OUR TEACHERS

Duncan Grice
Headmaster
Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou, China Previous Position: Deputy Head College/Head of Junior School Teaching Experience: 21 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) University of Leeds, PGCE University of Wales, MA Education University of Bath(current), ISI inspector
Wayne Maher
Head of Secondary School
Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou, China Previous Position: Deputy Head of Senior School Teaching Experience: 12 years Qualifications: BSc (Hons) University of London, PGCE University of Portsmouth
Johnnie Kittermaster
Head of Primary School
Previous School: Repton, Dubai Previous Position: Head of Primary School Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) University of London, PGCE Open University
Sally Dibb-Holland
Head of Early Years/Deputy Head of Primary School
Previous School: Doha College, Qatar Previous Position: Head of Early Years Teaching Experience: 23 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) with QTS University of Birmingham M.Ed Leadership in Education Open University (current)
Richard Moore
Deputy Head Secondary School (Pastoral)
Previous School: St John’s International Academy, UK Teaching Experience: 25 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education – WLIHE (Brunel University)
Nicol Fleming
Head of Learning Support
Teaching Experience: 12 years Previous School: South Ayrshire Council – Principal Teacher of Learning Support 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
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
Paul Bates
Director of Academic IT
Previous School: Educore Services , Zambia Teaching Experience: 12 years Qualifications: PGCE - ICT with QTS - The University of Bath Certificate in Professional Studies - The University of Birmingham BSc (Hons) 2:1 Psychology, Maths and Computer Science - The Open University
Jonathan Bailey
Assistant Head Primary
Previous School: The King’s School, Worcester Teaching Experience: 20 years Qualifications: M Ed. in Educational Leadership, Merit - University of Gloucestershire, B.Ed. (Hons) in Sport Science and Physical Education - University of Birmingham
Apolline Herveou
Head of French
Previous School: St George International School and Preschool, Sofia, Bulgaria Teaching Experience: 6 years Qualifications: PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages (Master’s degree) – University College Plymouth St Mark and St John BA (Hons) British and American Literature and Civilisation – University of Western Brittany, Brest, France
Jonathan Gillespie Payne
Head of Humanities / History Teacher
Previous School: Repton School, Dubai Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGCE (Independent) - University of Buckingham, Master of Arts (with Distinction) - University of London
Hayley Hodges
Primary Teacher
Previous School: British International School Cairo Teaching Experience: 23 years Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Archaeological Studies - University of Leicester, PGCE - Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln
Jacqueline Siag
Primary Teacher
Previous School: St Margaret’s Primary School, Loanhead, Scotland Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGDE - University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill BA (Hons) Drawing and Painting - Edinburgh College of Art
Jacqueline Belcher
Primary Teacher
Previous School: British School of Alexandria, Egypt Teaching Experience: 18 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS - University of Brighton
Phillip Birch
Primary Teacher
Previous School: St Thomas’, Darwen Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: MEd inclusive Education – University of Bolton, PGCE – University of Bolton
Warren Stewart
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Hawthorn Primary School, Kingstanding, Birmingham Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: PGCE, University of Central England BA (Hons) Theatre Studies & English Literature, De Montfort University
Zoe Aspinall
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Dulwich College Suzhou, China Teaching Experience: 17 years Qualifications: Certificate in Pedagogies for Dual Language Learning in a Primary Context, Goldsmiths University, London PGCE – University of Cambridge BA (Hons) Community Management – University of Luton
Rachel Hardwick
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Windrose Academy, Cairo Teaching Experience: 9 years Qualifications: PGCE - Liverpool Hope University BA (hons) English and Theatre – De Montfort University
Callum Watt
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Terrington Hall Independent Preparatory School Teaching Experience: 2 years Qualifications: IPGCE – University of Buckingham BSc (Hons) Psychology – Northumbria University
Philip Marsh
Mathematics Teacher
Previous School: Al Khor International School Al Khor - Qatar Teaching Experience: 24 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Mathematics – University of the West of England BSc Mathematics – PortsmouthPolytechnic
Sue Savage
Geography Teacher
Previous School: Bromsgrove International School - Thailand Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Geography Secondary – St. Mary’s University College London BA Joint honours Geographic/ English Lit. – St Mary’s University College London
Kimberley Harries
English & Drama Teacher
Previous School: International English School, Sundsvall, Sweden Teaching Experience: 10 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
Jessica Swann
Chemistry Teacher
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Science – University of Exeter BSc Forensic Science – University of South Wales.
