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Mr. Adam is from UK and studied Accounting and Finance at Leeds Becket University. After graduating he went on to teach English at a boarding school in Dongguan. The experience gained from being a very respected teacher in a demanding private school has given him great insight to what it requires for young students to reach their full potential when learning English as a second language.
Mr. Adam is from the United States. He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies and an MBA. Mr. Adam has tutored children in English and other subjects.
Ms Adele is from Staffordshire in England and has spent many months visiting Hong Kong and Asia during the last 3 years. She completed her TEFL after discovering a passion for teaching young learners during a period of voluntary work in a school in the UK, and is looking forward to joining the Monkey Tree team. Ms Adele likes to travel to different countries, and enjoys hiking and beach days in her free time.
Mr. Alan is an English speaker from Australia. He obtained a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney. He likes to explore Hong Kong and enjoys eating out. Mr. Alan hopes to have a great time with you and hopes to motivate you to learn English.
Mr Albert was born and raised in Oxford, England. With a degree in International Relations and a distinction in his TEFL course. Mr Albert has taught countless children to read, write and speak English at a variety of levels. He loves to teach in creative and interactive ways to ensure all of his students enjoy themselves as they learn.
Mr Alex was born in a military barrack in Germany, where his father was stationed at the time. After obtaining a language degree in Beijing Language & Culture University, Mr Alex furthered his education at Aberystwyth University. Mr Alex really enjoys Chinese culture and has a passion for teaching and mentoring. In his free time, if he is not making music, you will find Mr Alex enjoying local cuisine and exploring historical places in and around Hong Kong.
Ms Amy was born and raised in the South of England. She obtained her BA Hons in Fashion and Design and has worked for major fashion houses in London and New York, travelling extensively in both Europe and the USA for over 10 years. Having moved to Macau and gained her TEFL certificate, she now uses her passion and love of children to teach English in a fun classroom environment. When not on the water enjoying the varied water sports she loves, she enjoys dance, running and watching live music.
Ms. Amy comes from beautiful California State in America. She is very positive, caring, responsible, and passionate in teaching. She has a big heart for kids and always feels happy to watch them grow in the classes. She likes to keep improving her class development and trying different teaching methods to make English learning fun and effective!
Ms. Amy is from Cape Town in South Africa. She obtained an Education degree from the University of Stellenbosch and then began her teaching career at a local school. She loves travelling and teaching!
Ms. Amy grew up in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She graduated from the University of the Free State with an Honors degree in Consumer Science. She completed her TEFL certificate in 2020. Ms Amy likes to live an active lifestyle by playing sports and going on hikes. She hopes to share her positive energy with all the students at Monkey Tree.
Ms. Amy is from Dublin, the capital of Ireland. She obtained her bachelor’s degree is General Science and specialized in Chemistry. Ms. Amy loves to travel and try on different cuisines. She enjoys teaching young children and looking forward to join the Monkey Tree team.
Ms Amy is from Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa and studied a bachelor of arts in human kinetics and ergonomics as well as drama at Rhodes University. She has also completed a PGCE to be a drama teacher and a TEFL course in the past year. She loves teaching and traveling.
Ms Annemie is from a small town called George in South Africa. She graduated from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Technology. Before moving to Hong Kong Ms. Annemie worked as an Architect in Cape Town, South Africa for almost 2 years. Ms. Annemie likes to go to the beach and she enjoys hiking. She is very excited to explore Hong Kong. She is very creative and likes to learn new things every day. Ms. Annemie looks forward to being part of Monkey Tree.
Ms. Anthea is from the UK and graduated with a Bachelors of Art degree in Illustration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary Curation at the University of Southampton. She is also qualified with a TEFL. Ms. Anthea’s previous work experiences were in customer service as well as a support worker for children with learning difficulties. She loves Hong Kong as her family live here and she looks forward to spending time with all the wonderful children at Monkey Tree.
Mr. Anton is from South Africa where he graduated with Honors in Integrated Organizational Communication. His experience in quality management within the banking sector focused on helping others to become their best and inspired his passion for teaching. Mr. Anton brings this passion to Monkey Tree where he believes every student has the potential to become excellent at English.
Mr. Aron was born and raised in London, England. He studied at Middlesex University in Sports Coaching and Community Development. Mr. Aron loves playing sports especially football and was selected to represent in the Hong Kong Soccer 7s Tournament. He has worked in the UK as a primary school sports coach and has also worked as a soccer coach in Hong Kong. Mr. Aron is looking forward to working for Monkey Tree.
Ms Ava is from Weymouth, in the south of the United Kingdom. She studied Biomedical Science at Oxford Brookes University, and since then, she has completed her TEFL training and has gained experience in online tutoring. Ms Ava loves Hong Kong and all the amazing food, hikes and, experiences it has to offer. She is looking forward to teaching English and sharing her enthusiasm for learning.
Mr. Willem graduated with a Bachelor Of Commerce in Law through the IIE University. He grew up in Durban, South Africa. Mr. Willem also has 160 hours advanced TEFL Certificate, as well as 2 years teaching English offline and 9 months online teaching English as a second language. He has a passion for helping and allowing his students to grow in confidence.
Mr. Ben comes from the UK where he lived for most of his life. He has also lived in Ireland and Germany. He studied History at the University of Leicester for three years and for one year at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He loves football and rugby.
Mr. Benji comes from Port Alfred, South Africa and has a Bachelor of Arts in English, German and Drama from Rhodes University. He has a background in online education and is very excited to teach in his new favorite city, Hong Kong.
Mr. Benson came from Canada, ge has accrued both experience in education and working life with a balance of Western and Eastern culture. With the University of British Columbia as the foundation of his studies and experience working in Real Estate, Media and Education. With an open-minded approach, he aims to act as a road-map to educational growth and beyond.
Ms. Beth is from England and grew up in a town near Oxford. She studied French and German at university, and has a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Ms. Beth has taught English in Paris and Vienna and she was a French and German teacher in London for three years. Miss Beth is passionate about languages, art and music.
Mr. Bob obtained a BA in English and a second one in Journalism. After finishing university, he moved to London where he continued studying and working for almost ten years before coming to Hong Kong. He has experience teaching languages to children and adults and is very passionate about different cultures.
Mr. Brad was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He earned his Bachelor degree in Financial Economics and his Master’s in Business Administration from Anderson University in the USA. After graduation he completed his TEFL certification and decided to move to Hong Kong to be a part of the Monkey Tree family. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, running, dancing, and playing football.
Mr. Brandon is from Johannesburg, South Africa. He graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Information Systems, Economics, and Management. He is a sports fanatic and enjoys socializing with his friends and meeting new people in his spare time. Mr. Brandon is excited to teach in Hong Kong and he is looking forward to experiencing the lifestyle and rich combination of eastern and western culture.
