All of our passionate and dedicated teachers meet the highest international standards with formal qualifications and extensive experience in teaching English to adults.

Our minimum requirements for teachers are:

  • All teachers are educated to degree level or possess an equivalent qualification
  • All teachers have a certificate level qualification in teaching English as a foreign language such as the Cambridge University CELTA or Trinity College London CertTESOL
  • 70% of our teachers are DELTA qualified
  • All teachers have at least two years’ teaching experience
  • All teachers have a high proficiency in the use of the English language

Julian Burnley

Head of Adults

  • Has been teaching for over 10 years in Korea, Vietnam and the U.K.
  • Diploma and Certificate in English teaching
  • Qualification in business teaching

"I like my classes to be fun, interesting and challenging with lots of new vocabulary. I pay special attention to pronunciation and correcting errors and giving feedback. In my free time I enjoy reading, running and learning languages. My Vietnamese is good but I need to start learning Korean soon."

Alec Matussek

Academic Manager

  • Has been teaching English for over 10 years in Korea and China
  • Diploma in English teaching
  • Master’s degree in TESOL

"I am particularly interested in teaching speaking skills in the classroom, developing fluency and error correction. When I have some free time, I enjoy reading books, listening to music, playing video games, and eating out."

Graham Horn

Academic Manager

  • Has been teaching English for over 20 years, mainly in Asia
  • Diploma in English teaching
  • Diploma in English Language Teaching Management
  • Diploma in Language Testing and Evaluation

"I am particularly interested in helping students reach their goals and becoming independent learners. When I have some free time, I enjoy reading books, listening to music, dancing and yoga.”

 

Nicola Hannah

Academic Coordinator

  • Has been teaching for 7 years in Ireland, Vietnam, Slovakia and now Korea
  • Cambridge Diploma and Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults

"In my classes, I like to employ fun communicative activities to help my students to devleop their fluency and become more comfortable using English in the real world. When I'm not teaching, I enjoy travelling, hiking and taking photos of the beautiful landscapes I visit."

Elizabeth Sewell

Academic Coordinator

  • Has been teaching over 15 years in Poland, Russia, Argentina, Japan and now Korea
  • Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Management Studies

"I really enjoy exploring new places, trying delicious food and meeting so many different kinds of people. In Seoul I'm looking forward to learning Korean, hiking some mountains and working with some great students and colleagues."