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The Prosperity English team includes teachers, tutors and education specialists from

around the world and from various professional careers and cultural backgrounds.


We offer our clients an abundance of experience in teaching and vocational training and are

proud to provide personalised classes and courses that focus on the key goals of our students. 

Mike Macdonald

Sarah Porteus

Timothy Carruth

Michael graduated in 1999 in Cambridge, England, teaching music in schools until moving to Madrid in 2007 to focus on English Language Teaching. After a successful freelance career he founded the Prosperity English Academy, and is currently Director of Studies and Head Teacher. 

Michael is also a Teacher-Trainer for Comunidad de Madrid, FERE and Macmillan Training Services, and a Director for King's College International Summer Camps. He has also developed a new FCE with his partners at Prosperity Education, Cambridge.

 Prior to moving from the north of England to Spain, Sarah enjoyed a successful 15-year career in marketing & events, specialising in the Leisure and Tourism sector.

Sarah has been teaching in Madrid since 2012,     utilising her management skills, business experience and teaching qualifications to provide interactive seminars and intensive courses for teachers and professionals.


Sarah is also a Teacher Trainer for Macmillan Training Services focusing on exam preparation and speaking skills.

Tim studied English Literature and German Philology at the University of Memphis and taught in metropolitan Nashville public schools and Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.


He moved to Madrid in 2010 and has been teaching professionals in a range of business sectors, including the Financial and Banking industry and engineering.

Over the past few years, Tim has been dedicated to focusing on the fundamentals of written English and using intellectually engaging topics to develop the communicative skills of his students. 

Tom O´Reilly

Carlos Mirete

Tom is the owner of OR Publishing Solutions, providing editorial, project management and consultancy services to academic and educational publishers, such as:  the Tribune Media Group, Cambridge University Press, Pearson Education, Cambridge-Hitachi, Hodder Education, Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge International Examinations.


He is also a director of Prosperity Education Ltd, 

a Cambridge-based digital publishing company specialising in educational software applications. 

After gaining international experience in the United States for over a decade, Carlos moved back to Madrid in 2006 to provide English training and coaching to local, national and international companies, specialising in purchasing, insurance and hotel management.


In 2011, he founded Talk English Language Center, which provides English, German Chinese and Spanish classes, translation services and English courses abroad (US-UK).

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