SIS News Archive
We are pleased to announce the hiring of our new ECLC Director for next year. With our current director, Matthew Wilding, moving on to new opportunities, we have hired Carlene Hamley for this role. Carlene was selected after a world-wide review of candidates by a committee of administrators, parents, and teachers and will assume her new duties next August.
Carlene is a highly capable, experienced leader and teacher. She is currently teaching Kindergarten at SIS, in addition to being the KG/G1 Division Leader and a school improvement leader in eLearning. Previously she helped open and administer four early childhood programs in Shenzhen prior to coming to SIS, four years ago. In that role she was responsible for program development, teacher hiring and development, and other administrative functions, which has prepared her for our position of ECLC Director. She has taught both early childhood and elementary levels in New Zealand and at SIS as well. She is currently undertaking additional university studies centered around education, eLearning and leadership. Carlene has lived in Shenzhen for many years and enjoys life in China with her partner and her son Liam, who also attends the ECLC program. In her spare time you will often find her climbing the mountain, playing squash or at the gym, or enjoying time at the beach with her family.