English Teachers

In JB English

All our English teachers are experienced teachers of English as a foreign language. They hold bachelor’s and master’s degrees from well-known universities from Indonesia and abroad, and they have an average of five years teaching experience.

Our Proffesional Teachers

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Soma

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.), Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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    Cert.: Chevening Scholarship Award, Toastmasters International High Performance Leadership Award

Soma has studied and traveled in the UK, USA, Canada and Indonesia. In 2017, Soma earned his master’s degree (MSc) from Anglia Ruskin University with a full Chevening scholarship from the British government. In 2016, he managed a six-month coast-to-coast study tour of the United States and attended English for Academic training in Ohio. In 2014, he attended a one-month English curriculum development training in Vancouver, Canada. Soma has taught English and Indonesian in several language schools in Bali. At Green School Bali from 2012 to 2020, he worked as an Indonesian teacher, English teacher, and curriculum coordinator. In 2019, Soma founded JB English and now acts as a director, teacher and quality control manager.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Ade A

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teaching BIPA from Badan Bahasa

Ade joined our team in 2019. Since then, she has been teaching English and Indonesian for foreign speakers to international and Indonesian students. Graduating from the Islamic University of Malang majoring in English Teaching, Ade has always been wanting to become a teacher. During her time at university, Ade taught Indonesian to international students who took part in the student exchange program. Right after graduation, she taught English at SMAN 7 Malang and English Café. In her spare time, Ade enjoys listening to music, cooking, and traveling.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Hana

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.), Master of Education (M.Pd)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Hana earned her master’s degree in English education from Ganesha University of Education. She has been teaching Indonesian and English for foreign speakers at Jembatan Bahasa since 2019. Before joining our team, she worked as an Indonesian teacher to international learners at Cinta Bahasa for three years. She also has experience teaching English at her church and Bimbel Academia. Apart from teaching, Hana has work experience in hospitality sectors and management such as a waitress, team leader, personal assistant and area manager. In her spare time, Hana enjoys hiking, cycling, camping, and cooking

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Sani

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    Degree(s): Bachelor Degree (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

During her study at Ganesha University of Education, Sani won debate competitions at the provincial level and was among the top 8 at the national level. After graduating, she worked at Study Abroad Indonesia for two years as an Indonesian teacher and advisor for international students. Then, she joined our team in 2019 to teach Indonesian and English to International and local students. When not teaching, Sani likes to spend her time traveling and trying new things.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Ayu J

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    Degree(s): Bachelor Education (S.Pd.), Master of Fine Arts (M.Hum.)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

After completing her undergraduate English education at Mahasaraswati University Denpasar, Ayu taught English to Japanese students at Bali English School Jimbaran for a year. After completing her master’s degree majoring in Linguistics at Warmadewa University, she became a lecturer in English at Mahendradata University from 2018 to 2020. Ayu joined our team in 2020, since then, she has been teaching Indonesian and English for foreign speakers with various proficiency levels. In her spare time, Ayu spends her time listening to music, reading novels, and watching TV.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Devi

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Devi has six years of experience as a language teacher. She worked as a classroom teacher for international students at Green School Bali for four years. She also has two years of experience teaching English to local children at a language institution. Apart from JB English, Devi also teaches organic agriculture to international students at Astungkara Way. Regarding her educational background, Devi is a graduate of the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Mahasaraswati University Denpasar with a major in English Education. In her spare time, Devi enjoys spending time with family and learning to cook.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Sebastian

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of English Literature (S.S.)

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    Cert.: Masters candidate in Translation, Teaching Indonesian as a foreign language (BIPA)

Sebastian graduated from Udayana University with a major in English Literature and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Translation Studies at the same university. Before joining Jembatan Bahasa, he worked part-time as an English teacher at Alfa Prima and as front office staff at the five-star hotel Grand Inna Bali Beach. He joined the team in July 2022 and has been teaching Indonesian and English to students at various levels. Outside of work, he enjoys playing the guitar and badminton.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Desy

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Desy had taught in an international school, Green School Bali, for three years before joining Jembatan Bahasa. She also had a teaching experience in organic farming to international students at the Astungkara Way. As for her education background, she graduated from the Faculty of Teaching and Training, Mahasaraswati University majoring in English Education. When not teaching, Desy loves watch Indonesian soap operas and taking care of her three children.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Shofi

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA), author of "Brother" novel

