Giulia Ortelli

Daughter of an Italian father and British mother Giulia was born and raised in Chester, North West England. After completing her secondary education she moved to London to continue her further education obtaining a BA Hons degree in International Business Studies with Italian and Spanish from Brunel University followed by the Cambridge T.E.F.L certificate in order to be able to teach English as a foreign language.

She worked for a year for a private school in Madrid teaching English to both children and adults.

In 1997 she moved to Rome where she continued her teaching in a language school . Over these years she taught English to a variety of age groups and levels: from elementary to preparation for official Cambridge exams, such as KEY, PET and FCE and also the IELTS exam and Business English.

Upon getting married and deciding to start a family in 2001 she changed career direction and worked part time for many years in the tourism industry in order to be able to dedicate her time to her three children who are all bilingual. At the beginning of 2017 she made the decision to return to the world of teaching and rediscovered her passion for working with children.

Giulia has been teaching at St Philip School since 2017.