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

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

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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

Ade Arieska, S.Pd.

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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

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

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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

Sani Cahyani, S.Pd.

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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

Ayuning January, S.Pd., M.Hum

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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

Devi Widiani, S.Pd.

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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

Putu Sebastian, S.S.

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

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Sebastian graduated from Udayana University majoring in English Literature. He currently pursues a master's degree at the same university majoring in Translation Studies. Before joining Jembatan Bahasa, Sebastian worked part-time as an English teacher at Alfa Prima and a front office staff at a five-star hotel Grand Inna Bali Beach. When not working, he loves playing guitar and badminton.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Shofi Annisa, S.Pd.

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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

Juniadi, A.Md.

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    Degree(s): Associate Degree in English (A.Md)

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    Cert.: Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing between Fact and Fiction from Coventry University

Adi has been an English teacher since 2007, and he has worked with a variety of student groups across different ages and proficiency levels. Recently, he has been concentrating on helping students prepare for their IELTS/TOEFL exams, as well as their studies or work in Australia. Adi is highly enthusiastic about teaching and language learning. Apart from having a strong command of English, he also speaks Mandarin fluently and has a basic knowledge of Thai. In his spare time, Adi enjoys exercising, spending time with friends, and exploring the field of artificial intelligence.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Fiorina Chukwu, A.Md.

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    Degree(s): Associate Degree in English (A.Md)

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    Cert.: Champion and the best speaker of some debating competitions.

Fio spent 2 years of her life spreading awareness about English all across Indonesia, from Makassar and Jakarta to Palembang and Medan, under the naval base institution. She spoke at various seminars to disseminate English to people from diverse backgrounds. Her passion for English was evident when she enrolled in the English major at Sriwijaya State Polytechnic. Fio also enjoys debating, an activity she has been involved in for almost 3 years. In her journey, she was awarded the bronze medal for the best speaker at the National University Debating Championship 2021 main category and became the champion of the National Polytechnic English Olympic 2022 Master category. She always loves interacting with new people to gain a better understanding of different perspectives and to embrace differences.

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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Sebastian lulus dari Universitas Udayana jurusan Sastra Inggris. Saat ini, dia sedang menempuh pendidikan S2 di universitas yang sama dengan jurusan Studi Penerjemahan. Sebelum bergabung dengan Jembatan Bahasa, Sebastian bekerja paruh waktu sebagai guru bahasa Inggris di Alfa Prima dan staf front office di hotel bintang lima Grand Inna Bali Beach. Saat tidak bekerja, dia suka bermain gitar dan bulu tangkis.

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

Juniadi, A.Md.

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    Gelar: Associate Degree in English (A.Md)

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    Sertifikat: Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing between Fact and Fiction from Coventry University

Adi sudah manjadi guru bahasa Inggris sejak 2007 dan berpengalaman mengajar siswa dengan berbagai level dan usia. Saat ini, dia fokus membantu siswa mempersiapkan ujian IELTS/TOEFL mereka, serta belajar atau bekerja di Australia. Adi sangat antusias dalam mengajar dan belajar bahasa. Selain memiliki kemampuan bahasa Inggris yang mahir, ia bisa bicara bahasa Mandarin dengan fasih dan bahasa Thailand dasar. Di waktu luangnya, Adi senang berolahraga, menghabiskan waktu bersama teman-temannya, dan mempelajari topik-topik yang berkaitan dengan kecerdasan buatan.

Guru Bahasa Inggris

Fiorina Chukwu, A.Md.

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    Gelar: Associate Degree in English (A.Md)

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    Sertifikat: Champion and the best speaker of some debating competitions.

Fio menghabiskan 2 tahun hidupnya menyebarkan kesadaran tentang Bahasa Inggris di seluruh Indonesia, dari Makassar dan Jakarta hingga Palembang dan Medan, di bawah institusi pangkalan angkatan laut. Dia berbicara di berbagai seminar untuk berbagi tentang Bahasa Inggris kepada orang-orang dari berbagai latar belakang. semangatnya terhadap Bahasa Inggris terlihat ketika dia mendaftar dalam jurusan Bahasa Inggris di Politeknik Negeri Sriwijaya. Fio juga sangat menyukai debat yang telah dia ikuti selama hampir 3 tahun. Dalam perjalanannya, dia meraih medali perunggu untuk pembicara terbaik pada Kejuaraan Debat Universitas Nasional 2021 kategori utama dan menjadi juara dalam kategori Master Olimpiade Bahasa Inggris Politeknik Nasional 2022. Dia selalu senang berinteraksi dengan orang-orang baru untuk memahami sudut pandang yang berbeda dan merangkul perbedaan.