Year 1
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Mr. Benjamin Allen

Head of Year 1 & Bilingual Class – English Teacher

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), University of Sunderland, UK
  • Masters in Education, University of Sunderland, UK
  • BA (Hons) in Drama Studies with Education Studies, King Alfred’s College in Winchester, UK
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
  • Over 5 years of experience as a bilingual programme teacher in international schools in Hong Kong, China and Malaysia
Yong Jin Voon

Ms. Yong Jin Voon

Year 1 Bilingual Class Teacher

  • BA in Chinese Language and Literature, Ching Hsing University, Taiwan
  • Masters in Education – Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Fudan University, Shanghai
  • Teaching Certificate of Chinese as a Foreign Language in Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Joanne Taylor

Year 1 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor of Primary Education, Plymouth University, UK
  • Over 4 years of teaching experience in the UK and Malaysia
  • Wide range of teaching experience in Year 1 – Year 4
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Ms. Barbara-Anne Mulhearn

Year 1 Homeroom Teacher

  • International Diploma in Early Childhood Education, London Montessori Centre, UK
  • Certificate in Classroom Management, Meerilinga Training College, Australia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience
Year 2
Gabriella Henry

Ms. Gabriella Henry
Head of Year 2 & Bilingual Class- English Teacher

  • Bachelor of Science (1st Class Honours) and Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Teaching, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • 11 years of teaching experience
Lily Wong

Ms. Lily Wong

Year 2 Bilingual Class – Mandarin Teacher

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) majoring in Biology with first class honors, University Technology Malaysia (UTM)
  • Pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Microbiology in University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Undertaking Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Served in the Mandarin Dept at HIS since 2020
Susannah O'Shea

Ms. Susannah O’Shea

Year 2 Homeroom Teacher

  • BA with Qualified Teacher Status in Primary Education, St. Mary’s University, London
  • Over 5 years teaching experience in the UK as a Key Stage 1 teacher
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Ms. Tan Mei Mei

Year 2 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor’s (1st Class Honours) in Education, specialising in Primary Education, Taylor’s University, Malaysia.
  • Has a strong science background, and was the gold medalist and best presenter recipient of the International STEM Teaching & Educational Manipulatives Festival 2019
  • International teaching experience
Year 3
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Ms. Christie Coles

Head of Year 3 & Year 3 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor (Hons) in Teaching, Learning and Child Development, Edge Hill University, Lancashire, UK
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in Primary Education, Tudor Grange SCITT, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Primary Education, Birmingham City University, UK
  • Worked and taught in both England and the United States as a primary class teacher, specialising in literacy instruction
Natalie Cook

Ms. Natalie Cook

Year 3 Homeroom Teacher

  • BA (Hons) Primary Education, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Over 5 years experience as a Reception and Key Stage 1 teacher
  • Taught in Ecuador, China and the UK
Tayla Radovanovich

Ms. Tayla Radovanovich

Year 3 Homeroom Teacher

  • Masters in Primary Teaching, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
  • BSC in Geography, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 3 years teaching experience, most recently as Key Stage 1 teacher in New Zealand
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Ms. Rachel Yong

Year 3 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor in Early Childhood Education from HELP University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International certificate of Teaching and Learning (CICTL),
  • Over 4 years of teaching experience
Year 4
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Mr. James Marwick

Head of Year 4 & Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor of Science double majoring in Economics and Geography, University of Canterbury, and Diploma in Science and Technology, Massey University, New Zealand.
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching from the New Zealand Graduate School of Education.
  • Experience as a primary school teacher in both New Zealand and Malaysia
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Ms. Tamara Murray

Year 4 Homeroom Teacher

  • PGCE in Primary Education, Greenwich University, London
  • BSc in Education studies, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
  • Over 3 years primary teaching experience in London and Panama, most recently as a Key Stage 2 teacher

 

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Ms. Shumita Van Rijswijk

Year 4 Homeroom Teacher

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), University of Sunderland, UK
  • B.Com. in Marketing and International Business, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL),
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 6 years of working experience
Year 5
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Ms. Sarah Porter

Head of Year 5 & Year 5 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor of Teaching, Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Ian Michael Wong

Year 5 Homeroom Teacher

  • B.A. (Hons) Business Administration, University of East London, UK
  • Diploma in Business Administration from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Vannesa Louis

Year 5 Homeroom Teacher

  • PGDT (Post Graduate in Teaching), Open University Malaysia (OUM)
  • BSc (Hons) degree in Biotechnology
  • Over 3 years teaching experience in Mongolia and Malaysia
  • Has experience includes curating lesson on both IB and British curriculums in Malaysia
Robert Lindsay

