Souheir M.N Abu-Zahr



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Hadi-Nasrallah Street, Dahieh

Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 476320

Mobile: 70 661734











Personal Details:

Date of Birth: 24/01/ 1968

Marital Status

Spouse of Zaed El-Hajj Sleiman

P.E Coordinator

LAU, Beirut


Having 3 Children



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nationality: Lebanese

Personal Profile

     An educational management graduate who is ambitious to find a position in a well established educational institution. An excellent communicator and good listener, able to work under pressure and take good judgments, able to work on own initiatives or as part of a team, and remain adaptable in all situation.

Career Objective

1.    A full-time position in Educational Management where I can demonstrate my technical skills and contribute to the organization.

2.    A full-time Math teacher position at the Elementary level through which I can demonstrate my educational and technological skills in order to make a difference in education by:

·         Using visual presentations to help students connect abstract concepts with real life applications.

·         Tailoring learning according to learners’ needs based on the students’ survey that is done before instruction.

·         Encouraging exploration activities and self-discovery to increase students’ motivation to learn.

·         Enhancing communication skills through e-mail discussions and chatting.

·         Using word processing to help the students make quick and easy revisions, and corrections for their written work.

·         Supporting learning with group technology projects and cooperative work in which the students collaborate with each other to do internet research, create multimedia/ web page products, and compete in instructional games.

·         Using problem-oriented activities to enhance students’ problem solving and critical thinking such as video-based scenarios, graphic tools, and simulations.

·         Assessing through group products and electronic portfolios.

·         Locating the students’ learning gaps, and providing immediate feedback.


Personal Growth Plan

     As an educator embracing technology and seeking to learn about it, I have taken the Educational Technology course, and I have joined the SPSS workshop (certificate) to enhance my research skills. I am willing to join any in-service training on technology that could be provided by the educational institution to up-date my information.

Educational Background


MA educational Management (Graduate Transcript)

LAU, Beirut


Teaching Diploma in Math & Science at the Elementary level (Undergraduate Transcript)

LAU, Beirut


BS in Business Accounting ( Honor)

LAU, Beirut


Lebanese Scientific Baccalaureate

Al-Ahliah School Beirut

Work Experience


Graduate Assistant

§  LAU Department of Education

Help in office work, proctoring, & correcting exams.


Beirut, Lebanon


Aerobics Instructor

§  Corner Sport

Team-player & task-oriented

Beirut, Lebanon


Sales Manager

§ Decoratex                                                                     

·      Specialist in house decoration, selling textiles & curtains, tailoring & upholstery.

·      Managed a team of 7 staff members.

·      Looked after clients personally.

·      Managed training for all staff on communication skills & clients’ services.

·      Developed sales methodologies in conjunction with the team.

·      Followed up procedures to ensure satisfaction & on-going business.

·      Conducting annual inventory with team.

Beirut, Lebanon


Sales Manager

·      Increased sales by 60%


·      Suggested new products that increased earnings by 40%


·      Increased profitability by implemented training for new recruits on upholstery services.



Other Skills


Arabic, English, & French




Member in BUC Women’s Basketball Varsity Team (Beirut, Lebanon)

1985 – 1992



Free play



References:       References and recommendation letters available upon request.


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