Secondary Subject Teachers

Updated March 2019
  • Fatema Faoual

    Secondary Years Team Leader VET Business Studies Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Fatema

    Ms Fatema Faoual joined Alsiraat College in 2016. She is passionate about instilling the love of lifelong learning in our students.

    Her passion to connect learning to the real world encourages her students to develop essential skills and knowledge needed to become active and informed citizens in society.

    Prior to teaching, she worked in corporate organisations for over 10 years in a range of roles such as Regional Manager, Recruitment Manager and Trainer. Ms Fatema is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive and challenging environment that allows every student to achieve their personal best.

    Fatema Faoual
  • Aseel Tebeileh

    VCE Co-ordinator Careers Advisor Humanities (Secondary) Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Aseel

    Bachelor of Business (Management) Monash University, Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) University of New England.

    Commencing her role as the Senior Year’s Co-ordinator and Careers Adviser at Al Siraat College, Ms Aseel is driven and passionate about mentoring and guiding students to realise and achieve their potential. She strives to create a nurturing and caring environment for all students and is a strong advocate of applying restorative practices in building positive student relationships.

    Ms Aseel’s role also includes guiding students in making an informed decision about future pathways and careers.

    Aseel Tebeileh
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wayne Semmens

    Head of Maths (Secondary) Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Wayne

    Wayne Semmens
  • Mohamed Aden

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

    Mohamed Aden
  • Amera Atiya

    Psychology/Islamic Studies (Secondary) Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Amera

    Amera Atiya