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

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.

Natasha Hilton

Head of Primary

Natasha Hilton

Head of Primary

James Moyes

Head of Secondary

James Moyes

Head of Secondary

David Thiesen

Director of IT

David Thiesen

Director of IT

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.

Anna Stuart

Deputy Head of Primary

Anna Stuart Deputy Head of Primary
Anna Stuart Deputy Head of Primary

Anna Stuart

Deputy Head of Primary

Ashraf Mohamed

Public Relations Officer

Ashraf Mohamed

Public Relations Officer

Brooke Graham

Admissions Manager

Brooke Graham Admissions Manager
Brooke Graham Admissions Manager

Brooke Graham

Admissions Manager

Levi Sweeney-McGrath Registrar
Levi Sweeney-McGrath Registrar

Levi Sweeney-McGrath

Registrar

Jennifer Perry

Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning

Jennifer Perry

Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning

Jarad Robson

Assistant Head - Pupil Progress

Jarad Robson

Assistant Head - Pupil Progress

Annerien De Wet

Assistant Head of School/Head of Early Years

Annerien De Wet

Assistant Head of School/Head of Early Years

Lyvica Allen Adekunle

Head of Sixth Form

Lyvica Allen Adekunle

Head of Sixth Form

Claire Sharkey

Executive Assistant to the Principal

Claire Sharkey
Claire Sharkey

Claire Sharkey

Executive Assistant to the Principal

Keith Duffy

Marketing Communications Officer

Keith Duffy

Marketing Communications Officer

Vanessa Boyle

Geography

Vanessa Boyle

Geography

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