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Secondary School Teachers

Click on the email to contact the teacher and on the name for full qualifications and CPE registration.
All our teachers are employed on a full-­time basis unless otherwise stated.

Kate Ellicott
Subject Teacher: English
BA (Otago, NZ), Dip Tchg (Massey, NZ)
ellicott.k@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (English,Music) - University of Otago, NZ
Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) - Massey University College of Education, NZ







Full CPE Course Registration

Course and Subject
English National Curriculum - Year 7: English and English Foundation

English National Curriculum - Year 8: English and English Foundation

English National Curriculum - Year 9: English and English Foundation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Additional English, English Language and Literature, First Language English, English as a Second Language, English Language Support, Foundation English (Support) and World Literature

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Additional English, English Language and Literature, First Language English, English as a Second Language, English Language Support, Foundation English (Support) and World Literature

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: English A: Language and Literature, English B, English as 2nd Language and English Language Support

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: English A: Language and Literature, English B, English as 2nd Language and English Language Support
 

Victoria Sargent
Subject Teacher: English
PGCE (Brighton, UK), BA (Joint Hons) (Reading, UK)
sargent.v@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Brighton University, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts (Joint Hons) (English Literature & History of Art) - Reading University, United Kingdom
CELTA Certificate - CES Embassy School, United Kingdom







Full CPE Course Registration
 

Subject and Course
English National Curriculum - Year 7: English and English Foundation

English National Curriculum - Year 8: English and English Foundation

English National Curriculum - Year 9: English and English Foundation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: English Language and Literature, First Language English, English as a Second Language, English Language Support and World Literature

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: English Language and Literature, First Language English, English as a Second Language, English Language Support and World Literature

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: English A: Language and Literature, English B, English ab initio SL and English Language Support

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: English A: Language and Literature, English B, English ab initio SL and English Language Support
 

Andy Jefferson
Learning Area Leader: Languages Other Than English (LOTE)
BA (Hons) (Sheffield, UK), PGDPSE (Open), PGCE (Sheffield, UK)
jefferson.a@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Modern Languages - University of Sheffield
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Studies - Open University
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - University of Sheffield






Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Spanish

English National Curriculum - Year 8: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Spanish

English National Curriculum - Year 9: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Spanish

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: French (Foreign Language)

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: French (Foreign Language)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: French B and Spanish ab initio

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: French B and Spanish ab initio
 


Vanessa Merchadier
Specialist Teacher: French
BA (Toulouse, France)
merchadier.v@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor in English - University of Toulouse-Le Mirail




Full CPE Course Registration
 

Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7:  French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8:  French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9:  French - Additional Language and French - First Language

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary
Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: French (Foreign Language)

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary
Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: French (Foreign Language)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: French B

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: French B

Claire Jefferson
Specialist Teacher: French
BA (Hons) (Bradford, UK), PGCE (Oxford Brookes, UK)
jefferson.c@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Management and French - University of Bradford
Postgraduate Certificate in Education Secondary - French - Oxford Brookes University






Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: French (Foreign Language)

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: French (Foreign Language)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: French B

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: French B
 

Hadjera Behilil
Specialist Teacher: French
MA (Hons) (University François Rabelais, France), BA (University François Rabelais, France), PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK)
behilil.h@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master in Eugenics and Demographic Changes in 19th C Britain (Hons) - University Francois Rabelais
Bachelor Degree in British & American History and Literature - University Francois Rabelais
PGCE in Education - Canterbury Christ Church University




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: French - Additional Language, French - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: French - Additional Language and French - First Language

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: French (Foreign Language)

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: French (Foreign Language)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: French B

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: French B

Bruce Luo
Subject Leader: Chinese
MEd (Tasmania, Aus), BA (Tasmania, Aus)
luo.b@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Education - University of Tasmania




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)
 
 

Zoe Zhou
Specialist Teacher: Chinese
BEd (Hunan, China)
zhou.z@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) - Hunan Normal University, China





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Course and Subject

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio, Chinese A: Literature and Chinese B (Mandarin)
 
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio, Chinese A: Literature and Chinese B (Mandarin)
 

Gong Hang
Specialist Teacher: Chinese
MA (Washington, USA)
gong.h@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Arts (Asian Languages & Literature) - University of Washington





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Course and Subject

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language
 
Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)

Jenny Li
Specialist Teacher: Chinese
GCertECE (Capital Normal, China)
li.j@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education - Capital Normal University





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Courses and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Chinese - Additional Language, Chinese - First Language and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Chinese - Additional Language and Chinese - First Language
 
Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: First Language Chinese, Chinese as a Second Language and Mandarin Chinese

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Chinese A: Literature, Chinese (Mandarin) ab initio and Chinese B (Mandarin)