Dr. Alice Aboud
Following her passion to understand human nature through the literary arts, Alice pursued her first two degrees in English Language and Literature from the University of Jordan. In the meanwhile, she started her career as an English Language teacher at her own alma mater, Ahliyyah & Mutran, where her love for English was first sown. A few years after starting to teach, Alice assumed leadership of the English Department and started advancing in her career. In 1997, she became the Head of the Secondary School, then Associate Head of School in 2005, and Head of School in 2008. During this time, Alice started pursuing her doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Northcentral University in Phoenix, Arizona, and wrote her dissertation on ASG as a center for female empowerment through progressive quality education (2014). Today, Alice is the Academic Head of Ahliyyah & Mutran. Having worked at Ahliyyah & Mutran for more than 30 years, Alice is first and foremost a humanist, a home-grown feminist and an educationalist. Her passion to understand human nature has become a life-long pursuit and has grown to encompass a desire to grow in spirituality and wisdom.
Ms. Rania Shami
Rania Shami received her BSc Degree in Physics from the University of Jordan and had held several General Sciences and Physics teaching positions until she joined Ahliyyah & Mutran in 2002. Since then, Rania taught IGCSE physics curriculum then moved to the IBDP Standard and Higher Levels curricula for 13 years showing exceptional communication skills with students, parents, colleagues and upper management. Rania was involved in every detail of the school's journey to adopt the Middle Years Program - MYP - as part of its academic offerings to students. Once the implementation of the MYP program started in 2015, Rania was appointed the head of Middle School. Rania is a devoted, enthusiastic and wise leader who strives to improve students’ social, emotional, academic and intellectual abilities. She also works and supports teachers in facilitating each candidate’s personal and professional growth by creating an atmosphere of open communication and mutual respect.
Mr. Moeen Haddad
Moeen Haddad, as his name implies in Arabic, has a passion for helping people and developing skills in students. Moeen holds a BSc in Chemistry with a minor of Computer Science as well as a diploma in Information Technology and a high diploma in Theology. Moeen is also a certified trainer in conflict resolution and peace making. Moeen is very passionate about utilizing modern approaches to cultivate school environments that are free of bigotry and intellectual extremism. Moeen is also a certified trainer in uplifting school environments and enhancing education through better teacher training and empowerment. Moeen attended several workshops and training courses and he had an unwavering focus on bringing better education through innovative educational leadership. Along with his duties as the head of Middle School, Moeen enjoys working with students on vocational projects such as the organic garden. The next time you are in our school, be sure to sample some of our organic garden's unique and delicious produce!
Ms. Rana Shaban
Rana joined Ahliyyah & Mutran in 1992 as a first grade Homeroom teacher and since 2002 she has held the position of the Head of Elementary Section and the Head of Al-Kashef Center. Believing in inclusion, Rana aims to provide services through Al-Kashef Center to students at school. This center has set a great example for other educational institutes to follow. Being the passionate educator and life-long learner she is, Rana acquired additional roles in the IB as she is a workshop leader, visiting team member and consultant for the PYP Program.Rana has led several workshops in and outside Jordan for both IB and non-IB curricula. Throughout her years of experience in the educational field, Rana has attended a wide range of workshops and participated in many conferences to develop professionally as an educator and a leader.
Ms. Nisreen Farah
Nisreen is a graduate of Ahliyyah & Mutran and has been working at her alma mater since 2002. Nisreen started her career as a science teacher in the elementary section, as well as a support teacher for grades 4 and 5. Nisreen then held the position of the PYP Coordinator from 2015 till 2018 when she was appointed as the Head of Primary School in the boys’ section. Nisreen is a passionate educator who attended multiple workshops and conferences related to education as well as the new practices in learning and teaching. In 2015, Nisreen was trained to become an IB-PYP Workshop Leader and had led several IB workshops. In the following year, she became an IB-PYP School Visit Team Member and an IB-PYP Consultant. Nisreen thrives on strengthening the school's positive impact on our students’ educational experience and supporting them to accomplish their goals.
Ms. Rawan Bisharat
Rawan Bisharat holds a B.A. degree in Child Development and she entered the world of children to train at a kindergarten. Her passion to work with children soon led her to work as a kindergarten teacher for 2 years. Rawan started studying to obtain a Master's degree in psychology and therefore needed to work at an NGO in order to gain the needed first-hand experience in Educational Psychology. Rawan then worked as a school counselor and joined Ahliyyah & Mutran in a similar position in 2011, where she was the primary section counselor, keeping the students' and teachers' well-beingat heart. Rawan presented several workshops to teachers as well as to parents on several topics related to parenting and psychology. Rawan now holds a Master's and a PhD in Educational Psychology in addition to her degree in Child Development, giving her the suitable blend of expertise and education to lead the kindergarten department at Ahliyyah & Mutran.