• Experienced British certified TEFL teacher living in Madrid.
  • Diego de Leon, Madrid


I am a British certified TEFL teacher living in Madrid on a permanent basis. I have over 10 years’ experience working within both public and private sector organisations in the UK, including more recently as a policy advisor in central Government, representing the UK at the EU institutions in Brussels. I have extensive experience working within an international environment and alongside high-level executives ranging from Government Ministers to company CEOs and Heads of Department. I am confident teaching both 121 and group classes. I am organised, reliable and possess excellent communication skills.



Nov 2016TEFL Certificate

Chartered Institute of Linguists

Jan 2006Diploma in Spanish to English Translation

University of Manchester, UK

Sept 2000 – Jul 2004Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honours Degree in Spanish and French StudiesThe


Private English Tutor

Sept 2002 – Jun 2003Private English Tutor

various organisations

2004 - 2014On-the-job training and mentoring

Provision of on-the-job training and supervision of newly recruited colleagues and development of comprehensive knowledge transfer documents and instructions.
Training, task allocation and supervision for 3x temporary support assistants and interns while working as a policy advisor at the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

English Teacher

Nov 16 - PresentEnglish Teacher

Currently teaching adults general and business English in a range of group, 121 and 221 classes, both in-company and in client homes. Including in preparation for FCE exams.
Administration of level tests and needs analyses to tailor course plans to the specific needs of each student and/or group.
Preparation of materials and assessments.