Mr. Byron was born and raised in South Africa although he has since emigrated to Australia with his wife. He is a Law and Criminology major from the University of South Africa and is TESOL certified. He has multiple years ESL teaching experience in Shanghai where his passion for working with children evolved. Mr. Byron is also an avid guitarist and enjoys contact sports such as Rugby and Mixed Martial Arts.
Mr. Callan is an experienced and dedicated English teacher from South Africa. He graduated Cum Laude from an American University. With nearly four years of face to face teaching experience in Mainland China and multiple ESL teaching certifications, Mr. Callan provides top class English language education to his students.
Mr. Calvin is from Naboomspruit, South Africa. He studied at the North West University (PUKKE) where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science and a Bachelors of Honors in Labor Relations Management. His previous experience working with kids made him pursue a career in teaching languages.
Mr. Cam is from that beautiful slice of land at the bottom of Africa - South Africa to be precise! He holds a bachelor's degree in communications management and moved to Hong Kong in 2016. Mr. Cam has been teaching English since then and has enjoyed developing a passion for education. His hobbies include playing the guitar and watching series. He also loves going on hikes, to the beach and traveling around the world whenever he gets a chance!
Mr Carl is originally from England but recently lived in Italy before moving to Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with an Honors Degree in Outdoor Leadership and Education and has over 15 years experience working with young people. In his spare time he enjoys photography, outdoor activities and traveling. Hong Kong is the first place he has visited in Asia and he's very excited to be here.
Mr. Charl is from South Africa. He has previously been a volunteer teacher for special needs children at public schools. He has also been a supplementary tutor for university students. After graduating with a degree in psychology and sociology, he decided to focus on teaching English as a second language to young students.
Ms Lily is from Manchester, United Kingdom. She graduated with a degree in Business Management and has a TEFL certificate. Ms Lily is passionate about teaching English and she is looking forward to creating an enjoyable environment for her students. This will be her second year of teaching English to young learners in Hong Kong. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, and traveling. Ms Lily is looking forward to a great year at Monkey Tree.
Mr. Chris is a South African English teacher with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, he studied through Pearson Institute of Higher Education and graduated with Honours. He worked as a Student Registered Counsellor and went on to become a Registered Counsellor in South Africa in 2020. During his time as a Student Registered Counsellor, he gave psychoeducational workshops to children of various ages as well as seminars to his peers and the lecturer staff on mental health management. This experience ignited a passion for teaching.
Ms Christelle is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She completed her university degree in English language and literature at the Nelson Mandela University. Ms Christelle completed her TEFL training during her last year of university before moving to Hong Kong. She enjoys traveling, trying new food and adventures!
Born in East London, Ms Cindy grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. After graduating from Stellenbosch University and working in the media industry, she found herself returning to her passion for languages. Here, in Macau, she enjoys imparting knowledge and teaching English to children. In her free time, if she’s not looking for new coffee shops/restaurants to try then she’s exploring the historical places within the three islands.
Ms. Ciska is from sunny South Africa. She studied Human Resource Management at the University of Stellenbosch and graduated in 2019. She has a passion for people and is motivated by being able to make a difference. Ms. Ciska is very excited to be in Hong Kong and can't wait to meet her new students!
Ms. Claire is from South Africa from a small town in the vineyards called Stellenbosch. She loves yoga, going to the beach, dancing and hiking. Her favorite color is purple and she loves baking cupcakes and having tea with friends.
Mr. Connor is a young, vibrant, and motivated teacher who is always trying to encourage his students to learn and participate in his class. After heading to university and completing a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Digital Marketing, he started work as an online English tutor teaching both adults and children. Now taking his talents to Hong Kong.
Ms Nella was born and raised in a small town call Middleburg, Mpumalanga in South Africa. She graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2017 having obtained a degree in Elementary Education. She had also completed her TESOL certificate in 2017 at a Thailand academy call Xplore Asia. Since then, she has been working abroad, teaching and creating English programs in her previous school based in Thailand from 2017-2018, moving to Macau in 2019. In her free time, she enjoys water sports, hiking and socializing with her friends.
Mr Cuan was born and raised in South Africa. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Organization Psychology and Industrial Sociology. Whilst studying, Mr. Cuan was a student assistant for two years at a private school within the city. He enjoyed working with kids and teenagers, thus he started his post graduate certificate in education. He then did TEFL to get him to his dream city. He is exited to engage with the culture and especially the kids at Monkey Tree.
Mr. Dale is from Durban, South Africa. After completing his BA degree in Creative Writing, he decided to complete a TEFL course in order to embark on a new journey in which he could be immersed in different cultures while helping others along the way. Mr. Dale loves sport and adventure and can often be found playing golf, hiking or exploring everything that nature has to offer.
Mr. Daniel is from Durban, South Africa! He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of South Africa. He has coached children of all ages, in various different sports. Mr. Daniel likes playing sports himself. He plays hockey and loves being outside and being active. He looks forward to meeting you!
Mr. Daniel is from the UK. He has been living in Hong Kong for three years now. He has a kind heart and is very passionate about educating children. He is a singer, songwriter and loves helping children become more confident. He enjoys hiking and doing outdoor activities. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mr. Daniel worked in playgroups and nurseries in England.
Ms. Dani is a teacher originally from Cairns, a small tropical town on the North East Coast of Australia. She graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management in Brisbane, Australia. After graduating, Ms. Dani spent nearly a decade working in the Travel Industry and volunteering abroad. Her desire for learning and meeting new people has led her to spend time in over 18 different countries.
Ms. Zhang, from Qujing in Yunnan, attained Mandarin certificate, has a rich experience in dubbing. She is cheerful, humorous, and she is good at getting along with children.
Ms. Zhang (Mandarin)
Mr. David is from Bristol, England. He studied a Business Management degree at the University of the West of England. Mr. David has travelled extensively since, including volunteering spells with a disaster response NGO in The Philippines, and most recently teaching English to children. He has a passion for adventure and mountain trekking, and je completed an expedition to Himalayan mountain range, successfully completing a traverse of Thorong-La, the highest mountain pass in the world!
Mr. David is from the United States of America. He was graduated from University of Maryland College Park with a major in linguistics. Traveling around the world has also been a favorite pastime, so this has led him into a career of teaching English abroad. Mr. David taught English in a private academy in South Korea for two years before coming here to Hong Kong. He hopes to refine his English language teaching skills to younger children and to embark on more adventures in Hong Kong.
Mr Dave is from the United Kingdom. His background is in journalism. Fun fact: he once met the Queen. He enjoys self-improvement and this was part of his motivation for moving away. He is passionate about fitness, travel, history and socialising. He hopes to inspire others, and in future to write a book!
Mr. Damon is from Pretoria, South Africa. He has a Bachelor's degree in Motion Picture Medium. After teaching in Japan, he hopes to now explore Hong Kong and learn more about its language and culture. As a teacher, he loves to see children improve their English and deeply values helping them achieve their goals.
