Our Teachers

Meet our amazing teachers.

Our team at MWNS consists of qualified teachers and experienced tutors who are passionate about your child’s education. 

They have been specifically selected for their love of their subject, their ability to effectively communicate and explain concepts and most importantly, for their desire to empower the next generation. 

Sia continues to carefully select, train, mentor and evaluate all her teachers to ensure that our classrooms remain a safe space for learning, making mistakes, having light-bulb moments and of course, loving to learn! 

All our teachers have their Working With Children Check. 

Meet Our Teachers

Primary School

Ms Lauren is currently undertaking a Masters in Primary Teaching as she loves working with kids! Through her teaching degree, Ms Lauren has experienced working in different grades in a variety of schools with outstanding feedback from her supervising teachers. 

Ms Lauren believes in being a facilitator of learning over the drill and practice style of teaching most of us remember from school. She enjoys those eureka moments in class when kids start to feel confident in themselves and their understanding.

Ms Rachel has a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and has worked in education for many years, including at schools in the Northern Beaches. Ms Rachel always wanted to work with children because she finds teaching such a rewarding profession. 

Her teaching approach is a constructivist one in which lessons centre around students, their learning needs and goals, and is tailored to suit the student’s own learning style

Ms Kylie decided to take up teaching last year as she noticed a lot of children falling behind in their school work because of the lockdowns and homeschooling. This inspired her to begin studying her Masters of Teaching (Primary). 

Ms Kylie has channeled her passion for making a difference by tailoring each of her lessons to the specific needs of her students. By creating a personalised classroom experience, she can ensure they gain the most from each lesson.

Ms Gemma is currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Education and her passion for teaching can be summarised by her volunteer gap year where she was able to teach English to children in rural Cambodia. 

So far Ms Gemma has completed two teaching placements at local schools and strives to encourage students to develop their growth mindset, so they may learn to believe in their ability and achieve their goals.

Ms Saeideh is currently completing her Bachelor of Education in Primary and already has years of experience teaching as an educator in multiple schools both in Australia and overseas. 

Ms Saeideh believes that every child can learn if they receive instructions in a way that suits her/his learning. She also focuses on placing her students at the centre of her teaching, tailoring her approach to suit the learning needs of each individual child.

High School

Beginning her teaching journey in a school classroom, Ms Sia quickly realised that all students learn differently and at different paces. For this reason, she created MWNS in 2003 with the hopes of providing students with personalised lessons to suit their learning style and pace. 

Ms Sia has been able to combine her knowledge of the school classroom, her Bachelor of Education Degree and her passion for helping students gain confidence in themselves and their learning to create a safe space for students to ask questions, make mistakes, discover, laugh and achieve their personal best.

Mr Ehab began his teaching career in NSW over 20 years and has always loved working with people and numbers. In 2018 he joined the MWNS Team and has enjoyed working in a number of our centres.

His students enjoy his lessons as Mr Ehab is engaging, enthusiastic and believes that an enjoyable and relatable lesson is the key to students developing a love of learning and Maths.

Ms Rachael is currently studying a Master of Education (Secondary) and believes the role of a teacher is to inspire and help students succeed beyond what they ever thought possible.

Ms Rachael believes this philosophy can be readily applied to teaching and is eager to use her unique experiences and skills to help the students at MWNS grow in confidence and competence in the subject of mathematics.

Ms Ghada has a Master of Secondary Education (Mathematics and Science) and a Bachelor of Medical Science. She has applied her learning in both a school classroom and tutoring. 

Ms Ghada has a true passion for working with young learners and helping each student progress in all areas of their development including their academic, social, language, and motor skills. This is a challenge that Ms Ghada is honoured to accept daily and enjoys creating engaging lessons for all her students.

Mr Stephen has been with MWNS since 2016 and has over 30 years of teaching experience, including both classroom teaching and tutoring. His vast knowledge combined with his experience has helped many of our students achieve personal goals and incredible results. 

Mr Stephen has years of experience marking the HSC and knows what is required to write a Band 6 response. He remains up to date with the latest HSC texts to ensure his students are well prepared for their exams.

Ms Paige has a Bachelor of Arts (Literature and Composition) and has been tutoring since 2018, making her very familiar with all the texts on the NSW syllabus, including those at HSC levels.  

She is a passionate supporter of harnessing students’ interests in subjects and hobbies as a gateway to addressing their academic needs in English. Ms Paige treasures being part of the student’s learning journey, doing her utmost to cater to students’ learning styles as well as any gaps in their knowledge or skills.

