St. Austin’s Junior School Staff

Mrs. Ogoma
Mrs. Ogoma
Junior School Head Teacher

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Mrs. Ogoma oversees the smooth running of the entire Junior School, coordinating day to day activities in learning and teaching and ensures accurate delivery of a well balanced curriculum with an emphasis in co-curricular activities.

She interacts with persons of varying ages and personalities from different cultural and religious backgrounds. She has worked with varying intellectual abilities too. She has strong communication and organizational skills.

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Mrs. Sheila

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Sheila is an enthusiastic and committed teacher with 5years’ experiences in early childhood education. She has a natural ability to appreciate and inspire children. A holder of a first class diploma (KHA) and a certificate in child psychology and counseling .Hands on experience and training in special needs. An effective communicator and resourceful teacher with proven ability to enhance pupil’s performance promising to shape a better world for pupils and empower them with knowledge. She has special interest in swimming.

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Mrs. Zainab

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Mrs. Zainab holds a Diploma in early childhood education from the Kenya Headmistress Association. She also holds a diploma in special needs from the same organization. She has the Ability to work with children of different aptitudes and skills. She possesses excellent communication skills and ability to mix with children effortlessly. She has the Ability to create an effective teaching method for the children. She is highly Highly skilled in using the various tools to make the teaching interesting and effective i.e. books, films, music, and games. She also has the ability to interact with the children effectively so they can learn quickly i.e. rhyming games, storytelling, and acting games. She also motivates the children, so that they will consider themselves a special personality. She currently holds the position of an early years coordinator.

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Mrs Kulo II
Mrs. Kulo

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Mary Nadenge Kulo is a career teacher. She has vast experience in the Teaching field, where she has had the opportunity of handling students in both the local and international systems of education.

She holds a Master of Education – Sociology of Education The University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Education Degree – History/CRE from The Catholic University of Eastern Africa and a Primary Teaching Certificate from Highridge Teacher Training College.

Mary is the Key stage Two Coordinator and handles Mathematics, History and Kiswahili at KS2. She successfully taught and prepared the Year six class of 2015 to attain a 4.2 mean score in their Primary Checkpoint Examination (Mathematics).

Mary has trained in Guidance and counseling and participated in Cambridge International University Training in Teaching Mathematics, Science and English in the Year 2015.

She is an active participant in Sports and has won a number of awards during the Teachers inter – house sports days. She has been a patron of Music and Dance and Drama clubs in the past, but is currently the Chess club Patron.

Mary has strong planning and communication skills and builds relationships of trust always engaging as a strong team player. She has also done very well in Monitoring and Evaluation.

She is creative, resourceful and flexible, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude and strong work ethics.

As an experienced teacher, Mary is able to explain information clearly, recognize excellence in her students and inspire them towards greater heights.

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Angela
Ms. Angela

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Angela is a Self directed, action-oriented educator with an honors degree in Education (Arts) from Kenyatta University with 2years working experience. She is Accustomed to working in a multicultural environment that emphasizes inclusion. Experienced in developing curriculum and thoroughly enjoys working with children of all ages while encouraging creative expression. Talented teacher of Art and design: KS1-KS2, teacher of Handwriting, Geography and Science (KS2). Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child’s learning styles and abilities are addressed. Passionate about co-curriculum activities especially athletics and ice-skating.

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MissLilly
Ms. Lilly

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Lily is K.H.A. certified. She has undertaken a Teacher trainer course and a KNEC Certification in ECDE. She holds a certificate in Children’s Art Course, a Certificate in Drama and in Martial Arts. She has accumulated 19years of teaching experience in both kindergarten and Key Stage 1.

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Ms. Lucy

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Lucy is a creative, honest, reliable and polite teacher who has great enthusiasm and determination as well as excellent IT skills. She acquired relevant professional education and training at kindergarten Headmistresses Association and graduated with a 1st class honors in early childhood education. She received training in child psychology, First aid and special needs education. She has 4 years of teaching experience. Currently she is pursuing a bachelor of education at African Nazarene University and Ballet dance at Charmaine Smith Studio of dance.

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AngelineMuli
Mrs. Muli

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Dedicated ambitious and goal –driven educator with 5 years’ progressive experience in teaching primary school in British curriculum. A current degree student (Bachelor of Arts and Education), with a holder of diploma in Education, Diploma in IT and a P1 Certificate. Documented and qualified in success in providing activities and materials that engage and challenge the students intellectually. Thorough understanding of implementing the use of information technology in lesson preparation. Possess a keen understanding of enforcing knowledge in Mathematics, Science, English and Kiswahili in primary school level and excellent experience in training soccer and hockey to shape and empower the talents of different students. A teacher of great integrity.

