Our teachers are trained and competent, they love their work and encourage the growth of children, who will have the chance to learn, have fun and develop as individuals. The environment is open, multicultural and international.

Parent-Teacher Meeting 2018-19

Appointements last 15 minutes each. You can book by emailing info@smilingservice.it

Teacher Subject Class Day Time
Ian Browne Business 6th, 7th, 8th grade Monday 10:30 – 11:25
Cecilia Bucci
History, Citizenship and Geography 8th  grade Tuesday 10:30 – 11:25
Emma Cairns English 6th grade Tuesday 15:30 – 16:30
Patrizia Cani Chinese 6th, 7th, 8th grade Thursday 12:20 – 13:10
Paola Cirelli Italian 6th, 7th, 8th grade Thursday 11:25 – 12:20
Michela Cristaldi
Maths, Technical design 6th, 7th grade Thursday 10:30 – 11:25
Laura Lunghi Science 6th, 7th, 8th grade Wednesday 12:20 – 13:20
Linda Maestri
History, Citizenship and Geography 6th, 7th grade Friday 12:20 – 13:10
Maria Cristina Mantovani
Science 6th, 7th e 8th grade Friday
11:25 – 12:20
Francesca Marti Art 6th, 7th e 8th grade Tuesday 12:20 – 13:10
Francesco Massari ICT 6th, 7th, 8th grade Thursday 15:10 – 16:10
Eleonora Morelli
English 6th, 7th, 8th grade Monday 12:20 – 13:10
Michele Pancera Maths, Technical design 8th grade Wednesday 14:15 – 15:10
Lexi Pardee  English 6th, 7th, 8th grade Thursday 08:15 – 09:15
Cristina Simancas Spanish 6th, 7th, 8th grade Wednesday 11:25 – 12:20
Giada Zerbini Italian 6th, 7th, 8th grade Thursday 11:25 – 12:20

 

Our team

Ian Browne

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When did you start working at Smiling?
September 2012
What do you teach?
I teach DT Business in the Middle School, Business Studies and Cambridge Advanced English in High School
What do you like most about your job?
The enthusiasm of the students to obtain new skills and knowledge that will assist them in succeeding in a competitive and Globalised environment. 

Emma Cairns

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I started working at Smiling in September 2017
What do you teach?
I teach English in grade 6
What do you like most about your job?
I like that I get to interact with such lovely children everyday and just how excited they are to learn new things.

Patrizia Cani

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I’ve been working at Smiling since September 2016
What do you teach?
I’m the Chinese teacher in the secondary school
What do you like most about your job?
I love being in contact with children, their curiosity and their receptiveness. I like this job because it’s extremely creative and rewarding

Paola Cirelli

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When did you start working at Smiling?
In 2008
What do you teach?
I’m the Italian teacher in secondary school
What do you like most about your job?
Teaching is a wonderful job. What I love most about it is the constant search for new ways and strategies to be able to provide the best educational opportunities to all children

Roy Frederick Davison

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I have been working at Smiling since 2013
What do you teach?
I teach music in Early years, Primary and Secondary
What do you like most about your job?
The thing I love about teaching is seeing children enjoy learning and helping them understand and appreciate every form of music, in this school my dream is possible and i love my job.

Stefan Maben Green

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I’ve been working at Smiling since 2012
What do you teach?
I’m the Gym teacher in primary and secondary school
What do you like most about your job?
Helping children learn about their abilities and overcome their obstacles

Laura Lunghi

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I started working at Smiling in 2016
What do you teach?
I teach Science in the secondary school
What do you like most about your job?
I like being with the students  and witnessing how those from different countries can become part of the group.  I like thinking that I can help making this happen everyday

Maria Cristina Mantovani

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I’ve been working at Smiling since August 2014
What do you teach?
I teach in the Secondary school
What do you like most about your job?
The thing I like most about my job is the relationship with the children and to discover the world with them

Francesca Marti

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I started working at Smiling in January 2016
What do you teach?
I teach art to all secondary and high school classes
What do you like most about your job?
I really enjoy exploring different art themes and topics with my students, while at the same time encouraging critical analysis and becoming inspired by their creativity and imaginative views

Francesco Massari

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I started working at Smiling in 2015.
What do you teach?
I’m the ICT teacher in Secondary and High School
What do you like most about your job?
I love my job: I want students to fall in love with what I’m teaching and I like to see them grow and become curious and indipendent men and women. 

Eleonora Morelli

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I’ve been working here since September 2016.
What do you teach?
I teach English as a Second Language (ESL).
What do you like most about your job?
What I’ve always liked about this job is seeing the expression on the students’ face when something clicks in their head, and they start making connections. Constantly reinventing myself and researching new strategies to reach every student is crucial and implies a never-ending learning process. But it’s a challenge worth taking. 

Lexi Pardee

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When did you start working at Smiling ?
August 2015
What do you teach?
I teach English in the secondary school
What do you like most about your job? 
What I like best about working at Smiling are the students. Getting to know these children better, teach them, and laugh with them everyday is my favourite part about teaching at Smiling. I always say it, and it is true – the students at Smiling are the most engaged, expressive, and hardest working students I have ever taught!

Cristina Simancas

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When did you start working at Smiling?
September 2012
What do you teach? 
I’m the Spanish teacher in 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th grade
What do you like most about your job?
I like working in an international school, with teachers and students from other countries, it is enriching and fulfilling. I also like the relationship we have with both the students and the families because we interact frequently and build a common project, promoting students autonomy. Also having the latest technology equipment makes it possible to be more creative and to motivate the students

Giada Zerbini

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When did you start working at Smiling?
I’ve been working at Smiling since 2015.
What do you teach? 
I’m ​an Italian teacher in secondary and high school.
What do you like most about your job?
​I love that my job allow a real reciprocity, because teachers and students are ​growing and learning from one other.