Academic Staff

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  • School Administration

    School Administration

    MRS. LORRAINE ELS

    PRINCIPAL

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Principals’ Certificate for International School Leadership
    • Masters in Language Practice
    • Bachelor of Education Honours Degree
    • Further Diploma in Education
    • Higher Diploma in Education
    • Senior School Education Diploma

    EXPERIENCE

    •  40 Years in Education
    •  15 Years in Educational Leadership
    •  10 Years in International Leadership

    MR. MICHAEL DAVID OGDEN

    DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • BA Communications Science and Psychology
    • Postgraduate Honors – Counselling Psychology
    • Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL/TEFL)
    • PGCE Intermediate and Senior Phase

    EXPERIENCE

    •  8 Years in Education
    •  6 Years in International Education

    MR. ROY CHRISTOPHER DONNAN

    DEPUTY PRINCIPAL – PRIMARY & KIK

    QUALIFICATIONS

    •  BA (HONS) English & History – University of Ulster (UK)
    •  Postgraduate Certificate Education / QTS – University of Lancaster (UK)
    •  NPQH – National college of school leaders (UK)

    EXPERIENCE

    •  23 Years in Education
    • 17 Years in Educational Leadership
    • 9 Years in International Leadership

    MRS. NGUYEN THI HUYEN ANH

    HEAD OF VIETNAMESE STUDIES (SECONDARY

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Education in Physics
    • The Certificate in Education Management
    • Cambridge International Certificate for Teachers and Trainer

    EXPERIENCE

    • 13 years of teaching experience

    Mr MARK HEMPHILL

    DEPUTY PRINCIPAL – MIDDLE SCHOOL

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Texas School Superintendent Certification (2015)
    • Texas Principal Certificate-All Levels (2004)
    • MA-Education Administration Texas A&M University-College Station, Texas (2003)
    • BS-Education Curriculum and Instruction Texas A&M University-College Station, Texas (1987)

    EXPERIENCE

    •  18 years administration – K-12, Middle School, High School
    •  15 years classroom teaching – Middle School, High School
    •  International schools – Eastern Europe, China

    MRS. TRAN THI THUY VAN

    Deputy Head of Vietnamese Studies (Secondary) GEOGRAPHY

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • The degree of Master Geography

    EXPERIENCE

    • 12 Years in Education

    MRS. NGUYEN THI THUY TRANG

    SENIOR OFFICE MANAGER

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Master of Business Administration

    EXPERIENCE

    •  20 Years in Education

    MRS. NGUYEN THI HIEN

    Deputy Head of Vietnamese Studies (Primary)

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Primary Education
    • Bachelor in Primary Education Management

    EXPERIENCE

    • 39 years in Education
  • Heads of Studies

    Heads of Studies

    MR. GAUTIER QUELIN

    Head of Studies for English

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Cambridge CELTA
    • Bachelor of Arts (History)
    • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

    EXPERIENCE

    • 15 Years in Education

    MS. CLAUDINE VAN RENSBURG

    Head of Studies for ICT, Art, HPE and Chinese

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems & Business Management)
    • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

    EXPERIENCE

    • 6 Years in Education

    MR. BRETT GRANT

    History, Global Perspectives

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Arts (History/English)
    • Master of Teaching (Humanities specialisation)

    EXPERIENCE

    • 6 Years in Education
    • 6 Years in International Education

    MR. WESTLEY VENTER

    Head of Studies - Science

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelors of Education (FET) Natural Sciences(Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

    EXPERIENCE

    • 9 Years in Education
    • 4 Years in International Education

    MRS. MARIA CELESTE DARILAY BATAC

    HEAD OF STUDIES - MATHEMATICS

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Mathematics
    • Masters in Mathematics
    • Licensed Secondary Mathematics Teacher

    EXPERIENCE

    • 15 Years of teaching experience
    • 9 Years in International Education
  • Teachers

    Teachers

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