Teaching Experience and Qualifications

Tony Heptinstall

Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate in TESOL (London Study Centre)
  • Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (Anglo School)
  • SKILLS for LIFE: Pre Entry, E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Teaching Experience

  • 28 years experience of teaching
  • General English,  Beginner to Proficiency
  • All Cambridge exams,  P.E.T.,  B2+,  Advanced & Proficiency
  • Direct Method
  • Business English & Presentation
  • Teacher Refresher


Employment History

  • Stafford House: English language lecturer
  • ADoS at Bloomsbury International: responsible for, curriculum design , absence register, management of teachers, Welfare Officer, Health and Safety Officer, Safeguarding Officer, Fire Marshal, testing and level changes for learners, observations and mentoring of current staff.
  • King Fahad Academy: responsible for establishing and  running the department, Learning Resource Centre; a facility for the promotion of literacy/ESL Key stage1-3. Designing a scheme of work for the ESL Dept. and ensuring its effective delivery.  The recruitment and training of new staff.  Drama teacher; in accordance with the International Baccalaureate Syllabus. Member of the Senior Leadership Team representing the ESL department.  Chair of the PTA, team leader for the KFA Summer School.
  • Southwark College 14-19 provision Course Tutor
  • Kensington Academy: Director Young Learners programme
  • Callan School of English: taught English as a Foreign Language using the Direct Method