Mawlaanaa Shiraz Khan

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Mawlaanaa Shiraz Khan

  • Profile description

  • My name is Shiraz Khan and I am a British Citizen. I am currently in Karachi visiting some friends and making sure the orphanage/school that I built seven years ago is being run properly. I was born, raised and educated in England. I have GCSEs and A-levels as well as a Law Degree.

    I have lived on three continents, I am a polymath as well as a polyglot. I would like to find a permanent job in Morocco after my volunteering. If you could help me, I would be eternally grateful.
  • Profile details
  • Account type: individual
  • Nationality:British
  • Age:38
  • Skills: Professional Profile:

    A personable, empathetic and highly efficient Online TEFL Teacher with over 15 years experience. Recognised as a dedicated and driven candidate with high levels of professionalism and motivation to promote and enable change and drive understanding amongst students. Additional expertise across all aspects of Business, Medical and Legal English, exam preparation, lesson planning, rapport building and creative problem solving. Communicative, diligent and thoroughly dedicated in all pursuits, currently seeking a new professional challenge in which to further develop and apply a highly transferable skill-set.

    Core Competencies:

    ·Exceptional interpersonal skills: able to nurture relationships with individuals with a strong sense of discretion, integrity and professionalism.
    ·Culturally aware: fully aware of diversity and cultural issues with experience teaching across cultural borders.
    ·Conflict management: professional yet personable approach to work with the ability to de-escalate potentially sensitive situations.
    ·Governance: ensuring strict compliance with policy, legislation, and regulatory guidelines.
    ·High degree of commitment, integrity, and empathy.
    ·Time management: quality focused with the ability to prioritise complex and varied workloads.

    Additional Information:

    ·Qualified Islamic Scholar.
    ·IT: MS Office.
    ·Languages: English (fluent) Urdu (Fluent), Hindi (Near Fluent), Punjabi (Near Fluent) and Arabic (High level).

    Employment History:

    April 2015 – Present: Online TEFL Teacher
    Working as a Freelancer for numerous companies (such as Lingoda).

    ·Teaching English to a wide range of adult students (ranging from Professors, IT Experts, Doctors, Dentists, Lawyers and Students etc.) across all aspects of conversation, fluency and pronunciation.
    ·Where required, assisting with both grammar and exam preparation (such IELTS).
    ·Working closely with a wide range of multi-cultural individuals across Russia, Germany, France, China, Brazil and Argentina.
    ·Liaising with students to ascertain their learning requirements and developing a bespoke package in accordance with this to drive development.
    ·Planning and delivering teaching material in accordance with students evolving needs.
    ·Developing an exceptional rapport with students through proactive and positive communication.
    ·Adhering to all required legalisation, policies and procedures.
    ·Providing constructive feedback to students and developing actions plans to target underperforming areas.




    September 2002 - April 2015: TEFL Teacher and Head of Department, Excel English College, (Leeds, UK)
    Maintaining full responsibility for teaching English to both university Students and professionals from countries such as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait and India.

    ·Liaising with the Managing Director to ensure all targets are met and leading a team of 5 Teachers.
    ·Leadership: ensuring all teachers are working effectively through effective management,
    ·Overseeing all departmental activities and devising strategies to engineer academic excellence.
    ·Teaching classes to up to 25 students, as well as private one-to-one tuition.
    ·Delivering English to a wide range of aptitudes, from basic to advanced.
    ·Conducting observations to ensure student needs are being met effectively.
    ·Consistently generating dynamic ideas to escalate learning potential of children.
    ·Establishing exceptional relationships with all students to build trust and understanding.
    ·Governance: ensuring strict compliance with all policies, regulatory guidelines, and legislation.
    ·Proactively answering any staff questions in order to promote knowledge and understanding.
    ·Working in a multicultural environment and celebrating diversity and inclusion at every opportunity.
    ·Overseeing and raising standards surrounding teaching and learning for all students.
    ·Encouraging students to strive towards their highest potential.
    ·Coaching students on a 1-1 basis to enable the identification of their learning objectives and creating action plans to achieve academic goals.
    ·Planning and delivering lesson plans.
    ·Assessing all student work and coordinating large volumes of learning materials.

    Early Career History:

    ·Nov 2009 – Oct 2012: Self-Employed DEA
    ·July 2007 - Nov 2007: Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA), Habitus, Kent
    ·Aug 2005 - Feb 2006: Sales Floor Manager, Phones 4U, Meadowhall, Sheffield
    ·Jun 2005 - Jul 2005: Team Leader, Mig Marketing (Part of the Cobra Group), Sheffield
    ·Sept 2004 - Mar 2005: Customer Services Adviser, Ventura, Rotherham
    ·Sept 2003 - July 2004: TEFL Teacher, Markaz Fajr, Cairo, Egypt
    ·Sept 2002 - Aug 2003: Sales and Marketing Executive, IDK Fitness, Reading
    ·Oct 2002 - May 2003: Guest Lecturer, Dearne Valley College, Rotherham

  • Task Willing to do: Charity work
  • Languages: A Master in English, fluent in Urdu, and conversational in Classical Arabic. I also understand Hindi and Punjabi.
  • Planned travelling dates: 2020-01-13 to 2020-03-15
  • Countries planning on travelling to: N/A
  • Dietary Requirements:Halal.
  • Driver License:No
  • Allergies:No