Chinese Teaching Assistants (TAs)


TA Team Leader & Associate Principal's Assistant

Kathy (Chen Huiyan)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2003

Grade level: Principal’s Assistant & TA Team Leader

Qualifications: Major in English, Bachelor of Arts, and Teaching Certificate of Elementary English.

Past Experiences: Working in Clifford School since graduation

“The most interesting thing in Clifford School is you can see both Chinese and Western styles in all aspects – teaching, daily life…etc.”


Grade 1

Pumba (Wu Min)

Hometown: Changsha, Hunan

Year starting at Clifford: 2014

Grade level: Upper ELS

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts

Past Experiences: Worked at a English school for two years

“Love is very important for the teachers. I like to make friends with students, I respect the students and care about them. My job makes me happy.”

Lily (He Yongli)

Hometown: Shunde, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2018

Grade level: Grade 1

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Western Culture & Communication

Past Experiences: Worked 5 years at an insurance company

“I enjoy learning, reading and talking with the students in Clifford School, especially when I see them make progress and say "thank you" to me!"

Miss TashaHe Yebei

Hometown/Province: Tianmen, Hubei

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level:  LELS

Qualifications: Degree in Business English  

Past Experiences: Teaching English for one year at English training center.

"I am willing to learn and progress. I will try to learn how to be a good teacher at Clifford."

Violet (Zhong Jingting)

Hometown:  Qinzhou, Guangxi

Year starting at Clifford: 2008

Grade level: Grade 3

Qualifications: English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at a Chinese school in 2007

“I am glad to work at Clifford Bilingual. I have learned a lot from the western teachers and my English skill has improved. I enjoy helping the students in class. It is great to work here.”

Wing (Ma Yangyi)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2007

Grade level: Grade 1

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in English

Past Experiences: I have worked at Clifford School since I graduated.

"I really enjoy working at Clifford Bilingual. It gives me a good chance to be more professional and more thoughtful, and I am able to learn from the western teachers and get more experiences in teaching."

Amanda (Xu Ya)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2012

Grade Level: Grade 1

Qualifications: Degree in Foreign Trade

Past Experiences: Worked at Guangdong Peizheng College for three years.

“As a teaching assistant, I like the children and I really enjoy my job. I will help the children to learn English. I have gotten along well with the children                                                    and their parents in my three-years teaching experience.”


Grade 2

Kathy Tao (Tao Yuanli)

Hometown: Mengcheng, Anhui

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: Grade 2

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Business marketing, CET6

 Past Experiences: Worked as translator 1 year and foreign trade sales 6 years.

"I like to see all the students performing well when in class, and I'm also very happy to see they can speak English well. Their growth makes me feel                                                    accomplished."

Jenny (Cheng Jieyi)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2007

Grade level: Grade 2

Qualifications: Philosophy and Teaching Certificate

Past Experiences: Clifford Secondary School for 10 years

“I care about my students. When they progress, I feel happy for them.”

 

Miss Effie (Huang Yunyao)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2015

Grade level: Grade 2

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in English

Past Experiences: Six years at Clifford

“I am looking forward to teaching your child this year and hope we can work together to bring out the best in him or her.”

Jill (Luo  Zitong)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2014

Grade level: Grade 2

Qualifications: Degree in English

Past Experiences: Worked at Clifford school after I graduated

“I wanted to be a teacher when I was a kid, and I like to work with children a lot. It is my pleasure to see their progress in English learning.”

Yoyo (Liang Hongyan)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2016

Grade level: Grade 2

Qualifications: Degree in English

Past Experiences: Worked at an International School for two years

 

“I believe that a teacher is not only a guide for the students but also a friend to them. A student’s good progress is the greatest happiness. I  am looking forward to a successful school year!”


Grade 3

Wendy (Sun Wenjuan)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2017

Grade level: Lower ELS

Qualifications:  Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at a US company for 6 years

“I love kids, and I am very happy to study with the kids. What's more, I'm shy to speak English, so this is a very good opportunity to help the students to practice spoken English. I like this job, and I will try my best to do well.”

Susan (Yang Qingshan)

 Hometown: Beihai, Guangxi

 Year starting at Clifford: 2010

 Grade level: Grade 3

 Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

 Past Experiences: Worked at a foreign trade company for one year

“I have learned a lot from different foreign teachers. I am really enjoying staying with the kids and watching them grow up as enthusiastic; positive and confident students.”

Ms Zoe(Wang Yuejiao)

Hometown/Province: Baishan,Jilin

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: UELS

Qualifications:  Bachelor Degree in English

 Past Experiences: English teacher in public primary school for 3 years. Assistant in a company for 3 years.

"I work hard as a TA at Clifford, I finish tasks that the foreign teacher asks                                                      me to do, and I am responsible for children. I try hard to help them when                                                        they have problems, I love my work."

Ms. Miss Sunny ( Xu Die)

Hometown: Jingzhou, Hubei

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: Grade 3

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at Chinese school for one year. Now I am at Clifford.

“I am enthusiastic and Clifford Bilingual. From being shy to speak English                                                       proudly, our students grow up day by day and make progress little by little.                                                     This is an amazing thing we enjoy together!”

 

Penny (Wu Jinyun)

Hometown: Leizhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2009

Grade level: Grade 3

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked as a Chinese English teacher for 4 years, and since been at Clifford School.

“I really enjoy helping the students by working with the western teachers.                                                         I'm happy we focus on developing and reinforcing the student’s skills in                                                           reading, writing, speaking and listening.”


Grade 4

Cici (Li Zhengsi)

Hometown: Shaoguan,Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2015

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications: Degree in Business English

Past Experiences: Worked at an English training company for two years

“I really enjoy assisting the students in their English practice and have fun with them. I feel happy when they make progress.”

