Our amazing teachers and staff!

Our staff are passionate about providing a secure and stimulating learning experience for students. Our teachers are professional, qualified and experienced, and culturally-sensitive as many of them have previously taught English abroad.
If you want to read about the ELT/TESOL qualifications of our teaching staff then please read the British Council’s 2014 report here.
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MCSE Current Staff

 Bo Kozbial

Bo Kozbial

Assistant Director of Studies, Welfare Officer and Safeguarding Officer

BA TESOL and Modern Languages, MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics, PTLLS (level 4), Trinity CertTESOL (Level 5)

Learn more about Bo

Bo has taught English for over 5 years, mainly in the UK but also in China, Germany and Poland. Her most recent experience is related to teaching English at tertiary level at University of Central Lancashire (both EAP and General English). At the core of Bo’s teaching philosophy is an enthusiasm for exposing students to experiences and tools that allow them to test their understanding of information, ideas and concepts, strengthen existing capabilities and encourage new ones to emerge. Her areas of interest relate to materials design and research into Second Language Acquisition. In her spare time, Bo likes reading books, table tennis and jogging.

 Rahila Tauqeer

Rahila Tauqeer

EFL Teacher

B.COM (Gold Medalist), MA English, Post Graduate Certificate in International ELT and Applied Language Studies, CELTA

Learn more about Rahila

Rahila has been teaching English for over 12 years both in the UK and abroad.  She has spent most of her life in Zambia which makes her love cultural diversity, people and languages.  Teaching English has given her an opportunity to help students of all ages from multilingual and multicultural backgrounds to become proficient in their English skills. Rahila enjoys designing learning materials that specially address the needs of students hailing from diverse cultural environments. Teaching grammar and using modern teaching techniques in her class has become her passion.  She really enjoys simplifying complex grammar which students of all levels can understand easily.

 Paul Ames

Paul Ames

Head of Academic English

LLB, MA TEFL, CELTA

Learn more about Paul

Paul is from Manchester and has been teaching English since 2006 after a 14 year career as a lawyer. He has taught English at university level and for large companies, both in the UK and abroad, notably in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Saudi Arabia. Paul specialises in teaching IELTS preparation classes and Business English. His passions are travelling and Manchester United.

 William Hardman

William Hardman

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Spanish, Pdip Translation, MA Applied Linguistics, CELTA, DELTA

 Laurence Malt

Laurence Malt

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Drama, Community Theatre and MediaMA Theatre and Performance Studies; CELTA

Learn more about Laurence

Laurence has been teaching for five years, mainly in the UK but he has also done volunteer teaching in Sri Lanka and Thailand. Laurence’s favourite things about teaching are meeting interesting and diverse people, helping others to achieve their goals and working with the richness of the English language. When he’s not teaching, Laurence enjoys learning new languages (Spanish and Italian at the moment), writing and taking part in performance and playing the guitar.

 Jameelah Keane

Jameelah Keane

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) English, CELTA

 Faine Day

Faine Day

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) 3D Design, CELTA

Chris Neligen

EFL Teacher

CELTA, MA & BA IN HISTORY

 Yasmin Amiri

Yasmin Amiri

Director of Studies and Head of Teacher Training

BA English Translation & Literature, MA TEFL, CELTA, DELTA

Learn more about Yasmin

Yasmin has taught EFL since 2002, both here and abroad. She joined MCSE in 2010 and enjoys working in such a culturally-rich environment. Yasmin runs and supervises teacher training courses at MCSE, while performing the role of Director of Studies. She loves the challenge of her work. Yasmin enjoys learning new languages. She speaks Persian, Turkish and a little French . She enjoys travelling and meeting people from different cultures

 Mr Majid Abufares

Mr Majid Abufares

Principal/Owner

 Imad Ahmed

Imad Ahmed

Executive Director

BA Middle Eastern Studies and Hebrew, MA International Business

Learn more about Imad

Imad joined MCSE in June 2016. His first language is Arabic and has a passion for working with people from different cultures and nationalities.

He can be contacted on imad@manchestercse.co.uk /+44 (0) 7990762316

 Amal Abufares

Amal Abufares

CELTA Administrator

Law LLB (Hons), CELTA

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