OUR TEAM

Park House staff recognise the responsibility and the privilege of developing and supporting your child to be the best they can be. Our staff care. They work incredibly hard to get to know your child’s strengths and their hopes, dreams and aspirations, enabling them to facilitate a truly personalised education.

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John Smith

Principal

Smith John Anthony
Smith John Anthony

John Smith

Principal

John attended university in Liverpool and spent the first decade of his career working in Investment Banking for companies such as Charles Schwab, Barclays and a joint venture between Merrill Lynch and HSBC. John then returned to the University of Birmingham to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and began working as a Teacher of Geography at Hall Green Secondary School in Birmingham. Whilst doing this he worked in various leadership roles whilst gaining his Master’s Degree (MEd) from the University of Birmingham.

In 2010 John and his family moved to Qatar to Doha British School where he served as Head of Secondary School for just under 4 years before moving to his next headship at Dover Court International School, a British curriculum school in Singapore in 2015. He was awarded the U.K. National Qualification in Headship (NPQH) in January 2016. John joined Park House English School as Principal in August 2017.

Outside of school John is an avid reader when time allows, enjoys travelling with his family to experience different cultures and cuisines and indulges his passion for Rugby Union by following Birmingham Moseley and Wasps.

Gois Zyryll
Gois Zyryll

Zyryll Gois

Natasha Hilton

Head of Primary

Hilton Natasha
Hilton Natasha

Natasha Hilton

Head of Primary

James Moyes

Head of Secondary

Moyes James
Moyes James

James Moyes

Head of Secondary

Anna Stuart

Deputy Head of Primary

Stuart Anna
Stuart Anna

Anna Stuart

Deputy Head of Primary

Kasia Juszczak

Assistant Head of Primary - Inclusion

Juszczak Katarzyna
Juszczak Katarzyna

Kasia Juszczak

Assistant Head of Primary - Inclusion

David Thiesen

Assistant Head – Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting

Thiesen David
Thiesen David

David Thiesen

Assistant Head – Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting

David has an Honours degree in Information Technology from the University of Abertay Dundee along with a PGDE in Secondary Computing from Aberdeen University. Originally from Fife in Scotland, David has always had an eye for travel, visiting and working in many parts of the globe such as the USA, Australia and SE Asia. After 3 years teaching Computing and ICT at home, David moved to Qatar to join Park House English School in January 2013.

His roles in his time have included introducing Computer Science to the school, becoming Head of ICT and Computer Science and taking on his current position of Director of IT.  His responsibilities include developing and directing the strategic ICT vision for the whole school ensuring teaching and learning can flourish through the latest digital technology. David finds his work extremely rewarding and is committed to ensuring the students leave Park House with the 21st-century skills needed for today's world.

Along with movies and television, David is a big sports fan, particularly football. David enjoys life in Qatar and the opportunities it gives to continue travelling the world with his wife Pamela and son Lucas.

Jennifer Perry

Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning

Perry Jennifer
Perry Jennifer

Jennifer Perry

Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning

Jarad Robson

Assistant Head – Teaching and Learning

Robson Jarad
Robson Jarad

Jarad Robson

Assistant Head – Teaching and Learning

Claire Sharkey

Executive Assistant to the Principal

Sharkey Claire
Sharkey Claire

Claire Sharkey

Executive Assistant to the Principal

Gillian Mundell

Finance & Administration Manager

Mundell Gillian
Mundell Gillian

Gillian Mundell

Finance & Administration Manager

Sulliman Waheeda
Sulliman Waheeda

Waheeda Sulliman

HR Manager

Lyvica Allen Adekunle

Head of Sixth Form

Allen Lyvica
Allen Lyvica

Lyvica Allen Adekunle

Head of Sixth Form

Marie Froud

Well-being Advisor

Marie Froud

Well-being Advisor

Siobhan Moyes

Head of English

Moyes Siobhan
Moyes Siobhan

Siobhan Moyes

Head of English

Sam Corrigan

Head of Year 8 & 9/English

Corrigan Sam
Corrigan Sam

Sam Corrigan

Head of Year 8 & 9/English

Caldwell Grant
Caldwell Grant

Grant Caldwell

English

Devine Charlotte
Devine Charlotte

Charlotte Devine

English

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