Kathleen Durkan
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Wesgreen International School, Sharjah, UAE Teaching Experience: 19 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) with QTS – The University of Central England
Deirdre Phillips
Primary Teacher
Previous School: Britannica International School - Hungary Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) QTS with Special Education Needs – Liverpool Hope University
Fiona Christian
Primary Teacher
Previous School: The British School of Brussels Teaching Experience: 25 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Kent BA (Hons) Humanities
Dalia Salama
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE Primary - Brunel University, LLB - University of Westminster, School of Law
Laura Clark
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: St Catherine’s International Kindergarten, Hong Kong Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE - University of Sunderland, MA Social Anthropology – Manchester University
Lucy Koniarska
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Dulwich College, Shanghai Teaching Experience: 13 years Qualifications: Early Years Professional Status Mentor/Assessor - University College Birmingham, Early Years Professional Status - University College Birmingham, BA Hons. Theology & Religious Studies - University of Leeds MA -Manchester Met University
Miriam Sabra
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Egyptian British International School Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) University of Sunderland BA Business Administration - Heilbronn University,
Norma Knox
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Inverclyde Council Support Teacher Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: SVQ Level 3 Social Care
Sally Curtis
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Cairo English School Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: PGCE in Primary Education - University of East Anglia BA (Hons) degree in Marketing - University of Derby/University of Huddersfield
Tanya Keep
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Maadi British International School Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: Diploma of Professional Counselling(Early Years) – Australian Institute of ProfessionalCounsellors Marketing and Business Development Advanced Certificate - Forster / Tuncurry College
Caroline Gale
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: IPGCE – Teaching – Nottingham University
Nichola Quinones
Early Years Teacher
Previous School: British School Kuwait Teaching Experience: 8 years Qualifications: PGCE – Huddersfield University BSc Psychology – Open University
Isabel Pante
French Teacher
Previous School: Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK Teaching Experience: 3 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Cambridge BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages – University of Southampton
Kerry Moore
French Teacher
Previous School: St John’s International Academy, UK Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: PGCE – Trinity and All Saints College Leeds BA (Hons) French – University College of London
Luke Webb
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Route 39 Academy, Bideford, Devon, UK Teaching Experience: 6 years Qualifications: PGCE Secondary Spanish with French – University of Exeter BSc (HONS) 2.2 Sport Psychology – University of Liverpool.
Michael Glover
Teacher of EAL
Previous School: Compass International School Doha - Qatar Teaching Experience: 27 years Qualifications: MA in teaching English to young learners – University of York PGCE in English and Religion – University of Cardiff BA (Hons) Communications – Polytechnic of Wales
Adrian Bennett
Teacher of Art & DT
Previous School: International English School Sweden Teaching Experience: 10 years Qualifications: IPGCE – University of Sunderland BA (Hons) 2.2 Key Stage 2/3 design and technology in education – Liverpool John Moores University BA (Hons)2.2 Design and Technology in education – Liverpool John Moores University.
Tina Marsh
Director of Music
Previous School: Al Khor International School, Al Khor, Qatar Teaching Experience: 22 years Qualifications: BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma Music Technology (Production) - Bridgwater College of Further Education - Advanced Certificate in Teaching Studies, Advanced Diploma in Teaching Studies - Manchester University - P.G.C.E. Secondary, Music and Drama - Liverpool University B.A. (Hons) Music and Drama with Religious Studies - Liverpool University

Natalie Percival
Head Librarian
Previous School: Haileybury Astana School , Kazakhstan Teaching Experience: 7 years Qualifications: MA Library and information studies – University College of London BA Ancient History – The University of Birmingham
Andrew Austin
Music Teacher
Previous School: Reigate College, UK Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: PGCE – University of Wales MA Arts in Digital Music Technology – University of Keele BA (Hons) Arts – University of Southampton
Joshua Sussex
P.E Teacher
Previous School: Thomas More Catholic School, London Teaching Experience: 5 years Qualifications: PGCE in PE – University of Greenwich BA (Hons) Physical & Sport Education – St Mary’s University College
Sean Gale
P.E Teacher
Previous School: Jeddah Prep and Grammar School Saudi Arabia Teaching Experience: 15 years Qualifications: BA (Hons) Physical Education and Geography – University of St. Mark and St. John
Mahmoud Diab
PE/Swimming Teacher
Previous School: Narmer American College (NAC) Teaching Experience: 7 Years. Qualifications: Master degree of Swimming, Helwan University – BA (Hons) physical education.
Yasmine Shash
PE/Swimming Teacher
Previous School: The International School of Elite Education. Teaching Experience: 6 Years. Qualifications: Post graduate Diploma Of Physical Education Helwan University - Post graduate Diploma as a Professional Educator Cairo University.
Heba Rabea
PE/Swimming Teacher
Previous School: Narmer American College (NAC) Teaching Experience: 14 Years. Qualifications: BA (hons) physical education Helwan University – CICTT Cambridge University .
Ahmed Salah
PE/Swimming Teacher
Previous School: Future School Teaching Experience: 2 Years. Qualifications: BA (hons) physical education Helwan University.