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.


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."


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.”


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

Shawn Hare

Nationality:  American

Year starting at Clifford:  2022

Position:  Substitute Teacher

Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science, TEFL, Cert TESOL

Teaching Experiences:  Have been teaching in China for 6 years.


“I believe the best way to make children enjoy learning is through fun and engaging activities that provide them with a sense of adventure and accomplishment. “