Meet our teachers who specialise in teaching young learners. 

Ella Watkins

Ella Watkins

Young Learners Teacher

  • Qualifications: Ella has been teaching in Mexico for almost four years, and taught in various cities in the UK before her move. She took the CELTA in Brighton and started teaching young learners after the TYLEC course almost three years ago.
  • Experience: She teaches all ages and levels of young learners.
  • Hobbies: Ella is very active and two of her passions are Crossfit and Olympic Weightlifting at which she trains hard every day.
Spike Lupton

Spike Lupton

Young Learners Teacher

  • Qualifications: Spike is from Leigh-on-Sea in The UK. He has taken CELTA and TYLEC courses in TEFL and specialises in teaching Young Learners.
  • Experience: Spike has been teaching English for over four years. He has been teaching at the British Council in Mexico for nearly three years to all ages and levels, mainly, Early Years and Young Learners.
  • Hobbies: He is a big fan of football and enjoys watching West Ham. He likes photography and enjoys travelling and exploring new places.
Tom Migliorisi

Thomas Migliorisi

Young Learners Teacher

  • Qualifications: Thomas is from Brisbane, Australia. He has completed both the Cambridge CELTA and Trinity TYLEC, which are certification courses for teaching both adults and children respectively. 
  • Experience: He has been teaching English as a second language for over four years, two of which have been here at British Council Mexico.
  • Hobbies: His interests include rock music, ancient history and fantasy literature.