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Staff Profile: Nicole McKelvie


Year 3 Teacher

My family and I moved to Vietnam three years ago and have loved living and teaching here. My husband, Mr Chris teaches in Year 6 and I have two children who are now both in the Secondary School. We all love to travel to interesting places and eat delicious food. We are Australian but have lived and taught in may countries all over the world.

Diploma of Teaching – Queensland College of Advanced Education

Bachelor of Education – Queensland University of Technology

Although hailing from Queensland, Australia, Nicole has spent the previous 17 years teaching to the National Curriculum in various International Schools across Asia and in London, UK. Nicole joined us from the Taipei European School where she led the   year 4 team as Team Leader and also had responsibility for PSHE. Prior to TES, Nicole was a year 1 and 2 classroom teacher and year group leader at the British International School of Shanghai, Puxi Campus. Nicole spent 9 years in Kuwait teaching the National Curriculum in large international schools. while also holding several middle-leadership roles. Prior to teaching internationally, Nicole also spent 3 years in North-West London and 4 years in her home city of Brisbane teaching various age groups in the primary school. Her husband, Chris, Teaches in Year 4 and her two children happily attend BIS. She loves reading, the great food of HCMC and travel.