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Full-time position - Available from August 2017

Robert Martínez is a University of Cambridge CELTA, CELTA Online, YL Extension to CELTA*, DELTA and TKT Practical* Tutor and Assessor with 23 years' experience in 8 different countries and is currently based in Catania. He’s worked and lived in Colombia, Italy, Egypt, Spain, Singapore, The UK, Canada and Vietnam. He is interested in teacher education, integrating technology into ESOL and language assessment and is a current Cambridge ESOL YL (Starters, Movers and Flyers), KET, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE, OET and ILEC speaking examiner and official conference presenter. He is also an IELTS speaking examiner, supervisor, presenter and language assessment consultant for IDP Europe. He holds the Cambridge ESOL CELTA, DELTA, a PostGrad in TESOL, an MA TESOL (Merit) from Sheffield Hallam University, an MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching from the University of Nottingham (Double Distinction) and is currently studying for the Post Graduate Diploma in Academic Management with Ih London. He speaks Spanish, Italian, French (B1) and some Portuguese. He has also worked as a legal translator and interpreter for Ministry of Foreign Relations in Colombia, the Court of Law of Turin in Italy, Oxfam in remote parts of Colombia and as an Interpreter for the Deaf.

* Discontinued in 2016.

He has done the Cert ICT (Distinction), E-Moderation, Moodle Starter, and Games in ELT courses with The Consultants-e and Promethean IWB Training (Levels 1 and 2) prior to joining TheConsultants-e.comin 2012 as a lead tutor on the Teaching Languages with Technology Certificate validated by Trinity College London.

His favourite phrase is by Confucius: ‘Find a job that you love and you will not have to work one day in your life.’


The following are all my current qualifications, professional development qualifications and accreditations. For details on dates and view the qualifications themselves please click on the heading below.


Diploma in Academic Management                                    

MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching  (Double Distinction)

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – TESOL (Merit)  

Certificate in Teaching Languages with Technology - CertICT (Distinction)         

Post-graduate Diploma in TESOL                                                      

RSA DELTA Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults          

RSA CELTA Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults       


Childhood in the Digital Age (Online Statement)      

Management and Leadership Module 1: Growing as a Manager  

Management and Leadership Module 2: Leading a Team             

How to Succeed at: Interviews (Online Statement)                           

Developing your Research Project (Online Statement)         

Cambridge English Teacher Online Professional Courses:

            Certificate in Teaching Speaking                              

            Certificate in Learning Oriented Assessment                                    

            Certificate in Teaching Primary Learners Communicatively              

            Certificate in Understanding Assessment                                         

            Certificate in CLIL: Introduction to Theory and Practice                    

            Certificate in Motivating Teenage Learners                                      

            Certificate in Grammar for Teachers: Language Awareness            

Certificate Play to Learn: Gaming in the ELT Classroom                    

AISLI – Italian Association of Language Schools                              

Certificate in Moodle Starter: An Introductory Course                      

Certificate in E-Moderation: A Training Course of Online Tutors        

Open University MBA Executive Development Program                   

Certificate in Essential Skills for Managers                                        

ActivStudio Level 2:     Curriculum Developer Certificate                  

ActivStudio Level 1:     Advanced Skills Certificate                           

Foundation Skills Certificate                         


IDP Education | IELTS Examiner Trainer Europe

University of Cambridge ESOL - Italy |Speaking Examiner Team Leader (YLE, LMS, UMS)

University of Cambridge ESOL | CELT-S and CELT-P Lead Tutor, Moderator & Presenter      

Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment | Occupational English Test (OET) Speaking Examiner

University of Cambridge ESOL - Italy |Official Cambridge English Language Assessment Presenter

Cambridge ESOL, British Council and IDP Australia  |IELTS Speaking Examiner, Supervisor and Presenter

University of Cambridge ESOL | DELTA Module 2 Assessor | TKT-Practical Assessor |CELTA Assessor |YL Extension to CELTA Assessor

University of Cambridge ESOL | Young Learner Extension to CELTA Tutor & Tutor Trainer | CELTA Tutor & Tutor Trainer |CELTA Online Tutor (OCT) | Distance DELTA Local Tutor

