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Tutor profile: Amy S.

Amy S.
MATESOL, writing tutor and ESL teacher for 5 years


About Amy

About Amy
A recent MATESOL graduate and writing-lover, I have taught and tutored university and graduate level academic writing and English to ESL and native English speaking learners.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have taught ESL abroad and in the US for about five years. In addition, I have tutored and taught writing specifically in undergraduate school as Writing Fellow, and as a TA for Academic Writing for Graduate Students in graduate school.
American University
Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Master's Degree
2019 - 2021
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Spanish Language and Literature
Bachelor's Degree
2012 - 2016

Work Experience

Work Experience
International Language Institute, Online English Instructor
2020 - 2021
Taught 3-hour advanced-level course via Zoom to international au pairs once a week Executed a comprehensive needs analysis of learners to create course objectives Designed integrated skilled lesson plans & materials for each lesson
American University Department of World Languages and Culture, Teaching Assistant
2019 - 2021
Aids professors in planning and designing coursework materials Acts as academic writing tutor for graduate international students Schedules 1-on-1 appointments & workshops with students to improve writing
Washington English Center, Volunteer English Language Teacher
2019 - 2020
Co-taught a 2.5 hour class of 14 adult immigrant ESL students once a week Prepared lessons and activities based on WEC syllabus requirements & student needs Took attendance, administered tests, and filled out class logs describing each lesson
IES Rayuela, Comunidad de Madrid, English Language & Culture Assistant (Auxiliar de conversación de inglés)
2016 - 2019
Provided support in various classrooms in a bilingual high school in Madrid, Spain (English, Art, Music) Collaborated with teachers and assistants to plan in-class, extracurricular activities Designed and taught English literature unit for higher level English class
The Literacy Network, Community Literacy Intern
2016 - 2016
Designed personalized, goal-based lesson plans weekly for 7 adult English learners Supervised and managed two-hour Community Literacy sessions Provided support for tutors during lessons; tutored students as needed
Writing Fellows Program at UW-Madison, Specialized Peer Writing Tutor
2014 - 2016
Completed course training in giving feedback on writing of various subjects Communicated, worked and organized meetings with course professor and students Provided written feedback & conducted collaborative conferences with students
The Badger Herald, Inc. (Independent Student Newspaper), Copy Chief
2013 - 2016
Promoted from Associate Copy Chief (Feb. 2015 - May 2015); previously promotedf rom Copy Editor (Sep. 2013 - Feb. 2015) Acted as second-to-last edit on all newspaper content Hired, managed and trained a team of copy editors


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