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1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Lucia
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Writing comprehension - Portuguese
  • Translation - Portuguese
  • Accent reduction - Portuguese
Levels
  • All Levels

Teacher gives english and portuguese lessons for children and adults online and in Orlando area.

Methodology

I have a bachelor degree in Physical Therapy and I have been teaching people who has learning difficulties for more than 10 years.
I use the ESL techniques and use exemples and repetition to catch the student's attention.
Depending on the age, I use different resources to teacher portuguese. With children I use a lot of props and with adults I talk about daily life and actualities.

Background

I work a a Substitute teacher for Orange County Public schools and also I have been teaching children and adults with motor and cognitive disabilities.
I have taught english and portuguese to at least 30 students and they could reach many goes at the school for example passing on SAT exams.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $18/h
Lessons offered by Lucia
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Writing comprehension - Portuguese
  • Translation - Portuguese
  • Accent reduction - Portuguese
Levels
  • All Levels

Lucia's resume

Lucia


Objective : Find an opportunity where I can apply my language teaching experience to contribute to the Company’s success and to continue my professional growth.

Physical Therapy
Arts and Creativity
Teaching and research
Neurological rehabilitation
Painter using acrylic and textures
Substitute Teacher - Kindergarten to grade 6
Teaching Portuguese to German speakers
Training healthcare professionals
Treatment of syndromes (Autism, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy)
Pilates and Brazilian Fitness® teacher
Research of alternative/ advanced teaching tools and techniques
Intensive care in ICU, Ergonomics
Writer of articles in Portuguese about famous travel destinations (web based articles)
Teaching kids with learning disabilities and responsible for planning logistics
General:


Fluent in English, Portuguese (native)
Advanced in Italian and German (C1)
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Anatomy teacher
Green Card Holder (Citizenship application in progress)

International & entrepreneurial experience

Keywords: Substitute Teacher, Teaching Children with disabilities, Pilates, Postural Global Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Suit Therapy, Ergonomics Program, International Reservation, Costumer relations, Event planning, Teaching, Painter , Travel writing.

Main Education Milestones

2008
Rehabilitation for children and adults with motor skills disabilities

2007
Post-Graduation in Respiratory Therapy and ICU

2006
Graduation in Physical Therapy

1995
International Reservation, Customer relation, American Airlines


Professional Experience



Sep 2017
Feb 2016-Feb 2017
Substitute Teacher at Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, United States
Fitness trainer at the Bildungszentrum in Nuremberg, Germany

Aug 2012- June 2013
Partner

Responsibilities
Lead a multi- disciplinary team, deal with vendors, finances and feedback to parents.
Patient evaluation and definition of treatment plan, for intensive therapy method.
Divulgation of our treatment method to hospitals and medical doctors.
Special medical treatment of patients with acute syndromes

Jul 2008 – June 2013
International Consultant and Teacher

Responsibilities
Evaluate medical data, plan treatment, research and provide feedback; give seminars and courses to train health care professionals


Key Achievements
- Planned and set up clinics in Bahrain and Brazil, hired and trained employees in Bahrain, UEA, Brazil, Egypt, Malaysia and Portugal.
- Tested equipment’s resistance and quality.
- Provided product reviews.
- Taught several 5-day seminars for professional physiotherapists all over the world

Jan 2012 – Jul 2012

Physical Therapist and Teacher

Responsibilities
Assessing, planning, organizing, teaching and participating in rehabilitative programs for children and adults with syndromes, cognitive and motor disabilities. Providing educational information about the proposed intervention, injury prevention, ergonomics, prosthetic or orthotic devices.

Key Achievements
- Taught special respiration techniques and exercises to classes of disabled kids
- Developed and implemented new exercises and rehabilitation programs.
- Provided feedback and consultancy to parents and other medical care professionals.
- Defined preventive procedures in medical therapy setting.
- Developed specific goals to accomplish outcomes.
- Strongly supported kids to reach their goals and celebrate their successes



Jan 2006 – May2008

Physical Therapist.

Responsibilities
-Use of oxygen therapy, pulmonary drainage procedures, mechanical ventilation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
-Working on acute care with adults, premature infants, post chirurgical unit.


Jan1994– Apr 2000
American Airlines –
Marketing assistant of the Sales Manager.

Responsibilities
- Develop barter agreements with travel agencies, ideas and campaigns for special offers.
- Manage relationship with customers, vendors, advertisers and identified business opportunities.
- Dealing with passengers regarding reservations, ticketing and mile programs.
- Promotion and participation in events to demonstrate new services and routes.
- Manage entries in Sabre



References available upon requests

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