Ms. Elsa(Zhang Bo)

Hometown/Province: Kaifeng, Henan

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications:  Bachelor of Arts in English

Past Experiences: This is my first formal job after graduation. I have been working as a tutor during my college years. Now I am at Clifford."I like students and enjoy being a Teaching Assistant. I hope I can do very well in the year for students of Grade 4."

Hallie (Wang Haixia)

Hometown: Wuhan, Hubei

Year starting at Clifford: 2004

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications:  English Teaching Certificate

Past Experiences: After graduating from university, I came here. I have been here a long time!

"Students are active and cute. It is fun to work with them!”

Raina (Zeng Yuxin)

Hometown: Heyuan, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2018

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications: Degree in International Trade & English Certificate

Past Experiences: TA at an International English school for 4 years

I like learning English and I like children, so they made me become an English teacher. Working with a foreign teacher can help me learn more                                                        teaching skills and working with kids can help me learn about different                                                            children perspectives."

Miss Vivian (Zhang Wei)

 

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 5

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in English

Past Experiences: Taught IELTS and TOEFL in China for 5 years, worked as a translator and interpreter in the USA for 3 years, now I am at Clifford.

I enjoy watching the students grow through their time at Clifford Bilingual and helping them improve their English. It is a great pleasure.”

 


Grade 5

Cathy (Tang Lingzhi)

Hometown: Yiyang, Hunan

Year starting at Clifford: 2001

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Over 10 years working at Clifford School

“I love teaching and studying with children. It is very interesting but it is also challenging. For me, children are not only my students, but also my teachers. Working with them, I feel very relaxed and pleasant.”

 

Carrie (Fan Yuanqun)

Hometown: Meizhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2009

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: I have been working at Clifford School since I graduated from university.

“I have had lots of experiences in teaching since I worked in Clifford Bilingual. Working with the western teachers really improved my English                                                        and I have learned a variety of teaching skills.”

Mrs JessicaXing Bing

Hometown: Wenchang, Hainan

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 3

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at Wall Street English for one year, now I am at Clifford.

“I enjoy working in school and I feel fulfilled when helping the children learn. I am very happy to start this new semester, I will do my best to help students learn English.”

Yelina (Liao Hengping)

Hometown: Chenzhou, Hunan

Year starting at Clifford: 2015

Grade level: Grade 5

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at New Oriental School in GZ for four years

“I really enjoy working with the kids. Each teaching opportunity has added to my passion for education, and I learn a great deal from the kids as I witness their growth and success.”

Miss Bowie (Huang Baoyi)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 4

Qualifications:   Degree in English Translation

Past Experiences:3 years working experience in DisneyEnglish, now I am at Clifford.

"I like children very much.I think they are active, innocent and pure.With them,I feel relaxed, pleasant and younger. I enjoy my work!"


Grade 6

Zoe (Wu Zijun)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2011

Grade level: Grade 3

Qualifications: Degree in English

Past Experiences: Worked at Clifford School since graduation

“I like to work at Clifford School as it has a very nice atmosphere for learning English. the students can try to speak English freely with our TAs. It is a great pleasure to work here!”

Miss Cami (Su Ziqing)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: UELS

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree Of Normal English

Past Experiences: Worked at an English Training Center for a few months, now I am at Clifford.

I love children and like to be with them. It's my great pleasure to work with English teachers and help the students with their English.”

Emma (Ma Yuanhua)

Hometown: Shaoguan, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2015

Grade level: Grade 6

Qualifications: BA Degree in English, Teaching Certification

Past Experiences: Lingnan College for 2 years and Huamei International School for 2 years

“English education was what I learned at college. I consider it as my lifetime career. I love kids. It is amazing to see them grow and learn." 

Jackie (Qiu Jieyan)

Hometown: Maoming, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: Grade 6

Qualifications: Degree in Law TEM4

Past Experiences: Worked as an English Teacher since 2005

"I really enjoy the time with children, because they are lovely. I hope all my students can be interested in English and like it. I wish they can have some fun during English study and finally do much better with English"                   

David (Yu Dawei)

Hometown: Jilin City, Jilin

Year starting at Clifford: 2005

Grade level: Grade 6

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: I started my teaching career at Clifford school.

“I can always learn something from the students.”


English Language Support (ELS)

Grace (Zheng Jieling)

Hometown: Zhanjiang, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2014

Grade level: Lower ELS

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Been working at Clifford since I graduated from university

“I encourage students to voice their opinions and to approach English                                                             study in their unique ways, because I believe study is a personalized                                                               process.”

Miss Sunny ( Zhuang Junling)

Hometown/Province: Kunming, Yunnan

Year starting at Clifford: 2021

Grade level: LELS.2

Qualifications: Degree in Music Education

Past Experiences: 5 years in Scandinavian Culture Center in Kunming and 3 years project management Now I am with Clifford. 

I am always interested about education and I believe good quality education can empower all individuals at any stage of their lives”.  



Chantel (Tan Yanxin)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2011

Grade level: UELS

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching, TEM 8, BEC higher

Past Experiences: Tutoring experience in university and Clifford School

“The years at Clifford have allowed me to develop my teaching skills as a professional teacher. Students’ development in their English                          study  and personalities is always a great pleasure for me!”

Jack (Luo Tao)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2017

Grade level: Grade 5

Qualifications: Degree in English Teaching

Past Experiences: Worked at Les Clefs d'Or China for 6 year

Spending time with children at campus and witnessing their growth will be a wonderful experience. I'm so lucky for having such a good chance!"