TEACHING ASSISTANTS' PROFILES
TABITHA RODRIGUEZ (BA) - Reception
My name is Ms. Tabitha Melodias Rodriguez. I’m a Filipino and am currently working as a Teaching Assistant in the Reception classroom at Bloomsbury International School Hatyai. I have a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, majoring in General Science from Divine Mercy College, Philippines. I have worked with different learners for the past 8 years. I’ve been living in Thailand for more than 6 years and I used to be a Primary Science and Health teacher in a Thai government school. Being an educator for me is not just something that I am truly passionate about it is my first love. I enjoy talking with children and helping them to discover and develop their own abilities and skills and encouraging them to give their best in everything they do. In my free time, I enjoy reading, travelling, listening to music, doing different types of thrilling activities, singing and dancing. Working with young learners has taught me to be more patient, understanding, and to enjoy every minute of the learning process.
KUFIRDA RAYORKHALEE (BA) - Nursery
My name is Kufirda Rayorkhalee and I am a Teaching Assistant for the Nursery classroom. I graduated from Huachiew Chalermprakiet University with a degree in Liberal Arts, majoring in English. I used to be a trainee at Kuwait Airways and Grand Oliver Hotel where I learned to do things which I could never do before and had a great chance to learn about life and meet new people. The reason why I apply for this position is because I think working with kids is amazing and much better because kids are open to speaking their minds, being silly, and make the work day so much more interesting. My most important qualifications are being attentive and patient. I really appreciate the chance to be a part of Bloomsbury's staff. My hobbies are surfing the internet, watching movies and listening to music.
SUPAWADEE AUDLEE (BA) - Nursery
My name is Supawadee Audlee or Ms Su. I am a teaching assistant for Nursery. I graduated from Ramkamheang University (Faculty of Arts) majoring in Mass Communication and Minoring in English. I had worked as English teacher at Klubpet Suksa School, and as Teaching assistant at Anuban Sintana School, also I had worked as Teaching Assistant at Smart English Hatyai. Through my entire work experience, it has trained me how to handle with children; moreover, I like to learn new things from different children and to inspire them through more fun and challenging life. My favourite activites are cooking, reading,listening to music and traveling.
KWANJIN SINSUP (BA) - Year 3 & 4
My name is Kwanjin Sinsup or Ms Baitoey. I am a Teaching Assistant for Year 3 and Year 4 classes. I graduated from Thammasat University, Bangkok with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in English. Previously, I had worked as a Customer Service Agent for Thai Airways where I had gained my great experience in meeting international people with different cultures. This has taught me how to embrace several sorts of differences: personality, way of life, worldview, socialization. And now, working with young kids raised from various lifestyles and communities is a new challenge for me. Some of them are Thais living in Hatyai; some are half-Thais moving from abroad, while some are foreigners settling down here. But, the thing they and I have in common is speaking English and this is so interesting that we can explore our world further by language. Here, we act as a global citizen to connect each other and to live a school life happily. I hope I could build their confidence to discover themselves - know what they love to do and go beyond their potential. Also, I hope that being with young kids could help me improve myself and growing in some aspects as well. During my free time, I like to go for running, read books, listen to music and chill out in cafe.
ERNESTO FLORA (BSc) - Year 5 & 6
Hello everyone! I am Ernesto Flora, commonly known as “Ernie" for my family, “Ernesto” for my friends and colleagues and “Eru” for my Japanese friends since they find it hard to say the first two names that I have! You may find my name, maybe, to sound Spanish, but, I am a 100% Filipino, born in a small province called “La Union” located in the Northern part of the Philippines. I first started my career as a college instructor after my graduation in 2011, teaching students at all levels (1st year to 4th year) focusing on the major subjects related to hotel and restaurant management. After that I, enrolled in a Japanese school in the Philippines which gave me the opportunity to live in Japan and enjoy its unique culture for three years. Although, I am new to Hatyai, I have been teaching primary students English, in a private school in Nakhon Ratchasima. I am very enthusiastic to work here at Bloomsbury International School Hatyai, knowing its reputation as an “intercultural school community” offering high quality education while fostering the values of “curiosity, ambition, respect and diversity”.