Mr. Nigel J. Winnard
Originally from the UK, Nigel received his undergraduate degree in English & European Literature from the University of Essex and a PGCE from the University of Keele. He continued his post graduate studies attending Michigan State University where he received an MA in K-12 Educational Administration. Nigel started teaching in the UK in 1988 and internationally since 1994, having taught in Bahrain, Manila, Doha and Sao Paulo before joining KICS in 2005 as the school’s founding Principal.
HEAD OF PRIMARY
Ms. Maria Gebrial
Maria is a teacher, a curriculum coordinator and a lifelong learner. She received her Bachelor of Education with Qualified Teacher Status from the University of Brighton in 2000. She majored in English, with a minor in Religious Studies. Maria taught in the United Kingdom for 6 years beforejoining KICS in 2006 as a PYP classroom teacher. She has taught in Year 3 and Year 2 for 6 years, then became the PYP Coordinator for 2 years in 2011. In2014 she started her current position as Head of Primary at KICS.
HEAD OF SENIORS
Mr Andrew Hodgkinson
Andrew is a science teacher, SAT supervisor and IGCSE coordinator, as well as an examiner for the IBDP. He received a BSc from Newcastle University in 1990 and went on to receive his PGCE in science with a minor in religious studies the following year. He taught for nine years in the UK before moving overseas to travel with his family, teaching in several locations around the globe.
Andrew joined KICS in 2014 as the Head of Science and is taking on the role of Head of Seniors for the 2016-17 school year.
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Mrs. Reem Bashir
Originally from Sudan, Reem has extensive experience in Accounting and Finance. For 8 years she has worked in various International Companies both abroad and in Sudan, filling general Finance management positions. Subsequently, taking a position at KICS, she joined the educational field in 2005. She received her Bsc. in Accounting from University of Juba and Bachelor of Laws from El Nielien University. Since the beginning of her career at KICS, Reem has risen steadily up the career ladder. Her roles have included Bursar, Finance Manager, and Business Manager. She is now External Affairs Director, since August 2013.