M.Teach, TESMC (TESOL) Trainer, COETAIL, BA (Hons)
Jayne was born in the UK and has been a teacher for over 20 years. She has taught in both primary and secondary schools and also in English language schools. After a year in Germany and then thirteen years in Japan, Jayne has now made Singapore her home with her husband and their son. Jayne spends most of her free time with her family, which means that she builds lego, watches superhero movies, and helps out with homework! Jayne also likes to get away from the city and go hiking or skiing in the mountains when she gets the chance.
DELTA, CELTA, TESOL, BCom
Rodney is from the coastal city of Port Elizabeth in South Africa and is married to Megan. He started teaching English in South Korea in 2010 and since then he has travelled and worked all around Asia. Most recently he was in Timor-Leste for three years teaching army and navy personnel and before that he worked in Malaysia and China. When he’s not teaching, he enjoys cooking, watching TV shows, and exploring new places around the city. Rodney is a glutton for punishment and along with his DELTA he is also studying for his Director of Studies Qualification!
DELTA, CELTA, TESOL, BAS
Megan is from Canberra, Australia. She has been teaching for more than nine years and has taught in five different countries. She started her career in South Korea where she met her husband Rodney, and together they moved on to work in China, Malaysia, and most recently Timor-Leste where they taught military personnel. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking, and watching drama series and soap operas. At Tŷ-Jia we are firm believers in professional development, so in addition to teaching others, you will always find our teachers learning something! At the moment, Megan is studying for her DELTA.
COMING SOON!! JON QUINN
DELTA, CELTA, MA, BA
Jon is from Doncaster in the United Kingdom and is joining the Ty-Jia English team in September 2019. After graduating from university, Jon started his teaching career in Poland in 2011. Since then, he has worked in various locations around Poland and his native England in both language schools and summer camps, and most recently taught business and academic English at various companies and government agencies in Timor-Leste. In his spare time, Jon enjoys writing film reviews and volunteering at festivals and events, as well as working towards his DELTA qualification. We look forward to welcoming him soon!