Leadership Team

Mr. Stephen Zahra

Secondary School Principal
Western Australian Program Coordinator

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Innovation, UK
  • The Association of Managers and Administrators, UK
  • Master of Teaching (Secondary): Mathematics and Science, University of New England, Armidale
  • TEFL International TESOL Certification
  • As a mathematics teacher I always like to remind the students “You will only learn Maths by ‘doing’ not by watching”.

Ms. Tran Thi To Nhu

Primary and Middle School Vice Principal
WASS's Head of Academic Support Department

  • American International Institute of Management and Technology, USA
  • Certificate of Designing and Leading Learning Systems, USA
  • American International Institute of Education, USA
  • Bachelor of Literature (University of Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • Certificate of Pedagogy (University of Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time”. (Rabindranath Tagore)
  • IBED Approaches to learning Cat 3
  • DP Vietnamese A: Literature Cat 1&2

Mr. Riaan O'Brien

Secondary School Vice Principal

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Innovation, UK
  • The Association of Managers and Administrators, UK
  • Masters in Early Childhood Education, Rochville University, Texas State
  • TEFL – Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • CELTA – Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • TAE Australia – Certificate IV in training and Assessment
  • “Making mistakes is not a good thing, however, I often remind my students that this is a normal part of any learning process. Therefore, finding good solutions is more important than focusing on the mistakes.”

Mr. Tran Quoc Bao

Principal Assistant
IDBP Coordinator
ADP Coordinator

  • MSc Water Resources Management, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands
  • MA TESOL, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam
  • Facilitating learners’ autonomy is the core of education

Ms. Vo Thi Huu Hanh

Kindergarten Principal

  • Children Acquiring Literacy Naturally, USA
  • American International Institute of Education, USA
  • Bachelor of Pre-School Pedagogy, Saigon University
  • Completed the training program of education management, The National College of Education Ho Chi Minh City
  • Completed the training program of the United States Preschool Association
  • “Education does not simply come from teaching, it is also from life.”