The Halcyon Team

Click on the names below to find out more about our talented team.

 

BARRY MANSFIELD, DIRECTOR
Master of Education
> Open University
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in History and English
> University of East Anglia (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Modern and Medieval History
> Nottingham University (UK) 
 

 


MIGUEL ALCANTUD, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND CHEMISTRY TEACHER
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
>University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain)
Teaching Certificate
>University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain) 

 

 

 

SONJA BARTHOLOMEW, MATHEMATICS TEACHER (PART TIME)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Mathematics
> Nottingham University (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
> Lancaster University  (UK)

 

 

MARK BOWEN, UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR (PART TIME)
Doctorate in Education
> London South Bank University (UK)
Master of Arts: Guidance and Counselling Education
> University of South Florida (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics­: Accounting
>College of the Holy Cross (USA)
 

 


OISIN BYRNE, FRENCH, SPANISH AND THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE TEACHER
Master of International Education Administration
> Endicott College, Massachusetts (USA)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish)
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK) 
Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish with Computer Studies
> Digby Stuart College, University of Surrey (UK)

 


NATALIE CARMAN, MATHEMATICS TEACHER AND IBMYP COMMUNITY AND SERVICE COORDINATOR
Master of Arts in Education
> Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Education and Qualified Teacher Status
> Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
 

 


STEPHANIE COOKE, INTEGRATED HUMANITIES AND HISTORY TEACHER, IBDP CREATIVITY ACTIVITY SERVICE COORDINATOR AND DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD
Master of Science
> London School of Economics (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Secondary History
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology
> University of Bristol (UK)

 

 

JOANNE COOPER, MATHEMATICS TEACHER
Master of Educational Leadership
> Australian Catholic University (Australia)
Diploma of Education
>Flinders University (Australia) 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
>University of New South Wales (Australia)


 


DINIS COSTA, PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION TEACHER
Degree in Sports Science - Physical Education
(Equivalent to Bachelor of Arts in Science of Sports with - Physical Education and School Sports, Newly Qualified Teacher status)
> Technical University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (Portugal)
 

 

 


SUE DANCE, VISUAL ARTS TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art Diploma, majoring in Painting and Ceramics
> School of Art and Design, Johannesburg (South Africa)
 

 

 

 



KELLY FOSTER, THEATRE ARTS TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Master of Education in Theatre and Philosophy
> Queen Mary's, University of London (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
> Institute of Education, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies
> University of North London (UK)
 

 



LORI FRITZ, IBMYP COORDINATOR, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND PHYSICS TEACHER
Master of Science in Nuclear and Particle Physics
>Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Physics with a minor in Physics education
> Boston University, Massachusetts (USA)

 


FATIMA GONZALEZ GOMEZ, SPANISH TEACHER AND MOTHER TONGUE COORDINATOR
Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics to ELE (Spanish as a second language)
> Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Spain)
Bachelor of Arts in Education Major in English and Spanish as foreign languages
> Castilla La University (Spain)
 

 


ANTHONY GOW, VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN TEACHER, DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD
Graduate Diploma in Education
> Charles Sturt University (Australia)
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts (Hons)
> University of Wollongong (Australia)
 

 

 


KERRY JENKINS, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY TEACHER
Graduate Diploma in Education
> University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia)
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
> Dalhousie University (Canada)
 

 

 



GARETH JONES, BIOLOGY TEACHER AND STUDENT WELLBEING LEADER
Master of Arts in International Education
> University of Bath (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Science
> The University of Leeds (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences
> The University of Leeds (UK)
 

 


PATRICIA KYLE, IBDP COORDINATOR AND DIGITAL LIBRARIAN
Professional Diploma of Advanced Studies in Information and Library Science
> Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT (USA)
Master of Arts in International Studies
> Johns Hopkins University Washington DC (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies
> George Washington University Washington DC (USA)

 

 

MEI-LING LIN, MANDARIN TEACHER
Master of Arts in Language Studies
> University of Lancaster (UK)
Diploma in Translating (Chinese-English)
> University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English Language, Literature and Linguistics
> Providence University (Taiwan)
 

 


CLAIRE ROSE, INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETIES, GEOGRAPHY TEACHER AND IBDP EXTENDED ESSAY ADVISOR
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Geography, TESOL Certificate
> University of Leicester School of Education (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Geography
> University of Leicester (UK)
 

 

 


JOANN RANSON, ENGLISH AND THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE TEACHER
Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
> University of Leeds (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in English
> University of London, Goldsmiths College (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English Literary Studies and Psychology
> Middlesex University (UK)
 

 


JONATHAN SIMPSON, INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETIES GEOGRAPHY TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Geography
> University of Portsmouth (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Geography
> University of Southampton (UK)
 

 

 


JULIA WATSON, THEATRE ARTS TEACHER
Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech Communication, Theatre and English with Teaching License
> Indiana University (USA)

 

 

GEORGIO ELIA, MUSIC TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
> Middlesex University (UK)
Bachelor in Music
> Middlesex University (UK)
Higher National Diploma, Musical Instrument Technology
>London Guildhall University (UK)

 


 

GABRIEL ENGLISH, SPANISH AND ENGLISH TEACHER
Master of International Education with specialization in English as a Second Language
> Endicott College (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
> University of Tampa (USA)
Associate of Arts in General Education
>Edison Community College (USA)

 

 

CHLOE MACBEAN, DESIGN TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Design and Technology
> Greenwich University (UK)               
Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Design with Studio Practice
> Loughborough University (UK)
Foundation Studies in Art and Design
> Loughborough University,  School of Art and Design (UK)

 

 

 

ROSS MCGOWAN, ENGLISH TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in English   
> University of Strathclyde (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English
> University of Strathclyde (UK)

 

 

 

JON NEALE, DIGITAL LEARNING LEADER
Qualified Teacher Status
>The University of Reading (UK)
Master of Science in Information Technology
>The University of Nottingham (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Economics
>The University of Nottingham (UK)


 

 

 

JULIA ALDEN, TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 


 

ACHIM BECK, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 

 

 

SONIA CROSS, FOOD SERVICES MANAGER
 

 

 

 


 

TEWOLDE HAGOS, STEM LAB TECHNICIAN
 

 

 

 

 

 

RITA HALBRIGHT, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
 

 

 

 


 

JULIE MATTHAEUS, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 

 



MARIA ROSENGREN, ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR
 

 

 

 

 

 

PAMELA SEARS, FINANCE DIRECTOR, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 


 


DEIRDRE WILLIAMS, COOK

 






JENNIFER THIESSEN, HUMAN RESOURCES AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER

 

 

 


KATY WRENCH, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR








EMILIA MAJEWSKA, PURCHASER AND FACILITIES OFFICER

 

 

 

 

NATASHA WHITE, RECEPTIONIST

 

 

 

 

MYCO DOAN-TRAN, ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR (MATERNITY COVER)

 

 

 

 

TOBY CANN, STUDENT WELLBEING LEADER