Mr. Robert Lindsay

Year 5 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor of Education in Primary Teaching, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Over 4 years teaching experience in New Zealand
  • Background in classical singing and performance
Year 6
Diana Dennis

Ms. Diana Dennis

Head of Year 6 & Year 6 Homeroom Teacher

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Elementary Education, Indiana State University, USA
  • Credits towards a Master’s degree in Elementary Education (to complete by December of 2023), Indiana State University, USA
  • Wealth of international school experience in Malaysia and also state schools in Indiana, USA
  • 14 years of leadership experience
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Ms. Sarah Benedict

Year 6 Homeroom Teacher

  • B.A. Mass Communications, Murdoch University, Australia
  • PGDE, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia
  • Master of Teaching and Learning, Taylor’s University
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching & Learning (CIATL) with distinction
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
Max Harris

Mr. Max Harris

Year 6 Homeroom Teacher

  • Qualified Teacher Status in Primary Education, Kingston University, London
  • BSc in Zoology, University of Roehampton, London
  • Over 4 years teaching experience in London
Carmen Khong

Ms. Carmen Khong

Year 6 Homeroom Teacher

  • Law degree from Aberystwyth University, UK
  • Currently completing her PGCE (International), University of Strathclyde, UK
  • 4 years experience teaching and preparing Key Stage 4 students for the IGCSE First Language English examination
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Mr. Jamie Speakman

Year 6 Homeroom Teacher

  • BA in Media Communication and Culture, University of Lincoln, UK
  • PGCE with distinction, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2019)
  • Over 8 years experience in teaching in Saudi Arabia, Thailand, UK and Malaysia
Specialist Teachers
Mandarin
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Ms. Jocelyn Seah Shu Fen

Mandarin Teacher

  • B.B.A, majoring in International Marketing from University Putra Malaysia.
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teaching and Learning (CIDTL) with distinction
  • Teaching Certificate of Chinese as a Foreign Language in Elementary and Secondary Education with distinction
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Tee Wee Haur

Mandarin Teacher

  • Bachelor in Chinese Studies, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Teaching certificate, Beijing Language and Culture University, China
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Chong Ling Li

Mandarin Teacher

  • B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) Psychology, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Development Psychology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 11 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Phyllis Wong

Mandarin Teacher

  • B.A. in Mandarin and Business Administration, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • Over 18 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Esther Siew Pui Wey

Mandarin Teacher

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education from Methodist College Kuala Lumpur.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Care and Education from Institute of Technology, Tralee (Ireland). Now known as Munster Technological University.
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL) with Distinction.
  • Currently pursuing a Master of Education at Asia eUniversity
Bahasa Malaysia
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Ms. Huda Azemi

Bahasa Malaysia Teacher

  • B.Ed. (Hons) TESL, Management and Science University, Malaysia
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • Over 9 years of experience
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Ms. Nurulhuda Edy Muslim

Bahasa Malaysia Teacher

  • B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Training and Learning (CICTL)
  • More than 15 years of teaching experience
Hafizah Addnan

Ms. Nor Hafizah Addnan

Bahasa Malaysia  / Agama Teacher

  • Master of Science Education with Information Technology, Universiti Malaya
  • Bachelor of Biochemical (Biotechnology) Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • 8 years of teaching experience
Music
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Ms. Low Li Yien

Music Teacher

  • Master in Kodály Music Pedagogy, Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Hungary
  • Australian Kodály Certificate in Music Education in both Primary and Early Childhood
  • Associate Diploma in Piano Recital, Trinity College London
  • 13 years of experience teaching vocal, choir and classroom music to primary and secondary students
Remedial Reading
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Ms. Abby Lee

Remedial Reading Teacher

  • BECE (Hons) Early Childhood Education, HELP University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate of Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 8 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Kam Sze Wei

Remedial Reading Teacher

  • Diploma in Montessori Method of Education
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Siti Shyamimi Mokhsein

Remedial Reading Teacher

  • Bachelor of Psychology, HELP University
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
Maths Intervention
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Ms. Samante Wickramaratna

Maths Intervention Teacher

  • B.A. Psychology, Bemidji State University, Minnesota, US
  • PGCE (International), University of Nottingham, UK
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience across Primary
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Ms. Audrey Ng Cher Di

Math Intervention Teacher

  • BSc degree in Applied Mathematics with Computing, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Narvindar Jit Singh

Maths Intervention Teacher

  • BA in English Language and Communication (ELC), UCSI University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • Over 6 years of teaching experience
English As An Additional Language (EAL)
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Ms. Mellissa Nonis

