Dayse Lins Torquato Vilela

Director (operation, educational and pedagogical)

David Miraculeux


Dayse Lins Torquato Vilela
Director (operation, educational and pedagogical)

Of Brazilian origin, she studied in her country.
She holds a Certificate of Primary Education and a degree in Pedagogy. She has been working with children since she was very young.
She started her career in a Montessori school and then worked for 15 years in Adventist schools, where she has always been in charge of children from 3 to 18 years old.

During her professional career, she has developed her skills and taken opportunities to work as a teacher, educational consultant and educational manager.
She promotes positive discipline and the physical, mental, social and spiritual development of each child.
Believes in school/parent collaboration for comprehensive development leading to student success.
My mission: “to be used as an instrument to prepare future citizens to live in this world, certainly, but especially in the future, in the Celestial Homeland.


Thirza Kruik
English teacher from 3H to 8H

Educational Background
Thirza enjoyed her education in Holland, where she taught in a creative way in a Waldorf school for seven years. Thirza has
done minors in Educational Management.

Christian Mission
Thirza loves to share her love for her Saviour with the children. She is very happy to lead the students to Jesus, their best friend, and to prepare them for the present and eternal life.

Marie-Agnès SERALINE
French teacher from 3H to 8H

Marie is French, originally from Guadeloupe. She holds a master’s degree in foreign languages and a Montessori diploma. Over the past twenty years, she has been accompanying students aged 3 to 18 in the study of Spanish and French.

Her mission: As a former student and teacher of Adventist schools, she naturally wanted to teach at AIS Geneva, in order to accompany students on the path of biblical and academic learning.

She firmly believes in the development of a child, ‘in wisdom, stature, and grace,’ both ‘before God, and before men.

Thayse Alves
English teacher to 1H and 2H

Thayse is brazilian and passionate about books. From a young age she knew she wanted to study letters Her dream was to change the world through education. To this end, she dedicated herself to teaching English in underprivileged communities in Brazil. Now she continues working with languages ​​at AIS.

Her mission is to allow students to develop their knowledge and skills. She believes that through international education we can bring a little bit of the world to those who don’t know it.

Her motto is that knowledge is never enough!

Ellen Torres Carvalho
French teacher to 1H and 2H

Ellen, of Brazilian and Portuguese origin, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages (French and English). She has embarked on her first year in teaching with all the enthusiasm and dedication required to overcome any challenges and provide the best for her students. Ellen is also undergoing Montessori training.

Her objective is to deliver top-notch academic education to your children while guiding them on their spiritual journey and helping them make Jesus their best friend.

Teachers Assistants

Flavia Xavier De Sousa Da Silva
Assistant Teacher