United Lisbon International School

Meet our Team

As our education philosophy is to set our children on a path to success in the future, we have a strong focus on our people. Our team is made up of dedicated, kind, experienced educators who have great empathy while encouraging learning and a growth mindset.

Senior Leadership Team

Martin Harris Executive Director

Martin Harris

Executive Director

Jose Azcue - Head of School

José Azcue

Head of School

Teresa Monteiro – General Manager

Teresa Monteiro

General Manager

Our principals

Monica Lee – Primary Principal

Monica Lee

Primary School Principal

Alexandra Conchard – Secondary Principal

Alexandra Conchard

Secondary School  Principal

our Faculty and Staff team

Angeliki Faraza - Early Childhood Teacher
Angeliki Faraza
Early Childhood Teacher
Ana Matisic - Early Childhood Teacher
Ana Matišic
Early Childhood Teacher
Christini Angeli - Early Childhood Teacher
Christini Angeli
Early Childhood Teacher
Alan Carmo – Math Teacher
Alan Carmo
Math Teacher
Alessandra Barreto – Process coordinator
Alessandra Barreto
Process coordinator
Alexandre Saraiva – Art Teacher
Alexandre Saraiva
Art Teacher
Amanda Souza – ESOL Teacher
Amanda Souza
ESOL Teacher
Ana Craveiro – PE Teacher
Ana Craveiro
PE Teacher
Ana Serra – Portuguese Teacher
Ana Serra
Portuguese Teacher
Andreia Azevedo – Music Teacher
Andreia Azevedo
Music Teacher
Andreia Maia – School Office Coordinator
Andreia Rosa
School Office Coordinator
António Santos – Social Studies Teacher
António Santos
Social Studies Teacher
Benjamin Purkiss– Primary Teacher
Benjamin Purkiss
Primary Teacher
Cagney Heerden– Primary Teacher
Cagney Van Heerden
Primary Teacher
Celia Guimaraes – SEN
Célia Guimarães
SEN Teacher
Christine Lowe – Math Teacher
Christine Louw
Math Teacher
Cristiana Mendes – PE Teacher
Cristiana Mendes
PE Teacher
Crystal Zhang – Mandarin Teacher
Crystal Zhang
Mandarin Teacher
Daniela Souza - ESOL Teacher
Daniela Souza
ESOL Teacher
Deidre Barros– Primary Teacher
Deidre Barros
Primary Teacher
Dena Heerden– Primary Teacher
Dena Van Heerden
Primary Teacher
Diana Marques – Portuguese Teacher
Diana Marques
Portuguese Teacher
Eduardo Oliveira - Librarian
Eduardo Oliveira
Librarian
Emma Roberts – SEN
Emma Roberts
SEN Teacher
Eva Kiss– Primary Teacher
Eva Kiss
Primary Teacher
Evan Mc Girl– Primary Teacher
Evan Mc Girl
Primary Teacher
Evey Koen - Math Teacher
Evey Koen
Middle School Coordinator & Math Teacher
Filipe Madeira - Math Teacher
Filipe Madeira
Math Teacher
Francisco Gouveia - Computing Teacher
Francisco Gouveia
Computing Teacher
Francisco Manuel - Teacher Assistant
Francisco Manuel
Teacher Assistant
Francisco Vieira – PE Teacher
Francisco Vieira
PE Teacher
Frank Alfano – IB DP Coordinator
Frank Alfano
IB DP Coordinator
Gary Evans - Social Studies Teacher
Gary Evans
Social Studies Teacher
Grecia Oliveira- Teacher Assistant
Grécia Oliveira
Teacher Assistant
Henrique Manuel - Teacher Assistant
Henrique Manuel
Teacher Assistant
James Kloska– Primary Teacher
James Kloska
Primary Teacher
Jeff Luce - Social Studies Teacher
Jeff Luce
Social Studies Teacher
Jefferson Pereira - English Teacher