Ms Kaitlyn is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Mathematics) and strongly believes in providing a safe and supportive learning environment where students can be autonomous and build their self-confidence. 

She particularly focuses on building upon students’ prior knowledge, using methodical approaches to learning that are tailored to the individual learning style of each student.

Primary School

Ms Saeideh is currently completing her Bachelor of Education in Primary and already has years of experience teaching as an educator in multiple schools both in Australia and overseas. 

Ms Saeideh believes that every child can learn if they receive instructions in a way that suits her/his learning. She also focuses on placing her students at the centre of her teaching, tailoring her approach to suit the learning needs of each individual child.

Ms Sonia is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and enjoys working casually as a School Learning Support Officer/Teacher’s aide for the Department of Education and has a vast range of experience working with children. 

Ms Sonia believes that teachers facilitate the joint construction of knowledge through conversations and relationships with students. Knowing your students’ learning styles is important to be an effective teacher. Especially being able to use the appropriate teaching strategies catered to achieving students’ learning goals.

Ms Jasiah has been tutoring students for multiple years in both one-on-one and group lessons and is able to teach both primary English and Mathematics as well as Opportunity Class and Selective School content. 

Ms Jasiah believes that by creating a comfortable environment, students are able to completely immerse themselves with the content and be a more active participant in their learning journey.

Ms Julie has a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) and a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and spent the first 10 years of her career as a classroom teacher and Assistant Principal. She then pursued tutoring with the intention of building confidence in each child as she guides them to fulfill their potential. 

Ms Julie has a child centred viewpoint of education, which recognises the individuality of the child as a person and a learner and caters teaching experiences to enhance each child’s learning. 

High School

Beginning her teaching journey in a school classroom, Ms Sia quickly realised that all students learn differently and at different paces. For this reason, she created MWNS in 2003 with the hopes of providing students with personalised lessons to suit their learning style and pace. 

Ms Sia has been able to combine her knowledge of the school classroom, her Bachelor of Education Degree and her passion for helping students gain confidence in themselves and their learning to create a safe space for students to ask questions, make mistakes, discover, laugh and achieve their personal best.

Ms Giorgia joined the MWNS Team in 2016 and enjoys being the Eastern Suburbs Centre Coordinator. She has taught both Mathematics and English from Kindergarten to Year 12 and enjoys creating a personalised, engaging and productive classroom for all her students. 

Ms Giorgia works closely with her students to help them best prepare for their upcoming exams whilst striving to relate all their learning to the real world. She believes that students learn best when they can relate to the content and understand the value their knowledge has on their life beyond the classroom.

Ms Elisa has years of experience tutoring English and is very committed to getting to know her students and their learning needs. She encourages students to work to the best of their ability and assists them in gaining confidence in their learning. 

Ms Elisa is passionate about seeing her students learn and improve each time they attend a tutoring session and ensures that every student is given this opportunity. She is passionate about teaching and catering to each student’s unique learning style.  

Mr Matthew is in his final year of a Bachelor of Education majoring in Secondary Mathematics. He enjoys casual teaching in schools throughout the Eastern Suburbs and has experience teaching students in various years. 

He gained his passion for teaching and education during his school years and in working in Timor-Leste, discovering the importance of education. Mr Matthew enjoys tutoring at MWNS as it allows him to work closely with his students and aid their learning, contributing to gradual progress throughout the year.

Ms Anastasiia is currently completing a Masters in Secondary Teaching and has experience tutoring students of different ages. Her biggest passion is mathematics and sharing this passion with her students makes her truly happy. 

Ms Anastasiia believes that there is nothing more rewarding than being able to explain a complex (and otherwise boring) concept effectively and help her students understand it.

Mr Marcus is currently studying a Bachelor of Education Secondary Mathematics and has a wide range of experience in teaching, including both tutoring one-on-one and teaching in a high school environment.

Mr Marcus strives to create an engaging and collaborative classroom whilst constantly pushing his students to better themselves and achieve their goals. He believes Maths can be enjoyable and rewarding with the right teaching style, study routine and commitment to learning.

Ms Lamiyea has experience tutoring both in Australia and overseas and found her passion for teaching when teaching at a school for underprivileged students. 

She believes in a practical, student-centred approach to learning whereby she creates a comfortable learning space, builds a good rapport with her students and tailors her lessons to her student’s needs.

