Christy

6/20/2020
New York City, NY

Position Desired

Administrative & Clerical
Brooklyn, NY
Yes

Resume

Copy Editor & Proofreader
https://editingkiwi.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christy-g/


SUMMARY

I am an English Literature PhD graduate from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. I worked as an English teacher in Japan and Thailand from 2012-2019 and have been a professional copy editor and proofreader since 2017, with my long-term goal being to enter this field on a full-time basis.


EXPERIENCE

Copy Editor/Proofreader - The Editing Kiwi (Remote)
September 2017 - Present
Copy editor and proofreader for projects ranging from academic essays, business documents, and advertisements to blog posts, e-books, and creative work. Responsible for correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors and aiding in structure, style, and flow of all written content.

Assistant Language Teacher - ALTIA Central (Fukui Prefecture, Japan)
April 2017 - March 2019
Teacher of English as a second language in several public elementary and junior high schools. Led and assisted lesson planning, activity preparation, and classroom teaching for all students. Took part in extracurricular activities including volunteer work as swimming coach in elementary schools, and leading ESL night classes for kindergarten, elementary, and adult students.

English Teacher - MediaKids Academy (Chaiyaphum Province, Thailand)
October 2016 - February 2017
Taught English aimed at communication development in a large public secondary school. In sole charge of lesson planning, created and prepared materials, led all classroom activities, and designed and implemented tests for reading/writing and listening/speaking skills.

Assistant Language Teacher - JET Programme (Ehime Prefecture, Japan)
August 2012 - August 2016
Teacher of English as a second language in several public elementary and junior high schools. Led and assisted lesson planning, activity preparation, and classroom teaching for all students and promoted cultural exchange between Japan and New Zealand. Volunteered as swimming coach in elementary schools and as English teacher at local kindergarten, co-operated with fellow ALTs to facilitate English activities at local orphanage, and participated in public speaking events.

Columnist - Forces of Geek (Remote)
March 2012 - March 2013
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