Shenzhen Chinaus School
Fairmont Partner School Since January 2016 – Ministry of Education Approval: January 2016
Shenzhen Chinaus School was founded in 2009. It is a large private school incorporated by the Shenzhen Chinaus Education Group. It aims to promote 21st century standards of high-quality international education. The school provides both Chinese and international curriculum from primary to high school. It is an ideal place for students to study and learn.
NO.103 HUANGGUANNAN RD., GUANLAN ST.
BAO’AN DISTRICT, SHENZHEN CITY, GUANGDONG PROVINCE
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Student & Teacher Profiles
Chinese Language & Literature Teacher: Jane
Dean of International School
Honors from Yangzi University in Hubei and her Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Sichuan University. Prior to joining Chinaus, she taught in Thailand at The Confucian Institute; as a result, she added Thai to languages she can speak. A born leader and impressive thinker, Jane’s contributions to the International School have included contributing to the school’s stature in the academic realm—she has published several papers in Chinese journal and is serving as an advisor to the second group of students who completed their summer program at Fairmont in California.
English Teacher: Nicola
Head Teacher of International School
Nicola brings over 20 years of experience as an educator. She has taught French, Spanish, History, TOEFL and ESL in a variety of contexts, including an IB school, a community college and a public high school. Formerly the founder and executive director of a college preparatory non-profit, Nicola’s passion for serving young people has always been apparent in her professional life. Her previous jobs include being an attorney, lobbyist and researcher in Washington DC and New York City. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University, her Master’s of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College (Phi Beta Kappa), and her teaching certification from Swarthmore College.
Chinese Language & Literature Teacher: Dodo
Director of High School Department
Dodo received her Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature form Xihua University and her Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese as A Foreign Language from the reputable Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Pursuant to her graduate studies, Dodo studied linguistics, foreign language acquisition, and completed a successful internship in Spain. Before joining Chinaus Dodo was a tutor at a training center where she followed the IB curriculum. As the first chaperone and advisor for our students who attended Fairmont’s summer program, Dodo understands well the challenges faced by international students. Her discernment, intuition and vision serve our students well.
Susan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Massey University in New Zealand. A seasoned traveler, Susan worked abroad for several years before returning to China to serve as a counselor for Chinese students wishing to attend college in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In her capacity as College Counselor for Chinaus, Susan has transformed the college counseling office into a warm and inviting place that students and their parents frequent often to research colleges, seek Susan’s sage advice, and learn about the ins and outs of the college application process to English-speaking colleges and universities.
Social Studies Teacher
After teaching high school in his native South Africa, Simon came to our school with the intention of interning here for 6 moths. Three years later he is among the mainstays at the school who has witnessed the school’s growth. He received his B.A. in Education and History from the University of South Africa and is pleased to have been an integral part of the international school’s growing success.
PE Teacher and High School Basketball Coach
A truly global citizen, Ana has lived in a half-dozen countries and has visited many more. Originally from The Ukraine, she is fluent in three languages and has a growing proficiency in two more. As an elite fitness professional, Ana’s notable achievements include being a Bodybuilding World Champion; a Fitness World Champion; a successful competitor in a variety of sports; and the holder of dozens of health and fitness certifications. Having lived in China for three years now, she has established herself as one of the sought out and respected sports and fitness experts. Ana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from Humanitarian University in Ukraine.
Art and English Instructor / Chess Club Sponsor
As a licensed art therapist, professional counselor, and accomplished artist, Hoda has succeeded in combining his love for art with his desire to advance the well-being of others. Having earned degrees from both the United Kingdom and the United States, Hoda is familiar with both American and British pedagogy and uses this knowledge to best meet the needs of his clients and students. Hoda, who serves as an art consultant to several institutions, is a published author, active exhibiting artist, and promoter of art therapy at conferences. He is a certified ESL teacher and international chess tournament player. His B.A. is from Newcastle-Upon Tyne Polytechnic in England and his Masters is from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jarrod, a recent college graduate from Cambridge, England, majored in math with a focus on Game Theory. After teaching for two years in Shanghai, he moved to Shenzhen to join our team. Jarrod’s degree is from the University of Hull in England.Jarrod, a recent college graduate from Cambridge, England, majored in math with a focus on Game Theory. After teaching for two years in Shanghai, he moved to Shenzhen to join our team. Jarrod’s degree is from the University of Hull in England.
Siya is a graduate of Xinyang Normal University where she majored in Math and Applied Math. Able to teach in both Chinese and English, she has been teaching for seven years, including at an international school connected with Australia’s curriculum. As the Homeroom Teacher for Grade 12, she has forged close relationships with all of the seniors and their families. Siya is a tremendous asset to our program as she serves as a vital bridge between the students and the school, enjoying their trust and receiving their affection.
English and TOEFL Teacher
Ann lived six years in the United States where she received her Master’s degree in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) from Seattle Pacific University. Prior to joining Chinaus, Ann taught English for three years at an international school in Nanning.
English and TOEFL Teacher
Cherry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from The University of Business and Economics in Beijing. She earned her Master’s degree in Linguistics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining Chinaus, Cherry taught test preparation at a well-renowned education training institute.
Ms. Mi received her Master’s degree in Physics from Tianjin University and her Bachelor’s degree in the same subject from Liaocheng Univeristy. Before joining ChinaUS she worked at another international school in Shenzhen where she participated frequently in trainings aimed to refine the participants’ ability to teach in an international context. She has tutored many students and is familiar with the IB curriculum for Physics.
Academic English Teacher
Mathew is a former U.S. Marine who has enjoyed traveling throughout Southeast Asia. Wanting to experience China, he joined our team the 2018-2019 Academic School year and is happy to meet this new challenge.