Sarah White

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Everyone has a story. I want to help you tell yours in the best way possible, whether it's a novel, a memoir, a blog, or a dissertation. As an editor, teacher, and tutor, I've worked with a variety of fiction genres, as well as non-fiction including blog content and academic writing. I offer line editing and proofreading, as well as developmental edits for academic writing and ESL.


Fiction Writer, Editor, and Proofreader (January 2012 - present):
-Proofreading and content editing for a variety of fiction genres
-Beta reading and working closely with authors to understand their particular visions
-Author of a novel to be released in 2016

ESL Tutor and Academic Editor (January 2012 – present):
-Proofreading and content editing for academic papers in various fields
-Tutoring international graduate students in conversation, academic writing, reading comprehension, and pronunciation

Teaching Assistant at Whitman Academy (February-June 2014):
-Tutored, supervised, and substitute taught students grades 1-6 in a multi-cultural setting
-Graded worksheets and maintained grade database

Teacher and Curriculum Developer at World Relief (February – December 2011):
-Contributed to curriculum development for the Gateway program focusing on adult second-language literacy
-Taught ESL in a classroom setting to adult learners
-Completed regular reports on students’ progress

Teacher at Scientific Institute for Training and Development (summer 2011):
-Taught academic ESL to Arabic-speaking high school students in a classroom setting as part of a summer intensive program

Teacher at Second Circle Center (summer 2009):
-Taught conversational ESL to Arabic-speaking university students and professionals in classroom and discussion group settings as part of a summer intensive program

Tutor at Kumon Learning Center (June 2005 – August 2007):
-Graded worksheets and maintained grade database
-Tutored students grades K-12 in mathematics and reading comprehension

-MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
-BA in Intercultural Studies

Professional skills:
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Familiarity with Microsoft Office, PDF, Google Documents, and Dropbox
-Customer service experience
-Experience working with students of a wide range of ages and academic levels
-Experience assessing and developing curriculum materials
-Experience working in multi-cultural environments
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