Our Team


Andrew Cossey – The Academic Director

Andy has over 20 years’ experience in English language teaching and has taught extensively in Europe and the Far East. He has experience in Business English teaching, teacher training and English for examination purposes.

Andy is trained in Safeguarding (level 1, 2 and 3), Prevent Duty, safer recruitment and first aid.



Alex Brown – The Accommodation and Welfare Officer

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Alex has been working in EFL for many years as a teacher and the owner of his own language school in Brazil. He looks after our students, making sure they are all fed, safe and happy while with us in London.

Alex is trained in Safeguarding (level 1, 2 and 3), Prevent Duty and first aid.



Gabriela Petrillo – The School Operations Manager

Gabi organises and manages the administration and ensures the smooth running of the school. She also teaches and sometimes leads excursions.

Gabi is also trained in safeguarding (level 1), Prevent Duty and first aid.


All our staff are qualified (CELTA or equivalent and a degree) to teach English as a foreign language with a range of experience in a number of fields so that they can help students no matter what their areas of personal interest are. Our teachers are all observed regularly by the Academic Director and/or the Director of Studies.

All our teachers are suitable to work with under 18s – they are DBS checked and they are trained in safeguarding and welfare.

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