Mr George comes from London, England. He was raised in numerous countries across Europe and has lived in several continents around the globe. He completed his Bachelor Degree at The University of Sydney and has a background working in IT, communications, humanitarian assistance and teaching. Mr George came to Hong Kong in 2018 after completing his TEFL training. He enjoys bringing a positive attitude and fun learning environment to classes and takes great pleasure watching his kids progress in their English ability.
Ms Denise is originally from a small town outside Port Elizabeth in South Africa. She studied psychology and has a passion for working with young children. She is a hardworking and dedicated person and gives her all to her learners. She has worked as an online English teacher and after that she has taught at a school in South Africa.
Ms Denise holds a Bachelors in Law and is an attorney from South Africa. Ms Denise is excited to be in Hong Kong and to discover all the exciting and unique things the most vertical city in the world has to offer.
Mr. Dominic is from Birmingham in England. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Liverpool. He first gained his passion for teaching during his time volunteering in schools in Uganda. Thereafter, he completed his TEFL qualification while teaching adults business English in the Czech Republic. He loves traveling and learning about other cultures.
Mr. Ed is from South Africa. He studied Psychology and Anthropology at Rhodes University in Grahamstown and has been teaching for a year. Mr. Ed enjoys playing sport and he is super excited to be teaching at Monkey Tree in Hong Kong.
Ms. Elana grew up on a farm in a very small town in the middle of sunny South Africa. While she studied Information Systems, she au paired a few children in her spare time. This year she did her TEFL and is very excited to learn from the little monkeys as well as teach them.
Ms Elzaan was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She completed her TEFL certification in 2018 and obtained a Bachelor of Technology in Public Relations Management in 2017 and a Diploma in Information Technology: Software Development in 2013 from the Nelson Mandela University. She is passionate about education, nature conservation and photography and is looking forward to exploring all that Hong Kong has to offer.
Mr Enslin is from cape town South Africa. He studied in Durban at UKZN where he obtained a bachelor's degree in BCom supply chain and economics. He is also a professional shower singer. He likes reading poetry and occasionally embarrasses the poetry world with his own poems. Lastly, he is looking forward to his time here at Monkey tree and influencing the children's mind in a positive manner.
Ms Flora is from Cape Town, South Africa. She obtained a Bachelor of Administration degree in branding and business management. Ms. Flora completed her TEFL certificate through the TEFL Academy. She has a passion for working with children and has many years of au pairing experience. In her free time, Ms. Flora enjoys cooking, socializing, taking photos and traveling.
Ms. Frances received her science degree from Auckland University. After she completed her studies, she discovered a passion for travel and has lived in London and Hong Kong. She has assisted young learners with their English studies over the last four years. When she’s not teaching, she enjoyed training and racing with a Dragon Boat team and singing in choirs.
Mr. Gabriel is an English teacher with a background in professional teaching. He was teaching in China as a Global Assessment Certificate Instructor. He also helped prepare students for the TOEFL, IELTS and ACT examinations. Mr. Gabriel seeks to enhance his knowledge and experience in the field of education for adults and children.
Mr. Gavin is a farm boy all the way from South Africa. He has a degree in Brand Management from Vega School of Brand Leadership in Cape Town. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors and is very excited to begin his new adventure, teaching in Hong Kong. Mr. Gavin has a passion for working with children and cannot wait to see what life experience he can get from being exposed to a foreign culture.
Ms. Georgia is 22 from the UK, she has recently finished her masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Georgia has experience with coaching all ages of athletes, both novice and elite. Georgia came over here wanting to teach children at Monkey Tree to make a difference in people’s lives, whilst playing rugby for HKFC in the highest league.
Ms Gina was born in Winchester, England, but grew up in South Africa. After two years of tutoring and au-pairing in the UK, she completed her TEFL course and decided to pursue her passion for teaching young students. She is passionate about Dramatic and Creative Arts and is always looking for ways to incorporate them into her lessons. This is her first time in Hong Kong and she is looking forward to helping each child reach their full potential at Monkey Tree.
Mr Matthew comes from Cape Town, South Africa. He studied Film and Video Production and has worked as a Video Editor, Content Producer and Director for Lifestyle Television. Last year, Mr Matthew completed a degree in Photography and his TEFL training. He is excited to be living in Hong Kong and looks forward to helping all his students reach their full potential.
Mr Gui was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Social Communication and lived in different countries, including France, Norway and Chile. He has nearly eight years of experience working with diplomacy and business promotion. In 2016, Mr Gui moved to Beijing to learn Chinese and to work as an English teacher. Mr. Gui is not only passionate about teaching, but he also loves learning new languages. He can speak six different languages and intends to keep learning more.
Mr. Pedro obtained a bachelor’s degree in jazz drums in Portugal and a master´s degree at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. The extensive amount of time devoted to the study of languages led him to become fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish. After having taught drums for more than 10 years, Mr. Pedro decided to expand his teaching skills by becoming certified in teaching English to speakers of other languages (CertTESOL) at English for Asia in Hong Kong
Mr. James is from a small village in England called Royal Wootton Bassett. He has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Oxford Brookes University and a TEFL qualification. He enjoys travelling and exploring new countries. Mr. James is very excited to be here in Hong Kong for the first time and is looking forward to all the hiking in the magnificent scenery. He also loves the football club Tottenham Hotspur and has a passion for reading and photography.
Ms. Heather comes all the way from the small country of New Zealand! She studied Screen & Media Studies at The University of Waikato and has already spent some time teaching English in South Korea. Ms. Heather loves to travel and has been to over 40 countries! She is very happy to be teaching again and cannot wait to have fun with all the monkeys in Hong Kong!
Mr. Heinrich is from Cape Town, South Africa. His hobbies include cycling, hiking and exploring local restaurant. He can speak English, Afrikaans and a little bit of Xhosa, a native South African language. He is excited to explore everything that Hong Kong has to offer.
Mr. Herman is from Sunny South Africa. He is 29 years old. Mr. Herman also grew up in n family where his parents were both teachers. He studied Agriculture at the Technical University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Mr. Herman has a big passion for education. A fun fact about him is that he has an identical twin brother called Wessel.
Mr. Hansen is a dedicated teacher who wants the best for his students. Being familiar with phonics programs, he finds it enjoyable teaching it to children. With his previous teaching experience in a private school and being a homeroom teacher, Mr. Hansen makes a perfect addition to our Monkey Tree team.
Ms Huang studies Chinese Literature for her post-graduate degree. She believes that every kids have amazing language potential. She has been teaching kids aged 3-12 for some days. Ms Huang thinks teaching through games is the best way and she want her students can learn in a happy atmosphere, while catching the charm of the Chinese culture.
