All of our passionate and dedicated teachers meet the highest international standards with formal qualifications and extensive experience in teaching business English.

Our minimum requirements for teachers are:

  • education to degree level or equivalent qualification
  • a certificate level qualification in teaching English as a foreign language such as Cambridge University CELTA or Trinity College London CertTESOL
  • at least two years’ teaching experience
  • high proficiency in the use of the English language.

Meet some of our teachers

Carin Frasa

"It is great to see learners chat and communicate in English more effectively at the end of a course. I particularly enjoy teaching Business English."

Originally from the Netherlands Carin has a CELTA teaching qualification and started teaching in 2008. She joined the British Council in 2013. In Oman Carin has taught General English, Business English and IELTS preparation. Before coming to Oman she worked in Tunisia, Italy and Slovakia.


Kay Penson

"I like teaching adult learners because they often have clear goals. Adults also have a lot of knowledge and experience to share in the classroom."

Kay is from the UK. She started teaching in 1991 and completed an MA in 2000. Before coming to Oman, Kay worked in a number of other countries, including China, Malaysia, Afghanistan and Libya.

Richard Frost

“I love teaching because it is an extremely creative and rewarding job.  You get to meet a variety of interesting people and make a positive difference in their lives.  It is a job in which you never stop learning.”

Born in town called Rugby (the town where the sport was invented) in the middle of England, Richard started teaching in 1997 and has an MA in Applied Linguistics. Richard has worked in India, Vietnam, South Korea, Turkey, Italy and Poland. 


Tamara Alnaqdy

“I enjoy teaching because no two days are alike.  Even when I’ve taught the same lesson before, students make each class different to keep me on my toes.”

Tamara has been teaching since 2010 and has an LLB in Law, a CELTA, and a CELTYL. Before coming to Oman Tamara worked at International House in Ukraine and for the British Council in Bahrain.