Faculty Members

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Dr. Kevin Goddard

Chairperson - Instructor

M.A., PhD (English), Rhodes University, SA, 2003

Office phone: +966 13 342 6970

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 223

Email: goddardk@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Dr Goddard trained at Rhodes University in South Africa, spent a number of years teaching literature at universities in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, before moving up to the Middle East in 2010.  Since then he has been a teacher at JUC.  His reading and research interests include literature, post-colonial culture and language development.

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Dr. Youcef Boufelgha

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in English, University Stendhal, France, 2005

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1467

M.A. in English Studies, France, 2000

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 222

B.A. in English, University of Constantine, Algeria, 1995

Email: youcefb@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​​I am Dr. Youcef Boufelgha. Born in Algeria, I travelled to France after obtaining a Bachelor degree in English Language from the University of Constantine (Algeria) in 1994. I pursued my post-graduation studies in English at the University of Paris Sorbonne first then at the University Stendhal III of Grenoble where I obtained my M.A. degree in English Language in 2001. I ended my university formation with a Ph.D. degree obtained in 2005 from the same university. After working as Assistant Professor of English Language and of American Civilization in France and in Algeria from 2005 to 2008, I joined JUC as English lecturer. I also served on the executive for the English Language Department for four consecutive years.

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Mr. Michael  Creed

Instructor

B Com (Accounting, Management Information Systems), Rhodes University, R.S.A, 1994

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1454

CELTA, Cambridge University, 2007

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 220

Email: creedml@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Mike holds a B.Com degree with majors in Accounting, Management and Information Systems from Rhodes University, South Africa, and a CELTA (pass grade B) and a Certificate in Teaching English Online. He was a high school educator in South Africa before embarking on teaching ESL/EFL overseas.

Mike has been teaching English in the Prep Year Programme at JUC since August 2007. He is presently the head of the Testing Committee (PYP), and previously held the portfolios of Recruiting Coordinator and Head of Special Programmes. Mike taught ESL at school (1 year elementary, 2 years junior high) and university levels (part time) in Taiwan. He has a wide range of experience in ESL and has taught students of all age groups and levels, from absolute beginners to upper intermediate. Mike also has 20+ years adult training experience in various industries​.

 

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Dr. Ahmed  Fadlalla

Lecturer

PhD Political Economy of Food, University of Leeds, UK

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1455

MA in English language Teaching, University of Lancaster, UK

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 220

 BA (Honors) English Literature, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Email: fadlallaa@ucj.edu.sa

​Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Studied English Language and Literature at University of Khartoum, obtained MA in Linguistics at Lancaster University; and a PhD in Political Economy at Leeds University, UK. worked for different Universities for over 30 years teaching English Language & Literature, Development, Diplomatic and Political Studies. Write regularly on current regional African & Middle Eastern issues.  

Research Interests include Academic Writing; Educational Philosophy and Practice; Language Culture and Politics, Media Discourse; English Literature (Poetry, Fiction, 19th Century, Shakespeare).


 

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Mr.Raza Sheikh

Instructor

M.A.(TESOL) University of Technology Sydney, Australia,2000

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1456

M.A. English language and Literature B.Z.U, Multan-Pakistan,1992

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 220

DIP TEIL (The British Council- Islamabad- Pakistan), 1996

Email: sheikhr@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Mr. Raza Sheikh is an instructor in the Department of English. He completed his Master of Arts in TESOL from the University of Technology Sydney Australia. He has a number of years of experience in teaching English to students from various backgrounds. He has been teaching at Jubail University College since 2008. His interests span a number of areas including creative writing, digital learning, literacy and language, TOEFL iBT, and innovative classroom practices.