Ms. Huang (Mandarin)
Mr. Hugo is from Devon, United Kingdom. He has a degree in Geology from the University of Plymouth. He completed his TEFL qualification. He has a passion for the outdoors and outdoors activities which he hopes to continue while living in Hong Kong.
Ms. Jamee is from South Africa where she studied film at Wits University. She loves animals and pets. She only started teaching now but she loves it already!
Mr. James is from Canadian, where he completed a Bachelor's degree at Saint Mary's University. Thereafter, he left Canada for mainland China, where he taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for 3+ years. He then moved to South Korea for a year where he also taught English. Through his experience teaching, Mr. James has taught ages 2 to university students.
Born in South Africa, Mr. James attended university in Cape Town and Kwa-Zulu Natal. After ten years of competitive gymnastics, he became a coach for five years and as a result, has experience working with children of all ages. He has a passion for teaching and loves the idea of being able to make a difference in the lives of others. .
Ms. Jane has flown in from Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes University, and majored in Legal Theory and Psychology. During her time at Rhodes she also tutored Psychology students. Ms. Jane continued to the University of Pretoria where she graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Ms Janha is from South Africa and has recently completed her post graduate degree in Communication for Social Change. Her hobbies include photography, travel, and community service. She loves to learn new things and meet new people.
Mr Jason is from South African and has obtained a law degree from the University of Johannesburg. Mr Jason is a driven and passionate individual who loves interacting with young children. After obtaining his Tefl certificate Mr Jason is looking forward to the new challenge which awaits him in Hong Kong and at Monkey Tree. Mr Jason loves the outdoors and partaking in various sporting activities in his spare time.
Mr. Jason is from Ireland. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Programming and Design at the Limerick Institute of Technology. Before coming to Monkey Tree, he worked as a Web/Graphic Designer. He later went on to complete his TEFL course in 2017. His hobbies include playing games, computers and art.
Ms. Jess comes from beautiful South Africa. She has an honours degree in Zoology from the University of Johannesburg and has been teaching English for 2 years. She loves dancing, hiking and traveling and is really looking forward to traveling in Hong Kong and teaching at Monkey Tree.
Ms. Jess is from South Africa and went to Rhodes University, where she got a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Psychology and Literature in English. She decided to teach in Hong Kong for a new challenge and to share her love for reading. She is looking forward to experiencing and getting to know the vibrant personalities of Hong Kong’s children!
Ms. Jodi studied a film and media degree in her hometown, Cape Town, South Africa. She au paired and taught dramatic arts in Florida, USA for two years before relocating to teach in Hong Kong. Ms. Jodi loves anything outdoors, beaches, traveling, and is looking forward to making a difference to the upcoming generation of this beautiful city.
Mr. John spent a year in India teaching English to monks before studying history at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He then went on to join the military, followed by management in local government. He moved to Shenzhen to teach English in 2018, before landing a role as an English teaching presenter on kid’s television in China. He spent most weekends in Hong Kong and loved it so much he decided to move here.
Mr. John finished his Bachelor’s Degree at the City University of Hong Kong. He enjoys playing and watching rugby, going for hikes, and having a good conversation. John is excited to help his students build strong language skills, and develop good self-confidence.
Mr Steven is from the United States and grew up in California. He graduated from the University of California, and then worked on numerous movies and television shows in Hollywood as a lighting technician. In 2018, Mr Steven decided to earn his TEFL certificate. Mr. Steven wishes to integrate art and entertainment in all his lessons, and hopes his students will have so much fun and love his classes.
Mr. Jon graduated from Syracuse University in New York where he studied Sports Education and Psychology. Mr. Jon enjoys playing basketball, football and volleyball. He also enjoys working with young learners and getting to know his students.
Mr Jordan comes to us from Dallas, Texas USA. He has previously taught English in Yokohama, Japan and he enjoys teaching kids all about the English language. In his free time, Mr Jordan enjoys traveling, going to concerts and sporting events, and playing drums. Mr Jordan is happy, excited and optimistic about the future.
Ms Kaera was born in sunny Durban, South Africa. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Rhodes University. Ms. Kaera loves the beach, hiking and trying new foods. She also enjoys shopping and reading. Ms. Kaera is very excited about teaching at Monkey Tree!
Ms Kaitlyn comes from a small coastal town called Knysna, which is in South Africa. She graduated with an Honor’s Degree in Media Studies and taught at a Private College for four years. Ms Kaitlyn loves teaching and working with children, and is happy to be a part of the Monkey Tree team here in Hong Kong.
Ms. Kara is from sunny South Africa. Although she grew up in Durban; she studied a BBA in Brand Building and Management at Vega School of Branding in Cape Town. Ms. Kara decided to move to Hong Kong to broaden her worldview and immerse herself in the culture. In her spare time, Ms. Kara likes to go on adventures - making memories and friends along the way.
Ms Karen was born and raised in Scotland. She has a bachelors degree in Business and Management and TEFL certification including specialising in teaching young learners. She loves children and has a passion for teaching. She has a lot of experience as she worked in many learning centres in Hong Kong. She has also worked in the United States and volunteered at a disabled children's home in Nepal. She loves reading and exercising in her free time. She has been to over 30 different countries and counting!
Ms Tina is from England and has spent the past 17 years working with children and young people in sport and youth leadership. Ms Tina has a bachelor’s degree in Sport & Exercise Development and is looking forward to living in Hong Kong and working with the children here.
Mr. Keeran was born in East London, South Africa but was raised in Johannesburg. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Psychology and Criminology in 2017 and has recently graduated with a post graduate Honor’s degree in Applied Psychology. He is passionate about education, sports, outdoor activities and cooking. He is excited about his new journey with Monkey Tree and is looking forward to all Hong Kong has to offer.
Ms Kerry is from South Africa. She studied in the UK earning a degree in Emergency Service Management while working as a paramedic. She returned to South Africa and continued on to complete a Bachelor of Business Science in Management and Economics. Her love of learning and travelling inspired her to obtain her TEFL degree in order to help others get a great education while also experiencing the world. She loves spending time with family and friends, travelling and sport.
Mr. Kevin is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Honor’s Degree in Environmental Geography from Nelson Mandela University and he has 5 years’ experience as a sustainability consultant to various industries throughout Africa.
Mr. Kieran studied psychology and education at Nottingham Trent University. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, he worked in a nursery in the UK and a summer camp in America as a windsurfing counsellor/lifeguard. He loves to travel and enjoys learning about different cultures.
Ms Kim was born and raised in Benoni, South Africa. She holds a BA in Visual Communication with experience in the publishing industry as a Managing and Assistant Editor. She has previously taught in public schools throughout Ha Long Bay, Vietnam and has tutored Business English online to adults from around the world. Miss Kim is a passionate teacher and is committed to the achievement of her students.
Mr. Kenny grew up in USA. He studied cultural studies in Humboldt State University. In his spare time, he likes to go hiking and play basketball. He wants to travel around the world and learn more languages.
