Course Director

Gabby Hewitt

Gabby is Course Director for the Spainwise Trinity Cert TESOL course. She is also Head Teacher at Blue Door Language School in Cordoba and has been teaching for over 15 years, starting off as a secondary school teacher in the UK before moving to Spain in 2004. She has delivered sessions for the Cambridge English Seminar Programme, at regional and national TEFL conferences, and at the Spainwise national TEFL Jobs Fairs. She is also a Cambridge Speaking Examiner for Key, Preliminary, First, Advanced and Proficiency, as well as an inspector for Trinity College London’s Quality Assurance Programme.

Course Tutor

Owen King

Owen started his teaching career after finishing university and has been teaching in Spain for the past six years. In 2014, he took over as the coordinator of the Spainwise TEFL Jobs Fair in Cordoba while also running the Helpdesk, helping teachers to find jobs in Spain and giving advice on living and working here. He is Team Leader at Blue Door Language School in Cordoba and an inspector for Trinity College London’s Quality Assurance Programme. Owen has completed the Trinity Licentiate Diploma in TESOL (DipTESOL) and has been a speaker at regional and national TEFL conferences, and at the Spainwise national TEFL Jobs Fairs.

Course Manager

Aidan O’Toole

Aidan has been in Spain for over 25 years, during which time he has been a teacher, director of studies, school-owner, a Cambridge English oral examiner, and an inspector for Trinity College London’s Quality Assurance Programme. He is currently president of FECEI, the national federation of private language schools in Spain, and regularly gives talks at regional and national teaching conferences. Aidan founded Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment in 2009, and has been coordinator of the National TEFL Job Fairs in Spain for over a decade, as well as course manager for the Spainwise Trinity Cert TESOL course.