Homegroup Teachers Secondary School

Updated March 2019
  • Noori Ahmad

    Year 7G1 Homegroup Teacher Secondary Science/Maths SRC Co-ordinator Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Noori

    Noori Ahmad
  • Mariam Khattab

    Year 7G2 Homegroup Teacher Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Mariam

    Ms Mariam Khattab is pleased to be a part of the Al Siraat College community. She graduated from Victoria University with a post graduate degree in Education. This is Mariam's second year at the College, having previously taught our Year 5-6 girls cohert.

    Prior to embarking on her teaching journey, she completed a Bachelor in Youth Work and have always been passionate in supporting and educating our Muslim youth. She believes every student has their own unique skill set and with guidance and direction will succeed.

    As a teacher, her aim is to ensure every student has a positive and happy school experience.

    Mariam Khattab
  • Mohamed Aden

    Year 7B1 Homegroup Teacher Mathematics Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Mohamed

    Mohamed Aden
  • Musaab Rawasia

    Year 7B2 Homegroup Teacher Science/Biology Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Musaab

    Musaab was our Head of Science in 2018. He completed his Bachelor of Science from Monash University, and then decided to pursue a Postgraduate dip ed from Latrobe University.

    He has taught at Darul Ulum College of Victoria and Aitken College (both located in Melbourne), before moving overseas to pursue teaching in Dubai for 2 years. He has been at Al Siraat since the start of the 2018 schooling year.

    Musaab Rawasia
  • Safiye Asanova

    Year 8G1 Homegroup Teacher PE/Health Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Safiye

    Safiye Asanova
  • Dilek Komser

    Year 8G2 Homegroup Teacher Science/Maths Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Dilek

    Dilek joined the Alsiraat family as a Junior Secondary Mathematics and Science teacher in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science, with majors in Physiology and Pathology, and a Master of Teaching both from the University of Melbourne.

    She has since been a passionate and dedicated Year 7 to 10 Science and VCE Biology teacher, continuously working hard to close the achievement gap between boys and girls. She is advocate of problem based learning, as well as collaborative learning, which she believes is the key to achievement across all disciplines. Her ultimate goal is to build a sense of desire for continual learning, both in and outside of the classroom.

    She looks forward to another rewarding year at Al Siraat, seeing her students achieve their best both this year with her Year 12 students in Biology and in the coming years. It has been a pleasure working with such dedicated staff at Al Siraat college who have the same goals and aspirations for the students.

    Dilek Komser
  • Muhlis Karaman

    Year 8B1 Homegroup Teacher Maths/Science Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Muhlis

    Muhlis Karaman
  • Asim Malik

    Year 8B2 Homegroup Teacher Quran / Islamic Studies / LOTE Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Asim

    Asim Malik
  • Amal Ibrahim

    Year 9G1 Homegroup Teacher English/Humanities Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Amal

    Amal Ibrahim
  • Sevdet Bektash

    Year 9B1 Homegroup Teacher PE/Health/VET Phone 03 9407 7018 Email Sevdet

    With Allah’s grace and blessing, Sevdet joined Al Siraat College as the Head of Physical Education & Health in January 2015 with over 10 years of experience working in youth programs, the last 5 of those years in education. Alhamdulillah.

    Sevdet has grown up with a passion to organise and develop programs. Prior to his years working in education, he has had unique work experience facilitating sport and recreation programs for young male and female offenders in the Parkville Youth Justice Precinct.

    Sevdet has also had many camping experiences, coordinating leadership programs and camps for youth living in Carlton, as well as young male offenders from within the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre.

    Sevdet aims to contribute his experience and enthusiasm for sports and camps to the College in an effort to help build well rounded sports students, who can participate in community sports for good health and leisure beyond their schooling lives, inShaAllah.

    Sevdet Bektash
  • Hadia Shoaib

    Year 10G1 Homegroup Teacher English/EAL Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Hadia

    Mrs Hadia Shoaib has recently joined Al Siraat College in 2015 after completing her degree from The University of Melbourne.

    Working as a Secondary School Teacher she has accumulated a broad range of teaching experience in English across all year levels. Having a sound knowledge of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) she consciously modifies her pedagogies to suit the needs of the learner. She is highly confident and passionate to teach students who come from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

    Hadia is an ardent supporter of ‘Student Wellbeing’ and actively employs strategies that support social and emotional learning in students to ensure success at all levels. She strongly believes that investing in relationships (students, parents & teachers) is imperative to improving school climate and learning outcomes.

