Teaching Staff

Ms. Ritchie new photo Tracy Elizabeth Ritchie – Dip HEd, Interim School Coordinator and Gye Nyame Class Teacher

Ms. Ritchie has been teaching since 1997, the last nine of these years have been spent teaching in International Schools in Angola and Oman. She joins our team with a wealth of teaching experience that ranges from Year 2 through to Year 8 students. Ms. Ritchie was born and educated in Zimbabwe, but completed her tertiary education in Natal, South Africa. She has worked extensively within the Cambridge Curriculum and has experience with both the English National Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Ms Ritchie is also a sportswoman who has competed in and coached a number of sports, but her expertise lies with swimming. She has competed nationally and internationally for both Zimbabwe and South Africa.

 ENomafo  Elijah Nomafo – BA., PGDE., M.Ed, Nkyinkyim class teacher

Mr. Nomafo has over ten years international teaching and management experience in the Cambridge Primary and the English National Curriculum. He has a BA in Psychology and Sociology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education and a Masters in Educational Psychology.  In 2011, Mr. Nomafo received the British Council Teaching Award of Excellence for his outstanding performance in the field of teaching.

 Photo Unavailable  Alan Macdonald – Primary PGCE, MA, Sankofa class teacher

Mr. Macdonald has been teaching in a range of roles for over twenty years. Originally from Scotland, he has taught in different countries in South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, as well as Hong Kong and the UK. He has a Primary PGCE from Leeds University and an MA in Teaching English to Young Learners from the University of York. After spending the last year in the North of Scotland, he is currently enjoying the culture and climate of Ghana

 OY Owusu-Ansah  Obaa Yaa Owusu-Ansah – BSc, PGDE, Gye Nyame class teacher

Ms. Owusu-Ansah is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). She has over eight years teaching experience and specialises in Mathematics and Science for Primary and Lower Secondary. Her qualifications also include training in Cambridge Primary and Secondary 1 curricula and she is an accredited marker for Cambridge International Primary Achievement Tests in English, Mathematics and Science. Ms. Owusu-Ansah is a Leader for the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme and was adjudged Best Teacher for the 2013/ 2014 academic year by the Primary Department of the British International School in Ghana.

 Esther Hagan  Esther Ama Hagan – Cert A, Dip, CACHE Level 3, MKV Nursery Class Teacher

Ms. Hagan is a trained Ghanaian teacher with nearly thirteen years of teaching experience, six of which were spent in Cambridge-curriculum schools in Ghana. She holds a Certificate ‘A’ from the Holy Child College of Education in Ghana, a Diploma in Montessori Teaching and Principles and a certificate in Jolly Phonics training and teaching from the International Community Montessori School. She has completed the CACHE Level 3 certificate in Childcare and Education from the Online Learning College in the UK.  Prior to ISA, Ms. Hagan worked as Reception and Year 1 teacher at the Takoradi International School and was a Trainer of Trainers on Jolly phonics and Montessori teaching methodologies for local schools in Takoradi. She has worked as Teaching Assistant for the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes and is currently the Nursery Teacher for the MKV Nursery, a community service project affiliated to the school.