Early Years Staff

Early Years

Ella Bowler

Reception Teacher

Early Years

'J' Salcedo

Reception Teacher

Early Years

Agnes Ubaldo

Pre-Nursery Teacher

Early Years

Cora Cong

Admin Officer

Early Years

Zoe Hall

Nursery Teacher/Head of Early Years and Foundation Stage

Early Years

Kevin Reay

Deputy Head of Primary

Early Years

Van Duong

Admin Office

Early Years

Suki Chan

Early Years Office Manager

Ella Bowler

Reception Teacher

Nationality: British

Qualifications: BA (Hons.) Applied Education Studies Degree, University of Bedfordshire; Graduate Teacher Programme, SCITT Shire Foundation; Teacher of English as a Foreign Language, TEFL in Prague by Edua Languages

Previous teaching experience: Ella has almost 12 years experience working in educational settings. She has taught a wide range of ages within the Primary and Early Years Foundation Stage phases, completing her GTP in Year 4. Ella has joined our school from the Czech Republic, where she spent 5 years teaching the EYFS and Year 1 in international schools in Prague. Ella enjoys yoga and cooking, and is keen to share these interests with her class in an educational way.

Present Responsibilities: Ella is a Reception class teacher at our SS2 EYFS Campus. She is also part of the Student Welfare and Leadership aspects group.

'J' Salcedo

Reception Teacher

Nationality: Filipino

Qualifications: B.A. Major in Child Development and Education, Miriam College, Philippines. TEFL Certificate.

Previous teaching experience: “J” has 32 years teaching experience across all age ranges within Primary School. She taught in the Philippines for 17 years before joining us in April 2005. “J” taught in Years 1 and 2 before joining our Early Years team.

Present Responsibilities: “J” is a member of The Parents Advisory Group.

Agnes Ubaldo

Pre-Nursery Teacher

Nationality: Filipino

Qualifications: BS Behavioral Science Major in Psychology with teaching units (Miriam College, Philippines).

Previous teaching experience: Agnes has 29 years teaching experience in both Early Primary and the Early Years. She worked as an Early Years teacher in the Philippines for 6 years at St. Paul's College, Marist School and Crescent Woods Montessori School. Agnes joined the ABCIS in 1997. She has had experience teaching in all subject areas across Key Stage 1 but most of her classroom experiences are with the Early Years.

Present Responsibilities: Agnes is with Staff Social and Wellbeing Aspect Group and currently runs the Phonics ECA.

Cora Cong

Admin Officer

Nationality: Chinese

Languages:

Qualifications: BA in German at University of Shanghai for Science & Technology

Zoe Hall

Nursery Teacher/Head of Early Years and Foundation Stage

Nationality: British

Qualifications: BA Hons Early Childhood Studies, University of Roehampton 2013, BA Hons PGCE, Suffolk and Norfolk Initial Teacher Training 2014

Previous teaching experience: After completing her PGCE, Zoe began working in an Academy in London. She worked there for six years and was part of the senior leadership team as acting vice principal. She spent 5 years teaching in Reception and one year teaching in Year 1. Whilst there, some of her responsibilities included Early Years, Reading and Forest School Leader, Educational Visits Coordinator and NQT mentor. She coordinated parent workshops, early years training and consulted in other early years settings within the federations academies.

Present Responsibilities: Zoe is the Head of Early Years and Foundation Stage.

Kevin Reay

Deputy Head of Primary

Nationality: British

Qualifications: BA Hons PGCE, Early Years, Northumbria University, Newcastle, England (2005)

Previous Teaching Experience: Kevin has 14 years teaching experience. He began his career as a Primary teacher in Gateshead (UK) where he taught Reception for two years and Year 1 for one year before teaching in Shanghai, China for two years. In Shanghai he worked as a Year 1 and Year 3 class teacher. He then moved back to the UK and taught Years 2 and 5. Kevin taught Year 2 at the ABC International School for two years before he joined the Senior Management Team. He has also coordinated a range of subjects including ICT, PE and Humanities.

Present Responsibilities: Apart from his role as Deputy Head of Primary, Kevin is also the Senior Management Team member of the Communication Aspects Group.

Van Duong

Admin Office

Nationality: Vietnamese

Languages:

Qualifications: BA in Business at Saigon University of Education of HCMC, Vietnam

Suki Chan

Early Years Office Manager

Nationality: British

Languages:

Qualifications: First Class BA Hons Early Childhood Studies