Ms Zoie is currently completing her Bachelor of Arts (majoring in English) with the intention of pursuing a Masters of Teaching. She is passionate about teaching literature and strongly believes in tailoring her lessons to help students reach their full potential. 

Ms Zoie enjoys guiding and challenging her students to help them achieve their learning goals. Before joining MWNS, Ms Zoie was volunteering as a private tutor for underprivileged foster children and truly founded her passion for teaching.

Mr Ian has a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Education, majoring in English Literature and minoring in ESL (English as a Second Language).

With over 20 years experience, Mr Ian has taught in high schools both in Australia (New South Wales) and overseas in Vietnam and Japan. He enjoys teaching across the cultural mix of students and being challenged by his students.

Ms Heleena is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) majoring in English and has multiple years of tutoring and coaching experience. 

Her passion for teaching derived from the great support she had from her teachers in high school, which gave her the confidence to pursue her dreams of becoming a teacher. This is the same confidence she wishes to instil into her students, hoping that they will feel inspired to learn and use their studies to achieve their personal goals.

Ms Jacqui has a Diploma in Education and has been tutoring for several years. Her skills and experience are in teaching text analysis with an emphasis on decoding techniques used to communicate themes and complemented with essay writing skills.

Ms Jacqui’s preference is tutoring students on an individual basis rather than in a school classroom setting. This allows for younger secondary students to become familiarised with the tools for critical analysis in an uncomplicated environment, while helping her senior students prepare for the HSC.

Primary School

Ms Josephine has a Diploma In Teaching and has been an educator for well over thirty years, working in various independent primary schools as a class teacher, literacy and numeracy support teacher and undertaking administrative roles. She has also been tutoring English and Maths for several years.

Ms Josephine believes that the needs of the student are paramount, seeing her role as one that will assist and develop the student’s individual potential, promoting confidence, self-esteem, motivation and encouragement. She thinks that learning is a lifelong process and each student learns in different ways and at their own pace.

Ms Charmaine is currently completing her Bachelor of Education (Primary) and has experience teaching the Primary Curriculum both inside a school classroom as well as through tutoring. 

Ms Charmaine is consistently eager to build a warm and supportive rapport with each student to create a comfortable learning environment that caters to their personal learning needs. She loves seeing the smile on her students’ faces as they enter and leave her classroom each week.

Ms Paula has a Master of Applied Linguistics in Literacy and Communication and is currently studying a Master of Learning and Teaching (Primary). Her passion for teaching extends to her experience teaching ESL as well as teaching international students who are preparing to study in Australia. 

All of Ms Paula’s lessons are scaffolded to be accessible and guide her students to that moment when the ideas finally click. Ms Paula tailors her lessons to suit the learning style of each student and she enjoys working with students to build on existing knowledge to make new discoveries.

Ms Denise has been a dedicated teacher in the school system for over 30 years, joining the MWNS team in 2017. She absolutely loves teaching and has taught all grade levels from Kindergarten to Year 6 since receiving her Bachelor of Education degree.

Ms Denise has proven herself as a competent and professional classroom teacher and succeeds in implementing current teaching practices and relevant learning experiences for all her students, making sure to focus on their individual needs.

Mr Daniel is currently studying his Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Primary Teaching) with the intention to complete his Masters of Primary Teaching. His love for educating children drove him to volunteer at a number of local public schools which influenced him to pursue a career in tutoring.  

Mr Daniel’s lessons are created to enhance his students’ understanding of both English and Maths so that they can reach their true potential. He believes that teaching children to become their own strong and confident selves helps create great personalities in today’s society.

High School

Beginning her teaching journey in a school classroom, Ms Sia quickly realised that all students learn differently and at different paces. For this reason, she created MWNS in 2003 with the hopes of providing students with personalised lessons to suit their learning style and pace. 

Ms Sia has been able to combine her knowledge of the school classroom, her Bachelor of Education Degree and her passion for helping students gain confidence in themselves and their learning to create a safe space for students to ask questions, make mistakes, discover, laugh and achieve their personal best.

Mr Brodie found his passion for teaching when he was invited to teach Engineering at UNSW, and shortly after began working as a secondary mathematics tutor. 

Mr Brodie believes there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to learning maths, and enjoys the challenge of finding the right teaching style for each individual student.

Ms Patricia has a Diploma in Education (Majoring in English) and a TESOL Certificate combined with over 30 years experience teaching in school and tutoring. 

