Minghu Rd.. Niaosiong District Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (ROC) 83345 +866 098 790 2182
15 years of experience with culturally diverse students working toward an awareness of the role of literature in developing the social and humane values that have molded and inform our global community.

Work Experience
2011-Present English Department Faculty Chair I-Shou International School, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinated and led development of English department curriculum including cross-curricular writing programs, as well as horizontal and vertical alignment of course standards and objectives. Supervised committees and composed documentation required for MYP, CIS, and MOE certification and approval. Administered to regular departmental operations including faculty development and personnel matters Developed and implemented inquiry based IB DP A Literature and MYP Language A and B units guiding students to effective use, analysis, and interpretation of texts and language in various contexts and genres. Supported student work and projects by serving as supervisor for extended essays, personal projects, and community and service activities.

2008-2011 High School English Teacher Trinity International School, Bangkok, Thailand
Increased student motivation through implementation of lesson plans designed to appeal to a broad range of student learning styles in grades 8-12 English, science, and drama classes Functioned as proactive member of WASC accreditation action, curriculum development, and ESL committees. Communicated and shared effective cross-curricular instructional planning strategies with fellow faculty members Maintained student and departmental records to effectively document planning, goals, and objectives.

2007-2008 High School English Teacher Tinian Junior Senior High School, Northern Marianas Islands
Guided students toward understanding language, literature, and as a means of transmitting information in grades 9, 10, and 12 English and drama classes. Assisted in development of curriculum designed to adapt American standards to ESL student learning abilities. Served on school curriculum development, student learning, and safety committees with the aim of developing and maintaining a school-wide climate and organization for learning and leadership.

2005-2006 High School English Teacher / ESL Trainer & Test Coordinator Trapper Creek School, Nuiqsut, Alaska
Developed curriculum to increase student literacy in mixed age classrooms consisting of students from 12-20 years of age. Served as faculty liaison for Alaska state Sheltered English / ELL assessment and teacher training. Coordinated leadership activities including high school graduation ceremonies and village Halloween and Christmas festivals.

George Christos Secondary English Literature and Composition Teacher

1F 87 Minghu Rd.. Niaosiong District Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (ROC) 83345 +866 098 790 2182
2003-2005 Secondary English Teacher East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, North Carolina
Planned, implemented and evaluated instructional activities consistent with standards for grades 9 and 10 English and literature. Organized and trained teacher teams for implementation of CRISS (Creating Independence through Student Owned Strategies) Teaching Program. Provided support and service on school accreditation and curriculum development committees.

2001-2003 Adult Education and College Preparatory English Instructor York Technical Community College, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Developed and facilitated units of instruction in Eng 101, 102, and 103 courses. Advised and counseled students for course planning and preparation.

1999-2001 Secondary English & Drama Teacher York Junior High School, York, South Carolina Coordinated and implemented units of instruction for grades 7-9 English and Drama courses. Provided service and support on school accreditation and curriculum development committees.

1993-1996 M.ed Secondary Education M.A. English Literature Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio 1988-1991 B.A. English Literature/Creative Writing Winthrop University Rock Hill, South Carolina

2004 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Excellence in Teaching

Military Experience
1986-1988 United States Navy Honorable Discharge

Software & Technological Proficiency

Associates Degree in Computer Programming York Technical College, South Carolina Atlas Rubicon Curriculum Mapping Managebac Microsoft Office Macintosh & Windows operating systems

Extra-Curricular Activities
World Scholars Cup Coach Guitar and Ukulele Club Drama Club Student Council Leadership Club