Ms. Alex is from a small town called Grahamstown in South Africa. Back home, she studied Journalism and Philosophy at Rhodes University, and hopes to become a great novelist one day. Ms. Alex spends many days painting, and writing poems and stories. She has come all the way to Hong Kong to experience the rich culture of the big city and share her love of the English language.
Ms. Kirsty graduated from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She is very passionate about helping children achieve their potential and is very excited to be a part of the Monkey Tree team. Ms. Kirsty enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and is a foodie and looks forward to exploring all that Hong Kong has to offer.
Ms. Kirstin was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa and studied at the University of the Western Cape. Her eagerness to travel and growing passion for teaching encouraged her to complete her TEFL course. She has a love for sports, sightseeing, eating good food and meeting new people.
Mr. Kit is from Scotland in the United Kingdom. He has a BsC in software engineering and a HnD in sports coaching. Mr. Kit has his TEFL teaching certificates completed. He loves playing games and sports and wants to be able to help his students understand the English language better.
Ms. Kristie is twenty-five-year-old from Cambridge, England. She studied animation at Sheffield Hallam University and graduated in 2016. Ms. Kristie has moved to Hong Kong to explore the culture and travel more.
Mr. Kyle attended Varsity College in South Africa, where he obtained a bachelor’s in Motion Picture Media and specialized in animation. He then focused his energy on completing his TEFL Certificate and was offered his current position at Monkey Tree, Hong Kong.
Ms. Nix is from South Africa. She went to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth where she graduated with a Diploma in Tourism Management and an honor’s Degree in Education. She has a passion for teaching and inspiring students to find their ‘ah-ha’ moment and become life-long learners.
Mr. Liam is from London, England. He graduated from the University of Exeter, which he uses to make lessons fun and creative for the students. Mr. Liam moved to Hong Kong after completing the CELTA course and is very excited to be working abroad. He looks forward to breaking language barriers while helping children to develop their minds.
Ms. Lohandi was born and raised in South Africa. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. Ms. Lohandi completed TEFL training before moving to Hong Kong. She enjoys reading and exploring. She looks forward to be a part of Monkey Tree.
Mr. Lorne is from Hertfordshire in the UK. After finishing his studies at the University of Plymouth he has taught in Milan, Italy and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is very excited to be teaching here at Monkey Tree in Hong Kong.
Mr. Louis is from Co. Down, N. Ireland. He studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Queens University Belfast and spent a semester studying at The George Washington University, Washington D.C. Mr. Louis enjoys hiking, golfing, and playing the piano. He has come to Hong Kong to experience a new culture and is looking forward meeting his new students.
Ms. Louise is from South Africa. She completed her degree in Political Science at the North-West University. She has a fondness for children and wants to contribute to their lives by teaching. Ms Louise also loves the outdoors and hopes to explore much of what Hong Kong has to offer.
Mr. Brandon is from the USA. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in the USA, and he received his PhD in Hong Kong. He has lived in Hong Kong for several years, and he has teaching experience at tutoring centers in Hong Kong as well as at the university level in both Hong Kong and the USA. He is excited to be a part of the Monkey Tree team!
Mr. Luke is an American New Zealander who loves travelling and learning new things. He graduated from the University of Auckland. He enjoys playing basketball, going for hikes, and having a good conversation. Luke is excited to help the students to develop not only their English skills, but their sense of self-confidence too.
Ms. Lynn is from Cape Town, South Africa. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Economics where she worked as a Software Developer. She decided to change her career path and completed her TEFL certificate. She loves children and has a passion for growth and development in young children. In her spare time, she loves exploring and cooking.
Ms Maria was born and raised in Macau. She has lived in several countries i.e. the UK, Germany and Portugal. Before obtaining her TEFL certificate, she was awarded with a First Class BA in Fashion and Textiles Design. With valid experience having worked in a Nursery in the UK, she has a great passion for children and teaching. Her favourite hobbies include reading, travelling and visiting exhibitions!
Mr. Mark is from Port Elizabeth in South Africa. After completing his master’s degree in architecture, Mr. Mark decided he wanted to travel to Asia and experience a new culture and lifestyle, and he chose to come to Hong Kong. He has always enjoyed spending time with children playing games and helping them learn, and he looks forward to teaching your children in as fun and interactive a way as possible.
Ms. Marriam received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management from the City University of Hong Kong. She enjoys teaching kids and strives to maintain a fun, yet educational environment. She has an interest for reading, travelling and is a foodie.
Mr. Martin is a joyful teacher from Birmingham, England. He has a degree in Sociology and studied at Aston University. He also studied a Master’s degree in Social Research Methods at University of Liverpool for six months. He has travelled around Europe for six months and volunteered on family farms.
Mr. Matt is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa and has a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Nelson Mandela University. He has previous experience teaching online and as a private tutor. Mr. Matt has a passion for helping his students grow. Mr. Matt likes to spend his free time hiking, free diving and exploring the culture of Hong Kong.
Mr. Matthew originates from the city of Cape Town in South Africa. He completed his degree at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and has an academic background in conservation and environmental studies. Matthew is energetic, positive and enjoys laughing whenever he can.
Mr Matt is from Maine, in the United States. He has a degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Clark University. He has worked in advertising and publishing secondary school textbooks for sight impaired students. Mr. Matt's brother, sister and father are all teachers so he is excited to continue the family tradition by joining the Monkey Tree team.
Mr. Vic is from the state of Arkansas in the Southern United States. He has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith with a minor in political science. Teaching others and exploring the world both come naturally to him bringing this chance to teach at Monkey Tree the perfect opportunity to bring these two things together for a new and exciting experience.
Mr. Matt is from England and graduated from the university of Brighton. He has passion for sports, including football, rugby and cricket and is hoping to both play and watch some sports while he is here in Hong Kong.
Ms. Mia is a South African / German citizen who grew up in Pretoria, South Africa. She completed bachelor degrees in Physical Therapy as well as Mechanical Engineering. She is passionate about the arts, such as music, drama and dancing, with many years of ballet training below her belt. She enjoys reading, exercising and socialising in her spare time. She is adventurous and spontaneous, with a love of life which she hopes to share with the Monkey Tree students through teaching.
Mr Michael is from South Africa. He enjoys a variety of sports and loves traveling in his free time. After working as a project manager for 2 years, he developed a passion for teaching and took up a second job to teach Chinese students over weekends. Today Michael is living out his passion for teaching by working for Monkey Tree. He is looking forward to the future and he is excited for the adventures still to come!
Ms. Michele comes from sunny South Africa. She has an honors degree in Psychology and a Post graduate degree in Teaching. She loves traveling and working with children. Ms. Michele has a passion for English and reading, and loves to make learning fun. She is looking forward to helping her students love learning as much as she does.
