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. Emkay
PYP Homeroom Teacher
Ms. Khadija
MYP Mathematics
Ms. Warda
Visual Arts
Mr. Louis
MYP Mathematics
Ms. Lucia
Director of TWIS Music Academy
Mr. Jamie
PYP Homeroom Teacher
Ms. Hamida

Ms. Hamida is a graduate of Choir Conducting from Baku Music Academy with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees. 

She has 3 years of teaching experience in international schools and 5 years in music schools in Azerbaijan. 

Mr. Moiz

 Mr. Moiz obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, and his TEFL certificate from the Teacher's College at Columbia University, USA.  

Ms. Spring

Ms. Shi is a graduate of Fujian Normal University with a Bachelors’ degree in two majors, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and English. 

She has 8 years of international teaching experience, including 6 years as a Chinese language teacher and ESL assistant in the US. Before that,  she also taught Chinese language and literature in the Philippines and China. 

Mr. Sebastien
IBDP coordinator, French and I&S 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. Georgios
Music
Mr. Jason
Boarding Director

Mr. Jason has taught for 17 years, including the IB and MYP subjects of technology, design, computer science, and media studies. He previously taught at YK PAO School in Shanghai where he was the Head of ICT and also a Dorm Parent. Mr. Jason also taught technology and English for 7 years in Thailand. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Hampshire, USA and he also studied at Boston University, USA.

Ms. Yuna
Chinese
Mr. Anar
MYP Design
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.

 

Ms. Anna
Visual Arts

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. Paul

Mr. Paul is a graduate of Saint-Petersburg State University and Tomsk Polytechnic University where he studied Biology and Linguistics and earned two respective Bachelor’s degrees. In 2021, he is expected to obtain a PGCE in Primary Education from the University of Sunderland and obtain a place on the University of Bath master’s education programme

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. Charles
PYP Homeroom Teacher
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.