Anna P Murray

About me

I am a 42 year old native English speaker with a BA degree from a Scottish University, an International TEFL qualification , a Cambridge CELTA certificate and a Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Dip TESOL). 

Between 2003 and 2013, I worked and travelled extensively in South and Central America and have also travelled in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.  I am fluent in Spanish at an operational level. I gained wide and varied experience of teaching English, having held senior posts of responsibility in Language institutes in Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Mexico. I have also taught in the United Kingdom, Africa and Japan.

Since 2013, I have taught in English to speakers of other languages in  Glasgow Clyde College, Scotland in both the Cardonald and Anniesland campuses.

 In areas where there have been no teaching opportunities, I have worked in a variety of other fields including hospitality, making and designing costume jewelry, bridge construction, landscaping swimming pools, preparation of real estate for sale, setting up exhibitions, building construction and painting. I have also managed restaurants and have run my own small beach cafe business. I feel that both the travel and the diversity of employment experience have been of great personal benefit and have given me an opportunity to develop a wide range of interpersonal and practical skills, which I have been able to use in teaching situations

I enjoy yoga, keeping fit and I am also a fully licensed SCUBA diver. I also enjoy travelling, meeting new people, photography, reading, cycling and playing sports.