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$23/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by John
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Oral Expression
Levels
  • All Levels

English savvy tutor who can help your English come to vibrant life.

Methodology

I am student centric with USA and proper English language experience in television writing and oral presentation, text writing, technical writing, fictional writing and business writing. My BA is in English and my MA is in Communication (I wrote a book about the advent of virtual reality as a communication media).

Background

I am a researcher, a writer, a video producer, a video cameraman, a video editor, a text editor, a TV presenter for science, a technical writer, a computer person with experience in programming and systems analysis, with a BA in English and an MA (Distinction) in Communication

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Lessons offered by John
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Oral Expression
Levels
  • All Levels

John's resume

John J Hart
2347 Hilltop Court, Santa Rosa, CA, 95404 - Ph(concealed information)
USA work experience 2011 to 2018
06/2018 – 09/2016 Sonoma County Office of Education
Substitute K-12 teacher at any school in the forty school districts in SCOE – this employment is on-demand, day-to-day and supervisors are Principals in any school where a substitute is used. In 2017 alone I was employed in over 14 school districts. Reason for leaving – seeking full time job
01-to 06/2016 Home Depot – Windsor Store part time warehouseman Reason for leaving – earned price of a car
07/2011–12/2015 SELF EMPLOYED – renovating and selling foreclosed house
02/2011-07/2011 SELF EMPLOYED – searching for foreclosed house in Arizona and California, bought one in Cobb Mountain area of Lake County, CA
OTHER
10/2010-02/2011 Offshore living in New Zealand and developing real estate for self-designed new construction near Nelson, South Island
05/2009-10/2011 Self employed renovating houses and selling them. Living in Varmland, Sweden caring for bi-polar partner while renovating farm house – relationship ended after her two suicide attempts
10/2005/2009 Self employed developing real estate - Living in New Zealand caring for bi-polar partner
RESUMÉ of Work Experience in New Zealand
04/2004 – 06/2005 Middle school and High school teacher (AID funded) in Rarotonga, Cook Islands – taught: science, maths, English, IT, Accounting
02/2003 – 03/2004 Lectured in Television Production at for-profit private training provider in Auckland – Media Design School
02/1996 – 12/2002 Lectured in Television and digital media at WINTEC on BA program
02/1994 – 20/1996 PhD scholarship to Waikato University in Hamilton NZ- withdrew because of conflict of research focus – film v. virtual reality
06/1992 – 01/1994 Regional Advisor Programs for remedial education department of NZ Government (responsible for evaluation and payment of training providers with budget responsibilities of $6,040,000)
02/1989 – 03/1992 MA by research into Virtual Reality as a new media (awarded Distinction (ie GPA 4.0 on 4.0 scale)for 185pp MA thesis
02/1988 – 02/1989 Independent writer/producer/director for documentary on women’s softball world championship featuring NZ National Team
02/1978 – 01/1988 Senior Reporter/ science Presenter for Television New Zealand national broadcaster (similar to BBC) of NZTV.
02/1972 – 01/1978 Production Staff NZ National Film Unit – worked as writer/director/editor and First AD on informational, educational, dramatic production on 35mm and 16mm film
02/1971 – 02/1972 Systems Analyst and Computer Programmer for software firm in NZ – a NZ government assisted immigrant due to my skills

Categories of skills
Digital
Programming and Systems Analyst,
Nuclear particle analyst,
Air pollution researcher (Cook Islands)
ICBM flight data analyst,
Digital Videographer and non-linear editor,
Virtual reality researcher (written one book – my 185p MA (Distinction) thesis by research)
Education
Lecturer in digital production on BA program
Teacher at private, for profit, Media Arts School
Middle school teacher on AID program in ESL country (Cook Islands)
K-12 substitute teacher in Sonoma County
Professional development (HD transition) for Cook Islands Television staff
Media
Documentary writer/producer/director/editor/presenter for broadcast TV
Drama series First Assistant Director for 7X75 minute episode history series
Professional digital photographer
Film librarian and projectionist (while studying for BA in English)
Real estate
Personally designed and constructed (and supervised contractors) for 3 houses -sold
Personally renovated 3 more houses (2 sold, 1 destroyed by arson – see life events table below)
Other – Bank officer, motor mechanic, welder, manufacturing, postman, pilot

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