Teaching Staff - XI

Bui Thi Tien - Support Teacher


Ngo Thi Kim Oanh - Support Teacher


Tran Thi Thuy Mui - Support Teacher


Senior Staff


Pamela Sampan

Pamela Joyce Sampan is an early years educator with a degree in Child Development and Education from Miriam College in the Philippines.  As a teacher and a full-time mom, she is a firm believer in gentle parenting, and child-led learning through play.  

She has been living in Vietnam for 4 years now with her two children, and her husband who also works in the same school as a swimming teacher and coach. 

In January-June 2018, she had led the AIS Bright Sparks Playgroup, preparing fun sensory activities for young learners with ages ranging from 6months to 2 years old.  After that she became the teacher of AIS Infant Kindergarten, the only class in the school for toddlers.  Pam is an advocate for play and firmly believes that this is the best way little children, can learn and develop fully.



Kimberly Roberts, Senior Kindergarten Teacher


Estelle Jennings, Junior Kindergarten Teacher

Higher Graduate Diploma of Education (Pre-primary); Graduate diploma in Education (Primary) South Africa, TEFL, Cache Level 4 (UK)  

Estelle has been in Early Years Education for 40 years, of which 27 years have been in International Schools (Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Indonesia, Dubai, Vietnam). She has extensive experience in both teaching and administration. She is passionate about providing children with a safe, caring and stimulating environment where they can develop the needed skills to prepare them for a future of learning and at the same time become well-balanced global citizens.  Outside of school, Estelle enjoys reading, painting, spending time in nature, travelling to new destinations, and learning from different cultures.  

Her educational motto is ‘Reflect and learn from the lessons of yesterday to inform the learning of today to create the leaders of tomorrow’ 



Hoang Linh Huong - Support Teacher


Pham Hoang Mai - Nanny