ENGLISH TEACHING FACULTY

PRIMARY TEACHING ACADEMIC STAFF

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING ACADEMIC STAFF

MS. KRISTINA
Early Year Key Stage Leader
Reception 2

Ms Kristina, from the UK, has been teaching both in the UK and internationally since 2012, and this year will be her second year of leading the Early Years team at ISSR.

MR. PHILIP
Key Stage 1
Year 2
Mr. Philip is teaching Year 2B this year. This is his fifth year at ISSR. He comes from Canada where he was a teacher for many years.
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MR. ROBIN HAMILTON
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Certificate in English teaching to adult (CELTA)
BA English & Media studies
PGCE: Secondary English
Teaching for Understanding 1&2
Initial Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills
Further Education Teacher’s Certificate
EXPERIENCES 18+

MR. TALIV
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Cambridge Curriculum Coordinator
Art & Design

MR.PHILIP CRAVEN
Year 12 Tutor
Head Teacher

KS4/5 Geography / History

Mr. Philip has led Humanities and taught Geography and History to the IGCSE standard.

MR. SPOON
Year 1
BA (Hons)
PGCE Primary Education
MA training and Coaching
TEFL/TESOL
EXPERIENCE 15+

MS. JOYCE
Tutor: Year 13
Maths Y9-11/Biology Y10-12 

Ms. Joyce is our new Maths and Biology teacher. She had been teaching for more than 20 years now. Her degree in Chemical Engineering and her Masters degree in Science Education is enough to equip her in teaching our students albeit her Doctorate degree in Environmental studies will help too. 

Mr. ALAN STUART
Year 4
Alan Stuart-Watt holds a Master of Creative Arts (by research) and Bachelor of Teaching. He has taught at a technical college for 12 years where he reached the level of Leading Teacher before turning to primary school teaching. He is a stage 2 teacher at ISSR and has taught primary for 3 years.

MS. SYLVIE
French Teacher
Certificate d’aptitude a’ seigner le FLE
Ms Sylvie holds a bachelor degree in foreign languages from the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) in Paris.

MS. GLORIA
Year 3
I am very excited to work with year 1B and looking forward to meeting you all. A few years ago I moved to the UK/London where I trained as a teacher to obtain my UK Qualified Teacher Sta-tus.

Ms. Carrie Thompson
Year 3B
Ms Carrie has taught in 5 different countries over the past 20 years. She is returning this year after previously teaching for 3 years at ISSR.  

MS. BERNADETTE
Year 4
Ms Bernadette is from South Africa and this is her twelfth year working in international schools and her third at ISSR.

MR. WILL BARNARD
KS3 English,& KS3-5 Business
International Post Graduate Certificate in Education (IPGCE) University of Derby 2020
BA Contemporary History – University of Leicester 2010
Special Educational Needs – CPD Level 5
Child Psychology Diploma – CPD Level 3

Experiences: 4+

 

MS. RENE
Year 5
Ms Rene is South African, but she  has been teaching in a preparatory school in England for the past four years.

MS. ANNVINN
ESL Teacher
Degree- Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education- English
TEFL Certified
10 years working in international schools. This school year marks my fifth year with ISSR.

MR. RAY KOPPELLE
KS3 (7-9) Music, KS4 (11) Music

MS. DIMPLE
Supporting Teacher Els

English Language Teacher here in the Primary School of ISSR. Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education Major in English. TEFL Certified and with 7 years working experience Teaching in international schools. This is my 5th Year in ISSR.

MR. PAN
KS3,4,5 Chinese Mandarin
Mr Pan previously worked at ISSR from 2008-13 before returning in 2017. He graduated from Guangxi University in 2015 but has lived and worked in Siem Reap since 2006.rimary teacher.

Ms Maria Fatima
Year 7 Tutor
Science Y7,8/Chemistry Y10-13
Ms.Maria Fatima Pepito, holding Master of Arts in Teaching Chemistry and Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. She had
experience in teaching Chemistry for almost three decades also Checkpoint Science from Year 7- 9 and IGCSE Coordinated Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) for 6 years. 

MS. ELLA
Supporting Teacher Els
Master of Education Major in Mathematics
Iowa Test Administrator – Iowa Assessments/CogAt
Elementary and Maths Teacher using American Curriculum for 15 years
Primary Teacher using Cambridge Curriculum for 4 years
This year is my 2nd year here in ISSR.

MS. Michah
Supporting Teacher R1

Ms. Micah has a degree in Psychology and TEFL certification. She has been in Cambodia for over 2 years, serving with her education and expertise in Early Years Education. With her background and experiences, she has gained valuable knowledge and skill in leading, guiding, and nurturing students within a safe environment.

Mr. Keith John
English and Humanities teacher of Years 7-9 and secondary school football coach.
Mr. Keith is a BA graduate of Warwick University in the United Kingdom and has also studied at Sussex University, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Centre de Linguistique Appliquée in Besançon, France. He has taught in both French and English schools. He is a fluent French speaker and also is proficient in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

Mr. Berthold
ICT Teacher

He has been working in IT for about 30 years. From his humble beginnings as a Programmer of business solutions (IBM Mainframe/COBOL) he developed to become one of the fist experts for business solutions certified as Novel and Microsoft server administrators. After discovering Microsoft’s corporate espionage attempts he went into Linux client server systems and IT security. He came to Cambodia to teach CCNA and CCNP.

Mr. A J. Pastore
PE Teacher
He has a Master’s degree in Physical Education from Western Carolina University and B.A. in Communication Studies from the State University of New York at Cortland. He played semi-professional baseball for 14 seasons and owned my own team for 10 seasons. He has been coaching sport for 25 years and teaching for 10 years.

MR. TONY
Maths Year 7/8.
He is from the United States and has lived in Siem Reap for two years. He has a bachelor degree of biology and chemistry in University of Northern Colorado. He has been teaching math for two years.

MR. RICCI JOSEPH SIMS,
English 11,13 / English Literature Y11
He has a CELTA certificate, he has taught English for six years in Asia. In 2017 he came to Cambodia and worked at an orphanage in Kampong Speu for two years, and at a private school in Sre Aem for six months. In January 2020 he began working in Siem Reap at the British Academy.

MS. RITA
Nursery Class
Bachelor of Science & IELTS
Elementary and Early Childhood Development
Experience 6+