My experience can help you


  • Teaching in the UK (including Manchester University) and China
  • ex-IELTS Speaking & Writing Examiner in Shanghai

Academic Background:

  • BA (Hons) Oxford University
  • MA Oxford University
  • University of Westminster: Post-graduate Diploma in Law

Teaching Qualifications:

  • Cambridge University CELTA Grade A
  • Cambridge University DELTA Module 1
  • Cambridge University DELTA Module 2

Teaching Award

  • Shanghai Education Bureau: Outstanding Teaching in a International Programme

Teaching Experience: UK

  • Manchester University
    • Pre-sessional / Academic / General / IELTS & other examinations
  • Owner of Language School in London:
    • Students from all over the world
    • General / Academic / Business / IELTS

Teaching Experience: China

  • Academic Director of several International High Schools.
  • Work included: organising courses, selecting students, preparing students for examinations including IELTS, selecting & training teachers.

Positions in China:

  • Jiao Tong University Education Group International Education Group: Director of English Language Projects
  • Ningbo Binhai International School: Academic Director
  • Linhai Huepu High School International Department: Academic Director
  • Shantou Jixian Middle School: Academic Director of International Programme
  • Consultant in China for Cambridge University English (joint owners of IELTS exam)

How can I help you?

I have a great range of relevant experience, including: academic background; IELTS preparation in the UK and China; IELTS examining in Shanghai; teaching at Manchester University; working with many students in China preparing to study abroad.

This means I can help you achieve your English language goals. And I look forward to helping you.

Paul Winterbottom


Contact in English

WeChat: 13661822604

Contact in Chinese

qq/wechat: 1138471775