Shofi is a teacher, a translator, and an author. She has been an English teacher since 2014, a freelance translator since 2013, and is the author of a novel titled "Brother". In addition that, she also had a three year experience of being a tour guide at Baluran National Park. As for her education, she graduated from the University of Jember majoring in English education. When not teaching, Shofi loves writing, reading novels, and watching YouTube videos.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Guru Vian

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    Degree(s): Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Cert.: Teacher Training by the Global Teacher, Teacher Recognition Award, Teaching Indonesian as a Foreign Language (BIPA)

After graduating from Christian Artha Wacana University, a private university located in Kupang, Viano dedicated himself to education by joining the Bali Children Foundation (BCF). He served as an English and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teacher for nearly five years, working with students across elementary, secondary, and high school levels on the island of Lembongan. During his time in BCF, he participated in various professional development programs in language teaching conducted by Australian and British training institutions. Viano joined us in early 2024 to teach English and Indonesian as a foreign language. Outside of work, Viano enjoys playing guitar, singing, and watching talk shows, movies, and football matches.

Guru Profesional Kita

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Made Soma, S.Pd., M.Sc.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.), Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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    Sertifikat: Chevening Scholarship Award, Toastmasters International High Performance Leadership Award

Soma telah mengenyam pendidikan formal dan informal di Inggris, Amerika Serikat, Kanada, dan Indonesia. Pada tahun 2017, Soma meraih gelar S2 (MSc) dari Anglia Ruskin University dengan beasiswa penuh Chevening dari pemerintah Inggris. Tahun 2016, Dia menjelajahi Amerika Serikat selama enam bulan untuk mengorganisir study tour ke 13 negara bagian di AS dan mengikuti pelatihan English for Academic di Ohio. Tahun 2014, dia mengikuti pelatihan pengembangan kurikulum bahasa Inggris selama satu bulan di Vancouver, Canada. Dalam hal mengajar, Soma sudah berpengalaman mengajar bahasa Inggris dan BIPA di beberapa lembaga bahasa asing di Bali. Dia juga bergabung dengan Green School Bali sejak 2012 sampai 2020 sebagai guru BIPA, guru bahasa Inggris, dan koordinator kurikulum. Di JB English, selain sebagai guru, Soma menjabat sebagai direktur dan quality control manager yang memastikan mutu pengajaran dan pembelajaran.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Ade Arieska, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching BIPA from Badan Bahasa

Ade merupakan alumni Universitas Islam Malang dengan jurusan bahasa Inggris. Di masa kuliahnya, Ade sempat mengajar BIPA kepada mahasiswa internasional yang mengikuti program pertukaran pelajar. Setelah taman kuliah, dia mengajar Bahasa Inggris di SMAN 7 Malang dan English Café. Ade bergabung dengan Jembatan Bahasa pada tahun 2019 sebagai pengajar BIPA dan bahasa Inggris. Pada waktu senggangnya, Ade senang mendengarkan musik, memasak, dan jalan-jalan.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Hana Andriana, S.Pd., M.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.), Master of Education (M.Pd)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Hana memulai kariernya di bidang perhotelan, bekerja sebagai waitress dan sales manager di beberapa restoran di Bali. Pada tahun 2013, ketika memasuki semester akhir kuliah S1nya, dia mulai mengajar bahasa Inggris di gereja dan di Bimbel Academia. Hana juga sempat mengajar BIPA di Cinta Bahasa selama 3 tahun sambil menyelesaikan kuliah S2nya di Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha. Akhirnya, dia bergabung dengan Jembatan Bahasa pada tahun 2019. Di luar kegiatan mengajarnya, Hana suka mendaki, bersepeda, berkemah, dan memasak.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Sani Cahyani, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor Degree (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Guru yang menyukai seni debat ini mendapatkan gelar S1 bahasa Inggrisnya dari Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha. Semasa kuliahnya, Sani pernah memenangkan kompetisi debat tingkat provinsi dan 8 besar tingkat kopertis. Setelah lulus kuliah, Sani sempat bekerja di Study Abroad Indonesia selama dua tahun sebagai guru BIPA dan pembimbing mahasiswa internasional. Di luar jam mengajar, Sani suka menghabiskan waktunya untuk jalan-jalan dan mencoba hal baru.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Ayuning January, S.Pd., M.Hum

