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Nadine Harb HOD,KG2 Class Teacher
Mrs. Nadine obtained her Bachelor of Business degree from Amman, Jordan. She worked as a kindergarten home room teacher for four years prior to joining Al Yasat Private School in 2011. Mrs. Harb has engaged in workshops that are related to classroom management, learning using technology and advanced learning classroom structures. She has advanced her career by applying the 21 century means of Education in the classroom. Additionally, she worked one to one with Special Needs Students. She coordinated Social Studies section from Grade 1 to 6 for two years. Nadine acquired her International Post Graduate in Education (Primary) from University of Warwick- London. Her thesis focused in her IPGCE on a better inclusion of Special Needs Students in mainstreams classrooms. She believes that every child deserves to have a chance to be educated. She loves art, dancing and cooking new international dishes.
Amna Saqib KG2 Class Teacher
Mrs. Amna Saqib came from Pakistan in 2009 and started teaching in Abu Dhabi from 2011. She has total 8 years of teaching experience in elementary, out of which 7 years in Abu Dhabi in different international schools. She has passed her Master’s Degree in Arts (English language teaching & English Literature) in 2006.She got distinction in her Masters with Bronze Medal in Lahore College for Women University, Pakistan. She has recently completed one additional B.Ed. (Bachelors in Education) from Mas Education Abu Dhabi. She has been awarded with scholarship by the Government of Pakistan on the basis of her Academic Excellence. She has been a keen and an active participant in different extracurricular activities and got lots of certificates as an acknowledgement in her university. She is with us since last two years after leaving from Al Nahda National School. She believes that every passing moment adds in learning and awareness. She feels absolute pleasure to grow as a teacher and as a human being as well. She is a mother three lovely kids and knows how to deal​ ​ with​ ​ little​ ​ ones​ ​ in​ ​ Kindergarten​ ​ with​ ​ love​ ​ and​ ​ care.​ ​ In​ ​ her​ ​ spare​ ​ time​ ​ she​ ​ loves​ ​ reading.
Amira Said KG2 Class Teacher
Amira is Egyptian. She obtained her Bachelor of Education from Tanta University, Egypt in 2008. She worked as a class teacher and a French teacher for two years after graduation at Future Private School, in Egypt. She moved to UAE in 2010 and worked for two years as a kindergarten homeroom teacher at Al Sorouh Private School. Amira then worked as a kindergarten homeroom teacher for three years At United Schools Baniyas. From 2015 Amira is working as a kindergarten homeroom teacher at Al Yasat Private School. During this time, she has been engaged in workshops that are related to classroom management, applying the 21 century skills of education in classroom, and applying different classroom structures. Amira believes in getting alongside children and encouraging them to extend themselves and to believe in their own abilities. Also she believes we never stop learning, and she endeavor to learn something new every day. She enjoys the spontaneous fun at Alyasat kindergarten She loves working with young children challenging their creative and physical skills whilst having fun. Amira loves shopping, travelling, and acting.
Suzaan Jansen KG2 Class Teacher
Suzaan received her Bachelor of Education: Foundation Phase, at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa. She has worked with children from a young age as an au pair, babysitter and tutor. It was her love for children that motivated her to follow her dream of becoming a teacher. She has worked as a Grade 1 teacher in South Africa, as a KG2 teacher in Oman and China and a Pre-K teacher in Saudi Arabia. She really enjoys living in the Middle East and is excited to experience teaching in the UAE. This is her second year working in Al Yasat School and she is looking forward to everything that the next academic year has to offer.
Maham Rai KG2 Class Teacher
Maham was raised in London and valued education which led her to studying Education in London, graduating and then moving out to the Middle East. She has worked in Qatar and Oman over the last 3 years, gaining valuable teaching experience, teaching an array of children from different backgrounds. It has given Maham valuable experience in working with students whose second language is English and has allowed her to deliver the British National Curriculum. Maham now looks forward to starting her journey in Abu Dhabi with the Al Yasat team and implementing the American Curriculum. Maham likes to make children feel safe and secure in the classroom environment whilst providing creative, fun and structured play to allow for key development and learning to take place. She is always looking for a range of activities that have never been done before and relishes in giving children creative and out of the box tasks. Maham is delighted to be a part of Al Yasat and is looking forward to developing herself as a teacher under a great team.
