Senior Leadership Team
Michelle is currently fulfilling the role of the acting principal at the Multinational School Dhahran. She is an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and experienced educationalist with a history of successful leadership. She has been in education for more than 28 years, of which 20 years was spent serving in senior leadership capacity in international schools in South Africa, Sweden, Poland, China and now in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Noorah Aljufaish is our School Saudi Leader and Business Manager who was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. She has an experience of 13 years in education with 5 years of leading various international schools in Saudi, which followed after acquiring a bachelor’s degree in Arts of English and studying English as a Second Language in Switzerland for one year.
Hanan Kanj, is the Early Years Foundation Stage Coordinator as well as the FS2 Homeroom Teacher. She has been working at MNS-D since its very beginning and feels very privileged to be part of the MNS family. She was born and raised in Australia and then moved with her family to Lebanon where she received her two bachelor’s degrees. She has lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for the past 8 years where she gained her EYFS teaching experience from different international schools.
Maggie is the Lower Primary Coordinator for Years 1;2 and 3 as well as the class teacher for Year 2 Boys. She has been in the field of education for over 12 years and ever since she has started teaching, it has become her passion. She is Egyptian but was raised and brought up in Warsaw- Poland. She has studied Early Childhood Education and acquired her Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Nottingham University after graduating from Business Administration.
Jane Blackledge is from West Yorkshire, England. She is the Upper Primary Coordinator for Years 4, 5 and 6 class teacher for Year 6 Girls. She has been living, and teaching primary children in Saudi Arabia, for the last 17 years. She taught at Multinational-Riyadh for 12 years before joining Multinational School Dhahran. Jane thinks that it is such a pleasure and privilege to work in this school as our class sizes are small and intimate, therefore we are able to provide exceptional teaching and learning throughout the school.