Management Structure


Neil Mobsby


BSc Pure & Applied Mathematics, University of Exeter

PGCE Secondary Mathematics, Christ Church College Canterbury

Mr. Neil Mobsby has worked for more than 25 years in a variety of international schools in the Middle East, Africa and China as well as in the UK and has extensive experience in management and teaching. He joined SCIE in 2009 in the Mathematics Department and as Deputy Principal before taking over as Executive Principal from August 2018.

Deputy Principal

Alison Huang

Non-Academic Deputy Principal

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Jinan University. National certificated Tax Accountant

Liaison Officer of Cambridge ESOL

Alison joined SCIE in 2004 and severed as Non-academic Deputy Principal from August 2011. She has extensive management experience in A-level examinations.

Assistant Principal

Frank Deng 

Non-Academic Assistant Principal(NAPP)

BSc in Chemistry Education from Hebei Normal University

11 years of teaching experience in High School Chemistry

Joined SCIE since 2004

Head of Admission from 2009-2020

Jeff Kearns

Assistant Academic Principal, Staff Representative-Chairman, Teacher of Chemistry

MSc Organic Chemistry of University of New Brunswick

BSc Biochemistry of Dalhousie University

Postgraduate Certificate in Education of The University of Nottingham Originally from Canada

Jeff has been teaching Chemistry, IT, and related subjects for sixteen years at universities and schools in Canada, the UAE, and China. He’s been with SCIE since 2006 and has held the positions of Head of Chemistry and Head of IT.

Gerry Docherty

Assistant Academic Principal, Teacher of Mathematics

MEd in Mathematics Education, University of Exeter, Exeter, England

PGCE: Mathematics and Professional Studies, Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow, Scotland

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Mr. Docherty teaching mathematics – Age Range 11-18 including: IB Diploma HL, STEP, GCE A Level Further Maths, A Level Mathematics, IGCSE/GCSE, KS3 and MYP Mathematics.