EAL Teacher

  • B.A. Psychology, HELP University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 8 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Sharmilla A.Narkiran

EAL Teacher

  • Bachelor in Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language), Management and Science University
  • Cambridge international Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 3 years of teaching experience
Sooi Yu Ting

Ms. Sooi Yu Ting

EAL Teacher

  • MEd in English as a Second Language, University of Malaya
  • BA in Foreign Language and Literature, Tunghai University, Taiwan.
  • Over 3 years experience of teaching English in Malaysia and Taiwan
Physical Education
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Mr. Burhan Ghazali
Physical Education and Sports Teacher

  • Diploma in Physical Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Shukri Hashim
Physical Education and Sports Teacher

  • Bachelor in Sports and Exercise Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching, Open University
  • Over 8 years of teaching experience
Farah Nadiah

Ms. Nadiah Farok

Physical Education and Sports Teacher

  • PGDT (Post Graduate in Teaching), Open University Malaysia (OUM), Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Sports Science, UITM, Malaysia
  • Over 4 years of experience as a PE teacher
  • Was a member of the Selangor state futsal team
Student Support
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Ms. Stephanie Cheah

School Counsellor

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
  • M. Counseling, HELP University, Malaysia
  • 10 years of experience
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Ms. Fatima Anne Sebastian

School Counsellor

  • B.Ed (TEFL) Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • M.Counselling, HELP University, Malaysia
  • 8 years of experience
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Ms. Yap Hui Ling

School Counsellor

  • B.A. in Psychology, California State University, US
  • M.Counselling, HELP University, Malaysia
  • Over 5 years of counselling experience
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Ms. Lynda Foster

SEN Coordinator

  • Bachelor of Education Massey University, Palmerston North
  • Trained Teacher’s Certificate from New Zealand Department of Education, and also obtained her Reading Recovery Certificate
  • More than 30 years experience in education
  • Worked with many students of various special needs across the spectrum, such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, as well as those with social and emotional behavioural issues
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Ms. Rosemary Shamani Joseph

SEN Teacher

  • B.A., Atlantic University, USA
  • Diploma in Learning Disorders Management and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators, Malaysia
  • Masters in Teaching and Learning, HELP University, Malaysia
  • Over 5 years of experience
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Ms. Catriona Albela 

SEN Teacher

  • B.Sc. Psychology, Bemidji State University, USA
  • M.Sc. Psychology of Child and Adolescent Development, York St John University, UK
  • Over 8 years of experience
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Ms. Adelynn Zon Ming Yee

SEN Teacher

  • B.Sc. in Psychology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing M.A. in Special and Inclusive Education, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Over 5 years of experience
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Ms. Kong Tse Mun

SEN Teacher

  • B. Psychological Science, University of South Australia
  • Certificate on Supporting Children with Difficulties in Reading and Writing, University of London
  • Over 7 years of experience
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Ms. Sonia Devi

SEN Teacher

  • Degree in Psychology and Communication from Segi University/Upper Iowa University
  • Cambridge International  Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 5 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Tanuj Mahesan

SEN Teacher

  • B.Psych (Hons), HELP University, Malaysia
  • M.S.c. Developmental Psychology with Education, University College London, Institute of Education, London
  • Over 6 years of experience
Learning Innovation Team
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Ms. Shumita Van Rijswijk

Learning Innovation Coordinator

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), University of Sunderland, UK
  • BCom. in Marketing and International Business, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL),
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 6 years of working experience
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Ms. Vicky Heng

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A. Early Childhood Education, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • Professional Competency of International Chinese Teacher awarded by the International Chinese Teacher Certificate Authority, Qinghai University for Nationalities, China.
  • Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2019
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Margaret Walsh

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.Sc. Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Compounds, University of College Cork, Ireland
  • PGCE, Chemistry with Science, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales
  • Over 6 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Manmeet Kaur

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Ian Michael Wong

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A. (Hons) Business Administration, University of East London, UK
  • Diploma in Business Administration from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience
Devinii Karunanithi

Ms. Devinii Karunanithi

Learning Innovation Coach

  • Bachelor of Education (Hons) TESL, UNISEL Malaysia
  • Project-based Learning Certificate, New Tech High School NAPA, United States
  • Computer Science for Digital Innovator Programme Certificate, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  • Computational Thinking for Educators Certificate, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  • Over 8 years of teaching and tech industry stakeholder management experience
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Ms. Carrie Ling

Makerspace Teacher

  • B.Sc Business Information Technology, Staffordshire University
  • Diploma in Microelectronics cum Information Technology, Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience