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Meet the team

With your education as our top priority, be inspired by our highly-experienced academic team at Bell Cambridge.
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Our team at Bell Cambridge A supportive and inspiring school

Bell has been teaching for over 65 years. We are passionate about education and never stop learning or striving to be the best we can be.

Our team

Silvana Richardson

Head of Teacher Development and Head of Education

With over 25 years of experience, Silvana is internationally renowned in the EFL industry and has been regularly invited to speak at international events, like IATEFL UK.

Jill Coleman

Learning and Teaching Manager

Jill ensures the highest standards of teaching and learning for all students taking our adults courses, teacher training, and 1-to-1 tuition at Bell Cambridge.

Rachael Oliver

Deputy Learning and Teaching Manager

Rachael supports our teaching community at Bell and ensures each individual student is happy with their learning experience at Bell Cambridge.

Tom Beakes

Academic Manager

DELTA qualified, Tom oversees all our teacher training, quality assurance programmes and overseas projects.

Jacqueline Douglas

Teacher and Teacher Trainer

Jacqueline has over a decade of experience as a teacher trainer, in the UK, Turkey, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Bolivia, Russia, Peru, Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

Anne Matthews

Teacher mentor

Anne applies over 35 years of teaching experience to our classrooms at Bell Cambridge.

Brian Hart

Teacher and Teacher trainer

Brian is a DELTA qualified teacher and teacher trainer. He joined our team in 2003 and has become one our specialist teachers.

Clare Henderson

Teacher and Teacher trainer

As a CELTA and Delta qualified teacher and teacher trainer, Clare has gained extensive experience in EFL career.

Anna Young

Advanced Practitioner

A CELTA and DELTA qualified language teacher, Anna has over 25 years of teaching experience in the EFL sector.

Françoise Votocek

Teacher and Teacher trainer

Françoise has been working at Bell for 23 years. She is a DELTA qualified teacher trainer and is a highly-respected CELTA main course tutor at Bell.

Anna Evans

Teacher and Teacher trainer

As a CELTA and DELTA qualified teacher, Anna has been teaching students a variety of English language courses for over 12 years.

Ian Chitty

University Foundation Programme Manager

Ian has been teaching since 1979 and has worked at Bell since 1999. In 2015 his research into student peer assessment was published by Cambridge English.

Jane Sealy-Thompson

University Foundation
Academic Skills Tutor

Jane has been teaching English and Business English for 23 years and has 17 years’ experience as a Cambridge examiner.

Robert Mathews

University Foundation
Law Tutor

Robert is a University of Oxford alumnus and first joined Bell in 1968, working alongside our founder - Frank Bell - himself.

Peter Holmes

University Foundation
Politics Tutor

Peter is a University of Oxford alumnus and has taught at Bell for 13 years. He has authored the book 'An Introduction to British Politics'.

David Csernovicz

University Foundation
Business Tutor

David has taught Business Studies for 12 years, after a senior-level career in business and being Managing Director of a logistics company.

Ken Bateup

Teacher mentor

Ken is CELTA and DELTA qualified, and supports Bell as a teacher mentor whilst teaching our students critical academic skills at Bell Cambridge.

Sarah Pettit

University Counselling Manager

With experience in international student recruitment at UK universities, Sarah has been advising Bell students on higher education for over eight years.

Tina Bollerslev

Teacher mentor

Tina is CELTA and DELTA qualified, and supports Bell as a teacher mentor whilst also teaching general English and exam classes to students of all levels.

Kathryn Kelly

Senior Accommodation Officer

Kathryn ensures our students feel at home in their chosen accommodation - residence or homestay - while they study at Bell Cambridge.

Emily Glover

Enrichment Programme Coordinator

Emily runs our Learning in Action programme at Bell Cambridge, offering a range of activities, workshops and trips to our students.