Meet the Team

Our team members are passionate, experienced, and eager to pass on  their knowledge and experience

All our team member are Blue Card holders.
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The Team

CLÉMENCE OUSSET-VIGNAL

Language: French
Place of Birth: Tarbes, France
Occupation: Middle and Senior Years French teacher at the Glennie School
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: French, English, German, Italian and a bit of Polish
Migrated to Australia in: 2014
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, cooking, and just spending time with my family

VINCENT MORÈRE

Language: French
Place of Birth: Blois, France
Occupation: French teacher at the Glennie School
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: French, English and Spanish
Migrated to Australia in: 2018
Hobbies: I enjoy travelling, meeting people, sport and reading, and spending time with my family

JOSEPHINE KINDEKE

Language: French
Place of Birth: Kinshasa, DRC
Occupation: PCA at Lutheran services and French teacher
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: French, English, Kikongo, Lingala and a bit of Swahili
Migrated to Australia in: 2010
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, cooking and spending quality time with my family

JUN DOHERTY

Language: Japanese
Place of Birth: Nagasaki, Japan
Occupation: Japanese Teacher and mum
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2016
Languages I can speak: Japanese, English and Spanish
Migrated to Australia in: 2012
Hobbies: Love dancing

ADRIANA ZEA

Language: Spanish
Place of Birth: Arequipa, Peru
Occupation: Lawyer, business manager and mum
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2021
Languages I can speak: Spanish, English and French
Migrated to Australia in: 2019
Hobbies: I love cooking Peruvian food, dancing, traveling and spending time with my family

RENA KERR

Language: German
Place of Birth: Königgrätz, Czech Republic
Occupation: School Finance Officer  
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2019
Languages I can speak: German, Czech, French, English
Migrated to Australia in: 1991
Hobbies: Photography, Fashion, hiking and swimming

JESSICA WHITESIDE

Language: English
Place of Birth: Busan, Republic of South Korea
Occupation: TESOL tutor, Store manager, Civil and surveying engineer
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: English, Korean, Mandarin, and now I’m working on Spanish
Migrated to Australia in: 2012
Hobbies: Learning languages and cultures

ROBERTA PAGANI

Language: Italian
Place of Birth: Varese, Italy
Occupation: Bookkeeper
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2021
Languages I can speak: Italian and English
Migrated to Australia in: 2018
Hobbies: Travel, TV series

MIKA SMITH-JONES

Language: Japanese
Place of Birth: Beppu, Japan
Occupation: Administrator officer Japanese teacher and mum
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Japanese, English
Migrated to Australia in: 2014
Hobbies: I love yummy foods playing basketball

LINDA PAN

Language: Mandarin
Place of Birth: Suzhou, China
Occupation: Accountant, Mandarin teacher
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2018
Languages I can speak: Mandarin and English
Migrated to Australia in: 2007
Hobbies: Reading

ROMINA MAHDAVI

Language: Farsi
Place of Birth: Saveh, Iran
Occupation: Student and farsi teacher
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Persian/Farsi and English
Migrated to Australia in: 2019
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, drawing and cooking

SORGUL MAHO

Language: Kurdish Kurmanji
Place of Birth: Afrin/ Rojava, Syria
Occupation: Translator Kurdish, language teacher, Health Educator and student
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Kurdish, Arabic, Turkish and English
Migrated to Australia in: 2018
Hobbies: I like reading books and learning languages

ZAINAB MJHAB

Language: Arabic
Country of Birth: Iraq
Occupation: Interpreter Arabic, Bachelor of Law
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: Arabic,Kurdish, and English
Migrated to Australia in: 2018

 

TAINARA EUGENIO

Language: Portuguese
Place of Birth: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Occupation: Markenting Professional and Restaurant Supervisor
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian Intermadiate
Migrated to Australia in: 2019
Hobbies: Listening to music and podcasts, learning new languages, traveling, looking at and making different types of art projects

KIRRI KIM

Language: Korean
Place of Birth: Busan, Republic of South Korea
Occupation: Korean and English instructor
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Korean, English and little Japanese
Migrated to Australia in: 2016
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, exercise

ELENI SVARNIA

Language: Greek
Place of Birth: Athens, Greece
Occupation: Childcare Director
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Greek, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Migrated to Australia in: 2015
Hobbies: I love dancing

TREVOR WHITESIDE

Language: English
Place of Birth: Preston, England
Occupation: English teacher/IELTS tutor
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: English, some French and a little Italian
Migrated to Australia in: 1998
Hobbies: For me, the most enjoyable pastime is meeting people from different countries and sharing ideas. Otherwise I like walking in the fresh air, seeing new places and playing my guitar (badly)

PING CUI

Language: Mandarin
Place of Birth: Fushun, China
Occupation: Accountant, Real Estate Agent
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2020
Languages I can speak: Mandarin, English
Migrated to Australia: Since 2002
Hobbies: I love singing, hiking and gardening

 

ILEEZA AWS

Language: Kurdish Kurmanji
Occupation: Student and Kurdish teacher
Bonjour Toowoomba Team Member Since: 2022
Languages I can speak: Kurdish, and English

 

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