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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

Stephanie Brownbridge
Head of Learning Support and Primary Teacher

Classroom Teachers

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

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

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

  • Addis Ayele (Year 2 Co-ordinator)
  • Carolyn Jesse                     
  • Meron Tamirat
  • Abeba Tesfaye

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

  • Rosemary Pillai
  • Brenda Lane
  • Melat Asrat
  • Girma Tesfaye
  • Aster Admasu

  • Lissa Both (UKS2 Co-ordinator)
  • Panacea Cruden
  • Simegn G/Meskel
  • Bizuye Abay
  • Haimanot Kiflu
  • Adanech Sime (maternity)

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

Specialist Teachers

  • Agegnehuwork Tekle
  • Almaz Kebede
  • Senait Gebremariam

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

  • Seid Delwato
  • Blen Yosef

  • 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