Mr. Ming grew up and was educated in the United States. His passion for teaching comes from tutoring his younger cousin for many years and continues to do so in the classroom.
Mr. Mustafa is 30 years old and from the UK. He graduated with a university degree in 2015 and had travelled all over the world since then. He gained a passion for languages and learned Japanese in his spare time. He is excited to embark on a new future with Monkey Tree, Hong Kong.
Mr. Myles sought to pursue a degree in Engineering at the University of Leeds, with Psychology, and with a focus on Education and Development. Whilst studying Mr. Myles applied to work as a Learning Support Assistant at a Special Educational Needs school in the UK. The children there had a range of intellectual disabilities and comorbid disorders, and displayed challenging behaviors. This provided the foundations for his desire to become an Educator.
Ms. Nadine is from South Africa and received her degree in Financial Management from the University of Pretoria. As she enjoys engaging with different cultures and sharing her love of language. She hopes to teach as well as learn from her students. She finds laughter often inspires learning and will encourage humor and joy in all of her lessons.
Mr. Neil is from Liverpool City in England. He studied illustration and graduated with honors from the University of Huddersfield. Before coming to Monkey Tree, he worked as a Youth Exchange Project Coordinator across Europe helping young people learn and practice English. In his spare time, he likes to paint gigantic murals and go scuba diving.
Mr Nicholaas is from the from the United States of America. Before he came to Hong Kong, he spent a year in Shenzhen also teaching English with young learners and he had a great time doing it. Mr Nicholaas really likes sports and his favorites are basketball and soccer. He hopes to be able to attend a lot of the Hong Kong Soccer League games in his off time from Monkey Tree. One thing he has learned is that if you try your best no matter what, good results will end up coming your way!
Mr. Nick is from Durban, South Africa. He attended Rhodes University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. After two years working in Software Development in South Africa Mr. Nick decided to pursue TEFL and moved to Vietnam. He spent a year teaching English in Vietnam then to Hong Kong in search of new experiences. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing and hiking the trails in the hills above Hong Kong.
Mr Nico is from South Africa and grew up on a farm in the North-West Province. He has a graduate degree in electronic engineering and a passion for photography and architecture. He has spent two and a half years in South Korea teaching English to young learners. He loves exploring new places and learning more about new cultures and people. He is very excited to live and teach in Hong Kong!
Ms. Nikki comes from Scotland. She has a degree in Management from the Robert Gordon University. She completed her TEFL course last year and has previously taught English in Hanoi, Vietnam for 6 months earlier this year.
Before moving to Hong Kong, Ms. Nina was an English teacher in mainland China. She loves children and is passionate about English language teaching. In her spare time, she likes water sports, hiking and exploring new places.
Ms Noëlene is from a small coastal town called Jeffrey's Bay in South Africa. She enjoys spending time at the beach. She loves staying fit and active by working out, going on hikes and dancing. She enjoys travelling, discovering new places and meeting new people. She is very excited to start this new adventure at Monkey Tree.
Ms Pam was born and raised in Zimbabwe. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in French, Politics and Legal Theory at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Ms Pam taught French at a pre-school in Harare and was a part of the communications personnel at a start-up company based in Harare, before she obtained her TEFL certificate. She enjoys reading and music, and she's excited to be a part of the Monkey Tree family.
Mr. Pavlo is from hot South Africa. He obtained his honors degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Pretoria in 2019. He privately tutored many different subjects during University which sparked his passion for teaching. He loves the outdoors and sports.
Ms. Paxton is from Durban, South Africa. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Brand Communication. After receiving her degree, she went traveling through the United States working as an au pair. She decided to complete her TEFL and head to Hong Kong. She is looking forward to experiencing a new culture.
Mr. Philip is a Korean-American who was born in Korea, but was raised in U.S.A. He studied computers and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity from the state of Maryland. Mr. Philip looks forward to working with all of the students and teaching them to the best of his abilities.
Mr Philippe was born in Hengelo, the Netherlands. He obtained a Bachelor degree at Windesheim University and a TEFL degree afterwards. Mr. Philippe loves creating animations, spending time with his fiancée and reading international literature. But most of he enjoys seeing his students progress and take steps towards a great future!
Ms. Phoebe is a fresh graduate at The University of Hong Kong with a double major in English Studies and Art History. Throughout university, she has edited learning materials and tutored at various educational centers, which cemented her passion for teaching. Ms. Phoebe enjoys work where she is able to connect with people and share her love for language and literature. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the cello, walking her dog Mars, and reading Psychology Today.
Mr Pierre was born in Pretoria, South Africa and proceeded to do his bachelor's in science, majoring in microbiology and physiology at the North-West University in Potchefstroom. He is a very social person who is also very adventurous, enjoys going on hikes and experiencing more of nature. He came to Macau to travel and experience the world with all it has to offer and has fallen in love with teaching.
Ms Rachael is from the United Kingdom and completed her TEFL degree in order to fulfil her love of travelling. She originally studied History but decided to become a teacher because of her love for working with children. Before coming to Macau, she volunteered in a primary school in rural Fiji where she helped her students learn English and Maths. While there, she also did lots of hiking and completed a skydive! She enjoys meeting new people, eating good food and pushing herself out of her comfort zone. In her free time she looks forward to trying all the local food and exploring hidden gems in Hong Kong and Macau. She's excited to watch her students progress and eat lots more dim sum!
Mr Raffaele has previous teaching experience in the United States as a university professor in the field of communication. He earned his Master of Arts in communication studies. Mr Raffaele speaks 4 languages fluently (English, Italian, Spanish and Romanian) He enjoys outdoor activities and is looks forward to exploring Hong Kong and learn more about its many secrets.
Ms. Tia is from Hong Kong. She studied a BA in international Hospitality and Tourism Management at Northumbria University. She is passionate about languages, travelling and photography. Ms. Tia loves meeting new people and loves children!
Ms René is from the small city of Port Elizabeth in South Africa. Miss René studied at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University where she obtained her master's degree in criminal and labour law. Miss René spent a year teaching abroad in China, before coming to Hong Kong. Miss Rene's interests include traveling, learning foreign languages and reading.
Mr Reyneke grew up in South Africa where he attended North West University. Mr. Reyneke has a passion for teaching and always aims to set a good example for his Students. He enjoys outdoor activities like golf, swimming, and trail running. Mr Reyneke enjoys a healthy lifestyle. He gets along well with others and always makes an effort to build a healthy relationship with his colleagues.
Mr. Richard is from the United Kingdom. He has lived and worked in many places around the world, including China. During his time in China, Mr. Richard would visit Hong Kong as often as possible and really liked it here. He enjoys creating a fun and relaxing environment for all his students.
Mr Robert is from Cape Town, South Africa. He graduated with an honors degree in Psychology, providing counselling and group therapy to children and teenagers alike. Having au paired for a year, Mr. Robert enjoys working one-on-one with students and giving them the attention they need.
