Meet our fantastic team

Meet the teachers who love what they do and can't wait to teach you.

Meet the teachers who love what they do and can't wait to teach you.


Madalynne Frary
Owner & Director 

Madalynne is a native English language teacher who holds a BA in Educational Studies from the University of York, UK. She also holds a Certificate in Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from Cambridge English. She has over 5 years' experience teaching adults and young learners in the UK, Switzerland, Spain and Norway. She has experience teaching all levels including IELTS and Cambridge Examination preparation classes and business English courses. 
Madalynne is the owner of Oslo English Academy, she founded the school in 2016 and since then it has developed and grown into what it is today. 
Madalynne is responsible for the administration and organization of the academy and teaches a small number of private students. 


Rahina Q. Røst
Senior Teacher

Rahina is a native English language teacher who holds a Diploma in English Language Teaching and a MA in TEFL. She has over 30 years of teaching experience, mainly in the United Kingdom and Turkey and has helped students from all over the world develop their English.
Over the last 22 years, Rahina has also worked as a teacher trainer, initially for the British Council and later as a CELTA trainer for Cambridge English.  
Rahina has worked with all levels of English and examination courses and specializes in Academic English, preparing students for study in English medium university courses. 
Her wealth of experience means that your classes will be taught by an expert in the field and your course will be well adapted to your needs. 


Fatima Al Omari Bonal
English teacher

Fatima, who was born and raised in Scotland, holds a BA in English literature with minors in Sociology and German language. In addition to that she also holds qualified teaching status in English literature from the University of Cambridge. She has been teaching since 1996, mostly in the Middle East region and Spain. She has a wealth of experience teaching all ages and levels of English but her area of special expertise is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS examination). Fatima has helped numerous students achieve high band scores on the exam. Fatima teaches the IELTS courses at Oslo English Academy and also works with young learners.


Jack Dhainaut
English teacher & Social Media Manager

Jack is a native English teacher, originally from Chatham, England. He holds a BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge. Jack has taught English as a second language to both adults, teenagers and young learners mostly in Spain and he has worked as a programme assistant on the Pembroke-King’s Programme at Cambridge University. Jack speaks a number of languages; English (his native language), French, Spanish, Catalan, Norwegian, and some Italian and German. Jack teaches general English at the academy and also controls our social media online.