 

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Mr. Igshaan Davids

Instructor

B.A. Islamic Studies , Darul-Uloom College, Newcastle, South Africa, 1989

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1458

TEFL Education, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Owls College, Cape Town, South Africa, 1999

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 220

Email: davidsi@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Mr. I. Davids was born in South Africa where he studied and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic studies in 1989. He also studied TEFL/ TESOL and completed the course in 1999. He has extensive experience teaching at different institutions and levels, primary, secondary and college. Mr. Davids decided to make a conscious decision to come and teach in Saudi Arabia where he has been teaching English at all levels since 2007.​


 

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Mr. Malik Van Der Berg

Chairperson - Instructor

B.A. (Linguistics, English) 1988, UWC – South Africa
HDE (Pg) 1989, UWC – South Africa​ 

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1457

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 220

Email: bergm@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Mr. M Van Der Berg began his career teaching English in 1990. After graduating with a Bachelors Degree and a post graduate diploma in teaching English in 1989, he taught English as a second language in his native country, South Africa until 2006. His sojourn in 2007 – 2008 was well spent in South Korea. There he taught English as a foreign language. The experience of teaching English to speakers of a foreign language laid the foundation for the next phase of his foreign language teaching career. He joined Jubail University College in September 2008. At JUC he held the position of coordinator and taught specialist courses for Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). He has been teaching the PYP since the start of his initial contract in 2008​.


 

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Dr. Carlo Casinto

Lecturer

Ph.D. Educational Leadership, University of the Immaculate Conception, 2008

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1449

MA Teaching English, Ateneo de Davao University, 2001

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 226

BA in English & Comm. Arts, Notre Dame of the Dadiangas University, 1995

Email: casintoc@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Dr. Carlo Domingo C. Casinto currently serves as a Lecturer and concurrently as Quality Assurance Coordinator of the English Department of Jubail University College (JUC). Formerly, he has served as the Course Director of the preparatory year program of the department. Before serving JUC, he has served as Assistant Professor of the Languages and Literature Department of the University of the Immaculate Conception, the Philippines for 10 years. During those years, he has taught as professorial lecturer of the post graduate programs of the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP) and University of Mindanao (UM). In 2007, he taught as Visiting International Faculty at the senior high school program of Northampton County School, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, U.S.A.

 

Dr. Casinto holds a bachelor degree in English and Communication Arts, a master of arts degree in Education, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. He has attended internship trainings with National Institute of Education (NIE) in Singapore and Universiti Malaya in Malaysia. His research interests are: curriculum development, instructional materials development, and instructional pedagogy.​

 

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Mr. Muhammad Waseem 

Instructor

M.A. English Language and Literature- University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 1996

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1448

Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGD-ELT), University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 2003

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 226

B.A. English Language and Literature, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 1994

Email: wasimm@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Mr. Muhammad Wasim latif has a wide range of teaching experience at the tertiary level.  Before coming to Saudi Arabia, he remained associated with The University of Central Punjab (Punjab Group of Colleges- The Faculty of Commerce), & The Minhaj University-Lahore, Pakistan in the capacity of a lecturer in English for four and three years respectively. He taught English language & literature to graduate and under graduate students. He joined JUC in 2008, and since then he has been working here as an EFL instructor. From September 2012 to September 2014, he had additional responsibilities of Quality Assurance Coordinator. In September 2014, he was promoted to the position of Prep Year Program Director. As PYP Director, he is responsible for ensuring smooth functioning of the academic and administrative affairs of the Program in coordination with the department chairperson. He holds an M.A. degree in English Language & Literature, a Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching, and a Certificate of Attendance in TEFL. His research interests include Second language acquisition, teacher education, language pedagogy, & language testing and assessment.

 

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Mr. Saeed Osman​

Instructor

J.D. US Law, Gergetown University Law Center, 1996

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1459

TEFL International, Surabaya, Indonesia

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 220

TESOL Certification, 2011

Email: osmans​@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Mr Saeed Elmobarak Osman is an English Instructor in the Prep Year Program at Jubail University College (JUC).  He is originally trained in, and had practiced, US law, and before that worked in banking and finance operations on Wall Street.  Saeed began teaching oral English in Chinese universities.  He has experience teaching various English-based courses, as well as IELTS writing, to students intending to pursue MBAs in the US and UK.  His Saudi teaching experience began in Riyadh in 2012.  He has an AAS in Finance and Banking (Manhattan, NY), a BA in Economics (Brooklyn, NY), a Juris Doctor degree (Washington, DC), and a TESOL certificate (Surabaya, Indonesia).​

