Our Staff Members

Jo Jarvis                                                                                                                   Strategic Manager -  Volunteer Tutor Project

Jo is TESOL qualified, including PDA in TESOL Literacies and has experience in teaching ESOL in the college and community sector. She has a PGC Community Education and has 16 years of experience in supporting and managing volunteers in a variety of roles, including teaching ESOL to vulnerable adults. Jo has led on developing our Framework for Good Practice in Working with Volunteers in ESOL. Joining Glasgow ESOL Forum in 2014, she has developed services across the organisation.

Fergus Andrew
Development Worker - Volunteer Tutor Project 

Fergus has taught English for over five years in several countries, including: Spain, Mexico, Ecuador and Turkey. He has a degree in English language and a master's in TESOL. Having completed the CELTA course in Spain, he is currently working towards completion of the DELTA. 

Vikki Rowland
Development Worker - Volunteer Tutor Project 

Vikki has been teaching English for almost 12 years, in a wide range of roles and contexts. She is DELTA qualified and has experience teaching and teacher training in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She is looking forward to the new challenge of working with and supporting volunteers and getting to know the communities in Glasgow – her new home city.

Dinushriya Spybey
Development Worker - Volunteer Tutor Project 

Dinushriya has over 13 years of experience teaching ESOL in and around Glasgow in both college and community sectors. She also has experience of working with and managing volunteers in various roles. She has a Joint Honours degree in French and Psychology, is CELTA trained and recently completed the MEd TESOL module "Technology Enhanced Language Learning". She is also a sessional tutor with the ESOL for Work project.

Allen Chalmers
Finance and Administration Officer

Allen has a degree in Accountancy and has worked with a variety of nonprofit organisations. During this time, he implemented finance systems and conducted the organisations’ user training.  More recently, he gained his TEFL qualification and spent 6 years teaching English in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.

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