Meet Our Staff

Creators of Empowering Classroom Experiences

The Australian International School Phnom Penh prides itself on the quality, experience and qualifications of its staff. Drawn mainly from Australia, the UK, the US, South Africa and New Zealand, our team brings together the very best national and international qualifications and standards – meaning they are ideally placed to help your children be the best they can be.

Averaging 15 years’ experience in education, over 60% of our teachers hold advanced, post-graduate qualifications. All hold Bachelor’s Degrees and are professionally licensed by the relevant authorities in their home countries.

Betsy Hanselmann
Head of School
Robert Hyndman
Deputy Head of School & Primary Principal
Ross Ferris
Secondary Principal
Wanita Woithe
Assistant Principal Primary / PYP Coordinator / Head of ELC
Charles Campbell
Diploma Programme Coordinator
Jacob Evans
Career-related Programme Coordinator
Bradley Kremer
Middle Years Programme Coordinator & Secondary Science
Sharon Gibbons
Guidance Counselor
Matthew Lloyd
Science / Design / Math Department Head
Jeroen de Haas
Secondary Math & Science / University & careers counselor
Timothy Hilgenberg
Secondary Math
Ross Thomson
Secondary English Language & Literature
Jacqueline Cussen
Secondary English Language & Literature
Neil Reith
Secondary EAL
Melissa Roosen
Secondary EAL
Brian Jackson
Secondary Design
Ousa Chao
Secondary Khmer Language
Maun Vann
Secondary Khmer Language
Ching Ying Yang (Jeanette)
Secondary Mandarin
Qin Zhou
Secondary Mandarin
Trent Fechter
Secondary PE / Sports Coordinator
Shawn O’Docharty
Secondary Theatre & Primary Arts
Robert Love
Business Management
Rombout van Eekelen
Special Educational Needs / Student Service Coordinator
Andrew Cumming
Primary Mathematics Support
Jody Liguori
Primary Literacy Support
Peter Middleton
Primary EAL
Alex McDonald
Primary Year 5
Tessa Butler
Primary Year 4
Rhonda Jones
Primary Year 3
Maureen McCauley
Primary Year 2A
Joanna McGill
Primary Year 2B
Chantelle Love
Primary Year 1A
Kathryn O’Connell
Primary Year 1B
Christina Liguori
Foundation A
Cynthia Hardjakusumah
Foundation B
Chantra Chhum
Primary Khmer Language
Thida Sok
Primary Khmer Language
Nicole Li Hoi Yu
Primary Mandarin Language
Steve Saxton
Primary Year Performing Arts
Canan Kavalci
Primary Year PE
David Watts
Early Years 4
Donna Lamb
Early Years 4
Luke Jones
Early Years 3A
Laura Freeman
Early Years 3B
Georgina Iraheta
Early Years 3A
Cindy Cartwirght
Early Years 2A
Lindsey Watts
Early Years 2B
Hannah Slaughter
Aquatics Director
Alexander Kennedy - Ripon
Swimming Teacher
Stacy Hilgenberg
Teacher Librarian
Betsy Hanselmann
Head of School
Robert Hyndman
Deputy Head of School & Primary Principal
Ross Ferris
Secondary Principal
Wanita Woithe
Assistant Principal Primary / PYP Coordinator / Head of ELC
Charles Campbell
Diploma Programme Coordinator
Jacob Evans
Career-related Programme Coordinator
Bradley Kremer
Middle Years Programme Coordinator & Secondary Science
Sharon Gibbons
Guidance Counselor
Matthew Lloyd
Science / Design / Math Department Head
Jeroen de Haas
Secondary Math & Science / University & careers counselor
Timothy Hilgenberg
Secondary Math
Ross Thomson
Secondary English Language & Literature
Jacqueline Cussen
Secondary English Language & Literature
