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Graduate Diploma of Teaching - Specialising in Secondary Education 2014

Bachelor of Business Marketing 1996 

Chris Bauman 

  • Elite - 2017 Teaching adult classes speaking, listening, reading and TOEFL
  • IELTS - 2017 Innovative English Language Training school - Lecturer
  • Tzuchi - 2016 - 2017 teaching the National English speaking team advanced speaking
  • Assignment Editing - Master's Degree of International Relations at Melbourne University 2015 - 2016
  • LiveABC - 2013. 2014, 2015 Teacher Trainer - Classroom management, teaching skills, GEPT
  • Doctor English teaching - 2014, 2015, 2016 Teaching doctors at 3 different hospitals
  • Fushan Junior High School - 2013 -2017 teaching speaking and writing
  • Christie Corporate - Client Services Manager - Staff training
  • Prize-Buys - 2000-2004  Trainer - teaching teams of franchisees in sales techniques
  • Toastmasters - 1998 - 2003 teaching adults public speaking (2002) Education Officer (2003) President
Experience  Resume PDF  
 2017  Lecturing at Elite - speaking, listening, reading and TOEFL
 2017  IELTS teacher - preparing students to study abroad and sit the IELTS test
2016 - 2017  Working as a corporate trainer for the TZUCHI English team, my role is to teach high level Conversation and ensure of the engagement of every adult student in the class.  Topics vary and in most instances are based around recent media or topical TED conversations. 
December 2007 - Now  Teacher / National Training officer
  Fushan Elementary School 
  Live ABC  - interactive teaching page 
  After meeting my wife, I ended up moving overseas where I am using my public speaking skills, and teaching skills to train many different segments of the market.  While I do have to fly to different cities occasionally, for the most part I develop the skills and abilities of students that a keen to learn about Western culture... especially Australia.
March 07 – Dec 07 Account Manager  A & B Communications
April 06 – Nov 08  Leasing Coordinator  – Christie Corporate Brisbane
March 05 – April 06  Client Services Manager – Christie Corporate Brisbane
March 04- Feb 05
Duty Manager Conferencing – Christie Corporate
  However, working for yourself can be lonely and my brother asked me if I wanted to work in the same large national company as himself.  After some convincing I agreed and ended up running the largest clients serviced department in the company's Australian operation.  
Feb 00 – March 04
Franchise Owner - Prize-Buys Australia
  Sales & Marketing Trainer – Prize-Buys Australia 
  Prize-Buys Online - Director 

In my previous role I attended business breakfasts and one of the CEOs that I got to know quiet well offered me an opportunity to start my own business.  As it was always something that I wanted to try I seized the chance to use my sales marketing and management skills helping other company CEOs build bigger customer bases.  
Jan 99 – Feb 00 Accounts Manager – The Stationary Warehouse
  This was when I was headhunted by a close friend of mine to use my marketing and sales skills working for his family's company. 
July 97 – Jan 99  National Sales & Marketing Coordinator - Lockett Marketing 
  When opportunity knocked again, I found it was a cause close to my heart, helping Australian farmers get a better deal for their produce by moving consignments of fruit and negotiating better prices for the farmers.
 Oct 96 - July 97 Duty Manager - Wynnum Manly Leagues Club
  After many years it was time to change my environment and use my management and people skills in a different place.
Oct 95 – Oct 96  Hotel Manager – Wellington Point Hotel
   Responsible for all operations in a large hotel with restaurants, bars and bottle shops
Feb 91 – Oct 95  Duty Manager – Wellington Point Hotel 
2010 - 2014 Graduate Diploma of Teaching - Specialising in Secondary Education
2009 Certificate IV in TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
2009-2012  Chinese - Wenzao University Taiwan
1996  Bachelor of Business – (Marketing)  
1994 Associate Diploma – Business Accounting
Microsoft suite, website development, Social Media, Wikispaces
Public Speaking, Writing, Innovation and Technology, teaching & training, FastCompany, TED