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Our staff are drawn from all over the world and bring to the school their various cultural experiences.

At Cambridge International School care is taken to appoint teaching and support staff of the highest quality, proving qualified, experienced, inspiring, and enthusiastic about their area of expertise.  All members of the teaching staff in the Infants, Junior and Senior Schools share a commitment not only to delivering their subjects to the highest of standards, but also to taking a genuine interest in the extra-curricular involvement and nurturing of their students.





Staff List



Director of Schools - Europe 

Nick Rugg MA, PGCE

Head of Primary

Mr Warwick Bailey

BSc (Hons) Environmental Studies, PGCE

Deputy Head of Seniors

Mr Joel Dixon

BSc Education, CELTA

Development Director

Mr Damian Quinn

BA (Hons) International Relations & Strategic Studies


Mrs Angela Spaxman

Exec MBA (Paris)


Mr Adrian Copeman


Compliance & Facilities Manager

Mr Marcin Mieczkowski

Exec MBA, BA (Hons) Russian Philology


Mrs Tracey Headland

(based at The Temple) 

Examinations Officer

Mrs Jillian Agar-Hutty

(based at The Temple)

School Administrators


Mrs Mandy Hutchinson and Mrs Kathleen Baptie

Mrs Kathryn Fernandez

(based at Cherry Hinton Hall)

(based at The Temple)

Librarian and Publications

Mrs Tricia Dyson

(based at The Temple)


Infant School



French Teacher (EY)

Mrs Lenaik Baron

BA in English (France)

Teacher (Coral Class - Yr 1) (EY)

Mrs Joanne Bailey

B.Ed Hons

(Caspian Class - Reception) (Head of Early Years)

Mrs Pauline Butcher

B.Ed Hons Technology with HE

Teaching Assistant (EY)

Ms Jessica Falconbridge

BA Hons Illustration/
PGCE Early Yrs/KSI

Teacher – Yr 2 (Part Time)

Mrs Laura Monk

QTS – BA Hons Teaching Studies with English Language & Linguistics

Nursery Nurse (EY)

Miss Eilidh Nicolson

NVQ Level 3

Nursery Nurse (EY)

Miss Anna Nowicka

QTS Teacher

Head of Infant Department and
Yr 2 Class Teacher (EY)

Mr Daniel Orwin

B.Ed Hons

Teacher (Yr 1) (EY)

Miss Kate Pauley

BA Philosophy & History

Nursery (Seahorses Indigo) (EY)

Miss Marie Ransome

BTEC National Diploma in Caring Services (Nursery Nursing)

Nursery Assistant (EY)

Miss Rachael Steel

Level 2 BTEC Health & Social Care

Nursery Nurse (EY)

Mrs Sue Virgo

NVQ Level 3

Sports & Spanish Teacher (EY)

Miss Maria Vizuete (Conchita)

BA Hons Primary Education (Pending)

Teaching Assistant (EY)

Mrs Christina Wuensche

High School Diploma





Junior School



Senior Teacher
(Adriatic Class – Yr 5)

Miss Tara Callow

BA Hons Primary Teaching
(Art & Design)

Teacher (Arafura Class - Yr 3)

Mrs Karen Ebenezer

BA Hons Education with QTS History & English

Junior TA (Floating)/Minibus Co-ordinator

Mrs Nathalie Edge-Partington

BA Hons in French & English PGCE

Acting Head of Juniors &
Teacher (Aegean Class)

Miss Amanda Gibbard

BA Hons History, PGCE MA Education & Professional Development

Teacher (Arctic Class – Yr 6)

Mrs Jo Thurston

BA (Hons) Politics & French, QTS

Teacher (Aral Class – Yr 3)

Miss Tamsin Zalucki

BA (Hons) European Philosophy & Literature & Spanish, PGCE Primary with Spanish


Senior School



Science Teacher

Mr Simon Baldwin

BSc, Physics & Maths, PGCE

Science Teacher

(Head of Science)

Mr Nick Bennett

BSc Hons Environmental Chemistry, PGCE Secondary Science

English Teacher

Mrs Philippa Coates

B.Ed (Hons), Theology & Physical Ed Dip in Educational Behaviour Difficulties

Music Teacher

(Head of Music)

Mrs Louise Davis

BA Hons Music & Modern Foreign Languages, PGCE

French Assistant

Mr Arthur Desbois-Hervouet

Master in Sociology

Science/Maths Teacher

(Head of Maths)

Mr Joel Dixon

BSc Education, CELTA

German Teacher

Ms Birgit Federle

English & Geography Masters, Germany

French Teacher

(Head of Languages)

Mrs Audrey Fisher


Humanities Teacher

(Co-Head of Humanities)

Mrs Eleanor Hall

BA Hons Religious Studies & Sociology, PGCE Religious Education

Co-Head of Humanities
Geography Teacher Y8
Form Tutor

Ms Carmen Hobbs

MA English Language & Literature, TEFL BA Physical & Human Geography BA History

Specialist Learning Support Teacher

Mrs Vicky Lack  Cert in Education, Diploma in French Studies, OCT Level 5 & 7

Science Teacher (Biology)

Miss Hannah Lee

BSc Joint Hons, PGCE

Science Technician

Ms Maria Lobo-Clarke

 BSc Hons Pharmaceutical Science, BTEC HND Science

Spanish/Sport Teacher

Miss Miriam Marti-Palet

Bachelors Degree in Primary Education

Sport/Spanish Teacher

Mr Alberto Martinez

Physical Education Degree, Spain, QTS

Art Teacher

(Head of Arts)

Mrs Lucyana Mazur

BA Art & Design, PGCE

Sport Teacher

Mrs Ruth McAlinden

BA Hons Adventure Recreation, QTS

Maths Teacher

Ms Jayne Pearce-Slade

BSc Hons, PGCE, SpLD

OCR Level 3 Diploma

Sport Teacher

(Head of Sports)

Mr Philip Salt

BSc Sports, PGCE

Languages Teacher

Ms Mariá Verdú-Martinez

BA Hons Classical Philology, MA Education, QTS & Renaissance Literature

Maths/Physics Teacher

(Currently on Maternity Leave)

Mrs Rosie Boparai

BSc Physics (First Class) QTS




Other Staff



1:1 LSA

Mrs Anna Clements

LSA Level 3 with experience in SEN NVQ Level 3


Miss Lisa Pechey

Degree in French & German

PGCE Modern Foreign Languages


Peripatetic Staff


Miss Lucy Bunce

Harp Teacher

Mr Ben Piper


Ms Louise Wilson


Mr Paul Stubbs


Mrs Johanna Scoones



Mother Tongue Staff


Mrs Kari Bratveit


Mrs Birgitta Laurent


Mrs Safya Sebaihia


Ms Corinna Bonicelli


Mrs Ulia Kiseleva


Mrs Shia Mortimer