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Samantha Harris
Bowie, MD 20715

Goal-oriented, experienced English as a Second/Foreign Language Instructor specializing in pronunciation and genre-based writing. Dedicated to providing an uplifting and challenging classroom experience. Possesses an optimal balance of pedagogical expertise and interpersonal skills for facilitating student development. Seeking a full-time position at an institution that will give me the opportunity to apply my knowledge and creativity and enhance my teaching skills.


  • Creates effective, original, in-class activities

  • Accommodates multiple learning styles and various language backgrounds in one classroom

  • Facilitates a welcoming and unintimidating learning environment

  • Employs task-based teaching methodologies for lesson planning and assessment

  • Has an approachable demeanor and is perceptive to students’ needs




M.A. TESOL and Bilingual Education, Georgetown University (May, 2016)

B. A. English Language and Literature, University of Maryland College Park (May, 2013)

TESOL Certification, University of Maryland Baltimore County (December, 2012)


  • Process/Genre-Based Writing Instruction

  • Task-Based Language Teaching

  • Utilization-Focused Language Program Evaluation

  • Cross-Cultural Communication

  • Pronunciation Teaching Techniques

  • Language Assessment and Statistics



Howard County Community College

English Language Center (ELC) Adjunct Instructor

Columbia, MD

December 2014 – Present

  • Worked with a wide range of proficiency levels from low-beginner to intermediate-advanced

  • Led classes focused on a variety of skillsets including writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation and grammar

  • Maintained a consistently high attendance by promoting student motivation and engagement

  • Coordinated English, native speaker volunteers for in-class activitie


Volunteered as Language Partner for the Department of English as a Foreign Language 
Georgetown University (2015-2016)

Served as Test Proctor for the Center for Language Education and Development 
Georgetown University  (2015)

Volunteered as Teaching Assistant for the English Language Center 
Howard Community College (2012-2013)




  • Confident public speaker

  • Bilingual Native Speaker of English, and Heritage Speaker of Korean

  • Proficient with CANVAS and Blackboard learning management systems

  • Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel for testing/teaching purposes









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