Our Pride

We take pride in our qualified teaching staff that is multinational.

Our teachers come from Australia, Canada, Egypt, Iraq, Jordon, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United States, and Yemen.

Our staff undergoes an endless process of professional development through in-service training, seminars, workshops, and participation in school committees and/or learning communities.

Mrs. Dalia Kamel, M.A.

Ms. Dalia Kamel, an Arab American who has over a decade of experience in the field of education and teacher training and development, is leading the Gulf International Private Academy (GIPA) management team as the school principal.

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Mrs. Abla Kassis

Head of Admission & Registration

Ms. Abla Kassis, BA in French Literature, has 30 years of experience in education as a French teacher and school administrator in Syria and UAE.

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Mr. M . Azzam

Head of Accounting

Mr. Mohammed Azzam is the school accountant. Please forward all your questions and concerns about school fees, payments or payment plans, discounts, and such to him and he will be more than happy to assist you.

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Mr. Khairy Laz

Administrative Supervisor

Mr. Khairy Laz is the Administrative supervisor the Gulf International Private Academy (GIPA). Mr. Laz is responsible for Transportation and Investigations.

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Mrs. Faten Ibrahim

Social Worker

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Mrs. Laarni's

School HAAD Certified Nurse
Nurse Laarni's joined the school family in September 2012.

She is a certified from the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD). Mrs.Laarni's is in charge of: students’ health, hygiene, as well as health education and awareness of students and staff. She has been a great help to our school physician: Dr. Badawi.

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Mr.Bassam Saryeddine

Assistant Principal for Auditing and Testing

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Mr. Mohamed Hassan

Assistant Principal for boys

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Mrs. Nadeen Nabil

Assistant principal for Girls

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Ms. Zeina Saleh

Head of Elementary (1-3)

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Mrs. Michelle Philips

Head of KG Department

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Mrs. Mary Grace

Special Needs Coordinator

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Contact Us

The Gulf International Private Academy
POBox 65205 Al Ain,
United Arab Emirates
Tel :(9713) 767-6905
Fax :(9713) 767-6908
E-mail : [email protected]

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