Our staff are recruited from all over the world and bring to the school their diverse cultural experiences.
At Oaks International School care is taken to appoint teaching and support staff of the greatest quality, who are highly qualified and experienced whilst also being inspiring and enthusiastic about their area of expertise. We are very proud to have a highly qualified team, who work closely with one another to provide and support the children’s learning.
We rely on great teachers, teaching assistants and nursery practitioners to create a happy and thriving environment for pupils to learn and develop and we celebrate each and every child’s unique talents tailoring our teaching to individual needs.
Much of Nick’s teaching and leadership experience has been in international and bilingual schools over many years including senior positions in Chile, Thailand and Greece. Nick joined ISP in August 2015 after several years as the Headmaster of Newcastle Under Lyme School in the UK. Nick graduated from Cambridge University where he studied History.
Amanda is from East Yorkshire and studied History at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne followed by a PGCE at Charlotte Mason College in Cumbria. She has taught in a number of UK primary schools as well as working as a teacher trainer in The Gambia, West Africa. Following an MA in Education from the University of East Anglia, Amanda spent a number of years working for a consultancy and charity as a coordinator of overseas education projects. Amanda joined the school in 2013 where she has been a class teacher in the Junior Department. In April 2019 she was appointed the school’s Headteacher.