 

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Mr. Alfred Wilde

Instructor

B. LLB. University of Manchester, UK, 1993

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1458

CELTA Cambridge, UK, 1996

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 226

Email: wildea@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Alfred Wilde began his career teaching English as a second or other language (ESOL) with International House World Organisation in 1994.  Alfred is well qualified in ESOL teaching; he has a Cambridge CELTA  a Postgraduate certificate in EAP, a Diploma in specialist TESOL research, and an M.A. in TESOL.  Alfred currently teaches on the preparatory English program at Jubail University College and also teaches specialist courses for Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and IELTS courses.​

  

Dr. Marcos Sanchez

Lecturer

PhD Language Education, Saint Louis University 2003

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1459

Master of Arts in English, Saint Louis University, 1995

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 226

Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Baguio 1986

Email: sanchezma@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

After finishing my MA and PhD degree from Saint Louis University in the Philippines, I have taught communication skills, literature, and linguistics in various higher education institutions. I have worked with the student affairs office, the publications department, and research committee of a university. My research works are on language, literature, and education. I have served as a member of the Comm​​ission on Higher Education Regional Quality Assessment Team as well as trainer and consultant for corporate communications and language education in my country. I taught in Benghazi University and Misurata University in Libya prior to my coming to Jubail University College.

 

Dr. Ernesto R. Ader Jr.

Lecturer

Doctor of Education (ED.D) (Major in Educational Management and Supervision) (English), Saint Louis University College 2013

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1459

​Master of Arts in Education (MAED) Major in Educational Management and Supervision (English), Saint Louis University College 2001

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 226

AB English

Saint Louis University College 1993

Email: adere@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Dr. Ernesto R. Ader, Jr. has 19 years of teaching English at different levels (high school, Tertiary, and Graduate) under his belt. In those years, he managed to juggle his multi-faceted tasks as a full-time English teacher, his exacting duties as an Adviser of a Student Publication of a College in the Philippines, and his research-oriented tasks as a member of the research reading committee. He finished Bachelor of Arts, major in English, Master’s in Education and Doctor of Education, major in Educational Management.​

 

Mr.  Ludwig Beni

Instructor

Bachelor of Earth Science, University of Windsor

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1458

TEFL and TESOL certificate

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 226

Email: Benil@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Mr. Beni earned his B.S. at the University of Windsor, Canada. He continued his education at St. Clair College (Windsor, Ontario, Canada) and Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A) earning several prerequisites towards the M.Ed. In addition, he successfully passed the M.T.T.C (Michigan Test for Teacher Certification) and obtained a W.S.R.T (Wayne Resa Substitute Teaching) certificate.  He decided to continue his education in the ESL field by embarking on a journey throughout Asia and has been active in this area, since 2005. During this time he has earned three TEFL certificates (TEFL International-practicum, China TEFL-practicum and ICAL TEFL-virtual learning) and several EPIK (English Program in Korea-practicum) certificates issued by the South Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

His teaching experience includes pre-school level up to adult level English classes.  He has taught in China and in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Beni believes that learning is a lifelong endeavour. He continues to support this belief by engaging in conferences, meetings, workshops and virtual-learning. He is presently working towards his M.S. Ed. with Walden University, Minnesota, U.S.A.​

 

Mr. Abdulkareem Adam

Instructor

Bachelor of Arts in Informatics / Islamic, Studies University of Wales 1996

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1237

Diploma in TEFL, Bridge lingutec 2007

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 226

Email: adama@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

I have been teaching English for over 20 years in the UK and the Middle East.  I came to Saudi Arabia in the latter end of the 1990s as a teacher and student.  I have taught a wide range of English language areas from ESP for Military to Prep-Year English for Academic purposes.  I have run English language training centres, been the director of a training company, an educational consultant and have worked with government organisations over the years.

