Chinese Teaching Assistants (TAs)


TA Team Leader & Associate Principal's Assistant

Karmen (Zeng Jiawen)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2016

Grade level: Principal’s Assistant & TA Team Leader

Qualifications: Degree in English Translation

Past Experiences: Internship at International Education School at Guangzhou University.

I love being with kids. During the time in Clifford School, I have learnt a lot. I studied with the kids and we all grew to be mature. I hope we all can be better in the future!”


Grade 1

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!"

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.”

Ms. Winni (Xie Yun)

Hometown: Shantou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 1

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Business English

Past Experiences: Worked at a public school for a semester and a language institution for one year.

"I like to spend time with children, which is a good way to reflect on yourself when you talk to them. Children are our best teachers. They remind us of being kind, accepting different opinions and staying young."

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

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.”

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.”

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.”

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.”


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."

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.”

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."

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.”


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.”

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 Vivian (Zhang Wei)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 5

Qualifications: Bachelors 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.”

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.”

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!"


Grade 6

Natalia (Lin Yan)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Grade level: Grade 6

Qualifications: Degree in English Literature, TEM8, English Teacher Certification

Past Experiences: Worked at some educational agencies, and after graduation, I am at Clifford.

"I really enjoy getting along with students and watching their progress in English learning. It is a great pleasure that we all can grow up and develop together. "

Ms Wenne (Feng Jiawen)

Hometown: Zhanjiang, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: Grade 6

Qualifications: Degree in English Literature, TEM8, English Teacher Certification

Past Experiences: Work in a school for a year internship, now I am at Clifford.
"I really like to work in such extraordinary school with our super nice colleagues. From not being confident to work in an English environment to being confident to use English everyday. I learnt a lot. I hope to help the students learn confidence too."

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. I feel happy to see them make progress gradually.”

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.”

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.”

Miss Bowie (Huang Baoyi)

Hometown: Guangzhou, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: LELS 3

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!"



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..”

Ms Mint (Hu Minhua)

Hometown:Shaoguan, Guangdong

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Grade level: UELS

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in International Tourism Management

Past Experiences: Worked for foreign

trade companies for many years.

I'm a friendly person who loves living life and enjoys learning new skills. It's a great pleasure to join Clifford to participate in students' study.”