Ms. Jessica March | American University of Sharjah


Teaching areas

English Language teaching and academic advising

Research areas

The impact of English tests on students. Collaboration with Cambridge Assessment English on an Impact Study based on students perceptions of the Linguaskill test.


High Impact Leadership certificate, High Impact Leadership, University of Cambridge, Institute for Sustainable Leadership, 2019
Certificate in the Teaching of Children with Dyslexia, Teaching Of Children With Dyslexia, Direct Learning Ltd, 2009
MA, English Language Teaching, University of Essex, United Kingdom, 2000
BA, European Studies, University of London, Royal Holloway College, United Kingdom, 1996
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, English Language Teaching, Trinity College London, United Kingdom, 1993

Professional experience

Achievement Academy Director, Achievement Academy, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2015 - Present
Academic Counselor, Upa Course Coordinator And Senior Instructor, Achievement Aacdemy Bridge Program, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2012 - 2015
Achievement Academy Instructor, Achievement Academy, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2012
English Language Instructor, Diploma Foundations, Higher Colleges of Technology - Sharjah Women's College, United Arab Emirates, 2001 - 2007
English Language Instructor, Colchester English Study Center, Essex, United Kingdom, 2000 - 2001
Director, Cambridge School, Portugal, 1997 - 1999
English Language Teacher, Cambridge School, Portugal, 1996 - 1997


TEFL Kuwait, International, TEFL Kuwait - Dedicated to Serving English Language Teaching CommunityTEFL Kuwait, an IATEFL Associate, is a non-profit organization of teachers of English as a foreign language, associated with a UK registered charity IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), with members worldwide., 27 September 2021
TESOL Arabia, Regional, As the organization had to be re-affliated to TESOL International, I volunteered to be one of the 50 founding members of TESOL Arabia. TESOL Arabia is a professional body for English language teachers in the MENA region. It is dedicated to excellence in TESOL Education, training and leadership, 1 September 2022 - 31 August 2023
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