ISCT teachers and staff are dedicated to creating a safe space in support of your child’s holistic development. We work together towards a common goal: to spark success in every student. We’re particular about who we invite into our family. That’s why we make sure that each staff member is aligned with our values. 


All ISCT staff undergo regular development and training in order to keep up with the ever-changing trends and developments in education.


Kascha Reed – Principal
Katherine Bennet – Director of Academics
Paul Moore – Director of Student Affairs
Adi Daniel – Head of Struben House
Sheila Neethling – Head of Upper Primary
Phillip James – Head of High School
Jacques Groenewald – Business Manager


Debbie Crawford – Nursery Teacher
Alexandra Smith – Reception Teacher
Rouxné Vlok – Reception Teacher
Derryn Willis – Year 1 Teacher
Robyn Adams – Year 1 Teacher
Jaclyn Spence – Year 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)
Chloë Liebenberg- Year 2 Teacher
Gouwah Waggie – Year 2 Teacher
Bronwen de Roo – Year 3 Teacher
Catherine Hanbury – Year 3 Teacher
Sipho Maphosa – Year 4 Teacher
Georgina Douglas – Year 4 Teacher
Renachia Armino – Year 5 Teacher
Nicola Engel – Year 5 Teacher
Rene Fahrenfort – Year 6 Teacher
Deidre Lindeque – Year 6 Teacher
Ansia Moodley – Key Stage 1 and 2 Learning Support
Margarida Papell Conill – KS2 Spanish Teacher

Cheslyn Wesson – KS2 Teaching Assistant

Harriet Carivalis – KS2 French Teacher

Theresa Smith – KS2 Afrikaans Teacher 

Lana Julius – KS2 Assistant Teacher and Aftercare Supervisor 
Lynette Martin – KS2 Classroom Assistant
Chanté Williams – Struben House Co-Teacher
Zaakirah Bawa – Struben House Assistant Teacher
Celena Carelse – Struben House Assistant Teacher
Kirsty English – Struben House Assistant Teacher
Darlene Sonnenberg – Struben House Teacher Assistant and Aftercare Supervisor
Noloyiso Sokani – Struben House Assistant Teacher, Aftercare Supervisor and isiXhosa teacher
Kelsey Leendertz – Struben House Assistant Teacher
Abbegale Valayudam – Struben House Assistant Teacher
Thozama Grewe – PT Primary School Counsellor



Illona Simons – Part-time PE Teacher & Sport Co-ordinator
Ronwin Williams – PT Assistant Sports Coordinator


Mathematics and Sciences

Ernest Manhenga – Head of Science, Physics, Exams Officer
Edward Munyarari – Chemistry Teacher
Margaux Rat – Biology Teacher
Patricia Doyle – Physics, General Science and Mathematics
Rob Tait – Mathematics, Science, ICT, and D&T Teacher
Charmaine Butler Gates – Mathematics Teacher
Kerrin Kolesky – KS3 Science and KS3 Co-ordinator
Grant Hillebrand – Computer Science Teacher
Khuselo Jadezweni – High School Math Teacher, STEAM coordinator, Lab Assistant
Annize de Villiers – Mathematics Teacher


Katherine Bennet – Head of English, English Language Teacher
Julia Janssens – English Language and Literature Teacher
Kate Strydom – English and Drama Teacher
Carline Janse Van Rensburg – Afrikaans Teacher
Theresa Smith – Part-time Afrikaans Teacher
Ceri Baron – Part-time English Literature Teacher

Modern Foreign Languages

Emma Bentley – Spanish Teacher
Margarida Papell-Conill – Spanish Teacher
Donatella du Plessis – French and Eng Literature teacher
Harriet Carivalis – Part-time French Teacher

Arts and Humanities

Jody Engelbrecht – Head of Music
Andrew Wright – Part-time Music Teacher
Lisa Sutton – Art Teacher
Anya Woolley – Part Time Design and Technology Teacher
Jane Fisher – Drama & ICT Teacher
Phillip James – History Teacher
Marc Henry – Geography and PSHE Teacher
Symon Hlophe – PT History & Geography Teacher
Paul Moore – Business Studies Teacher
Sarah Everett – PSHE & Student Support Teacher


Arnold Alabi – IT Manager
Keenan Petersen  – IT Coordinator
Thirusha Abrahams – Admissions
Caryn Leonards – Librarian
Melita Poplett – School Administrator & Principal’s PA
Monique Williams – HR & Payroll Administrator
Muslima Jacobs – Financial Administrator
Cikizwa Njana – Struben House Receptionist
Nicole Langtry – School Administrator
Vuyelwa Funani – Woodland Heights Receptionist
Andries Koester – Woodland Heights Maintenance
Cedric Kay – Struben House Estate Manager and Driver
Dumisani Mavume – Security Guard
Liso Mangaliso – A/H Security Guard
Mcebisi Menye – Estate Manager
Mongezi Zozo – Gardener
Charmaine Abrahams – Woodland Heights Housekeeper
Jehaan Matthews – Woodland Heights Housekeeping Supervisor
Michelle De Kock – Struben House Housekeeper
Nadia Dean – Struben House Housekeeper
Noleen O’Neill – Woodland Heights Housekeeper
Nolufefe Magini – Woodland Heights Housekeeper
Verdi Jason – Woodland Heights Housekeeper
Mziwoxolo Mqulo – Security Guard
Phumzile Bonani – A/h Security Guard
Leonard Demas – Driver
Wesley Lindsay – Struben House Maintenance