Ms. Michaela is 22 years old and comes from the West of Ireland. She had a degree in English and History from Maynooth University. She completed her 120-hour TEFL course in 2017 and is very excited to be living in Hong Kong and to join the Monkey Tree team. Ms. Michaela likes going on adventures, movies and chocolate.
Mr. Fletcher is an Economics and Management graduate from Rhodes University in the small, but exciting town of Grahamstown, South Africa. He is an avid sportsman and coached a range of teams back home. Coaching a number of young children caused Mr. Fletcher to realize his passion of educating thus decided to join Monkey Tree and also continue his cricketing career.
Mr. Shaun grew up in the small city of Port Elizabeth in South Africa. After completing his Honours degree in Construction Management, he worked a bit for his dad while looking for jobs. During this time, he also completed his TEFL course. He loves to travel, meet new people and just in general go on adventures. This will be his first-time teaching and is eager to get stuck in and experience life in Hong Kong while teaching at Monkey Tree. Mr. Shaun enjoys going to the gym, playing golf and spending time with friends.
Mr. Freddie has recently graduated from The University of Leeds with a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Civilizations. The interactive and fun style of teaching that Monkey Tree provides seems perfectly suited for Mr. Freddie and his previous experience. As a former rugby coach, he has found passion in teaching children, which led him to the completion of his TEFL qualification earlier last year. He believes Hong Kong is the perfect place for his teaching skills to blossom, and looks forward to developing himself both as a new teacher and as a person, whilst giving as much back to his students as possible.
Mr. Francois was born and Raised in Pretoria South Africa. He obtained his Bachelors of Education majoring in English at the North-West University of Potchefstroom in South Africa, and has experience in teaching English at a school. He enjoys working with children very much and making a difference in their lives.
Mr Rory was born in Singapore and lived in Hong Kong where he went to school for a number of years before moving to Spain and eventually the United Kingdom. Whilst in the UK he completed a BA Honor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism before gaining a distinction for his Master’s degree in Film production. Mr. Rory is a fun loving, friendly and enthusiastic teacher and is looking forward to working for the Monkey tree team.
Ms Millie is from England in the UK! She recently graduated from university with a first-class degree in film production. She decided to come to Hong Kong and teach as she loves Asian culture and really wanted to experience living in Asia! In her spare time, she loves photography, music and exploring new places!