Jakki Postlethwaite, Academic Manager
Jakki Postlethwaite joins Explore English as the Academic Manager having been involved in the ELT industry in a variety of contexts and roles since 2002.
Jakki holds an International Diploma in Language Teaching Management, a Masters in Applied Linguistics (TESOL) and a CELTA, making her highly qualified for the role. She is also a member of the NEAS Advisory Council. She is a firm believer in transparent communication, collaboration and inclusiveness, as well as having a desire for and a belief in continuing development. She is passionate about language education and thinks equipping someone with the ability to express themselves and make connections with others in another language is incredibly transformative.
Originally from Tasmania, Jakki launched her love for travelling with a trip to Japan, staying with a local family to improve her Japanese skills. This attraction to travel and the experience of other cultures and languages has been a prominent feature in her life and one that continues to this day. At home, in her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, photography and cooking.
Jakki’s combined work and life experiences bring a balance of professionalism and highly-developed skills in intercultural awareness and competence.