School English Teachers and Support Staff at Glasgow School of English

A guide to the people you'll meet during your time with us

All of our teachers have teaching qualifications, with most having Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificates, and a few with Diplomas. Our Director of Studies, Senior Teacher, Business English teacher, as well as one of our General English teachers, have a Diploma in TESOL. We have bachelor and master’s degrees in a wide variety of subjects, including foreign language, business, English language, English literature, economics and psychology, as well as professional qualifications, such as accounting.

Between us we have more than 150 years of teaching experience!

 

Vicki

Vicki

Director of Studies

Vicki spent the summer of 2003 teaching at the school, and then jetted off to teach in Beijing, China for 3 years before returning to Glasgow. She has also taught in Japan, Poland and the Czech Republic. || View full profile...


Kay

Kay

Senior Teacher

Kay, who has been our Senior Teacher since 2014, has a wealth of teaching experience, having worked as an English teacher in Rome for 20 years. Naturally, she speaks Italian, so say ‘ciao’ to her when you see her! || View full profile...


Lily

Lily

Teacher

Lily has been at the school since it opened in 1997. She has seen thousands of students come and go! Born and raised in China, Lily completely understands the joys and difficulties of learning English! She is fully bilingual. || View full profile...


Marion

Marion

Teacher

Fluent in German, Marion has been at the school since 2008. With over 30 years of teaching experience, it’s fair to say she’s "been there, done that". || View full profile...


Brian

Brian

Teacher

Brian first started teaching in 1995, so he has lots of teaching experience under his belt. He has taught both here in Scotland and in Catalonia, Spain, where he taught a wide variety of courses and students for many years. He has been teaching at GSE since the beginning of 2015. || View full profile...


Joey

Joey

Teacher

Joey started teaching in 2012 and he’s taught both here and in Barcelona. He has a particular interest in task-based learning, which you may get to experience in his lessons. He’s interested in politics, Scottish history, travelling and folk music. He thinks that Glasgow is a fascinating place, so ask him for ideas about places to visit and things to do here! || View full profile...


David

David

Teacher

Aussie David has meandered through dozens of countries and taught in China, France and Australia before coming to Scotland. His other job is an artist and he has a degree in Sculpture. He is a keen cyclist, and has spent more time on his bike than most people have spent on their feet! || View full profile...


Clive

Clive

Teacher

Originally from North Yorkshire, Clive Parker first started teaching with the school in the summer of 2008. He is passionate about language and travel. He speaks French and Spanish, and has written a book about his epic 7000km cycle through Central America. || View full profile...


Paul H

Paul H

Teacher

Our Academic English teacher, Paul, first started teaching English in 2006. He spent the majority of that time teaching in China. As well as helping students prepare for university study, he is interested in the teaching areas of conversational English, Business English and grammar. || View full profile...


Jess

Jess

Teacher

Jess has taught at the school since 2017, and has been teaching English for around 3 years. She has previously taught in Palma, Mallorca. || View full profile...


Paul M

Paul M

Teacher

Paul has been at the school since 2017, and has been teaching since 2013. He taught in both Dublin and Edinburgh, before moving to Glasgow, and has worked for large companies, including 'English First' and 'Kaplan'. || View full profile...


Jessie

Jessie

Teacher

Jessie has been teaching at Glasgow School of English since the end of 2018, but has been teaching since 2014, having previously taught in Madrid, Spain. || View full profile...


Joanna

Joanna

Teacher

Joanna has been teaching English for more than 30 years! An incredible amount of time. She started teaching here in 2018, when she moved back home, after spending most of her life in Brazil. || View full profile...


Laura

Laura

Teacher

Laura is one of our diploma-qualified teachers, and has been teaching English for around 18 years in total, having taught in Spain and Italy, as well as here in the UK. || View full profile...


Accreditations
Glasgow School of English is recognised by UKVI as a Tier 4 sponsor to bring students into the UK on Tier 4 General Student Visas under licence number 18EC8KTJ.