Allan Hamdan
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Nationality: Australian
Place of Birth: Australia
Marital Status: Married

 

Email: allanhamdan@yahoo.com.au

 

Phone: +966 568 112 886

REGISTERED TEACHER

Registration no. 307832

Victorian Institute of Teaching, Australia

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

CAMBRIDGE CELTA

CERTIFICATE IV in TESOL

International House Sydney - Teacher Training Centre

4 Aug - 29 Aug, 2008

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF EDUCATION - SECONDARY (Hons)
Monash University, VIC, AUSTRALIA
2005 – 2007

MASTER OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY
University of Southern Queensland, AUSTRALIA
2003 2005

MASTER OF ART (Time Based Art/Digital Media)
University of New South Wales – College of Fine Arts, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
2000 2002

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (Painting/Drawing)
University of New South Wales – College of Fine Arts, Sydney, AUSTRALIA.
1995 1998

TEACHING EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

BAE SYSTEMS SAUDI ARABIA

Period of Employment: 26 September 2009 current.
Position: English Language Instructor.

 

UNIVERSAL ENGLISH COLLEGE (GLOBAL VILLAGE SYDNEY) AUSTRALIA  www.uec.edu.au

Period of Employment: 23 March 2009 24 September 2009.
Position: Casual English Language Teacher.

 

EF - EDUCATION FIRST, CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY - AUSTRALIA

Period of Employment: 7 January, 2009 – 20 March, 2009.
Position: Casual English Language Teacher

 

KING FAHAD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS – SAUDI ARABIA

DAMMAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Period of Employment: 13 February, 2004 – 30 October, 2008.
Position: ESL Teacher – Taught English as a second language and assisted in coordination of computer mediated learning.

BAYVIEW COLLEGE – AUSTRALIA
Period of Employment: 14 July, 2003 – 14 December, 2003.
Position: Head of Media – Taught Media English, Geography and Legal Studies.
Achievements: Achievements: Created an online teaching methodology – Flexible/Blended Learning.

SCHOOL OF TOMORROW – SOUTH KOREA
Period of Employment: June, 2002 – June, 2003.
Position: Senior Teacher Pre-school to Adult ESL.

TRAINING & CONSULTANCY WORK PLACEMENTS

TYCHE DIGITAL
Period of Employment: June, 2001 – May, 2002.
Position: Digital Media Trainer/Account Manager
Achievements: Trained the editor for My Money Group Channel 7. Trained manager of Fat Pizza Theatre Show – the theatre adaptation of the popular TV series shown on SBS.

POWERHOUSE YOUTH THEATRE
Period of Employment: October 1, 2001 – October 14, 2001.
Position: Contract Web Design Production and Tutor.
Duties: Trained and taught a team of aspiring youth web designers on how to use relevant applications, ensuring website production was creative, interesting and conveyed the message of the digital media forum.
Achievements: Created a website from concept to completion for the Western Sydney Digital Media Youth Forum.

ENMORE THEATRE
Period of Employment: September, 2001 – October, 2001
Position: Contract Trainer and Consultant.
Duties: Taught the production manager how to use a high end Final Cut Pro digital video editing system. Advising which equipment best suits their production goals and objectives.
Achievements: Trained editors on how to keep up with the live pace of the theatre show Fat Pizza, the theatre adaptation of the popular TV series shown on SBS.

ADIMEX (Formerly know as Animation Design)
Period of Employment: June, 1998 – March, 2001
Position: Digital Media Trainer/Consultant
Duties: Teaching, demonstrating and selling high end digital video and DVD authoring software/hardware with an emphasis on the Media 100 editing system.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE
• Proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs
• Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
• Media 100
• Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Indesign, Quark Express
• Touch Typing Speed 90WPM
• Macromedia Director, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
• Digidesign Pro Tools
• Created educational websites for Legal and Media Studies electives:

http://faculty.kfupm.edu.sa/DCC/ahamdan/

http://faculty.kfupm.edu.sa/dcc/ahamdan/media_savvy.html

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Strong executive qualities
• Inventive and determined
• Goal oriented
• Productive and conscientious
• Ability to embrace change
• Excellent communicator
• Good at encouraging my peers
• Positive attitude
• Very creative

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

• Maintaining good health and fitness
• Fishing
• Self Defence
• Reading
• Life Long Study
• Community Work

REFEREES

Fran Maddock

Level Coordinator and teacher

EF - Education First, Sydney

Australia

Mb: 0415 858 701

frranonfire@yahoo.com.au

 

Mr. Ronan Walshe
Coordinator of English Language Centre
KING FAHAD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS

DAMMAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Saudi Arabia
Mobile: +966 561 545 406

Home: +966 3 857 1003, ext 132
Email: ronanw1@yahoo.com    ronan@dcc.kfupm.edu.sa

 

Adrian Flyn

English Language Teacher

BAE SYSTEMS

Saudi Arabia

Mb:  +966 567 507 487

Ph: +966 3 890 0316, ext 2399

Email: ayeflin@hotmail.com

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