Mr Royston comes from Christchurch, New Zealand. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education from the University of Canterbury. He has previously taught English in Beijing. This made him fall in love with all things Asian. He loves eating delicious food and exploring new places. He hopes to expand his teaching abilities and learn new things here in Hong Kong.
Ms. Sabrina is from Florida, USA. She obtained her Biomedical Engineering / Nanotechnology degree from Boston University and worked at a cancer research institute before deciding to get her TEFL and TESOL certifications and move to Hong Kong. Ms. Sabrina is excited to explore her love for teaching and looks forward to meeting her new students.
Mr. Sanjok has been living and studying in Hong Kong for over 10 years. He has a Bachelor Degree in Business from the University of Wollongong and a TESOL certificate. In his free time, Mr. Sanjok loves to play football and watch Manchester United FC’s matches. He hopes that one day he’ll visit all the countries in the world.
Ms. Sasja is from South Africa. She would love to incorporate certain elements of her current skills set to become a successful teacher to support the vision of the Monkey Tree group. She firmly believes in continuous self-leadership, growth, and would like to add to her formal education in the future.
Ms. Shalané is a registered pre and primary school teacher in both South Africa and Australia. She holds an Honors degree in Psychology, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a TEFL certification and is currently enrolled for a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Ms. Shalané has over 5 years’ experience teaching as well as spending 2 years in Shanghai as an ESL teacher. Ms. Shalané is a born academic who believes in lifelong learning with a great passion for children.
Ms. Shannon was born in the UK where she graduated with Honors in Business Management. She has experience working as an Au Pair in Spain and Turkey and is very passionate about teaching English as a foreign language to young children. Ms. Shannon loves to travel and she is really looking forward to travelling around all of Hong Kong and its neighboring countries.
Ms Shannon is from Durban in South Africa. After studying English and journalism at the University of Cape Town, she decided to move to Vietnam to teach English. Two years later, she has moved to Hong Kong to experience another new culture. Ms Shannon loves explore the city.
Ms Shardale was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. She has been travelling since the age of 5 where she first began school in Texas, USA. She has her Bachelor's degree in English and Media Studies. She has worked as a news reporter, co-host and associate producer for MixFM in Johannesburg and even managed a restaurant for a while. However, the call for teaching was strong. She comes from a family of academics with her mum being the Dean of Education in Mpumalanga, so she couldn't help but follow in a great lineage of footsteps to be a teacher. She has been pushed by her family to always reach for greatness. Shardale loves working with all age groups of kids and first started in 2012 in South Korea followed by Vietnam in 2016 before coming to Macau in 2017. She is our current Head Teacher and has thrived off her great team at FCK making the very best of her time with Monkey Tree. On the side, she also loves organising get togethers and cooking for all those dear to her.
Mr. Shawn is from South Africa. He has his Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management. He is eager to work with Monkey Tree students and is excited to be living in Hong Kong.
Ms. Sheldon is from Manchester, UK. She graduated from her university in Leeds, UK, with a BA (Hons) degree in International Tourism Management and has also been rewarded with her TEFL certificate. Ms. Sheldon is looking forward to meeting everyone at Monkey Tree and to take the next step in this exciting new career!
Mr. Shian completed his LLB Degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and graduated in 2015. After completing his practical legal training in 2017, Mr. Shian was admitted as an Attorney (or Lawyer) and practiced as one until deciding on an exciting career change mid-2019. Mr. Shian joined the Monkey Tree Team in August 2020 and has found working with his young students to be highly rewarding.
Ms. Shireen is from Canada. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Studies and has always had a great passion to assist children to ensure their optimal development. Shireen had volunteered abroad in Peru to carry out an English workshop and completed a year placement in a kindergarten classroom. Ms. Shireen loves to dance, sing and enjoys anything that sparks creativity.
Mr. Siebert is an enthusiastic teacher from South Africa. He has a degree in Construction Management and is busy doing his post graduate certificate in education (PGCE). When he has free time, he is either learning Mandarin, playing guitar or exploring the beautiful city of Hong Kong. Mr. Siebert loves to explore new cultures!
Mr. Simon is from UK. He studied Fashion Design at the University of Lincoln. After graduating, he travelled the world and settled in Australia where he worked in facades engineering. He has moved to Hong Kong to pursue his dream of teaching. Mr. Simon is enjoying the fulfillment of transforming the lives of young people in this beautiful city. In his spare time, he is passionate about personal training and fitness.
Ms Sophie is from the UK and was born in Hong Kong. She has a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway University and a Master’s degree in Acting at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. She found a passion for teaching after working as an assistant ballet teacher for one year and went on to complete her TEFL qualification. Ms Sophie is very excited to return to Hong Kong and to start teaching the Monkey Tree students.
Mr. Storm was born in Johannesburg South Africa. He studied a Bachelors of Communication, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. His particular strengths lie his ability to motivate himself, set goals and develop positive relationships with people of all ages. He has lived and worked in South Africa/ England and Germany. This has given him the opportunity to understand different cultures and has helped him develop the skills to work with a wide range of people.
Ms Catherine is from Indiana in the United States of America. She attended Ball State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies with a concentration in Psychology of Human Development. She also earned a two-year degree in Early Childhood Education. Following her studies, Ms Catherine spent 10 years working as a preschool teacher. In her spare time, she enjoys figure skating, reading, and traveling. Ms Catherine is very excited about working at Monkey Tree and experiencing life in Hong Kong.
Ms. Emily is from a small city called Swansea in the U.K. She graduated from Durham University with a degree in Psychology and had just completed the CertTESOL course. She can’t wait to meet all the children and help them to improve their English. Miss Emily enjoys travelling and eating delicious food!
Ms Tamin-Lee is from South Africa. She studied Law and is a qualified Legal Practitioner who found her passion to be in working with young children. She completed the TEFL courses and looks forward to teaching in Hong Kong and getting to know the culture.
Ms. Tanya is from East London, South Africa and studied Hospitality management. Before moving to Hong Kong, Ms. Tanya worked in both sales and in hospitality. She also taught English online to various age groups and fell in love with being able to reach so many people through language. She enjoys traveling and creating good relationships with her students and their families.
Ms. Tayla graduated from the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa, where she majored in English and Political Science. After a few months of working in logistics, she decided to pursue her passion for teaching in Hong Kong. Ms. Tayla is a big fan of all that Hong Kong has to offer and is excited to try the local cuisine and explore the beauty of Hong Kong.
Ms. Teri is a bubbly blonde from sunny South Africa. She travelled after school and completed her TEFL in Thailand, she then studied further completing her BCom in marketing. Ms. Teri loves sport, the outdoors and is always up for a new adventure!
