SPC Brisbane - About us
Learn about our history and our educational mission
SPC Brisbane english school opened its doors in 2017. Since then, it has not stopped delivering high quality face-to-face English classes to international students.
Located in the bustling hub of Brisbane's CBD, the campus features modern facilities such as electronic whiteboards, kitchen facilities and well-equipped study areas.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, SPC Brisbane kept its commitment to face-to-face teaching and continued delivery of high standard training.
Welcome to SPC! In recent years I have been the Head of English at another college, an IELTS Examiner, and the principal at a college in Melbourne. Today I am the principal at SPC Brisbane. I believe that learning a language should be fun. The more you enjoy it, the faster you will learn. English will open a door to the world, so enjoy your journey!
Hi! My name is Beyden. I have experience as a teacher in Australia for 10 years. I also taught English in South Korea for 2 years. I have an education degree and a Masters in TESOL. Together, we are building a teaching team that is fun, dynamic and effective. I hope to provide you with a fantastic experience in our school.
My name's Sarah and I'm excited to be one of your English teachers at SPC! I've recently returned to Australia after 5 years teaching English in Cambodia. I like to travel and meet people from different cultures and countries, share stories and exchange ideas, so I hope you're ready to do the same in class, all whilst improving your English of course!
Principal Executive Officer
Hello from Jacey. I am a Sales & Marketing Officer in SPC Brisbane. I love being in a multicultural environment, helping, talking and listening to people, also enjoy learning from everyone! SPC Brisbane is not only an English school or a workplace, we are like a big family with beautiful smiles. I'm the South-East Asian sales officer, but I love working with people from all countries. See you soon!
Hi my name is Saray. I am your student service support officer. I have a passion for helping others, so if you need assistance or just a friendly ear, I am always here to support you. Outside of work, you can find me painting, trying out new coffee shops, and baking desserts. I can't wait to meet you and help make your college experience as awesome as possible!
Hi and welcome! I am Ginevra and I take care of Marketing and events here in SPC. Working at SPC is a great opportunity to live with people from all over the World. Cultural exchange is always embraced and celebrated. I believe that a school should provide great classes but also fantastic events post lessons so students can make new friends. Because school and classmates become like a second family, especially when you move to a new and far country. And here at SPC, we perfectly know that.
Sales & Marketing
Hello my name is Vernon. I have thirty years' experience as a teacher, with almost twenty years' experience as an ESL teacher. I enjoy learning about other cultures and languages, and I enjoy helping people learn English. I hope to help you improve in all your English skills at SPC Brisbane.
Hey Ya'll! My name is Arturo Del-Valle Ruffin. I'm a 90's kid that was born in the US but grew up in Venezuela and bounced back and forth from the US and Spain as a teenager. I'm bilingual in English and Spanish and have a broken sense of Korean. I'm a world traveller with my 3 passports and love different cultures. After being the International Officer at the University of Queensland I wanted to continue engaging and helping others like myself and became an English teacher. I have been teaching for over 5 years in Brisbane and enjoy making the classroom an interesting and dynamic place that you'll look forward to learning in. Always be curious and remember the only bad question is the one you don't ask!
Hi my name is Michaela. I'm from Berlin, grew up in Canada, and have been living in Brisbane for the last 13 years. I have been teaching for 8 years in various schools in Brisbane, and now I'm excited to be part of the SPC team. I love languages and I love teaching them. I like being creative with my lessons and I enjoy learning about the students I teach, so I can tailor the lessons according to their interests and backgrounds. Looking forward to meeting you!
Hi I am Carl. I love teaching English to ESL students. I've taught abroad and Australia for 10 years. I've always enjoyed seeing student's faces light up when that light bulb moment occurs. I'm really into jazz and have done a gig or two in the past. I'm also studying health sciences and like to use various scenarios to teach English. English should be a journey, not a destination. Enjoy the ride!
Hello my name is Paul. I've been teaching English for many years and look forward to the opportunity to pass on to you what I've got. I look forward to meeting you and making your trip here to Australia a worthwhile endeavour.
Hi, I am Margarita! I was born in Colombia -a colourful country which built my identity, but I often feel that I am from "everywhere a little and nowhere entirely". I have been an English and Spanish teacher for 8 years and I have lived and taught in Colombia, the United States and Australia. I am excited to support and accompany you on your English learning journey and I will do my best for you to grasp the intricate but also fascinating aspects of this language. Can't wait to see you in class!
My name is Amy and I’m a passionate ESL teacher who is excited to be a part of the SPC team. With over 6 years’ experience teaching English to both teenagers and adults, I’m passionate about meeting new people from different cultures and making my lessons dynamic and fun!
In my spare time, I love doing nature photography and spending time in the great outdoors capturing photos of landscapes, plants and wildlife. I also love to travel and have spent time visiting places in Asia, Europe and North America. My next big dream is to visit Alaska so I can take photos of grizzly bears and the amazing snow-capped mountains. I look forward to having you in my class and hearing about the nature of your country!
Hi, my name is Inés!
I was born in Spain, more precisely in the south of Madrid. There I graduated in primary education and psychopedagogical orientation and intervention.
I consider myself an animal lover. Besides, one of my favorite things to do is to get to know new places and learn about new histories and cultures, that's why I currently live in Brisbane.
I work as a student support officer at SPC, where I am in constant contact with the students helping them with their accommodation and other concerns. I also create activities every month so that students can enjoy their experience in Australia as much as possible.
I am looking forward to welcoming you at reception and getting to know you better!
Hi! My name is Marta and I am one of your teachers at SPC. I am passionate about teaching English and a few other languages. I have been teaching English for the last 10 years mainly in Europe, Asia, and Australia. I am fond of passing my knowledge on to others in a creative way. I enjoy painting, creating art, singing, reading, volunteering, and traveling in my free time. Above all, I love contributing to your personal growth by teaching you all the English skills required to survive on your own in Australia. I look forward to meeting you in class!
Hello everyone, My name is Hamideh. I was born and raised in Iran. I've been teaching English for more than ten years and I find this career quite rewarding.
I'm super passionate about teaching and I'm here to help you improve your English. I have a master's degree in applied linguistics and a diploma in TESOL. I firmly believe teaching English to you guys should be done in a fun and creative way so that it makes your journey all the more memorable, interesting, and applicable to your day to day life.
Besides teaching and creating educational videos, I'm crazy about doing yoga. I'm quite sporty, so I enjoy doing different kinds of sports and I have a particular liking for football. I'm also into reading, traveling, and playing video games and board games.
I fail and make mistakes. I will help you but sometimes I’ll need help from you. You are creative and intelligent. I know for a fact that you have genius somewhere inside you. Let’s find it :)
Hello my name is Amal. I've been a teacher since 2014. I studied French literature, and to put it simply, I love words and the world. Originally from Syria, I moved to Australia in 2017. After completing my diploma in TESOL, I decided to become an English teacher. My goal is to make students feel comfortable and confident speaking English. Everyone has a communication style, and I enjoy helping students find their own way to communicate clearly and effectively. I enjoy making learning fun and exciting, and will work with each student to focus on their specific needs and goals. In my free time, I like painting, reading, working out, and discovering new things.
Hi there, my name is Helen.
I grew up on the north-east coast of New South Wales and studied teaching there at Southern Cross University.
I taught in Turkey many years, a year in China and several years in Sydney and Brisbane.
The SPC Brisbane team is really excited to have you with us!