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Primary Staff

At Sandford International School, our teachers are highly experienced and talented, with outstanding expertise in their subjects, and the highest educational and ethical standards. The majority of teachers come from the United Kingdom and have taught in leading British international schools from around the world.

All our teachers are qualified to degree level, and are fully qualified teachers. They also take part in regular professional development programme both in-school and overseas.

Our teaching team is ably assisted by an equally enthusiastic administrative and support team.

At Sandford Primary School, there is one Learning Assistant per class in Years 1-6 and two Learning Assistants for each of the seven Early Years classes. There is one Learning Support teacher per year group in Years 1-6.

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Richard Wainwright
Head of Primary

Stacey Bennett
Head of Learning Support and IPC Coordinator

Classroom Teachers

  • Virginia Sparkes (English Co-ordinator)
  • Valerie Downer
  • Nele Vergote
  • Linda Makhubu
  • Selamawit Tadesse
  • Mekdes Nigusse
  • Helen Gelagil
  • Menbere Damte
  • Elsie Negeri
  • Mekdelawit Berhanu
  • Yideneku Bezu
  • Mekdes Fekade

  • Suzanna Ebeyan (Early Years Co-ordinator)
  • Emma Davison
  • Anne-Marie Hibbert
  • Teumti Birhanu
  • Tsion Tesfaye
  • Tigist Abera
  • Biruktawit Solomon
  • Tigist Sisay
  • Kidest F/Mariyam

  • Nuala Tricks
  • Catherine Hughes
  • Sophie Hart (Year 1 Co-ordinator)
  • Nigist Altaye
  • Nitsuhalem Teshome
  • Nebiyou Yonas
  • Meheret Semur (floating)

  • Addis Ayele (Year 2 Co-ordinator)
  • Lauren Scott (Assessment Co-ordinator)
  • Kassahun G/Michael
  • Meron Tamirat
  • Abeba Tesfaye

  • Karla Johnsey
  • Jerilyn Gibson
  • Mekdes Girma
  • Heran Mesfin
  • Tsige Ayallew

  • Steven Pirie
  • Rosemary Pillai
  • Jervis Hudson
  • Melat Asrat
  • Girma Tesfaye
  • Aster Admasu

  • Lissa Both (UKS2 Co-ordinator)
  • Ronald Waigand
  • Simegn G/Meskel
  • Bizuye Abay
  • Haimanot Kiflu
  • Eyerus G/Medhin
  • Adanech Sime (maternity)

  • Andrea Mitchell
  • Brian Sexton (Maths Co-ordinator)
  • Sean O’Donnchadha
  • Tseday Haile
  • Zinash Getachew
  • Rahel Ayele

Specialist Teachers

  • Agegnehuwork Tekle
  • Almaz Kebede
  • Senait Gebremariam

  • Fikre Kifle
  • Ruth Kinsman
  • Tegene Getahun
  • Yodit Mersha

  • Seid Delwato
  • Michael Lizotte

  • Olivia Wong
  • Feven Telele

  • Teshager Molla
  • Mikias Addisu
  • Librarian / Library teacher
  • Tsegaye Negash

  • Stacey Bennett (HoD)
  • Bezawit Mulugeta
  • Feven Telele
  • Hana Abebe
  • Hermela Masresha
  • Meseret Mekonnen
  • Seble Alemu
  • Selamawit Worku
  • Simret Kassaye
  • Tigist Girma