Academic Leadership Team

Amanda Baey
Kindergarten Teacher and Curriculum Coordinator
Amanda Baey graduated from University of Wollongong, Australia, and has more than 25 years’ experience in early childhood education. Read More
Natasha Francis
Lower Primary school English coordinator
Natasha Francis is a teacher, a training officer and an interpreter in the UK, and has now accumulated nearly 15 years experience of teaching English. Read More
Danijela Pop-Jovanov
Head of English
Danijela Pop-Jovanov is a TEFL certified and fully licensed English Teacher (from primary through high school) with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature and a Master’s Degree in English Philology. Read More
Bahar Aksahin
Junior High EAL/English Coordinator
Bahar Aksahin is originally from Cyprus, and has been living in various big cities of the world either studying or teaching for almost 20 years. Read More
Melinda Zhang
Primary (1-3) Chinese Coordinator
Melinda Zhang has a Bachelor's degree in Pre-school Education and has been working in private education for over 10 years. Read More
Lisa Canham
INT Head of Key Stage
Lisa commits herself whole-heartedly to the ideas of the school community and believes that every child is unique and can succeed. She strives to promote a creative curriculum by using different approaches. Read More
Peter Moore
INT Head of Key Stage
Peter Moore is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa and has worked in the education sector for fifteen years. Peter has held numerous school leadership positions with a proven track record of academic achievement. Read More
Rongrong Yu
Head of Chinese
Yu rongrong has 13 years of teaching experience, and has been awarded with many honours. Read More
Katie Bokor
Head of Art
Katie has a master's degree in Fine Art (Birmingham City University, UK) and a PGCE (University of East London, UK) specialising in Senior School Art and Design Education. Read More
Celia Wang
Primary Mathematics Coordinator
Celia Wang has taught primary school mathematics in public schools and international schools and has been teaching primary school mathematics for nearly 30 years. Read More
Tom Merchant
Head of Mathematics
Merchant has been an educator since 1990. He has lived in 3 Chinese cities since arriving in 2012 – Hangzhou, Nanjing, and Shanghai. During his time teaching in North Carolina, he became the first exchange teacher to Nan Shi Fu Zhong in 2007. Read More
Mxolisi Valashia
Exams Officer
Mxolisi Valashia has 14 years of education experience and has been involved with education reform. Read More
Rok Hozjan
Head of Music
His lifelong dedication to music is a combination of performing and passing the knowledge gained with hands on experience to students of all ages. Read More
Rachel Ford
Head of PE
Rachel is a qualified Physical Education teacher from the UK.She holds a Bsc(Hons) Physical Education and School Sport and PGCE in Physical Education, both from Sheffield Hallam University, England. Read More
Jiří Kaspar
Head of Senior School CCA
Jiří ‘George‘ Kaspar, with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Master’s degree in Philology Read More
Harry Jackson
Drama Co-ordinator
Harry Jackson has trained, worked and performed in the performing arts industry for over ten years as an actor, producer, director and teacher in many creative projects for the BBC, Northern Stage, Space2Talk and Live Theatre. Read More
Lucy Yang
STEM Co-ordinator
Lucy Yang got her Master of Science and Technology Education, Nanjing Normal University. B.S. in Engineering and M.Ed. in Education. Read More
Meenu Khan
Head Librarian
Meenu Khan is a highly experienced professional librarian, thrilled to begin her 19th year in the academic library and Information services and still loving it. Read More