IQRA College

Junior School

Sarah WallerSarah Waller is originally from London, England, and a Junior Primary trained teacher. She has been teaching for almost 13 years; of which, 2 years have been with IQRA College, and she is loving her time in IQRA. 

Her passion lies in teaching children through real-world experience and play. She believes that talk, hands-on engagement, rich inquiry, and children having ownership of their learning, provide an excellent foundation for early education.

She is known as the high-spirited teacher and currently serves as the Junior Primary Coordinator. 

Carmen LeungCarmen Leung has been with IQRA College since 2018. Born and raised in Adelaide, she graduated from Flinders University in 2017 with a master’s degree in teaching. 

She loves teaching young children thus enjoying her time working with the rest of the team in the Junior School. She enjoys inspiring the students to learn and strive for their goals. 

Outside of work, her favourite things to do are spending time with her partner and 2-year-old son, exercising, trying new restaurants, going to new places and watching movies.  

“My philosophy of teaching is to create a safe and welcoming environment where students feel comfortable participating and pushing themselves to try new things.”

Zach SchwanckZach Schwanck is a graduate of Flinders University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Teaching (Primary / Special Education).

A calm and caring teacher, Zach enjoys every single day of teaching. He has a driving interest to support students with additional needs and provide every student with an equal opportunity to grow and learn. 

Before coming to IQRA College, Zach was a temporary relief teacher for private schools across South Australia. His teaching experience has shown him the importance of being flexible when working with a group of students. He has learnt the importance of creating and maintaining positive relationships with his students and to keep regular open communication with them. This has helped him to better support his students in their learning and get the most out of them.