Neil Reith
Secondary EAL
Melissa Roosen
Secondary EAL
Brian Jackson
Secondary Design
Ousa Chao
Secondary Khmer Language
Maun Vann
Secondary Khmer Language
Ching Ying Yang (Jeanette)
Secondary Mandarin
Qin Zhou
Secondary Mandarin
Trent Fechter
Secondary PE / Sports Coordinator
Shawn O’Docharty
Secondary Theatre & Primary Arts
Robert Love
Business Management
Rombout van Eekelen
Special Educational Needs / Student Service Coordinator
Andrew Cumming
Primary Mathematics Support
Jody Liguori
Primary Literacy Support
Peter Middleton
Primary EAL
Alex McDonald
Primary Year 5
Tessa Butler
Primary Year 4
Rhonda Jones
Primary Year 3
Maureen McCauley
Primary Year 2A
Joanna McGill
Primary Year 2B
Chantelle Love
Primary Year 1A
Kathryn O’Connell
Primary Year 1B
Christina Liguori
Foundation A
Cynthia Hardjakusumah
Foundation B
Chantra Chhum
Primary Khmer Language
Thida Sok
Primary Khmer Language
Nicole Li Hoi Yu
Primary Mandarin Language
Steve Saxton
Primary Year Performing Arts
Canan Kavalci
Primary Year PE
David Watts
Early Years 4
Donna Lamb
Early Years 4
Luke Jones
Early Years 3A
Laura Freeman
Early Years 3B
Georgina Iraheta
Early Years 3A
Cindy Cartwirght
Early Years 2A
Lindsey Watts
Early Years 2B
Hannah Slaughter
Aquatics Director
Alexander Kennedy - Ripon
Swimming Teacher
Stacy Hilgenberg
Teacher Librarian
Betsy Hanselmann
Head of School
Robert Hyndman
Deputy Head of School & Primary Principal
Ross Ferris
Secondary Principal
Wanita Woithe
Assistant Principal Primary / PYP Coordinator / Head of ELC
Charles Campbell
Diploma Programme Coordinator
Jacob Evans
Career-related Programme Coordinator
Bradley Kremer
Middle Years Programme Coordinator & Secondary Science
Sharon Gibbons
Guidance Counselor
Matthew Lloyd
Science / Design / Math Department Head
Jeroen de Haas
Secondary Math & Science / University & careers counselor
Timothy Hilgenberg
Secondary Math
Ross Thomson
Secondary English Language & Literature
Jacqueline Cussen
Secondary English Language & Literature
Neil Reith
Secondary EAL
Melissa Roosen
Secondary EAL
Brian Jackson
Secondary Design
Ousa Chao
Secondary Khmer Language
Maun Vann
Secondary Khmer Language
Ching Ying Yang (Jeanette)
Secondary Mandarin
Qin Zhou
Secondary Mandarin
Trent Fechter
Secondary PE / Sports Coordinator
Shawn O’Docharty
Secondary Theatre & Primary Arts
Robert Love
Business Management
Rombout van Eekelen
Special Educational Needs / Student Service Coordinator
Andrew Cumming
Primary Mathematics Support
Jody Liguori
Primary Literacy Support
Peter Middleton
Primary EAL
Alex McDonald
Primary Year 5
Tessa Butler
Primary Year 4
Rhonda Jones
Primary Year 3
Maureen McCauley
Primary Year 2A
Joanna McGill
Primary Year 2B
Chantelle Love
Primary Year 1A
Kathryn O’Connell
Primary Year 1B
Christina Liguori
Foundation A
Cynthia Hardjakusumah
Foundation B
Chantra Chhum
Primary Khmer Language
Thida Sok
Primary Khmer Language
Nicole Li Hoi Yu
Primary Mandarin Language
Steve Saxton
Primary Year Performing Arts
Canan Kavalci
Primary Year PE
David Watts
Early Years 4
Donna Lamb
Early Years 4
Luke Jones
Early Years 3A
Laura Freeman
Early Years 3B
Georgina Iraheta
Early Years 3A
Cindy Cartwirght
Early Years 2A
Lindsey Watts
Early Years 2B
Hannah Slaughter
Aquatics Director
Alexander Kennedy - Ripon
Swimming Teacher
Stacy Hilgenberg
Teacher Librarian