Heather-W


Heather-W

About
Heather-W


Teacher introduction
Welcome to my lovely home and family. I have taught students in Austria, Switzerland, the UK, Oman and the U.A.E. All my English lessons are well planned, challenging and interesting. We live in a 4 bedroom house in Stanton Harcourt which is a quaint village with a pub, a shop and a school. It is 9 miles away from the beautiful university city of Oxford. We are close to the Cotswolds and there is a ten pin bowling alley, a mini golf centre and a driving range nearby. My husband and two sons’ enjoy sports, especially playing and watching football.
Teacher home details
Our house has 4 bedrooms, a large garden with a stream, a terrace and a BBQ. There is a kitchen / diner and study area, a lounge with a TV and a conservatory. There are 2 bathrooms and a downstairs toilet. You would share a bathroom with my son.
Teacher qualifications text
PGCE Primary and CELTA I have 26 years of teaching experience in primary and secondary schools both in the UK and abroad. I have also taught French and Music. In Austria, I taught English as a foreign language in primary and secondary schools and privately at home. My sons’ have participated in language exchanges.

Teacher about the local area

We live 9 miles away from Oxford. We are close to the Cotswolds, the nearest Cotswold town is Burford. The town of Witney, 5 miles away, has good shops, restaurants, a cinema and a sports centre. Below are a list of places you may like to visit: Oxford and the university Blenheim Palace The Cotswold Wildlife Park Millets Farm (good pick your own fruit and veg facility) Cotswolds hills and villages White Horse Hill – Wiltshire Warner Bros ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ tour Witney swimming pool Hollywood bowl Oxford Gravitee golf Witney Lakes golf club Cineworld cinema, Witney.
Teacher family
My husband is fond of travelling and is keen on hiking. He has hiked in various mountain ranges throughout the world. He also keeps up with football, his team being Manchester United. He enjoys cooking good food. I have two boys born in 2000 and 2002. They are very sporty. Ciaran particularly enjoys extreme sports e.g. Downhill Mountain biking and skiing. Oliver plays squash and football and both boys support Reading football club. They also enjoy keeping up with current affairs.
Teacher how to get here by public
Description of how to get here by public transport, including nearest rail and bus stations
I have listed the nearest public transport below: Eynsham – 2.5 miles (regular bus service to Oxford) Oxford – 9 miles (bus and train stations) Kidlington – (Parkway train station) The nearest airports are Heathrow or Birmingham (both 1hr 15 mins away) I could meet you at the airport.
Teacher hobbies and interests
I enjoy speaking French and German as well as singing. I like going to the cinema and to the theatre and listening to a variety of live music. I enjoy eating out, travelling and visiting places of interest nearby. I swim regularly and attend Yoga classes. I have travelled extensively in Europe and Asia. When you arrive, you can tell me your hobbies and we will take you on visits that you are interested in.
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