OUR TEACHERS

Sarah Leggett
Head of English as an Additional Language

- Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou

-Teaching Experience: 25+ years

-Qualifications: MA (Distinction)Teaching English to Young Learners (5-16) University of York, PGCE Primary (5-11 Years) University of the West of England, B.Sc (Hons) Geography, University of Birmingham

Nicol Fleming
Head of Learning Support/ Head of Years 7 & 8

- Previous School: South Ayrshire Council – Principal Teacher of Learning Support

- Teaching Experience: 13 years<

- Qualifications: PGCE (Support for Learning) University of Glasgow, PGDE (Secondary Computing), University of Strathclyde, PGDIP (Information Technology) University of Paisley, MA(Hons) (Politics) University of Glasgow

Kerry Moore
Head of MFL

- Previous School: St John’s International Academy, UK

- Teaching Experience: 16 years

- Qualifications: PGCE – Trinity and All Saints College Leeds
BA (Hons) French – University College of London

Jonathan Gillespie Payne
Head of Humanities / History Teacher

- Previous School: Repton School, Dubai

- Teaching Experience: 10 years

- Qualifications: PGCE (Independent) - University of Buckingham, Master of Arts (with Distinction) - University of London

Natalie Percival
Head Librarian

- Previous School: Haileybury Astana School , Kazakhstan

- Teaching Experience: 8 years

- Qualifications: MA Library and information studies – University College of London BA Ancient History – The University of Birmingham

Sean Gale
Head of Years 9 & 10

- Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia

- Teaching Experience: 16 years<

- Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education and Geography – University of St. Mark and St. John

Jessica Swann
Head of Science

- Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK

- Teaching Experience: 8 years

- Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Science – University of Exeter BSc Forensic Science – University of South Wales.

Auday Ali
Head of Mathematics

- Previous School: New Cairo British International School, New Cairo, Egypt

- Teaching Experience: 15 Years

- Qualifications: BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Aston University, PGCSE (Secondary Mathematics) from the University of Wolverhampton.

Abigail Pepperell
Head of English

- Previous School: El Alsson British International School, Cairo.

- Teaching Experience: 13 Years

- Qualifications: BA Honours in Politics with English from Loughborough University. QTS Graduate Teaching Programme at Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University.

Kimberley Harries
Director of Performing Arts

- Previous School: International English School, Sundsvall, Sweden

- Teaching Experience: 11 years

-Qualifications: MA International Education – University of Sunderland
PGCE – University of Sunderland
BA (Hons) Theatre & The Performing Arts – London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts

Paul Russell
Director of Music

- Previous School: The British International School of Ukraine, Kyiv.

- Experience: 13 years

- Qualifications: PGCE in Music – University of Worcester
BA Hons in Music – University of Bristol

Joshua Sussex
Head of Physical Education

- Previous School: Thomas More Catholic School, London

- Teaching Experience: 6 years

- Qualifications: PGCE in PE – University of Greenwich BA (Hons) Physical & Sport Education – St Mary’s University College

Sue Savage
Geography Teacher

- Previous School: Bromsgrove International School - Thailand

- Teaching Experience: 8 years

- Qualifications: PGCE Geography Secondary – St. Mary’s University College London
BA Joint honours Geography/ English Lit. – St Mary’s University College London

Gillian Belal
Humanities Teacher

- Previous School: Maadi British International School, Cairo.

- Teaching Experience: 18 years.

- Qualifications: BA (Hons) History with English - Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education. PGCE Secondary (Distinction) – Liverpool Hope University.

Isabel Pante
Teacher of French / Head of Secondary House System / TOK Coordinator

- Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK

- Teaching Experience: 4 years

- Qualifications: PGCE – University of Cambridge
BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages – University of Southampton

John Hoban
Physics Teacher

- Previous School: Kolej Yayasan UEM A-Level College, Malaysia

- Teaching Experience: 14 years

- Qualifications : M.Ed in Science - Walden University. BSc. (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering - Hanze University of Applied Science

Stephen Wood
Teacher of Physics / Science

- Previous schools include: The Sultans School, Muscat, Oman and Dulwich College Seoul, South Korea.

- Teaching experience: 22 years.

- Qualifications: PGCSE from The University of Wales, Abe Ystwyth. BEng, John Moores University, Liverpool.

Dennis Cella
Teacher of Mathematics

- Previous School: the Kuwait National English School (KNES), Kuwait.

- Teaching Experience: 9 Years

- Qualifications: BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University.

Dr Iain Massie
Biology and Secondary Science Teacher

- Previous School and positions: Bishop Mackenzie International School, Lilongwe, Malawi, Head of Secondary Science, Duke of Edinburgh International Award Co-ordinator.

- Teaching Experience: 15 Years

- Qualification: PhD Philosophy (Botany and Genetics) University of London
BSc Special Dual Honours Zoology and Genetics University of Sheffield PGCE Secondary Science Specialism University of Warwick

Philip Tranmer
ICT Teacher

Previous School: Assistant head, Macmillan Academy: Head of School, EOTAS (Pru), Middlesbrough: Modern English School, Cairo Senior Leader ICT Network Manager.
QTS, Ba (Ed), Cert Ed, A.M.I.S.M, Supervision and management, A.L.C.M, London College of Music

Sally Solomon
French Teacher

- Previous School: Gems Metropole, Dubai, UAE

- Teaching Experience: 20 years

- Qualifications: MSc Educational Leadership and Management (Portsmouth University), PGCE (Bath University), Diploma in International Languages Communications (The Institute of Linguists)

Raymond Eades
Art Teacher

- Previous School: Satit Prasarnmit International Programme, Bangkok

- Teaching Experience: 30 years

- Qualifications: M Ed. in Media and Technology - University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Advanced Diploma in Design and Technology - West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Supplementary Certificate in Design and Technology - Certificate of Education - St. Peters College Saltley Birmingham.

Luke Webb
Teacher of EAL

- Previous School: Route 39 Academy, Bideford, Devon, UK

- Teaching Experience: 7 years

- Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Spanish with French – University of Exeter
BSc (HONS) 2.2 Sport Psychology – University of Liverpool.

Anthony Gardiner
Teacher of Mathematics

- Previous School: Cheshire College (South & West), UK

- Teaching Experience: 21 Years

- Qualifications: BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from University College London, PGCE (Mathematics & Physics) from Keele University, Diploma in Education Management from Sheffield Hallam University