    Hadia Shoaib
  • Bilal Sezgin

    Year 10B1 Homegroup Teacher Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Bilal

    Bilal Sezgin
  • Naga Thaya

    Head of Science (Secondary) Year 11G1 Homegroup Teacher Biology Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Naga

    Naga is a currently Head of Science at Al Siraat College. Having over 25 years of experience, teaching and science are her true passions. Over her long tenured career, Naga has taught in 3 different countries and at different age levels. She has Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Peradeniya, a Master of Science in Microbiology from Victoria University and a graduate diploma in Secondary Education majoring in science from University of Canberra.

    Naga joined the College in 2017 after moving down from Canberra to be closer to her family. Prior to this, she taught at Daramalan College, located in the heart of the nation's capital, which has over 1400 students. Here she worked for 15 years teaching Biology and Chemistry and became deeply embedded within the school. Due to this, Naga had full control of the Biology curriculum taught at the college, pertaining to year 7 to 12. Furthermore, she also took on the role of assistant science coordinator at the college.

    Naga specialises and enjoys, curriculum building, with her efforts being recognised by the Board of Senior Secondary School [BSSS], where she was invited to take part in developing the national curriculum for year 11 and 12 biology in the A.C.T. Furthermore, Naga loves putting in the extra work to help out students, answering and assisting her students in her spare time during lunch. She is happy to go the extra mile when a student is passionate. Her passion for teaching, however, doesn’t stop at secondary students. Naga also enjoys mentoring new graduate teachers whenever she gets the chance.

    In her spare time, she also loves to garden, go on walks and enjoys time with the family.

    Naga is looking forward to teaching and inspiring the students at Al Siraat College, and is looking forward to shaping the future of the school using her wealth of experience and true passion for both science and teaching.

    Naga Thaya
  • Ismail Kullu

    Year 11B1 Homegroup Teacher Maths/Physics Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Ismail

    Ismail Kullu
  • Mohammed Azim

    Head of English (Secondary) Year 12A Homegroup Teacher Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Mohammed

    MEd (Deakin), BEd (USP), GCEdR (Monash), DipHEng (UK), CTESL (USP), DipBusAc (UK), DipCounseling (NSW), DipEdEv (USP), Cert.ITEP (Canada)

    Mr Mohammed Azim is currently the Head of English at Al Siraat College. He is also the Instructional Coach for teachers in secondary school. Prior to joining Al Siraat College, Mr Mohammed Azim was an English Lecturer/Curriculum Developer at Monash University's English Language Centre. He has taught VCE English, Language, EAL & Literature for over 14 years as well. He has been in the teaching profession for the past 30 years and has worked in various capacities like Head of English & Humanities, Counsellor, Senior Coordinator, Head of Teaching & Learning, Curriculum Developer, Educational Leadership and Administration Adviser, Discipline Coordinator and PD Trainer in primary, secondary and tertiary educational sectors. He is also an exam assessor for external exams through VCAA – Assessment Administration Unit.

    Mr Mohammed Azim was honoured by the Teaching Australia – Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership for National Excellence in Teacher Leadership Award in 2009. In 2011, Mr Mohammed Azim was the first Muslim teacher ever to win the National Excellence in Teaching Awards supported by the Australian Scholarship Group. He was declared as one of the teachers in the Top 10 teachers of Australia in 2011. The awards did not end here as Mohammed Azim was recognised for his outstanding service and contribution in education once again by being named in the 2017 HOT LIST OF TOP 50 AUSTRALIAN EDUCATORS by the prestigious The Educator magazine.

    Mr Mohammed Azim has a passion for action research in the areas of teacher quality, discipline, educational administration and leadership, teaching and learning pedagogies, assessment for success and innovative ways of teaching English. Currently, he teaches English at Year 9, 11 & 12 levels. Apart from teaching, he is actively involved in many community initiatives and activities that deals with families and youths.

    Mr Mohammed Azim is an advocate of the motto that ‘We rise by lifting others’. This is his passion and mission at Al Siraat College.

    Mohammed Azim