Jamie Graves Higashi Takasago 23-2, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken, Japan 330-0055 Mobile: 080-3624-5803 Office/Fax: 048-885-2726 jamiefgraves@hotmail.com, jamiefgraves@c.vodafone.ne.jp OBJECTIVE: •English teaching and tutoring work in the Saitama-shi area. • Restaurant internships or entry level kitchen positions at Tokyo area fusion or vegetarian/macrobiotic restaurants KITCHEN EXPERIENCE: • Zoukou-juku Soba: Nagai-shi, Yamagata Nov. 04-Dec.04. Studied traditional handmade soba making and local cuisine. • Alishan Café: Hanno-shi, Saitama, Aug. 03-Oct. 04 Menu creation, kitchen management, daily service, and catering, at an organic, vegetarian café. • Oberlin Student Co-operative Association: Jan. 01-June 02. Menu creation, kitchen management, setting up food distribution. . TEACHING EXPERIENCE: • Private English Language Tutoring: Jan.03-present Private lessons with five adult students in English conversation, reading comprehension and writing. • Weekly Adult English Classes: Sep.03-Aug 04. A group adult class in English conversation and reading comprehension. • Tenryu-shi Public School System ALT Aug. 02-July 03. English teaching at 6 public middle schools, 7 elementary schools and 7 kindergartens. Teaching and lesson planning for JHS, Elementary and Kindergarten. Translation and Editing. • Bike Repair Instructor: Sep. 01-June-.02 Volunteered several hours a week at the Oberlin bike co-op teaching bike repair. Taught a special class for at-risk JHS students on bike repair. • Outdoor Trip Leader/Instructor: Jan. 00-May-00 Led several hiking and camping trips, taught participants basic outdoor survival skills RELATED EXPERIENCE: • Japanese-English Translation Sub-Culture Café: Jan. 05-present Tenryu City Board of Education: • OSCA Board of Directors Jan. 01- SKILLS: • Japanese Proficiency: Taken 2nd.Grade of the Japanese Proficiency Exam. Over two years experience working in Japanese. Proficient in speaking, reading and writing. Over four years of Japanese study. • Computers: Web Design and Maintenance Microsoft Office Worked in both Windows (ME, XP) and Apple OS Internet research experience EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in History, June 2002 Oberlin College, Oberlin Ohio Graduated with a GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale Hobbies/Interests Jazz, rock musician, 10 years experience in performing, composition, Photography Outdoors/Hiking