International House World Organization | IH Certificate in Teaching Young Learners & Teenagers Tutor

University of Cambridge English Language Assessment |Speaking Examiner YLE (Starters, Movers, Flyers) | BULATS Oral and Written Components Examiner |Int’l Legal English Certificate - ILEC Oral Examiner |Lower Main Suite PET – KET Speakingl Examiner |Upper Main Suite FCE Oral Examiner |Upper Main Suite CAE & CPE Speaking Examiner

St John Ambulance |Emergency Aid in the Workplace for Appointed Persons

Court of Turin: Roll of the Court Appointed Experts and of Certified Experts Office |OFFICIAL TRANSLATOR AND

Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts and Agriculture of Turin/ Certified Experts Office | OFFICIAL TRANSLATOR AND INTERPRETER                                       



The following is a list of all the places I have worked in and the dates when I did. In order to see the references I was given for each post over my 23 years of experience in ESOL, please click on REFERENCES at the end of the page.

  • International House World Organisation (IHWO) School Inspector         15/01/2015 to present
  • Italian Association of Language Schools (AISLiAcademic Inspector   15/03/2013 to present
  • The Consultants-E.comOnline Teacher Trainer 1/11/2012 to present
  • GIGA International House Catania – Italy Academic Manager 1/09/2017 to present
  • DoS & Head of Teacher Training 1/07/2010 to 1/08/2017
  • AISLi Team Leader on the CEFR Descriptors Revision led by Brian North 2015 to 2017
  • Italian Association of Language Schools (AISLi) Educational Consultant 09/2014- 06/2016
  • IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG Events Organiser 04/2014 -11/2014 
  • British Council - Singapore Teacher Trainer 14/07/2008 – 14/06/2010
  • International House Palma de Mallorca – Spain         Managing Director      07/07/2006 - 11/07/2008
  • Anderson House Bergamo – Italy Director of Studies & Examinations Services Manager 10/01/2005–15/06/20006
  • The British Council: Turin|Milan–Italy General & Business EFL Teacher & Cambridge Examiner   10/10/1999–15/06/2006                                                                                                       
  • The British Council: Mallorca – Spain Cambridge Oral Examiner 10/04/2007-15/06/2008
  • Our World English Schools England, U.K Center Manager 1/07/2005-15/08/2005 - Director of Studies                   1/07/2004-15/08/2004                                               
  • Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK EAP Associate Lecturer 16/08/2003-15/09/2003 & 16/08/2004-20/09/2004
  • Stafford House Study Holidays, England, UK DoS|Centre Manager 01/07/2003-1/08/2003 & Senior Teacher          01/07/2002-1/08/2002
  • Polytechnic of Turin, Turin, Italy Freelance EFL Lecturer 10/01/2001– 15/06/2003
  • British School of Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 10/10/1998–15/06/2001
  • The British Council: Cairo - Egypt EFL Teacher 06/07/2000-30/08/2000 & 15/07/1999-30/08/1999
  • ALENIA Difesa, Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 15/02/1999–15/06/1999
  • ETAFELT S.r.l., Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 15/02/1999–15/06/1999
  • BEKO S.r.l., Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 15/02/1999–15/06/1999
  • Smile & Learn: School of Languages & Translation Services Turin – Italy  EFL Teacher 15/02/1999–15/06/1999
  • British Institutes of Alessandria – Italy  5-30/10/1998         
  • DIALOGO – School of Languages, Turin – Italy EFL Teacher1 5/01/1997–10/10/1998
  • Istituto Europeo di Design, Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 22/10/1997-13/05/1998
  • The New Macquarie English Centre, Turin – Italy EFL Teacher 15/01/1998-15/10/1998
  • OXFAM – UK& I Simultaneous Interpreter 15/03/1996-10/10/1996
  • RCN Radio Cadena Nacional de Colombia Television Translator 15/02/1995–10/10/1996
  • Centro Colombo Americano EFL Teacher 14/02/1994 -13/09/1996



Email address: robertt.martinezz@gmail.com

Phone: 0039 392 2664414

Skype: RobMartz