Meet the Team

Heather J Wright

AIT TESOL Director

Experience: 34 Years training, 18 years ESL teaching and TESOL training in Vietnam.    International TESOL conference presenter.

Academic Adviser, Director of Studies for various Educational facilities in Vietnam. 

Who I Am: Australian – Management trainer.

Philosophy: To nurture and train people to fulfil their Dreams 

Warren Hammond

AIT TESOL Manager & Trainer

Experience: 11 Years of wide-ranging ESL teaching, including 4 years of curriculum design and academic management. Successful creations and facilitation of IELTS test preparation courses. Most notably, all teachings are strongly associated with soft skills.

Who I Am: Australian – Formally in banking, but have always had a passion for soft skills and training others. 

Philosophy: Learning languages is key to unlocking doors to other cultures.

Adrian Rodgers 


Experience: Over 10 years of experience teaching languages (English / Spanish) to students of all ages and levels, incorporating the use of multiple modern approaches and techniques.

Who I Am: United Kingdom & Spain - Having been brought up bilingual, I realised at a young age how far languages can take you. That is when I decided to advance my teaching career to help others reach their goals.

Philosophy: By trialling different approaches and techniques in the classroom, teachers overcome their difficulties. Sharing everything I have learnt throughout my teaching career.

Jamie Jennings


Experience: 8 years of ESL teaching, 5 years in Vietnam. Experience of all teaching ages & levels.

Who I Am: From England, UK. Many years working in hospitality plus 5 years as a nurse. I am a real ‘people person.'

Philosophy: All students are individuals and everyone learns in their own unique way. By incorporating multiple methods of teaching, no student gets left behind. My teaching style is highly interactive and fun, believing that a positive mental attitude makes learning enjoyable for all.

Simon Cuccioletta


Experience: Over 5 years teaching experience in Vietnam. Taught various age groups and levels from kindergarten to adult business classes.

Who I Am: Montreal, Canada – Decided that teaching abroad was my dream to pursue and have never looked back.

Philosophy: Teach with love and respect. With this comes the understanding of your responsibilities to your students and a mutual relationship.

Tran Thanh Binh

TA Trainer

Experience: An English language lecturer with over 2 years of experience in, teaching, tutoring, tailoring and delivering various educational programs. In addition he is a newly appointed Teaching Assistant trainer.


Who I Am: Holding a bachelor of English Language Studies, plus a certified in AIT TESOL. 


Philosophy: Using a strong blend of interpersonal skills and creativity will always ensure your growth.

Pham Thi Men

TA Coordinator

Experience: 3 Years working in International companies as a QA assistant and a technical reviewer. A trainer as well as customer service officer. My newest challenge has been at AIT TESOL as the Teaching Assistant course coordinator.

Who I Am: A ‘tiny’ Vietnamese with ‘formidable’ energy, who strongly loves socialising in international environments as well as event organising to create great spaces and opportunities for networking.

All of us at AIT TESOL look forward to welcome you on professional career journey!

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