International House Sydney


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Teacher employment


Sydney City -Level 1, 203 Clarence St, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Bondi- Floor 1, 237 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction,
NSW 2022 Australia

Darwin – 3 Searcy Street, Darwin, NT 0800

Melbourne- Level 6, 350 Queen St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Gold Coast – Level 4, 42 Marine Parade, QLD 4215

Byron Bay- 1 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481

IH Gold Coast: opens 4/01/2021

IH Byron Bay: opens 1/03/2021

Opening Hours

Centre hours are from 8.30 am
to 6.00pm Monday to Friday
(We are closed on public holidays)

2021 Public Holidays

  • IH Sydney City, IH Bondi & IH Byron Bay: 01/01, 26/01, 02/04, 05/04, 26/04, 14/06, 02/08, 04/10
  • IH Darwin: 01/01, 26/01, 02/04, 05/04, 26/04, 03/05, 04/06, 02/08
  • IH Melbourne: 01/01, 26/01, 08/03, 02/04, 05/04, 26/04 14/06, 24/09, 03/11
  • IH Gold Coast: 01/01, 26/01, 02/04, 05/04, 26/04, 03/05, 04/10
  • Xmas 27/12/2021 – 02/01/2022; IH reopens 03/01/2022

Key Contacts

To get to know who we are better, here are some of the administration team at International House Sydney:

Tim Eckenfels


Fernando Passarelli

General Manager

Yu Kuriki

 Director of Education

Kay Wong

Director of Admissions and Student Services

Julie Bae

Director of Accounting

Prescilla Woodley-Laigle

Director of Business College at IH

David Molina

Director of Sales

Fernanda Soto

Director of Marketing

Taylor Dutton

Director of Human Resources

Information Technology & Business Intelligence Department

Tony Jiang

Director of IT

Diego Ramirez

IT Support Analyst

Chris Sheehan

Director of Business Intelligence

Lucas Castro

Business Intelligence Analyst

ELICOS Director of Studies

Aaron Clark

Director of Studies Sydney

Edward Woodhams

Director of Studies Bondi

Kevin Birkhahn

Director of Studies Melbourne

Moe Pourkarim

Director of Studies Darwin

Colin Muirhead

Director of Studies Junior Programs

Student Services & Admissions 

Katerina Cieslarova

Student Services Manager

Natalia Munoz

Student Services Officer Darwin

Shannon Alpi

ihBC Administration Officer

Julie Kabelacova

Student Services Officer

Tiago Backes

Student Services Officer

Mao Sangen

Student Services Officer

Leandro Berenguel

Student Services Officer

Julio Olivos

Admissions Manager-ELICOS

Jill Woodfield

Admissions Manager – ihBC

Keiko Nakano

Admissions Officer

Almudena Zulueta

Admissions Officer

Monica Salinas

Admissions Officer

Tomas Zamborsky

Admissions Officer

Francisco Vasquez

Admissions Officer

Carolina Tovar

Admissions Officer

Sales Department 

Nao Sugiura

Regional Director- Asia

Mayumi Taniguchi

Marketing Manager-Asia

Jamie Kim

Marketing Manager- Asia

Hiraki Hirai

Marketing Manager- Japan

Suwanna Penjidapa

Marketing Manager- Thailand

Vera Liu

Marketing Manager- China

Ravel Tavares

Marketing Manager- EMEA

Veronika Brutarova

Marketing Manager- EMEA & Subcontinent

Sonia Margagliotta

Marketing Manager- EMEA & Byron Bay

Dayana Kostiuc

Marketing Manager-LATAM

Victoria Bravo

Marketing Manager- LATAM

Diogo Scherer

Marketing Manager- LATAM

Margaret Ferrante

Marketing Manager ihBC

Veronika Stachova

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Department

Lucy Gardner

Manager, Digital Marketing

Natasha Serna

Manager, Digital Marketing

Elvira Haryadi

Designer, Digital Marketing

Lidiane Aires

Copywriter, Digital Marketing

Mariah Ferrer

Designer, Digital Marketing

Teacher Training- CELTA, TESOL, English Teaching for Younger Learners and J-Shine Trainers

Yanina Leigh

Director of Studies Teacher Training

Tom Doyle

TESOL & ETYL Coordinator

Joanne Roberts

Senior trainer and assessor (CELTA and TESOL)

Yulianto Lukito

Senior trainer and assessor (CELTA and TESOL)

ELICOS Head Teachers

Inna Walsh

Head Teacher Bondi

Eduardo Rossi

Head Teacher Sydney

Julie Lacunza

Head Teacher Melbourne

Pilar Speranza

Head Teacher Sydney

Jenna Robinson

Head Teacher Bondi

Tamarzon Larner

Campus Manager Darwin

Zeynap Ercelebi

Head Teacher Darwin

ihBC Education Department

Jeff De Jager

Program Manager- Gold Coast & Byron Bay

Tony Rahal

Training and Innovation Manager

Zak Zreikat

Program Manager- Melbourne

Tony Currie

Academic Support Manager-all campuses

Marike Janacivius

Program Manager- Sydney & Bondi

Ami Saito

Administration Team Manager

Sethu Brian Parameswaran

Program Manager- Darwin

Ezequiel Diaz

Administration Coordinator

Petra Sliney

Assessment and Content Writer

Ali Hussain

Head Trainer Darwin