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Jay - Prof vocabulary -  english - Kaapschehoop
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« A friendlier and more meticulous young man you won't find. If he... More »
« A friendlier and more meticulous young man you won't find. If he promises something he always delivers. So you will find a good teacher in him. Sandy »
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Lessons offered by Jay
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Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary -  English
  • ESOL (English)
  • English Grammar
  • EFL
  • All Levels

International hospitality and entertainment worker offering interactive English second language classes for students who want to improve their English conversational skills


I believe in starting with a warmer activity, allowing students to start interaction. I then move on to the presentation stage where I as the teacher would then present the topic and introduce the lesson to the students. Moving on to the practice stage where the students practice whatever was taught or presented in a controlled environment where I as the teacher would then assist the students in understanding and implementing what they have learnt. The Production stage of the lesson is where students complete an activity on their own, followed by the lesson recap, ending off the lesson where I as the teacher would evaluate student's progress for the specific topic of the lesson.


I have been working in the entertainment and hospitality industry for over ten years, specifically in Casinos and Hotels. I started teaching private English lessons onboard cruise ships to fellow colleagues and crew as an extra income and have developed a strong passion for assisting others with improving their language skills.


Rate for online lessons : R195/h
Lessons offered by Jay
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary -  English
  • ESOL (English)
  • English Grammar
  • EFL
  • All Levels

Jay's CV

Curriculum Vitae
Jay Jay Bouwer

Personal details:

Name: Jay- Jay
Surname: Bouwer
Gender: Male

Date of birth: 13 April 1990
Nationality: S.A. Citizen
Languages: English, Afrikaans (fluent in both but prefer English.)
Driver’s Licence: Code 8

Educational Background:

Secondary education:

GR 12, Nelspruit Hoërskool 2008

Tertiary education:

-Certificate course: HIT (High Impact Training) Academy Potchefstroom 2009
Subjects: Graphic design, PR and customer service, health and safety, web design, corporate
Branding, Sponsorship activation. Completed 2009

-Certificate course, introductory course for leadership and management through ILM (institute of leadership and management)

-RPL National Gaming Operations, modules completed for both slots and tables. NQF Level 3

-Microsoft Office applications certificate completed through Megro Learning.
( proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.)

Further Training:

-Pit Manager training at Emnotweni Casino
-Health and safety training through Tsogo Sun Academy.
-National Responsible Gambling Program
-Supervisory skills training through Tsogo Sun.
-Service Leaders training through Tsogo Academy.

Work experience

Company: Salvador pub and Bistro
Position: Barman
Duties: Customer service, stock control, cash ups
Time period: most weekends 2007

Company: Protea bookshop Nelspruit
Position: Casual salesman
Duties: General services, orders, stock control.
Time period: weekends July 2008 – December 20008

Company: Pine Lake Inn (African Sky hotels spas and resorts)
Position: Front office operations
Duties: reservations, telephones, cashier, guest relations, appointments, cash ups.
Period: January- April (promoted to duty manager)

Company: Pine Lake Inn (African Sky hotels spas and resorts)
Position: Duty manager
Duties: Staff management, cash-ups, guest relations, restaurant supervision, room checks
Stock control, staff relations, hotel supervision.
Time Period: April 2010 –June 2010

Company: Elefante Cargo Developers
Position: Sales Consultant
Duties: Sale and setup of transport contracts between mines and truck owners, marketing, catalogue setup, general administration.
Time Period: June 2010 –October 2010

Company: Nomad Adventure Tours
Position: Courier Tour Guide
Duties: Collection of tourists from airport, sight- seeing and informative tours with tourists, cooking for guests, stock control for tours, budget management for tours, route planning.
Time Period: August 2010 – November 2010

Company: Emnotweni Casino
Position: Tables dealer and slots host
Duties: Cash transactions, proficient dealing of casino games namely Roulette, Black Jack and Poker, Customer service.
Time Period: December 2010 - October 2013

Company: Emnotweni Casino
Position: Gaming Tables Supervisor and acting Pit Manager
Duties: Supervision of table games, player tracking, staff training, development and disciplinary processes, Customer service oversight, cash-up and float management, chip stock control for floats, Player rating for rewards program, acting Pit manager duties in the absence of Pit Manager, namely: management of all gaming tables and staff, hourly tables statistics (win/loss, hold percentages, cash intake and variances.), staff disciplinary, reports, dispute resolution and staff performance assessment.
Time Period: November 2013-December 2018

Company: Carnival Cruise Lines (Contracted by Global Casino Operations inc.)
Position: Tables Croupier.
Duties: Proficient in BlackJack, Fun21, FaceUp, American double zero Roulette, 3Card, Let it Ride, Heads up hold'em, Dice. Player tracking and evaluation, customer service.
Time Period: January 2019-May 2019

Company: Carnival Cruise Lines
Position: Casino Host Dealer
Duties: In-house marketing, Player tracking, Planning and implementation of promotional events, Mind and mood, Branding, Crew activity planner, statistics analysis, player evaluation and Casino onboard account management.
Time Period: May 2019 -April 2020

Company: Green Venus Guest House
Position: Assistant Manager
Duties: Bookings, staff management, Guest relations, Account management.
Time Period: June 2020 -current.

-2013 Emnotweni complex employee of the year.
-1st place Emnotweni Slots Host Tournament 2013
-2nd place Tsogo Sun National Slots Host Tournament
-3rd place Emnotweni Dealers Tournament 2013
-Employee of the month May 2019 Carnival Cruise Lines Fascination.

Other experience:

Assisted in the planning and implementation of the Tsogo Sun Slots Host tournament 2014.
Assisted Gaming Technical team for the revamp of Emnotweni Casino 2013.
Acting Pit manager duties at Emnotweni Casino.

3 reviews on Jay
  • 5/5

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3 recommendations


A friendlier and more meticulous young man you won't find. If he promises something he always delivers. So you will find a good teacher in him. Sandy


Jay is one of the best conversationalists that I ever met. He is easy-going and friendly with impeccable work ethic. He captures a student's attention and interest with ease, thereby facilitating quick learning. I would definitely recommend Jay for his student-centered approach in his teaching and his ability to converse on any topic.


Great tutor! Helped perfect my English literacy!

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