Specialist Teachers

The Elementary Bilingual School has a Music Program for grades 1 & 2, a Computer Program for grades 3 to 5, a full-time Substitute/Relief Teacher and every grade level has Library Time once a week.


Music

Claudia Lin

Nationality: Chinese (Guangdong province)

Year starting at Clifford: 2019

Position: Music Teacher

Qualifications: Masters Degree of Music Education

Teaching Experiences: Teaching children piano

"This is a new challenge. I believe that music can make children happy, make them full of love and help them learn."


Computer

David Zhang

Nationality: Canadian

Year starting at Clifford: 2006

Position: Computer Instructor

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science

Teaching Experiences: Taught in the United States and China

“My passion is cultivating creativity of the students and inspiring them through the use of technology and to provide computer knowledge for the students to create their own amazing work.”


Library

Ms. Siby (Liu Ziwei)

Nationality: Chinese (Hunan province)

Year starting at Clifford: 2006

Position:  Grade 1 & 2 Library Teacher & Resource Coordinator

Qualifications: BA of English

Teaching Experiences: Clifford Teaching Assistant since 2006

"I like children and I enjoy reading English stories to them. It is my pleasure to teach them and watch them grow through their time at Clifford Bilingual."

 


Substitute & Relief Teacher

Ian McCutcheon

Nationality: United Kingdom/ South African

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Position: Substitute

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Honours), TESOL Certified

Teaching Experiences: Taught in South Africa and China.

"I am really looking forward to getting to know the students this year. I am very fortunate to have this opportunity to teach at Clifford and am looking forward to helping the children learn and progress with their English."

Fahad Shaikh

Nationality: United Kingdom

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Position: Substitute

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science

Teaching Experiences: Five years teaching in China.

“I'm looking forward to a wonderful year at Clifford Bilingual. I am excited to see students progress and improvements as well as wanting to share and grow with my students. I'm ecstatic to see what the future will bring!”

Ryan Otto

Nationality: South Africa

Year starting at Clifford: 2020

Position: Substitute

Qualifications:Bachelor of Arts, TEFL

Teaching Experiences: Three years teaching in Guangzhou

“My goal is to ensure the students work environment is stimulating, rewarding and interesting and to promote students to actively participate and have fun while learning.”