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Secondary School Teachers

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All our teachers are employed on a full-­time basis unless otherwise stated.

Joanna Bevan
Specialist Teacher: Art
BSc (Hons) (Oxford Brookes, UK), PGCE (UWoE, UK)
bevan.jo@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Secondary Education - University of West of England Bristol Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Catering Management and Tourism - Oxford Brookes University








Full CPE Course Registration
 

Courses and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Unit of Inquiry and Visual Arts

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Art and Design

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Art and Design

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Art and Design

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Art and Design

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Art and Design

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Visual Arts

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Visual Arts

Jenny Burgess
Subject Teacher: Drama
MA (East Anglia, UK), BA (Hons) (Winchester, UK), PGCE (Reading, UK)
burgess.j@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Arts in Creative Writing - University of East Anglia 
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History with Drama - King Alfred's College
PGCE - Reading





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4, Language Arts

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Drama

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Drama

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Drama

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Drama

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Drama

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

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

Joanna Calvert
Subject Leader: Music
BMusEd (Auckland, NZ), ADipLCM (West London, UK), DipLCM (Thames Valley, UK)
calvert.j@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Music Education - University of Auckland Associate Diploma of the London College of Music in Pianoforte Performance - Universityof West London
Diploma of the London College of Music in Pianoforte Teaching - Thames Valley University








Full CPE Course Registration
 

Courses and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Music and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Music

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Music SL and HL

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Music SL and HL

Andrew Fordham
Specialist Teacher: Music
BA (Hons) (East Anglia, UK), PGCE (Cambridge, UK)
fordham.a@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) - University of East Anglia
PGCE Secondary - University of Cambridge





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Courses and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Music and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Music

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Music SL and HL

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Music SL and HL

Marilyn Dillon
Specialist Teacher: Music
BEd (Otago, NZ), ATCL (TCM, UK), DipTchg (Otago, NZ)
dillon.m@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Education - University of Otago
Singing (ATCL) - Trinity College of Music
Diploma of Teaching - New Zealand Department of Education





Full CPE Course Registration
 

Courses and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Music and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Music

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Music SL and HL

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Music SL and HL

Linda Roberts
Specialist Teacher: Music
MA (Sheffield, UK), BMus (Rhodes, SA), DipSM (Rhodes, SA)
roberts.l@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Arts in Psychology of Music - Sheffield University
Bachelor of Music - Rhodes University
Diploma of School Music - Rhodes University




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Music and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Music and Unit of Inquiry

English National Curriculum - Year 7: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 8: Music

English National Curriculum - Year 9: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 10: Music

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Year 11: Music

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 12: Music SL and HL

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP) - Year 13: Music SL and HL


Suzanne Kamal
Specialist Teacher & Subject Leader: English Language Support
MA (Manchester, UK), BA (Hons) (Kent, UK), TESOL (Victoria College, UK)
kamal.s@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Arts in TESOL - University of Manchester, UK
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (History) - University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
Certification in Teaching Literacy - South Bank University, UK
Trinity Certification In TESOL - Victoria College, UK




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

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 as a Second Language, English Language, English Language Support, First Language English and World Literature

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

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

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

Sonja Bretschneider
Specialist Teacher: English Language Support
MEd (Minnesota USA), BA (St Olaf College, USA)
bretschneider.s@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Education - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA
Bachelor of Arts cum Laude - St Olaf College, USA




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

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 as a Second Language, English Language, English Language Support, First Language English and World Literature

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

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

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

Jeannie Chang
Specialist Teacher: English Language Support
BA (California State, USA)
chang.j@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (History) - California State University, LA, USA




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

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 as a Second Language, English Language, English Language Support, First Language English and World Literature

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

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

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

Hannah Swinbourne
Specialist Teacher: English Language Support
BA (Auckland, New Zealand), GDipTchg (Victoria, NZ), Cert in TESOL (Otago, NZ), Cert in Spanish (Salamanca, Spain)
swinbourne.h@nexus.edu.sg


Full Qualifications
Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) - Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Bachelor Of Arts - University of Auckland, New Zealand
Graduate Diploma of Teaching - Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Certificate In TESOL - Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
Certificate in Spanish - University of Salamanca, Spain




Full CPE Course Registration


Course and Subject
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Nursery: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Kindergarten: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 1: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 2: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 3: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 4: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 5: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - Year 6: Language Arts and Unit of Inquiry