Sias IS Faculty
The professional faculty at Sias International School of Zhengdong New District, Zhengzhou (Sias IS) are recruited globally through dedicated resources. Our Head of School, dedicated to Sias IS, attends global recruiting events.
Local staff are recruited in partnership with Sias University and other international schools in China. Minimum criteria includes a university degree in the subject area to be taught as well as a Bachelor of Education from a recognized western university and a professional teaching license.
As part of our life-long learning culture at Sias IS, all of our faculty and support staff are learners as well. As is characteristic of international school faculties, our teachers continuously strive to improve their practice through professional learning. Our staff are passionate about student learning outcomes and focusing on the whole child development and welfare.
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Guidance and Counseling, St. Scholastica’s College, Manila, Philippines；
Certifications: Professional Teaching Certificate；TEFL；Certificate in Supporting Children with Difficulties in Reading and Writing Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners；
Certifications: k-6 elementary teaching license. K-12 French teaching license. Reader's and Writer's Workshop certification. Apple Teacher. Office 365 Teacher Academy certification.
Experience: 20 years teaching in immersion/bilingual schools. Common Core, STEM, technology in the classroom.
Languages: English, French, Spanish. Learning Mandarin right now!
Degrees: Bachelor’s degree in French Linguistics
Certifications: PGDE, CELTA
Experience: Bilingual English and French Language acquisition teacher. Over 15 years of teaching in primary and secondary schools in Switzerland, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Fiji & New Caledonia. Well-versed in IB programs - PYP, MYP & DP, familiarised with the British curriculum (IGCSE) and the American curriculum (Virginia).
Languages: English, French
Degrees: MSc Chemistry, M.Phil.Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry
Certifications: IB MYP Introduction, IB MYP Personal/Community Project Coordinator (Cat.3), IB DP Chemistry (Cat.1), IB DP Extended Essay Coordinator (Cat.3)
Experience: 12 Years of teaching experience including 3 Years IB MYP Science, Chemistry
Language: English, Urdu
Degrees: Master of Arts in Teaching (Biology), The Citadel B.S Biology, University of Idaho
Certifications: Interantional School Counsellor
Experience: Director of Experiential Learning Company in Qatar, over twenty years of teaching and school leadership experience in various international schools around the world.
Degree: Master of Science in International Studies, State University of New York
Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University
Certifications: K-8 Teaching Certification, ISTE Future Ready Librarian, Technology/Maker Space Integrationist, EAL In the Mainstream, PYP Workshop Leader for Southeast Asia and Africa
Experience: 27 years of Teaching Experiences in the United States, Central America, Africa, India & China 15 years of IB PYP experience
Languages: Native English Speaker
Degree: Master degree in Educational Leadership and Management, University of Nottingham; Bachelor degree of Fine Art, University of Kent.
Certifications: PGCE, University of East London
Experience: 13 years of teaching experience, 3 years in British Curriculum, 10 years in American Curriculum. Worked as Assistant Vice Principal Pastoral (Elementary), ALDAR Academies/ADNOC School for 3 years.
Degrees: Currently seeking Doctorate of Educational Leadership, American College of Education. Master of Educational Administration, The College of New Jersey. Master of Education in TCSOL, Jinan University
Certifications: Principal Certificate, Florida Educators License (K-12), IB, Mindful Schools, Inclusion, Adaptive Schools
Experience: 20+ years teaching, coaching, and leadership in both local and international organizations in China and Myanmar
Languages: Native English Speaker, Fluent Chinese
Degree: Degree in Information Technology/Web Design, University of Pheonix
Experience: 20 years of professional experience in Information & Communication Technology, 12 years of experience in International Schools in Asia and Africa;Specialization in Tech Support, Systems Maintenance, Device Management & Professional Development Training, experience with IB curriculums
Degrees: Master's degree of Teaching English as a Second Language
Certifications: Qualification Certificate for the Teachers in High School; Certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
Experience: 12 years teaching experiences in China and United States.
Languages: Chinese, English, Japanese
Degrees: Master of Science in Middle Grades Education, University of Dayton, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts in Middle East Studies, University of Virginia
Certification: North Carolina Teaching License - Language Arts and Social Studies, Grades 6-8
Experience: 4 years teaching experience in United States
Languages: English and French
Degrees: Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA USA
Master of Education in Teaching in International Education, Framingham University, Framingham, MA
National Teaching Music Licensure, The University of Music Pedagogy and Leadership, University of Culture, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Certifications: Montessori Teaching Certificate
Experience: Over twenty years' experience teaching and providing workshops for various international schools in music and fine arts
Lauguages: English, Ukrainian, Russian
Degrees: Bachelor's degree of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
Certification: Qualification Certificate for the Chinese Teacher in High School,
Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
Mandarin first class B certificate
Experience: 10 years experiences in Teaching Korean Teenagers Chinese as the Second Language
Languages: Chinese, English, Korean
Degree: Master of Science, the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom
Certification: Qualification Certificate for the Teachers in Primary School; TESOL Advanced Certification
Experience: Over 6 years teaching experience in Edinburgh public Junior High school, England and international school in China;
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English
Degree: Master's degree of Teaching Chinese for Foreigners as Second Language
Certification: Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, High School Chinese Teacher Qualification Certificate
Experience: 3 years teaching experience in Thailand, Spain and China
Language: Chinese, English, Spanish
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