Jim has worked in many ELT jobs in different countries, including Kenya, the USSR and Hungary. He has been Head of Teacher Training for IH Hastings, Director of Education for IH Budapest and is currently Head of Teacher Development for Bell International, based in Kent.
He is now actively involved with Cambridge ESOL exams, especially on the TKT and revised DELTA. He designed Cambridge ESOL’s online teacher portfolio and has written a number of newsletters for Cambridge ESOL. His publications include 'Learning Teaching' (Frank Bell prize 1995); 'Oxford Basics: Teaching Grammar'; Teachers' Books and “Portfolios” for 'Straightforward' Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Elementary, Upper Intermediate, Beginner and Advanced.