Student Services

Ms Zoe McPherson
School Counsellor

Post Graduate Diploma (Psychology), Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology). Registered Psychologist with the Australian Psychology Board

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Zoe completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology at the University of Western Sydney and is currently a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Psychology Board. Zoe has spent the last 12 years working as a School Psychologist in Catholic Independent schools across Sydney, along with working in a Private Practice Settings. She is passionate about working with young people in a school setting and helping students understand the benefits of maintaining a balanced routine, a healthy lifestyle and engaging in practices that promote positive mental health. Zoe is a very active person and extremely passionate about sport, exercise and incorporates this into her everyday life.

 

Mr Chris Broadbent
Careers and Pathways Advisor

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Dunelm), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (Durham), Cambridge English Language Teaching Accreditation (CELTA)

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Chris Broadbent has 15 years' teaching experience, 12 years of which has been at AISM. He hails from the UK and has a Geography degree and PGCE from the University of Durham. He also holds a CELTA qualification to teach English as a second language. He is the Model United Nations Director at AISM. 

 

Ms Angela Barnes
Library Services Coordinator

Masters in International Education, Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary: English & Humanities), Bachelor of Arts in Media Communications (Journalism)

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Angela believes success in Education is more than academic results, but the encouragement of the individual as a whole. Returning to AISM, Angela taught English and HSIE in the Middle and Senior Schools from 2007-2009. Her love of words led her to pursue her interest in writing, resulting in the publication of her first book. Angela has a Masters Degree in International Education and a background in Media Communications and Journalism.

 

She has been a coordinator and presenter of communication, reading and writing programs for corporations and schools, and facilitated programs for students in public speaking, and speech and drama. Angela has operated her own Communications business specialising in copywriting and editing services, and is currently writing a novel for teenagers and young adults.

 

Ms Denise McFarlane
School Nurse

Senior Enrolled Nurse (General Trained); FA-CPR-AED Instructor (ARC) (Singapore)

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Denise trained as a General Nurse in Dundee (Ninewells) Scotland and is a certified American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor. She loves Scottish dancing, gardening, Muay Thai boxing and the Malay Silat.

 

Ms Alice Law Geok Bee
School Nurse

Diploma in Nursing, Critical Care trained with certified Basic Life Support

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Alice has 6 years of work experience with the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She loves children and animals. She also enjoys reading fiction, baking pastry, making art and craft, photography and swimming.