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    Gelar: Bachelor Education (S.Pd.), Master of Fine Arts (M.Hum.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Setelah menyelesaikan kuliah S1 bahasa Inggrisnya di Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Ayu mengajar bahasa Inggris untuk orang Jepang di Bali English School Jimbaran selama setahun. Setelah menyelesaikan kuliah S2nya dengan jurusan Linguistis in Universitas Warmadewa, dia menjadi dosen bahasa Inggris di Universitas Mahendradata dari tahun 2018 sampai 2020. Pada waktu senggangnya, Ayu menghabiskan waktunya dengan mendengarkan musik, membaca novel, dan menonton TV.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Devi Widiani, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Devi berpengalaman sebagai guru bahasa selama enam tahun. Sebelum bergabung dengan tim JB English, ia mengajar bahasa Indonesia bagi penutur asing di sekolah internasional Green School Bali selama empat tahun. Dia juga memiliki pengalaman mengajar bahasa Inggris untuk anak-anak lokal di sebuah lembaga bahasa selama dua tahun. Selain di JB, Devi juga mengajar pertanian organik kepada siswa internasional di Astungkara Way. Berkaitan dengan latar belakang pendidikannya, Devi merupakan lulusan Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar dengan jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris. Di luar jam mengajar, Devi senang menghabiskan waktu bersama keluarga dan teman serta belajar memasak.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Putu Sebastian, S.S.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of English Literature (S.S.)

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    Sertifikat: Masters candidate in Translation, Teaching Indonesian as a foreign language (BIPA)

Sebastian lulus dari Universitas Udayana dengan jurusan Sastra Inggris dan saat ini sedang menempuh gelar magister dengan jurusan Translation Studies di universitas yang sama. Sebelum bergabung dengan Jembatan Bahasa, ia bekerja paruh waktu sebagai guru bahasa Inggris di Alfa Prima dan sebagai staf front officer di hotel bintang lima Grand Inna Bali Beach. Ia bergabung dengan tim pada bulan Juli 2022 dan telah mengajar bahasa Indonesia dan bahasa Inggris untuk siswa dengan berbagai level. Di luar pekerjaan, ia sangat menyukai bermain gitar dan bulu tangkis

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Desy Charisma, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA)

Desy telah mengajar di sekolah internasional, Green School Bali, selama tiga tahun sebelum bergabung dengan Jembatan Bahasa. Dia juga memiliki pengalaman mengajar pertanian organik untuk siswa internasional di Astungkara Way. Mengenai latar belakang pendidikannya, ia lulus dari Fakultas Pendidikan dan Pelatihan, Universitas Mahasaraswati dengan jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris. Ketika tidak mengajar, Desy senang menonton sinetron Indonesia dan mengurus tiga anaknya.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Shofi Annisa, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teaching Indonesian as Foreign Language (BIPA), author of "Brother" novel

Shofi adalah seorang guru, penerjemah, dan penulis. Dia sudah menggeluti profesi guru bahasa Inggris sejak tahun 2014, penerjemah lepas sejak 2013, dan penulis novel berjudul "Brother". Selain itu, ia juga memiliki pengalaman selama tiga tahun sebagai pemandu wisata di Taman Nasional Baluran. Terkait pendidikannya, ia lulus dari Universitas Jember jurusan pendidikan bahasa Inggris. Saat tidak mengajar, Shofi suka menulis, membaca novel, dan menonton video YouTube.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Vian Pa Njola, S.Pd.

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    Gelar: Bachelor of Education (S.Pd.)

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    Sertifikat: Teacher Training by the Global Teacher, Teacher Recognition Award, Teaching Indonesian as a Foreign Language (BIPA)

Setelah lulus dari Universitas Kristen Artha Wacana, universitas swasta yang berlokasi di Kupang, Viano mengabdikan dirinya di bidang pendidikan dengan bergabung bersama Bali Children Foundation (BCF). Selama hampir lima tahun, beliau mengajar bahasa Inggris dan sains, teknologi, teknik, dan matematika (STEM), mendidik siswa dari tingkat sekolah dasar, menengah pertama, dan menengah atas di pulau Lembongan. Selama di BCF, ia berpartisipasi dalam berbagai program pengembangan profesional di bidang pengajaran bahasa yang diselenggarakan oleh lembaga pelatihan Australia dan Inggris. Viano bergabung dengan kami pada awal tahun 2024 untuk mengajar bahasa Inggris dan Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing. Di luar pekerjaan, Viano senang bermain gitar, bernyanyi, dan menonton talk show, film, dan pertandingan sepak bola.