Tom has been working as an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teacher since 2009 having obtained the Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) qualification that year.
Tom started his ESOL career in Belgium working for a language school in Brussels before he set up his own private tutoring business: englishteacherbrussels.com in late 2012. Through his business Tom taught English to professionals across a wide-sphere of the public and private sector in Belgium as well as in the EU institutions.
In January 2017, Tom moved to Wellington, New Zealand, where he has been continuing his work as an ESOL teacher in Wellington based Language schools and in one of the city's universities. With a focus on academic tuition, Tom has been guiding students to success in the IELTS and CAE exams as well as teaching General English courses. In addition, Tom founded New Zealand English Teacher in 2019.
Tom is a highly experienced ESOL teacher who has helped students achieve real tangible improvement in their spoken fluency, comprehension, and written skill in the English language throughout his career. Tom has worked with students from all corners of the globe and has considerable expertise in teaching IELTS, the Cambridge ESOL exams, English phonology, and academic writing as well as General and Business English. Tom also has experience working as an interlocutor for the Occupational English Test (OET).Discover the Benefits of One-to-One Courses