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Elias
Mr. Elias

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Mr. Elias K. Mutua. is a Kenyatta University First Class Honours Bachelor of Education (Science) graduate  specialized in  Mathematics and Biology.

He is also trained at the  Egoji Teachers Training College where he graduated with a Distinction certification. Besides that, he has attended various  courses and seminars on topics such as HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Peer educator course, Dynamic leadership and Institutional excellence. He has also attended a seminar on Life Skills and Student Behaviour Management at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. Elias has skills in ICT which have greatly him  contribute effectively in enriching Mathematics and Biology learning activities. He has trained as a Computerized Manager at the Nairobi Technical Training Institute where he developed proficiency in using Photo editing programs such as Photoshop and Corel draw, Telecommunication systems and Professional Video Coverage and Video Editing Programmes such as Pinnacle and Sony Vegas. Elias has over eight years teaching experience as a teacher of Mathematics, Biology and Science. He aspires to give  students the very best to help them achieve their full potential. He is passionate about teaching Mathematics/ Numeracy at both Junior and senior levels and has always aimed at instilling confidence and competence in students. He also has great passion in inspiring  students and the rest of the faculty both in and out of class.

 

Besides that, Elias has broad Leadership and Management experience having served as a (Deputy) Head teacher, Head of Mathematics/ Science Department and Chairman of Church Army Africa Welfare for a period of over six years. This teaching and Management experience gives him a lot of transferable skills that make him better placed to take up roles in any capacity. He has good Problem Solving skills with great ability to analyze issues for underlying causes, assess options and propose best possible solutions.

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Mrs. Ochieng

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Mrs. Ochieng is a versatile, enthusiastic and competent worker who always strives to achieve a high standard in whatever she undertakes. She has gained a variety of skills through long service and can work effectively alone or as part of a team. She is quite resourceful and creative with an eye for detail and has the ability to adapt quickly to new situations and work well within a team environment or responsibly using own initiative. She is a Key stage 2 teacher who has taught from Third grade to 6 sixth Grade as follows: Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Geography, PSHE and others. She enjoys Netball, singing and reading for leisure.

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Mrs. Were

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Mrs. Were is a dedicated teacher with over thirty years work experience in Primary (British Curriculum). She is a holder of a Primary teaching certificate (P1), an expressive art and play therapist. A current BED (ECD) Student at University of Nairobi. She has a thorough understand of children’s learning activities. She enjoys teaching all curriculum areas but majors in the following areas: Mathematics, English and Science. She has passion for extracurricular activities. e.g. Netball and Volleyball.

She is an  umpire holder of a National and East African Grade Two certificate and is a volunteer with the Kenya Red Cross.

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Mr. Patrick

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Patrick is a B.A (Hons) Degree holder in French and Political Science from the University of Nairobi.

He is currently working as a French and Drama teacher and has previously worked as the Head of French at Makini School (Primary).

Patrick is very passionate about the environment and serves as the Patron of the Eco-club (environment) as well as the soccer coach for the under 12 boy’s teams in the School. He has previously served as the Patron of the Scouting movement.

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Ms. Shafina

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Ms. Shafina is a Montessori trained teacher. The Montessori Method of teaching aims for the fullest possible development of the whole child, ultimately preparing them for life’s many rich experiences. She is also a KHA Trained Teacher. She is an effective teacher, using a style that engages students in the learning process and helping them develop critical thinking skills.

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Mrs. Maxi

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Mrs. Maxi holds vast experience teaching in both the 8-4-4 and British systems. She has taught at the Riara Kindergarten, Green Gates Kindergarten, Brookside Andy Pandy, Nairobi Jaffrey’s, St. Christopher’s kindergarten, Oshwal Nursery among other schools. She holds a Diploma in Early Childhood from the  Kenya Headmistress. During her teaching career she has attended various workshops where she has learnt various skills including:

  • Thematic approach to teaching
  • Handling children with dyslexia
  • Creative writing skills
  • Creative displays

She has also been awarded certificates of appreciation in having participated in various school functions like cultural day, sports day, school graduations ceremonies.Besides teaching in the kindergarten, Mrs. Maxi  has a passion for music, art, swimming, research and traveling.

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