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Teacher Mick

Education: Bachelor of Education – Hons (AUB)

Cert TEFL (British Council)

Dip TEFL (British Council)

Cert teacher training (British Council)

Home town: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Experience: Over three decades of experience in five different countries including both children and adults, and pre-school to university level.

Languages: Languages: English (native), Gaelic (C2), Turkish C2), Arabic (C2)

Did you know? Mick used to play professional rugby for Ireland. 

Teacher Steve

Education: Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management (University of South Africa)

TEFL – 168 hours (The TEFL Academy)

TESOL & TEYL – 140 hours (Teach International English Language School)

Home town: Johannesburg, South Africa

Experience: 12+ years of ESL teaching experience. 

Languages: English (native), Bulgarian (A2)

Hobbies: Tennis, golf, rugby, cricket, cooking, surfing.

Did you know? Steve used to be a professional tennis instructor. 

Teacher David

Education: TEFL – 180 hours (I-TO-I)

Teacher of Young Learners

Home town: Milton Keynes, England

Experience: 6+ years experience teaching ESL both online and in person. 

Languages: English (native)

Hobbies: Playing guitar, rugby, football, cooking. 

Did you know? David once held a the record for being the youngest professional footballer in South Africa, aged just 12 years old! 

Teacher Des

Education: Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting (University of Johannesburg)

SAIT Certified Tax Practitioner

Masters in English Philology (University Konstantin Preslavski Shumen)

Home town: Johannesburg, South Africa 

Experience: 5+ years experience teaching in private and public schools, 8+ years as an ESL teacher

Languages: English (native), Bulgarian (native)

Did you know? Des was born in Varna and attended St Kliment Primary School before emigrating to South Africa. She also plays tennis, piano and did ballet.