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Meet Our Teachers

We are proud to recruit the best teachers who are committed to nurturing and inspiring every child they care for. We support them to do this through world class professional development, amplified by the sharing of international best practice. Meet some of our most passionate and inspiring teachers at Nord Anglia Education schools around the world.

Read on to learn about a few of our world-leading teachers!

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Simon Porter

Director of Learning, Compass International School Doha

From playing the trombone to teaching physics, Simon Porter has inspired students around the world for 24 years.

After leaving college, where he studied physics and later trumpet, Simon worked for six years as a musician and teacher. He resumed his physics career teaching in Halesowen in the West Midlands, and has since worked in school senior leadership teams in international schools in Peru, Papua New Guinea, Norway, Poland, the US and now Qatar.

In the British School Warsaw, he founded and conducted the school Jazz Band, Trombone Club and a Community Choir for parents and staff. Since moving to Doha, Simon became the conductor of the school’s “Funkadelic Orchestra” and beginner brass group. Simon has written extensively for the Times Educational Supplement as their Subject Genius for science and was the first teaching fellow at Nord Anglia University.

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Lenka Ertlova

Reception Teaching and Learning Assistant, The British International School Bratislava

Lenka shares her passion for languages and nature with her students. Her multilingual talents and love for children enables her to effectively engage children from all cultures and backgrounds.

Before joining the Nord Anglia Education family, Lenka studied translation and interpreting in English and Italian language and culture. After six years as an administrative assistant, she moved on to her current role as a Teaching and Learning Assistant where she has been working for many years.

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Paul Mitchell

Head of Mathematics and KS4, The British School Warsaw

Paul constantly seeks to provide students with learning opportunities that develop their skills needed to become effective, reflective and ambitious learners in mathematics.

He challenges them this through innovative learning strategies, real-life investigations, problem solving and collaborative learning. He has over a decade of experience in teaching in international schools around the world including Australia, UK, and Malaysia.

After joining The British School of Warsaw, Paul initiated volunteer projects to help the local community. He strongly believes that building a culture of service and community brings students and teachers together with a common goal to help others. According to him, the most rewarding part about being a teacher is working with students who are reflective, resilient and determined learners.

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Naomi Rowan

Director of Music, Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong

As a Curriculum Fellow for Nord Anglia Education's collaboration with The Juilliard School, Naomi inspires her students to think about music holistically so the benefits carry over into other subjects.

She has been vital in working with The Juilliard School to develop Nord Anglia Education's music curriculum, and has led the training of music teachers in China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Along with her work with Juilliard, Naomi has 10 years of teaching experience in music. She completed an MBA in International Education with Keele University in 2016 and has worked internationally, including at Dallam International School, St. Benedict’s Catholic College and the British School of Guangzhou. She also have ten years’ experience teaching GCSE courses such as OCR Music and BTEC Performing Arts.

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Laurie Reeve

Music Teacher, British International School Shanghai, Puxi

Laurie shares his love for music with students by developing extracurricular activities that enhance the learning experience and provide high quality opportunities for the next generation of budding musicians.

Laurie developed a love for music at an early age and aspires to unlock his students' imaginations through music. Before becoming a music teacher, Laurie studied at the Royal College of Music in London and Manchester before completing a degree in Creative Music Technology at Kingston University in 2006. He enjoyed a successful career as a musician before completing a PGCE at the Institute of Education in 2014. 

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Matthew Roberts

Teacher of Geography and Head of Technology in Education, Collège Champittet

Matthew’s career began in Cambodia where he taught English as a Foreign Language in the capital, Phnom Penh.

After completing the PGCE in Geography at Sussex University, he began teaching geography at a state secondary school outside Brighton where he eventually became Head of Department. In 2009 he moved to Switzerland with his Swiss wife and began teaching at Collège Champittet.

In 2014, Matthew became a Teaching Fellow on Nord Anglia University, an online platform which connects Nord Anglia Education teachers around the world to share best practice and continue to build on their expertise through professional development programmes. He has created online courses to assist teachers with the integration of technology in the teaching and learning process.

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Lauren Binnington

Head of Sixth Form and Teacher of Psychology, British International School, Ho Chi Minh City

Lauren believes a teacher’s role is to provide academic guidance whilst promoting student wellbeing and offering pastoral support that allows all students to thrive.

She is passionate about enabling students to practice their leadership skills and motivating them to apply their academic knowledge successfully in their life beyond formal schooling.

Lauren joined the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City in August 2010. She has a degree in English and Psychology and received her PGCE in Psychology from Keele University in the UK. Now Assistant Head Teacher, she has previously held roles as Head of Department, Head of Year, and Head of Sixth Form, and it is the pastoral roles that she believes have the deepest impact on student success. In her current role she demonstrates her passion for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, widening student understanding and actions towards these goals.

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Darren Sutton

Computing Teacher, Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong

Darren teaches robotics and computer science and shares his passion for these subjects with students.

He has taught in British curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, South Korea and the UK working as both Head of Department and Director of Educational Technology.

Darren studied Computer Science specialising in Robotics and Intelligent Machines. To stimulate students, he started the first ever Drones for Good programme in Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong, which has opened the world of innovative technology to students. 

With a specialty in robotics, he is passionate about bringing technology into the classroom and developing students' skills in independent learning, problem solving and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and maths). He also paved the way for the first ever makerspace at the school so students and teachers can ideate, innovate and imagine in a creative space. 

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