I completed an MA in TEFL online in the early part of 2006 and I am working towards another MA in Digital Education.  This will, I hope, push me towards my PHD in the same field if I feel the need.  I have also completed a diploma in TEFL with YL endorsement and I am an active member of KSAALT.​

 

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Mr. Tarique Omum

Instructor

M.Ed.,(Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India)

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1237

Post Graduate Diploma in Linguistics (PGDL)

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 226

 TESOL

Email: omumt@ucj.edu.sa

​Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Tarique Omum has earned an MA in English Language and Literature at B R Ambedkar University, India and a Master in Education &  a Post Graduate Diploma in Linguistics  at Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has obtained a certificate in TESOL.  He has taught literature, writing and ESL/EFL courses for 16 years in India and Saudi Arabia, including 5 years with ELC, King Khalid University and 3 years with the English Department, Jubail University College (JUC). He is currently a member of the Preparatory faculty at JUC. ​

 

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Mr. Mubeen Ahmed

Instructor

BA TESOL, University of Surrey (Roehampton), UK  

Office phone: +966 13 342

9000 Ext. 1440

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 223

Email: ahmedmu@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

I started teaching English in my hometown (London) in 2007 and after several years, I decided to venture out to the Middle East. I joined Jubail University College in 2014, where I teach English on the Prep-Year-Programme. Like most teachers here I am interested in languages, but more specifically in how learners learn and what they can do to develop in language learning.  I speak Urdu well, Italian badly and I keep trying to learn Arabic!

 

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Mr. Abdulrahman Adan

Instructor

BA. Economics, University of London, 2007, UK

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1237

CELTA, Cambridge University, 2012, UK

Office location: Building C

​Office Number: 223

Email: adana@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

Mr. Adan holds a Bachelors' Degree in Economics and stated his desire to teach, straight after graduating, at a local institute in London.

He completed his CELTA in 2011 and came out to Saudi Arabia teach in Riyadh on the King Saud Preparatory Year Programme in 2012. He has enthusiasm for all things linguistic and speaks fluent French, Arabic and Somali.

 

Mr. Can Toprak

Instructor

B.A. (HONS) Accountancy, London Guildhall University, UK

Office phone: +966 13 342

9000 Ext. 1452

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 223

Email: toprakc@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Mr. C. Toprak has been teaching English to Saudi students for over 13 years. He is a native speaker from London, with a B.A. (HONS) in Accountancy and the Cambridge English teaching certification CELTA.  Since joining the JUC English Department in 2013, he has been teaching the PYP and also company employees from SABIC and its affiliate companies.

 

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Mr. Timothy Brosnan

Lecturer

B.A. Engineering in Chemical & Process Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland, 2005

Office phone: +966 13 342

9000 Ext. 1452

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 220

Email: brosnant@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

​Mr. Brosnan obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical & Process Engineering in 2005 at Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland. He obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in English Language Teaching in 2007 at Cork Language Centre International, Ireland.

Prior to his joining JUC, he worked at Sekolah HighScope as an English Teacher and also as an IELTS/TOEFL Instructor at Kaplan Direct English in Indonesia. He has taught ESL in South Korea for 2 years as well.

 

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Mr. Arnel Esgu

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BSE Major in English, Philippine Normal University, 2005

 

 

Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 (Ext. 1445)

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 222

Email: esguerraa@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

 

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Mr. Emerson Ari

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MA Teaching English Language, De La Salle University, 2001

 

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Bachelor of Arts – English (Literature), Ateneo de Zamboanga University, 1993

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 222

Bachelor in Secondary Education (English), Notre Dame University

l: aristone@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

 

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Mr. Shahied Mujahid

 

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Office phone: +966 13 342 9000 Ext. 1450

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 222

Email: mujahids@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

 

 

 

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Lecturer

MA International Relations and Diplomacy (2000)

Office phone: +966 13 342

9000 (Ext. 1447)

​BA(ed) Education/English Language (

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Office location: Building B

Office Number: 222

 

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Website: www.ucj.edu.sa

 

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Michael James Jarvis

Instructor

B.A. Design and Media Management, 1997 London, England.

Office phone: +966 13 342

9000 (Ext. ____)

CELTA  British Studies, Oxford

Office location: Building C

Office Number: 226

Email: jarvism@ucj.edu.sa

Website: www.ucj.edu.sa