Teachers & Staff

Meet Our Dynamic Academic Staff

They live the school’s mission and inspire students to do so.

They have the ‘can do’ attitude, are problem solvers, resilient and lives with integrity at all times.

Ms. Cherie
PYP Coordinator

Ms. Cherie has been an international school teacher for 17 years. She has worked in the Philippines, Indonesia, China and Russia as a homeroom teacher, grade level head and PYP coordinator. She graduated BS Psychology with emphasis on Education. Cherie is a licensed teacher and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in primary education. She is an IB PYP workshop leader, school visiting team member and reader.

Mr. Javier
Individuals and Societies

Mr. Javier graduated with a Master's Degree in Corporate and Political Communication and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication in Navarra, Spain. He has 6 years of teaching experience in international schools.

Mr. Maxwell
MYP Mathematics

Mr. Maxwell has 8 years of teaching experience in ISA International School of Guangzhou, Huanggang Middle School International Department. He is also an owner of the IB Teaching Certificate and High School Mathematics Teacher Certificate. Also, he is recently pursuing a Master's Degree.

Mr. Jaime
PYP PSPE

Mr. Jaime graduated with a Master's Degree in Sports Science and Physical Activity from Madrid, Spain. He has Over 5 years of coaching and teaching experience in Spain and Shanghai, and he is committed to passing on the love for sports and a healthy lifestyle to students.

Ms. Cindy
Chinese Language and Literature

Ms. Cindy graduated with a Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Language. She has 5 years of teaching experience including 1 year in Australia and 4 years in China,with a Certificate of Assistants to Teachers of Chinese Program by the education department of Victoria State, Australia, and Teacher’s Qualification Certificate for Senior High School in China.

 

Ms. Catherine
English

Ms. Catherine has a Master's Degree, with National Teacher Certifications (Senior High School, English & Senior High School, Psychology). She has over a year of teaching experience in Hanlin Middle School, Guangzhou.

 

Mr. Richard
Head of the Arts & MYP Music

Mr Richard graduated from The University of Nottingham and the University of Hertfordshire with a double Master‘s degree in the UK. He is currently studying for the third master's degree in Music Educational Psychology at the University of Sheffield (Top 100 universities in the world). He obtained the British PGCE teacher qualification certificate, IB (PYP, MYP & DP) certificate in teaching and learning.

Ms. Anna
Visual Art

Ms. Anna has a Bachelor's degree from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design. Over her eight years' practice, Ms. Anna gained a variety of teaching techniques and worked with different kinds of learners of different ages. She has been teaching the IB Primary Years (PYP) curriculum for four years, and art courses to primary and secondary school students for two years.

Mr. Dmytro Dorofieiev
English

Mr. Dmytro has a Master’s Degree in Economics. He taught English to different age groups in Ukraine, and has been in China since 2016 teaching the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum and English Language Acquisition (ELA) to middle school students.

Mr. Sebastien
MYP French, G9 Homeroom Teacher

Mr. Sebastien has been teaching in IB World schools in Europe, the Middle East and Asia for 21 years. Aside from teaching, he has also been an IB CAS coordinator, an Extended Essay coordinator and a University Counseling advisor. Sebastien has a master’s degree and a teaching license from France. He is an IB diploma examiner, team leader and standardization team member for the November and May sessions.

Mr. Jorge
MYP PE, Swimming Coach, G7 Homeroom Teacher

Mr. Jorge has been teaching for six years in Spain and China. He is a qualified Physical education teacher, swimming coach and a UEFA Pro football coach.

Mr. John
Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher

Mr. John has over 7 years of teaching experience in China. He has a Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in Behavioural Biology, BTEC National Diploma in Animal Care, and TEFL English to Young Learners Certificate.

Ms. Keisel
Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher

Ms. Keisel has been teaching for six years in Venezuela, China and Morocco. She is experienced in the IB PYP and Waldorf Steiner curricula. Ms. Keisel is a linguist who speaks four languages: Spanish, French, English and Arabic. She is accompanied by her journalist husband and two young children.

Mr. Jason
Boarding Director

Mr. Jason has over 15 years of teaching experience, including 8 years of teaching IB technology and computer as well as media studies at famous international schools like YK PAO School in China and 7 years of teaching technology and English in Chiangmai, Thailand. He has a Bachelor's Degree from New Hampshire, USA