Faculty and Staff

The Giles School prides itself on selecting the most qualified teachers to instruct our students. All of our qualified and experienced teachers are selected based on their love of children, learning, their level of native French, and experience with grade and subject matter.


Rabia Lamrad, French teacher
Mariem Attal, French teacher
Asma Shamim, Assistant
Pre-Kindergarten 1-2 – Rooms 119 and 121

Farah Moukalled
Tasnim Bourguiba, Assistant
Junior Kindergarten – Room 101, ext. 245

Ghada Bando
Senior Kindergarten – Room 102, ext. 246

Fanta Camara
Grade 1 – Room 104, ext. 248

Ludmila Belevich
Grade 2 – Room 212, ext. 254

Caroline Mekhail
Grade 3 – Room 211, ext. 253

Silvin Braconnier
Grade 4 French – Room 210 ext. 251

Ani Awakimian
Grades 3/4 English- Room 210, ext. 262

Madeleine El Dabaghi
Grades 5/6 – Room 207, ext. 261

Mary Wilson
Grade 2, 5-8 English – Room 204, ext. 258

Amal Ragheb
Grade 7/8 – Room 205, ext. 259

Lucy Yang
Mandarin – Third floor, ext. 230

Justin Black
Physical Education – Third floor, ext. 222

Jorge Morales
Music – Third floor, ext. 266


Barbara Smith

Caroline Bernaba
Vice-Principal – caroline_bernaba@gilesschool.ca, – Room 110, ext. 231

Caroline Bernaba was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She was educated as a young child at a private French school. She attended Beirut University College in Lebanon to study business management followed by teacher’s college where she was granted a number one teaching certificate. Caroline began her long career at The Giles School with a Grade 1 teaching position in 1993. Her collaboration with Harry Giles in improving and strengthening the Pre-K through Grade 3 curriculum has been instrumental in the development of The Giles School. She continued her training at York University in the Faculty of Education where she earned her Private School Principal 2 certificate in 2012. Her teaching skills and long commitment to The Giles School. Throughout her 25 years at The Giles School Caroline has been a mentor and trainer for many teachers. She has also established numerous school traditions, among other achievements. Her steadfast dedication to the school has set an example for the entire Giles community.

Caitlin Robertson
Administrative Assistant – caitlin_robertson@gilesschool.ca, Room 100, ext 221

Thérèse Awad
Admissions Officer / Senior Administrative Assistant – therese_awad@gilesschool.ca, Room 315, ext. 223

Nimrod De Los Reyes
Site Maintenance – Ext. 263

Property Management

Black & McDonald