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An immersive modern pedagogy

Same brings together English teachers and Anglophone professionals experienced in diverse artistic and sporting domains.


Alice is a french-American artist from Minnesota, she has always been passionate about the creative worlds of childhood. She is a graduate of École Esmod and has worked as a kid’s wear fashion designer for over 15 years. Today, she aims to open doors to arts and English for young, curious minds, emphasizing a playful and immersive approach. Her artistic background harmonizes seamlessly with her desire to nurture children, awakening their creativity and offering them the opportunity to master English naturally. Her experience in designing has granted her with a unique perspective on colors, shapes, and textures, which she skillfully incorporates into her educational activities. With Alice, your children will flourish in a world of artistic and linguistic learning, where play and discovery are always part of the game.


Sharon, originally from NZ, possesses a rich tapestry of professional and educational traits. She’s a multicultural enthusiast, having lived in 7 different countries. 
Sharon is also a talented artist and a qualified ‘TESL’ teacher with extensive experience in private tutoring, specializing in older children and adults. Her dedication extends to active involvement in the US section’s after-school programs, where she contributes to art, project week, and library classes for primary school students.
At SAME, she’s an integral part of an enthusiastic team focused on immersive learning through diverse activities and games. Sharon ensures that children associate English with enjoyment, making the educational journey a joyful adventure.


Janine has a love and passion for cooking from an early age as a child. She loved learning from her Great Grandmother’s and Grandmother’s in the kitchen when she was little. She grew up in Seattle, Washington in the US and gained a degree in classical French Cuisine and pastry Applied science, whilst working in fine dining restaurants and private dinner clubs. She moved to France with her husband in 1998 where she continued to broaden her knowledge in the culinary arts. She was also lucky enough to travel and discover more about international cultures through food. She started her own Catering company 10 years ago with cooking classes and specialized cakes and pastries, later to include events, weddings and private parties throughout Paris and the suburbs. She also gained experience in teaching children through cooking classes tailored to them and teaching English as a Second language.


Jemma is a passionate and proficient musician with many years of experience both as a professional oboist and music educator. Her studies took place at the Royal College of Music in London, where she gained a Bachelor of Music Degree. She then went on to study for a Postgraduate Performance Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Jemma’s orchestral work includes the BBC Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Bangkok Symphony Orchestra and UK National Symphony Orchestra. She was oboist with the London West End musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and has frequently recorded solo oboe and orchestral works for film and television. Alongside her professional freelance career, Jemma has held the position of head of department at two private schools in London and has over 10 years experience as a private music teacher.


Yassin is our dedicated drama teacher with an unwavering passion for theater and storytelling. Yassin’s love for stage was sparked in childhood, thanks to an exceptional drama teacher who instilled enduring values and cherished memories. Over the past decade, Yassin has immersed himself in theater and film productions across Egypt, England, Qatar, Turkey, and the enchanting streets of Paris, amassing valuable experience. With a solid foundation from studies at Cours Florent and as assistant director at the school, Yassin aspires to kindle passion for play and storytelling in young hearts. Armed with a deep appreciation for the dramatic arts and a rich toolbox of skills, Yassin nurtures creativity, boosts confidence, and cultivates boundless imagination.


Susannah is an experienced yoga teacher for children and holds teaching certificates both from the Ecole Francaise de Yoga as well as from Rainbow Kids Yoga. Having grown up and completed her university studies in England, Susannah enjoyed a first career in law, before spending four years retraining as a yoga teacher after the arrival of her children. She has many years of experience sharing her love of movement for fun with young children, both in a bilingual school setting and in kids’ clubs.  Yoga is a powerful tool to help children control their emotions, fostering both calm and resilience. Her yoga sessions emphasise fun, creativity and self expression. The children are encouraged to use their imagination as the yoga postures take them through a wide range of exciting imaginary adventures, helping them explore a rich vocabulary and allowing them the opportunity to improve self confidence, problem- solving skills and self regulation.