Ozford ELICOS Teachers – Profiles and Qualifications

Melanie Butler – Coordinator

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Education;
Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Studies (Education);
ITC Certificate of TEFL;
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


 

Hello Everybody, my name is Melanie. I am the Coordinator in the English Language Centre here at Ozford. I thoroughly enjoy teaching and I strive to make sure your classes are fun, interesting, and useful to you – our students. I have taught English in Japan, Spain, England, and here in Australia. Teaching English is a wonderful job because it allows me to meet interesting people from all over the world and share knowledge about our culture and way of life.  The best part of my job is making so many friends.

I understand the challenges students endure

 

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Melanie Butler – Coordinator

Melanie Butler – Coordinator

John Maher

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science;
Master of TESOL


During my classes teaching the Certificate IV in TESOL at Ozford,I am in the privileged position of continually learning from my students. Yes indeed: “It is more blessed to give than to receive”

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John Maher

John Maher

Philip Jason (PJ) Steyer

Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine;
Bachelor of Arts (Literature, Asian Studies, Education);
Certificate IV in TESOL

As a graduate of Ozford’s TESOL Certificate IV program and the very positive learning experience I received, I am excited to be able to continue my relationship with the staff and students at Ozford as a teacher.

My long years of teaching experience in a variety of environments to students of varying ages and abilities, as well as my status as a recent immigrant to Australia from the USA, make me well-suited to address the needs of international students. I am a teacher who not only focuses on academic outcomes but I also care about students and their concerns and work hard to meet their needs.  I love teaching using the communicative approach and am committed to developing lessons that aim to support students to reach their goals.

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Philip Jason (PJ) Steyer

Philip Jason (PJ) Steyer

Claire Shearman

Qualifications:
M.A. (Econ) Economic and Social Studies; B.A. (Hons) History;
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (English and History);
LETTOL Diploma (Online Teaching and Training); Certificate IV in TAE (current)

I am a very experienced high school and English language teacher and university lecturer and I worked for many years in different environments and cities the UK before moving to Australia. Here in Melbourne I have worked in registered training organisations overseeing curriculum and compliance and I come to Ozford with passion, experience and a desire to encourage students to achieve their best. I enjoy teaching and am committed to providing well-prepared, relevant, engaging and enjoyable classes to ensure the very best learning outcomes for each and every student.

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Claire Shearman

Claire Shearman

Amy Williams

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)
Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
Trinity Certificate of TESOL
Cert IV in Training and Assessment
Cert III in Travel

I am a confident, energetic and driven professional with a strong passion for education. I have an extensive work history in both Education and the customer service industry and have just returned from extensive overseas travel where, among other things, I taught English. As an engaging and positive educator, I have also taught adults from diverse backgrounds in other roles such as a swimming instructor, craft educator and drama teacher and am proud of my ability to adapt learning activities to support and enhance students’ English language learning outcomes. I am passionate about supporting all students on their education journey and look forward to sharing my enthusiastic, friendly, approach with my students.

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Amy Williams

Amy Williams

Daniel de Jongh

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts (Media and Drama)
Certificate of TEFL UK

I am a compassionate, assertive and organised teacher with a passion for education and English language teaching.  I have taught younger children, teenagers and adults and thoroughly enjoyed my Hong Kong teaching for nearly 3 years where I taught both drama and English to full classes as well as individual and group tutoring.  I love writing and the creative arts and my students always enjoy experiencing my special approach to English language learning. As a learning professional, I focus on the needs of students and always strive to deliver sound results for each individual participant.

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Daniel de Jongh

Daniel de Jongh

Mattia ANOUSHEH

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts (English Language and Literature);
Certificate IV in TESOL

I am a friendly, well-organised and well-prepared teacher who enjoys working with a diverse range of students and I always try to ensure that each individual receives the support they need to help them succeed. I have taught both children and adults here in Australia and overseas and I love using authentic social network resources to make lessons more real life and fun. It’s a privilege to work with Ozford students to provide positive English language learning experiences.

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Mattia ANOUSHEH

Mattia ANOUSHEH