The Cactus Team: Teacher Support

Cactus works with the best language teachers all over the world.

With an extensive number of teachers delivering our private and group language courses Cactus provides in-house academic support for both our teachers and students through our academic and operations team.

Meet the Team

Teacher Operations – Dorotea

Dorotea holds a BA in French and Spanish from King’s College London and a MSc in International History from the London School of Economics. As a polygot of some distinction Dorotea is bilingual English-Italian, is fluent in Spanish and French, has advanced Catalan and is also learning Portuguese. Dorotea has worked and studied acrossed the world including North America, Italy, Spain, France and the UK. Heading up our operations team Dorotea likes to volunteer and fundraise in her free-time.

Head of Evening Language Courses – Laura

Laura holds a BA in English Literature and History from the University of Aberystwyth and has worked at Cactus Language since 2013. Laura also holds the Cambridge CELTA and previously has been an English language teacher and consultant for an international private tutoring organisation. Laura speaks French, enjoys travelling in her free time, and has a particular interest in Italian gastronomy.

Evening Courses Executive – Ana

Ana has a BA in Spanish Philology, Language and Literature from the Univerity of Valencia and speaks Spanish, Catalan and English fluently. She also speaks French, Italian and Japanese. Ana has worked as a Spanish language teacher and at Cactus looks after some of our key evening language course groups.

Academics – Fay

Holding the CertTESOL, DELTA, MA and DipELTM qualifications, Fay looks after the academic health and integrity of our language courses. She is perfectly placed to do so with vast experience in the teaching industry, including 12 years as a teacher, 7 years as a teacher trainer, and having held positions such as Cambridge CELTA Assessor and Trinity College London Examiner.

If you haven’t met the team in person yet, there will be plenty of opportunities in the future either during teacher observations, taster classes, end of course events and teachers get-togethers, all coming up in the near future.

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