Teachers

Our exceptional teaching faculty brings a wealth of diverse international experiences and perspectives to your child’s classrooms.

Director of Sport

Andrew Jamieson

Andrew drives a positive and nurturing environment for ‘Sport for All’ and opportunities for elite performance. Children in his duty of care have enjoyed success at local, regional, and national levels in various sports, with a significant number becoming international sportsmen and women. In addition to teaching in several UK schools, Mr Jamieson has also taught in international schools in Kenya and Singapore. 

Director of Music

Janet Wood

Janet has a rich range of educational experience, teaching from Nursery to IB Diploma/A Level classes in the UK and internationally, including The Alice Smith School, Kuala Lumpur, and Aiglon College, Villars. She delivers dynamic learning techniques that inspire students to participate, and express themselves freely and with a sense of joy in all musical activities, both in the classroom and on the stage.

Head of STEM

Carla Manchad

Carla is a British-qualified school teacher of Computer Science and Technology. She has worked as a teacher and head of department in schools in the UK and UAE, and most recently as the Director of Digital Learning and Technology at the British International School of New York.

Meghan Peters

Class Teacher / English Lead

Meghan Peters

Meghan started her career in the UK before taking her first international teaching role at Greensteds International School, a boarding school in Kenya. Her next position was Head of Primary English at North London Collegiate School Jeju in South Korea and most recently teaching at Colegio Anglo Colombiano in Colombia. She bring her wealth of experience gained across four continents.

Mike Jolly

Class Teacher / Mathematics Lead

Mike Jolly

Mike’s first two years of teaching were spent at a Primary school in Blackpool, UK, before starting his overseas career in Kuwait. Since then, he has taught in Colombia, Ethiopia, Egypt, Brunei, Uruguay and China. He returned to Colombia in 2022 before starting his new teaching position here at Charterhouse Lagos.

Nigerian and African Studies Teacher

Mary Akintola

Mary is an experienced educator and trained counsellor that is passionate about achieving a balance between the educational, emotional and mental well-being of students.

She is excited about the rich diversity of cultures, histories, and perspectives within Nigeria in particular and Africa at large.

“Exploring these topics offers opportunities to delve into fascinating narratives, traditions, and innovation that have shaped African societies over centuries”. 

Augustine

French Teacher

Augustine Bindop Fils

Augustine is a native French speaker with over 10 years of diversified experience in teaching French as a Foreign Language.

He is a certified IGCSE French teacher, and a master’s degree holder in French.

Mandarin Lead

Tracey Kang

Tracey is from Beijing, China. She has taught Chinese both in China and Thailand. Prior to Charterhouse Lagos, she taught at a British International School in Samui, Thailand. She enjoys teaching and exploring the unknown world. Witnessing students’ growth and encountering new world experiences fills her life with passion and hope.

Kareen Martinez

Class Teacher / Values (PHSE) Lead

Kareen Martinez

Kareen has 18 years of teaching experience, having taught for 9 years in the USA and 3 years in the UAE before moving to China, where she has been teaching for the past 6 years. She holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

Sue Rothwell

Class Teacher

Sue Rothwell

Sue has taught in the UK for over twenty years before moving to Uganda twelve years ago where she taught in two international schools. In 2020 she taught in an international school here in Lagos and is excited to be moving to Charterhouse Lagos where she believes great things are going to happen. 

Chris Wood

Librarian

Chris Wood

Chris has taught in UK independent and international schools, including Kuala Lumpur and Switzerland, overseeing a school library in the Swiss Alps. He is excited to establish the library at Charterhouse Lagos, which involves building a stimulating book-filled room to inspire and excite the students throughout their primary years and beyond. 

Technology Integrator

Harvey Ellerby

Harvey is a British educator with over five years of experience. He has taught in the UK and Egypt, specializing in primary mathematics where he integrates cutting-edge technology into teaching. Harvey holds a PGCE and an MA, focusing on innovation in education. Before joining Charterhouse Lagos, he taught at the British International School, in Cairo.

Class Teacher

Katie Owen

Katie has worked in the UK and internationally as a teacher across Early Years and Primary classrooms for over fifteen years, most recently in an international school in Nairobi, Kenya. She is excited to be a member of the founding team of Charterhouse Lagos. 

Meagan Wright

Class Teacher

Meagan Wright

Meaghan hails from Auckland, New Zealand. She has been travelling for the past 14 years and has enjoyed living and teaching in London, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Poland. During her career, she has also taught swimming, worked with people with special needs, and been a governess in private homes around the world.

Admission into our Primary School is now open (with boarding option for Years 5 & 6)