Zina Assaf KG1 Class Teacher
Zina completed a BA degree in English Literature at Al Baath University Syria-Homs in 2007. After graduating, she studied and specialized in Translation and held a High Studies Diploma at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, alongside teaching English as a second language across Kindergarten and Primary for 4 years. In 2011, Zina moved to Abu Dhabi after she got married and she gave birth her first baby. She has joined Al Yasat family since November 2013 as a KG2 teacher and is currently teaching KG1 for the second year. In Al Yasat, Zina has received many intensive personal development workshops and courses and she became a keener on searching and exploring about early ages’ interests and issues. Zina’s personal interests vary greatly, after having her second baby, from cooking and reading poetry to being a goal keeper​ ​ for​ ​ her​ ​ little​ ​ sons’​ ​ football​ ​ team​ ​ at​ ​ home.
Jessica Joan Allnatt KG1 Class Teacher

Ms. Jessica Allnatt comes from Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. She has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of South Africa, with her speciality as a Foundation (early years) trained teacher. She has 16 years teaching experience in Kindergarten and Grades 4, 5 and 6. She started her international career in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2016. Ms. Jessica nurtures self-discipline, encouragement, tolerance and respect. She is a hard-working individual, that always gives of her best in everything which she does. Her philosophy is that each and every child is a Masterpiece. Great pride is taken in developing the characters of her pupils and helping to grow them into well-rounded children. Her attention to detail and effort is seen in all the lessons she presents to her students, ensuring that her classroom is a place where children can flourish and grow without restriction.

Monique Kelly Caetano KG1 Class Teacher
Monique has always shown a passion for working with children and engaging in charitable causes which led her on her path to being an educator. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Psychology and English from the University of South Africa and then went on to complete her PGCE in Foundation Phase. Monique worked with various children during her education in the fields of teaching, tutoring and au pairing and each experience served as a foundation on which she continues to build upon as her knowledge and experience expands. Her love for travel and exploring new cultures led her to the UAE in 2016 where she worked as a Grade 2 teacher at a Private school in Ajman, which provided her the opportunity to expand her skills of differentiation in a culture rich environment. Monique is a hard-working team player who aims to provide ample learning opportunities for children to experience in an enjoyable and meaningful way. She believes that patience and understanding are the stepping-stones to which great enrichment is achieved and these are vital to ensure that each and every child reaches their full potential. Monique is excited to be entering her second year as part of the Al Yasat Private School family as a KG 1 teacher and looks forward to developing her teaching career here.
Stephanie Baikie KG1 Class Teacher
Stephanie started her teaching career in 2010, teaching nursery school learners and studying Early Childhood Development. In 2012, she left teaching to study full time at the University of Johannesburg, where she obtained a Bachelor of Education degree, with distinction. She has always had a passion for working with children and did charitable work for a number of years. Stephanie has since taught Grade 2, Grade 3 and Grade R at Private Schools in Johannesburg. Her teaching philosophy is to create a safe, positive learning environment in which learners are able to thrive. She focuses on the children in her class, not only learning academically but also learning social and life skills to better contribute to the community. She enjoys partaking in extra-curricular activities and has coached both table tennis and netball.
Dina Abou Taha KG1/KG2 Arabic /Islamic Teacher
Dina hails from Egypt and has lived in Abu Dhabi for the last 7 years. She is a holder of Kindergarten Faculty Bachelor degree from Alexandria University Egypt. She has worked as a kindergarten Arabic teacher for seven years at the Egyptian English Language School, Egypt. In 2003, she started working at Abu Dhabi at Castle Private School. Dina has been at Al Yasat Private School since August, 2013. During this period she has held the position of Arabic teacher for KG classes. She was engaged in workshops that are related to classroom management, learning using technology and advanced learning classroom structures, special Needs Education. She has advanced her career by applying the 21 century skills. In order to develop the students’ spoken and written Arabic, Dina works closely with her team to ensure all planning is completed and submitted in a timely fashion. Her lessons are practical and positive and her students are enthusiastic to learn. Dina is a caring and supportive member of our team. Her lessons are taught in a manner appropriate for KG and enjoys communicating with parents regularly. She likes to prepare her class for significant school events performance.
Marwa Ammar KG1/KG2 Arabic /Islamic Teacher
Marwa is from Egypt and has lived in Abu Dhabi from 2010 with her family. She has 2 children. Marwa obtained her Bachelor of Education in Arabic from Alexandria University in Egypt. She has 9 years experience and has worked at Islamia English school and Al Dhafra Private School. Her positions were as an Arabic teacher for Arab and non Arab speakers. She has many interests including reading,swimming and handwriting. Marwa has advanced her career by applying​ ​ the​ ​ 21​ ​ century​ ​ skills.
Swernalatha KG Teaching Assistant
Gladys Makotose KG Teaching Assistant