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Our Staff 2017

The following list is the staff that are scheduled to be employed at Asker International School from August 2017
 

Grade 1

Sarah Ramirez

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Miss Sarah hails from the United States and has been working in Nakuhel preschool

Angela Hjelset-king

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Miss Angela will be rejoining the school after being on  maternity leave for most of the academic year 2016/2017. 

We look forward to her rejoining us at Asker International School

 

Grade 2 
Debra Schei
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Debra has been working in Primary in Kongsberg International School and has a strong passion for mathematics. Debra comes from the United States of America and has been living in Norway for several years.

Sophie Arnold

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Miss Sophie is taking on the responsibility of grade 2A tutor from August 2017

 

Grade 3
Ivon Verdu
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Miss Ivon hails from the Iberian peninsula and has been working recently in Oslo International School

 

Carley Lind


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Miss Carley hails from Canada has previously been working in the school in an assistant teacher capacity.

Grade 4
Jonathan Tom
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Jonathan has been working at Asker International School since August 2013 and prior to that was working at the International School in Telemark. 

Jonathan not only teaches grade 4, but is also keen in technology. 

Jonathan also works as the PYP Coordinator. 

Jonathan hails from Wales in the United Kingdom


James Murphy
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James has been working in the Irish Education System and this is his first post in an IB school.

James is a native of Ireland. 

 

Grade 5
Eric Asante
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Although born in the United Kingdom and educated in the London area from a teenager, Eric spent his early years in Ghana. Eric has been teaching for over 17 years and has an excellent knowledge of mathematics in the primary years. Eric has been teaching most recently in Oslo International School.

Eric's origins are in Ghana and the United Kingdom

Physical Education
Andrew Johns
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Andrew has been working at Asker International School since the beginning of 2014. Currently he is working as our physical education instructor.

Andrew is a diverse teacher with several years teaching practice in the southern hemisphere. 

Andrew is also the PSPE coordinator, responsible for the activities our house groups engage in.

Andrew is a native of Australia. 

Norwegian
Ole Anders Røsand
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Ole Anders started at Asker International School in August 2015. 

Ole Anders not only likes languages, but has a strong passion for playing music. 

Ole Anders will also be teaching Grade 9 Individuals and Societies

Ole Anders hails from Norway.

 Karoline Borch-Nielsen
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Karoline has experience working with students in the national system and is new to the International Baccalaureate. 

Karoline will also be instructing Grade 6 English in August 2017

Karoline is a native of Norway. 

 Elnaz Sobhmofarah

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Elnaz has recently joined the school and our Norwegian department

Visual Arts

Anja Gharaibah
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Anja joined us in January 2016 as our performing arts teacher, Miss Kirsti, took a sabbatical leave from school. 

Anja will continue teaching arts into the next school year. 

Many samples of the students work have been on display through the school and can be seen on the blogs also

 

English - Middle Years

Mark Cringle
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Mark has been working in the United Kingdom for many years and has recently moved to Norway.

Mark is also the class tutor for grade 8 and the Deputy Principal at Asker International School.

We look forward every year to see what he will bring to the table

Design and Individuals and Societies

- Middle Years

Brent Jane

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Brent has been working at Asker International School since August 2013, working with the grade 1 students. 

Brent will transition up to grade 6 and 7 quite naturally, having experience in working with older students in Australia. 

Mandarin - Middle Years

Zhe Wu

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Zhe is new to the International Baccalaureate arena and we are very excited to have her join us. There are not so many schools that offer Mandarin as a foreign language and we hope her efforts are met with success. 

Zhe will also be teaching some lessons in Grade 4

Mathematics 

- Middle Years

Marita Fagerheim

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Miss Marita is from Norway and will be joining Asker's teaching staff in August 2017

Sciences

- Middle Years

Elizabeth Flood

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Miss Elizabeth is a qualified Science teacher from the UK. Miss Elizabeth will be joining Asker's teaching staff in August 2017

Performing Arts 

- Middle Years

Maria Jose Martinez Vega

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Miss Maria is currently working at Asker International School and will be continuing her role as performing arts teacher in August 2017. 

Miss Maria will also be teaching Grade 8 Spanish. 

Administrative Assistant

Chantale Williams
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Chantale joined the school in August 2014, working in a part-time position in administration. 

Chantale's position has expanded as of August 2015 and includes the role of Pastoral Leader, working with the school to improve the quality of student life.

Teacher Assistants

Renate Haessig
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Renate has been working at the school since 2015. 

Renate is a teaching assistant in grade 1 and also provides support to other students throughout the school. 

Renate is also involved in the after school service (SFO) at AIS.

 Kelly Welbon
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Kelly has played a key role in developing reading support at Asker International School. 

Kelly also provides support in grade 1 and is also responsible for the morning club. 

Kelly comes from Scotland in the United Kingdom

 

 Roslinda Schwencke

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Roslinda joined the school in January of 2016.

Roslinda is a teaching assistant in grade 1 and also provides support to other students throughout the school. 

Roslinda is also involved in the after school service (SFO) at AIS.

 

Anastasios Ntousas

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Mr. Anastasios hails from Greece. He has volunteered at the school for several months and is already known to students and teachers alike. He is currently completing a masters in education.

Daniela Ricaurte

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Miss Daniela hails from Ecuador as our Spanish speaking contingent continues to grow! 

Business Manager

Mya Esplin

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Mya has been involved in the development of Asker International School before the doors opened in August 2013.

Although her title specifies business mangement, Mya has been involved in every aspect of school development.

Prior to working at Asker International School, Mya worked at the International School in Telemark in a variety of roles such as business manager and language teacher. 

Mya hails from England in the United Kingdom. 

 

 

 

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