Mr. Terry is from New Zealand. He studied visual arts at Waikato Institute of Technology in New Zealand. Mr. Terry has teaching experience in Lion dance and Muay Thai. He enjoys the food and culture in Hong Kong.
Mr.Ti-Jan is from South Africa. He obtained his Bachelors from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. Before joining the Monkey Tree team, Mr. Ti-Jan worked as an Architect. He loves the outdoors and is very excited to embrace all that Hong Kong has to offer.
Ms Cai, from Fujian, graduated from a university in Fujian. She immigrated to Hong Kong in 2016 and has a second-class certificate in Mandarin. She is cheerful and amiable, responsible and patient.
Ms. Cai (Mandarin)
Ms Tiffany is originally from Washington State, in the USA. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Gonzaga University, and later chose to pursue a TEFL certificate. She originally moved to Macau in 2012, and lives here with her husband and her two dogs. She enjoys playing video games, eating spicy food, and taking her dogs for walks in the park. She loves Macau, and is very excited to join Monkey Tree!
Mr. Tim has been working in the UK as a professional percussionist and music teacher for many years. He has a BA in Classical Music as well as a CELTA. Mr. Tim first came to Hong Kong in 2015 to spend six months studying Wing Chun kung fu. Mr. Tim is an enthusiastic teacher who really enjoys helping his students grow. He is very happy to be a part of the Monkey Tree team.
Mr. Tyler is from the Midwestern United States. He graduated from The Art Institute of Chicago where he studied studio art and creative writing. He enjoys making art, writing, watching movies, playing basketball, and trying new foods. He is excited to be living in Hong Kong with its fast-paced lifestyle and rich culture.
Mr. Ulrich is from South Africa. He graduated from the University of the Free State with a Bachelor in Investment Management and Banking. He is a sports fanatic and enjoys socializing with his friends, meeting new people and going on hikes in his spare time.
Ms. Lou was born and raised in South Africa where she obtained an honors degree in Biokinetics and practiced as a physical therapist for 6 years. She has a passion for working with children and is very excited to be in Hong Kong and teaching at Monkey Tree.
Ms. Vanisha was born and brought up in Hong Kong. She studied Communication Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. She is passionate about teaching, traveling and fashion.
Mr Simon is from Johannesburg, South Africa, he studied Sound Engineering and Business Management, in Perth, Australia. Mr Simon used to teach music and also worked in a children’s theatre. Mr Simon is excited to share his enthusiasm for teaching with the Monkey Tree team!
Ms. Victoria was born in California and completed her first year of college. This led to her decision to pursue a career in teaching English, where she could use her talents and creativity optimally. She finished her Bachelor's degree in Music with an English Minor at The Education University of Hong Kong, taught English for over a year, obtained her CertTESOL from English for Asia.
Mr. Vincent is from Leicestershire, England and moved to Hong Kong in 2019. He has a passion for teaching and inspiring children. He enjoys making learning fun and by using games to encourage friendly competition. Mr. Vincent loves snooker and bowling.
Mr. Wade studied Archaeology at the University of Pretoria in sunny South Africa. Tutoring and training fellow students and staff wherever possible, he pursued a career in education so as to have the opportunity to travel and experience different cultures. Always eager for adventure and the outdoors, and sharing those experiences with the young.
Ms. Jessie is from England and recently graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University. She completed her TEFL whilst in Hong Kong and hopes her background in the arts help her in creating fun and engaging lessons that students will enjoy and learn from. She enjoys reading, crocheting, and music.
Mr. Khan studied at Birmingham City University as a professional photographer and graduated in 2018. In the previous year, he finished TESOL and taught in various locations. Mr. Khan strives to be better every day, to overcome fresh difficulties, and to acquire more knowledge. He believes knowledge is the key to understanding.
Mr Waylon is from the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. It was here that he attended the University of South Africa and obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Criminology and Diploma in Forensic Investigation. Mr Waylon moved abroad and taught in China for a year before deciding to move to Hong Kong. Mr Waylon enjoys learning different languages and discovering more about foreign culture.
Mr. Wayne is from the beautiful country of South Africa. He enjoys travelling around the world and learning about different cultures. He is passionate about teaching and watching students grow to their full potential. He enjoys sports and the great outdoors.
Mr Will joined Monkey Tree after completing his degree in film studies. After his studies, he decided that he wanted to share his passion, energy and enthusiasm for teaching. Mr Will hopes to provide the best teaching service possible and wants to help every small monkey in and around the centre to speak English well. Mr Will's interests include filmmaking, photography, sneakers, and sightseeing.
Mr. Winston is from Devon, England. Winston has completed his TESOL course with the passion in teaching young learners around the world. Winston loves extreme sports including surfing, mountain biking and scuba diving.
Ms. Woné is from the beautiful country of South Africa. She has completed her Degree at the North-West University of South Africa. She is an experienced swimming instructor and sports coach. She discovered her passion for working with children early on in life. Ms. Woné enjoys being involved with young learners and helping them grow their love for the English language. She hopes her passion and patience will get the best possible results for her students.
Ms Wu is a Chinese language teacher came from Mongolia and moved to Hong Kong in 2018. She is cheerful and patient in lesson and teaches kids based on their characteristics. She wants her students learn in a happy classroom.
Ms. Wu (Mandarin)
Ms Li, from Hubei, graduated from Nanjing University with a master's degree certificate and a second-class certificate in Putonghua. She used to be an international school teacher in Jiangsu and worked in Hong Kong in 2018. She teaches in accordance with children's aptitude, according to each child's personality characteristics, seeking creative teaching methods suitable for different children.
Ms. Li (Mandarin)
Ms Xu moved to Hong Kong in 2017 from Fujian, China. She has been rewarded as Outstanding tutor for GAPSK. She is a cheerful, patient and responsible person who loves to stay with kids.
Ms. Xu (Mandarin)
Ms Ku came to Hong Kong in 2018 for post-graduate study. She is a energetic and responsible teacher. She thinks the best way to teach is to make students learn actively with curiosity . That is why her lessons are full of games and joy.
Ms. Ku (Mandarin)
Mr William is from the UK. He has obtained BA Honors degree in Leisure & Tourism from the College of St Mark & St John in the UK and a TESOL certificate from the Trinity College of London. As well as teaching in Monkey Tree, Mr. William also manages two football teams and enjoys travelling.
Ms. Zen was born in London and grew up in Chester, England. She received her Bachelor's degree in Economics with French from the University of Nottingham. She left the working world of finance to complete her CELTA and decided to teach in Hong Kong. In her spare time, she enjoys salsa dancing and rock climbing. She's very excited to meet all of her new students!
Mr. Zubair graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Finance through the Coventry University. He was born and raised in Hong Kong. While studying in the UK, Mr. Zubair has worked with the National Health Service (NHS) of UK. He has an experience of teaching in a kindergarten in Hong Kong. Apart from teaching, he enjoys travelling and football.
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