John is a teacher of Spanish, Irish, CSPE, Ethical Education and Artistic Performance. He has a keen interest in language acquisition and the cultural aspects of a Modern Foreign Language.
He studied Spanish and Irish in UCD, where he spent a year studying in Zaragoza, Spain. After this, he completed his CELTA English teaching Course and taught English in Valencia before returning to Ireland to complete his Masters of Education in NUI Galway. He has taught in Donegal and Dublin.
John is interested in athletics and has previously established The Alliance and Spanish clubs, which he hopes to run in Sandymount Park ETSS, as well as using his links with Concern to raise awareness for poverty stricken countries across the world.