Jefferson Pereira
English Teacher
Joana Xapelli - Admissions Coordinator
Joana Xapelli
Admissions Coordinator
Jo-Ann Franken - Science Teacher
Jo-Ann Franken
Science Teacher
João Alves – Support Staff
João Alves
Support Staff
Joao Vale – PE Teacher
João Vale
PE Teacher
John Hearn – ESOL Teacher
John Hearn
ESOL Teacher
Joni Hearmanson - Art Teacher
Joan Hermanson
Art Teacher
Júlio Martins - ESOL Teacher
Júlio Martins
ESOL Teacher
Justin McWilliams - Science Teacher
Justin McWilliams
Science Teacher
Kate Ryder - English Teacher
Katherine Ryder
English Teacher
Kelly Mcloughlin – Primary Teacher
Kelly McLoughlin
Primary Teacher
Keiran Peacock - Director of Student Welfare & Wellbeing
Keiran Peacock
Director of Student Welfare & Wellbeing
Kyriakos Koursaris - Computing Teacher
Kyriakos Koursaris
Director of Technology
Liam Ryder - Social Studies Teacher
Liam Ryder
Social Studies Teacher
Lindsay Smith - Social Studies Teacher
Lindsay Smith
Social Studies Teacher
Liz Viana - English Teacher
Liz Viana
English Teacher
Lucinda Ferreira – Account
Lucinda Ferreira
Accountant
Luis Saraiva - Music Teacher
Luis Saraiva
Music Teacher
Mafalda Veiga – Support Staff
Mafalda Veiga
Support Staff
Malin Rogland - English Teacher
Malin Rogland
English Teacher
Marcela Silva – English Teacher
Marcela Silva
English Teacher
Martha Gotz- Early Childhood Teacher
Martha Gotz
Early Childhood Teacher
Mary Brook– Primary Teacher
Mary Brooks
Primary Teacher
Meghan Arbesu - English Teacher
Meghan Arbesu
English Teacher
Melissa Fernandes– Primary Teacher
Melissa Fernandes
Primary Teacher
Meva Armaing – French and Spanish Teacher
Meva Armaing
French and Spanish Teacher
Michelle Governo - Portuguese Teacher
Michele Governo
Portuguese Teacher
Milena Rakoczy - Librarian
Milena Rakoczy
Librarian
Milton Jesus – PE Teacher
Milton Jesus
PE Teacher
Mostafa Boujaber - Math Teacher
Mostafa Boujaber
Math Teacher
Natalie Laranjeira – School Nurse
Natalie Laranjeira
School Nurse
Nicole Ferreira - Librarian
Nicole Ferreira
Librarian
Niki Christofi– Primary Teacher
Nikki Christofi
Primary Teacher
Nuno Rodrigues - Social Studies Teacher
Nuno Rodrigues
Social Studies Teacher
Piyush Karia – Computing Teacher
Piyush Karia
Computing Teacher
Raquel Chaves – Teacher Assistant
Raquel Chaves
Teacher Assistant
Raquel Paixão - Portuguese Teacher
Raquel Paixão
Portuguese Teacher
Rita Neves - Social Studies Teacher
Rita Neves
Social Studies Teacher
Scott Gericke– Primary Teacher
Scott Gericke
Primary Teacher
Sonia Moreira– Art Teacher
Sónia Moreira
Art Teacher
Stephen Willshaw - Science Teacher
Stephen Willshaw
Science Teacher
Steven Bolland - Science Teacher
Steven Bolland
Science Teacher
Tania Djaló Portuguese Teacher
Tânia Djaló
Portuguese Teacher
Thomas Howllet - English Teacher
Thomas Howlett
English Teacher
Tessa Carinhas - Early Childhood Teacher
Tessa Carinhas
Early Childhood Teacher
Tomas Flannigan - Science Teacher
Tomás Flanigan
Science Teacher
Viviana Adrião – Marketing Officer
Viviana Adrião
Marketing Officer
Alexandra Silva - Portuguese Teacher
Alexandra Silva
Portuguese Teacher
Francisco Rocha - Science Teacher
Francisco Rocha
Science Teacher