Ms Patricia has an excellent understanding of the new NESA English syllabus 7-12 as well as NAPLAN requirements. She has concentrated on tutoring senior English students over the years and has had outstanding results with her students. Ms Patricia has been an HSC marker and understands the marking process and marking to outcomes.

Mr Steven began tutoring during his high-school years to fulfil his passion for teaching and helping others. He has numerous years of experience in teaching mathematics for students across all ages. 

Mr Steven is currently completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science which has provided him with an invaluable perspective into student needs and learning styles. He is flexible in his approach and designs each lesson to suit each individual student.

Mr Varun has numerous years experience teaching Maths and enjoys helping students through challenging and rigorous mathematics questions. 

His teaching philosophy is to provide the students with an unprejudiced space that helps them reach their maximum potential. Mr Varun achieves this through choosing content and activities that are both relevant and challenging for the students so that they are stimulated to think beyond their comfort zone and feel involved in their learning process.

Mr Ian has a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Education, majoring in English Literature and minoring in ESL (English as a Second Language).

With over 20 years experience, Mr Ian has taught in high schools both in Australia (New South Wales) and overseas in Vietnam and Japan. He enjoys teaching across the cultural mix of students and being challenged by his students.

Ms Heleena is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) majoring in English and has multiple years of tutoring and coaching experience. 

Her passion for teaching derived from the great support she had from her teachers in high school, which gave her the confidence to pursue her dreams of becoming a teacher. This is the same confidence she wishes to instil into her students, hoping that they will feel inspired to learn and use their studies to achieve their personal goals.

Mr Mike has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Mathematics with a Graduate Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring Actuarial Studies. 

Mr Mike has extensive experience teaching at various high schools and tuition colleges. He believes that practice and understanding of the ideas behind formulas are critical to success in mathematics. His lessons are designed with practice questions tailored to the students’ needs and level of ability.

Primary School

As a qualified teacher (Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education), Ms Louise loves helping her students develop confidence in their learning and themselves. 

Ms Louise has been a part of the MWNS team since 2017 and has enjoyed working closely with her students to foster their love for school. She has worked closely with many students who have extra learning needs, supporting their learning experience and helping them realise their full potential.

Ms Leanne is studying a Bachelor of Primary Education and believes that all students are capable of reaching their full potential with proper guidance. 

She strives to create a collaborative and engaging environment as it is an ideal learning atmosphere for students. As she continues to expand her skills and knowledge in the education field, Ms Leanne aims to mentor students to build their understanding by reflecting on their personal experiences actively.

Mr Daniel is currently studying his Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Primary Teaching) with the intention to complete his Masters of Primary Teaching. His love for educating children drove him to volunteer at a number of local public schools which influenced him to pursue a career in tutoring.  

Mr Daniel’s lessons are created to enhance his students’ understanding of both English and Maths so that they can reach their true potential. He believes that teaching children to become their own strong and confident selves helps create great personalities in today’s society.

Ms Sonia is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and enjoys working casually as a School Learning Support Officer/Teacher’s aide for the Department of Education and has a vast range of experience working with children. 

Ms Sonia believes that teachers facilitate the joint construction of knowledge through conversations and relationships with students. Knowing your students’ learning styles is important to be an effective teacher. Especially being able to use the appropriate teaching strategies catered to achieving students’ learning goals.

Ms Jasiah has been tutoring students for multiple years in both one-on-one and group lessons and is able to teach both primary English and Mathematics as well as Opportunity Class and Selective School content. 

Ms Jasiah believes that by creating a comfortable environment, students are able to completely immerse themselves with the content and be a more active participant in their learning journey.

Ms Julie has a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) and a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and spent the first 10 years of her career as a classroom teacher and Assistant Principal. She then pursued tutoring with the intention of building confidence in each child as she guides them to fulfill their potential. 

Ms Julie has a child centred viewpoint of education, which recognises the individuality of the child as a person and a learner and caters teaching experiences to enhance each child’s learning. 

High School

Beginning her teaching journey in a school classroom, Ms Sia quickly realised that all students learn differently and at different paces. For this reason, she created MWNS in 2003 with the hopes of providing students with personalised lessons to suit their learning style and pace. 

Ms Sia has been able to combine her knowledge of the school classroom, her Bachelor of Education Degree and her passion for helping students gain confidence in themselves and their learning to create a safe space for students to ask questions, make mistakes, discover, laugh and achieve their personal best.

