All of our passionate and dedicated teachers meet the highest international standards with formal qualifications and extensive experience in teaching English to beginners.

Our minimum requirements for teachers are:

  • education to degree level or equivalent qualification
  • a certificate level qualification in teaching English as a foreign language such as Cambridge University CELTA or Trinity College London CertTESOL
  • at least two years’ teaching experience
  • high proficiency in the use of the English language.

Meet some of our teachers of beginners

Baumy Mati

Mati Baumy

“Teaching beginners here is really rewarding. It’s fantastic to see the students explore the world of English language.”

Before joining the British Council in Mauritius as a full time teacher, Mati worked in a Language Training organization based in Mauritius and France. She has developed her expertise across a wide range of levels, including Business English, Primary Young Learners and English for Specific Purposes. 


Saleenah Mungly

Saleenah Mungly

"Teaching adults is such an entertaining and rewarding experience. Valuing every student and every contribution they make to class keeps me inspired and motivated to conduct the best class I possibly can, every lesson.''

Saleenah completed her CELTA in 2015 before joining British Council Mauritius. In the UK, she worked as a secondary school teacher from 2009, and became deputy head teacher there in 2014.