Head of English, English Teacher
PGCE(i) from the University of Nottingham (Distinction)
The Cambridge English Language Teaching Award (CELTA)
Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of William and Mary
Luke Matthias has been at SCIE since 2014, and has taught English and Drama during this time. He is currently undergoing the National Principal Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL) and expects to be awarded this certification in 2021.
Previously to working at SCIE, Luke worked as an English teacher for various institutions such as EF English First and ILA Vietnam. He has a range of experience with many other fields outside of academia, including the mortgage and retail industries. Luke enjoys using his life experience to help him in the classroom, and he is always looking for ways to continue his education in the future.
Bachelor’s in English with education and East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
Master’s in Ancient texts, Fudan University Shanghai
PhD in History University of Toronto
Jonathan is an energetic and positive teacher who has lived in China and taught English and English literature for periods since 2010. He is interested in cultural exchange, food, history and literature. He is excited to share in the amazing world of English language literature and culture with his students.
BA Honors in English and American Literature with History and Theory of Art of University of Kent Art and Design
BTEC Art Foundation Course of City College Brighton and Hove
Ms. Clare has taught English for more than 9 years, including teaching in England and Oman.
MA Education and PGCE, University of Sheffield
BA in English, University of Sheffield
Jenny has 10 years of experience in teaching, examining and working with education NGOs. She has taught English Language, Literature, Drama and ESL in the UK and Spain before coming to China.
Diploma in Teaching from Auckland College of Education
Master of Arts in English (First Class Honours) from University of Auckland
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults from Auckland Technical Institute
Bachelor of Arts (English Major) from University of Auckland
Mr.Dawick has been working as an English teacher for twenty years. He has been a former Assistant Principal in ACG English School.
BEd of Atlantic Baptist University
BA of Arts in Political Science/Philosophy of Saint Mary’s University.
He has experience in English teaching for more than 10 years. He has taught in Canada, Germany and China.
Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communications of University of Leicester
PGCE University College Dublin
BA in English and History of National University of Ireland.
Eddie Caffrey has more than 16 years teaching experience. He has lived and worked in Korea, Colombia, Australia, Ireland and Uganda.
Durham University Education PGCE, University of Teesside English.
Mr. Simon has been teaching Language, Literature and Media Studies for 20 years in the UK, Slovakia, Shanghai and The Netherlands. He also moderated exams for exam boards including Cambridge International Exams and Edexcel.
Bachelor of Education of University of Windsor
Bachelor of Art in English Language and Literature of University of Windsor
Ontario College of Teaching Certification
Mr. Kaisar has three years of teaching experience. He taught English in United Arab Emirates and China.
B.A Professional English of University of Idaho, US MSc
Language Education of University of Edinburgh, UK
Sunday taught Math and English at the Moscow High School and the University of Idaho.
Master of Education of Chinese University of Hongkong
Bachelor of Arts ( English Language and Literature) of Central China Normal University.
Nancy has more than ten years of experience teaching English in different international schools and Educational Institutions.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education of University of Nottingham
Bachelor of Arts (English Major) of Fuzhou University. Zoe joined SCIE in 2008.
Assistant Head of English
PGCE in Secondary English of Manchester Metropolitan University
BA (Honours) in English Literature of University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Mr. Owen once served in Japan as language consultant and in China as English teacher more than ten years.
Head of G-Level, English Teacher
MASTER OF EDUCATION, Deakin University
PGCE Australian Catholic University
Bachelor of teaching Graduated with Distinction, Deakin University
Bachelor of ARTS, Deakin University
BEd. Memorial University of Newfoundland
BA in English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Mr. David Carroll has taught English for three years. He has taught in Canada and China.
Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Colorado at Denver
State of Colorado Language Arts Teaching Certification
Sean has taught English internationally in Egypt, Niger, Mauritania, and Malawi.
English and Humanities Teacher
PGCE in Secondary History, University of West of England
BA (Hons) in Economic History, University of Portsmouth
Philip has taught in China, Rumania and Singapore. He was a Humanities teacher at SCIE from 2011 to 2016.
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Waikato
Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching, University of Waikato
Mr. Boyland has taught in his home country and the UK, and at international schools in the Middle East and China.
BA in English and Music theory, Saint Joseph’s University
Curtis Zimpfer comes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He’s been living and teaching in Shenzhen for seven years.
PGCE in Secondary English，University of Edinburgh
BA in English Literature，University of Melbourne
Jane has experience of teaching Language and Literature for more than 15 years in Scotland UK.
MA Nineteenth Century British LIterature, University of Reading
BA English Education, Illinois State University
Ms. Abi Graves has 14 years of experience teaching in Thailand, Pakistan, Taiwan, and Oman. She loves talking about literature with her students.
MA Medieval History (Distinction) – King’s College London
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary, English) – Birmingham City University
BA(Hons) History (i) – King’s College London
Ruth spent two years with the Teach First Leadership Development Programme working in Derby, UK. In her previous role, she was Reading Coordinator and has a passion for inspiring students to love literature. Ruth has also lived in New Zealand.
MA (Hons.) English Literature and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen
LL.B Law, University of Edinburgh
PGDE, University of Strathclyde
Prior to teaching at SCIE, Mr MacLeòid has been teaching since 2017 in Scotland.
Master of Arts (First Class Honours) in English Literature and History, University of Glasgow
Postgraduate Diploma in Secondary Education (English), University of Glasgow
Jack is an English teacher with two years of experience from Scotland, United Kingdom.