Ms Yemi is currently studying for a Master of Teaching specialising in Mathematics and has years of experience tutoring primary and high school mathematics.

Ms Yemi is striving to be a motivating teacher who makes mathematics fun and applicable to real life. She loves when students realise how to do a question when just given a hint and believes everyone has the potential to do well as long as they put in the effort.

Joining the MWNS Team in 2009, Mr Yiannis is a very much loved and respected member of our Maths staff. He spent the first 10 years of his teaching career in Greece, educating students both in public schools and through tutoring. 

Mr Yiannis began teaching in Sydney in 2004 and is interested and willing to implement new teaching strategies and methods to benefit his students and help them work to their full potential. His experience and knowledge in mathematics can be seen from the first lesson

Mr Amir has experience teaching as an English tutor and is known for tailoring his teaching to suit the needs of a variety of learners. He believes his purpose is to guide, rather than to instruct, aiming for not only critical, but flexible thinking skills. 

When Mr Amir teaches, probing questions are frequently asked, encouraging students to develop more depth to their thinking and writing, whilst weak points are identified from the outset and targeted constructively. He is a strong believer in doing less of the talking than the learner.

Mr Ehab began his teaching career in NSW over 20 years and has always loved working with people and numbers. In 2018 he joined the MWNS Team and has enjoyed working in a number of our centres.

His students enjoy his lessons as Mr Ehab is engaging, enthusiastic and believes that an enjoyable and relatable lesson is the key to students developing a love of learning and Maths.

Ms Elisa has years of experience tutoring English and is very committed to getting to know her students and their learning needs. She encourages students to work to the best of their ability and assists them in gaining confidence in their learning. 

Ms Elisa is passionate about seeing her students learn and improve each time they attend a tutoring session and ensures that every student is given this opportunity. She is passionate about teaching and catering to each student’s unique learning style.  

Mr Matthew is in his final year of a Bachelor of Education majoring in Secondary Mathematics. He enjoys casual teaching in schools throughout the Eastern Suburbs and has experience teaching students in various years. 

He gained his passion for teaching and education during his school years and in working in Timor-Leste, discovering the importance of education. Mr Matthew enjoys tutoring at MWNS as it allows him to work closely with his students and aid their learning, contributing to gradual progress throughout the year.

Ms Zoie is currently completing her Bachelor of Arts (majoring in English) with the intention of pursuing a Masters of Teaching. She is passionate about teaching literature and strongly believes in tailoring her lessons to help students reach their full potential. 

Ms Zoie enjoys guiding and challenging her students to help them achieve their learning goals. Before joining MWNS, Ms Zoie was volunteering as a private tutor for underprivileged foster children and truly founded her passion for teaching.

Ms Jacqui has a Diploma in Education and has been tutoring for several years. Her skills and experience are in teaching text analysis with an emphasis on decoding techniques used to communicate themes and complemented with essay writing skills.

Ms Jacqui’s preference is tutoring students on an individual basis rather than in a school classroom setting. This allows for younger secondary students to become familiarised with the tools for critical analysis in an uncomplicated environment, while helping her senior students prepare for the HSC.

Mr Mike has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Mathematics with a Graduate Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring Actuarial Studies. 

Mr Mike has extensive experience teaching at various high schools and tuition colleges. He believes that practice and understanding of the ideas behind formulas are critical to success in mathematics. His lessons are designed with practice questions tailored to the students’ needs and level of ability.

Primary School

Joining the MWNS team in 2014, Ms Marianna has enjoyed teaching in a number of our centres. She has a Masters of Teaching (Primary) and over 10 years’ experience working in schools and tutoring across NSW. 

Ms Marianna’s passion for teaching encourages her to create tailored lessons that suit the individual learning styles of her students. She works closely with her students to ensure they remain at the centre of their learning and are provided with the resources and guidance to reach their full potential. 

Ms Kellie has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English/Creative Writing and is currently studying a Masters of Secondary Teaching with the hopes of being able to teach in a school as a qualified teacher. 

She is passionate about equal education opportunities and believes all students possess individual strengths to achieve their goals when given a classroom environment tailored to their specific needs.

High School

Ms Rebecca is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and has enjoyed tutoring Maths for a number of years. She loves the one-on-one interactions that tutoring provides that is unattainable in a school classroom. 

She is motivated to become a teacher as the idea of being able to provide young people with the tools they need to fulfil their aspirations gives her a sense of purpose and drives her to continue learning and become the best teacher she can be.

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