Staff List

Staff Profiles

iBOS has assembled one of the best academic and support teams in London. All of our teaching staff are UK qualified and are highly experienced, with many having held senior positions, teaching in some of the country’s top independent schools. Some of our members of staff are profiled here; we hope you will have the chance to meet more of them through our range of online events.

Department Heads

Farshad Mohammadi Founding Principal
Dr. Farshad Mohammadi has previously worked in several high-achieving and successful schools as a Senior Leader, Consultant, Inspector, Deputy Headteacher, and Headteacher, in both the United Kingdom and the Middle East; he has also once worked as a senior adviser to a minister for education in the UK. Farshad started his career as a teacher of Mathematics, then specialising in Further Maths and Physics. Soon after, he became head of department and an Advanced Skill Teacher (AST) of mathematics, a qualification that only an elite number of teachers in the UK hold. Farshad is passionate about education and helping students achieve their academic best. With a keen eye for detail, diligence and great leadership, Farshad is determined to offer his students unwavering and lasting support towards their studies and future career goals.
Faizal Jaumbocus Vice Principal
Faizal Jaumbocus is extremely proud to be the Vice-Principal at the International British Online School and to help lead the school as the premier school internationally within an online context. Faizal’s in his tenth year as a teacher, specialising in mathematics, with 5 of those years being spent as a member of the Senior Leadership Team with responsibilities ranging from curriculum development, teaching and learning, data, and raising attainment. What underpins everything Faizal does is his honest belief that our students deserve the very best education that allows them to achieve the outstanding outcomes we know they are capable of.

Academic Staff

James Stephenson Teacher of English Language & Literature
James Stephenson is a Teacher of English. James has been teaching English for two years. Throughout his bachelor’s degree in English Language and Communication at King’s College, James was able to explore his love of the English language through a variety of text types including poetry, literature, and non-fiction texts. James is most interested in non-fiction texts and uses it in his classes to cultivate linguistic analysis whilst also developing students’ understanding of how English skills are essential to comprehending and navigating through the world that they live in. James previously worked as a Teach First teacher at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy in South East London which has allowed him to appreciate the importance of helping students of all abilities to succeed.
Gabriella Giordano Teacher of Science & Chemistry
Gabriela Giordano joined the International British online school as a Science Teacher. Gabriela attended Kingston University and obtained her BSc (Hons) in Chemistry. Gabriela started her teaching career 10 years ago and has been teaching science with a passion ever since, both in the UK and most recently at an international school where she was the Head of Science Department. Before this, she completed her Chemical Engineering Degree. Gabriela was a Chemical Engineer Associate in Romania. Gabriela never stops extending her academic and leadership skills and will be doing her part-time PCert in Nanotechnology at Oxford University this year.
Naoko Masumoto Teacher of Science & Biology
Naoko Masmuto is a teacher of Science at iBOS. Having completed training at King’s College London in 2019, Naoko has taught Biology at a Sixth Form College in East London. Before that, Naoko was studying her PhD in Chemical Biology at Imperial College London where she became a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist doing a project in chemical biology in collaboration with an American pharmaceutical company. With previous experience in a start-up biotechnology industry as a researcher, Naoko is passionate to develop students’ scientific skills further and to inspire students who pursue their higher education and careers in STEM subjects.
Adora Sas Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL): French & Spanish
Adora Sas is a Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages specialising in French and Spanish. Adora has been teaching modern foreign languages in various schools in London, and is passionate about languages and culture. In addition, she has very strong information technology skills from both IT certification and 11 years of experience in the IT industry. As well as that, Adora is a trained actress and graduated from the Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre in October 2013.
Stefan Glyn Sime Teacher of History
Stefan is a history specialist and has 2 years of teaching experience in the UK, as well as 18 months working as a Teaching Assistant with SEN students, and several months of work experience in Spain teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also has a background working in museums in the heritage sector. His main responsibilities are teaching and learning; planning expectations and student targets; monitoring and assessment; pastoral support; and online class management. Stefan is also involved in extra-curricular activities. Stefan has a wide variety of historical interests ranging from Ancient Civilisations, Medieval Europe, the 19th Century, right through to the Cold War. He is also interested in politics and sport.

Support Staff - UK

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Catherine Walsh PA to Principal & Office Manager
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Arya Tabatabai Marketing & IT Manager
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Alisa Miloslavskaya HR & Accounts Manager
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Victoria Dmitrenko Marketing Assistant
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