Staff list for the school year 2022/2023

Teaching staff

Preschool

Jeanne PLAISIR - Toute Petite Section TPS (2 years old) - Rwandan

Jeanne has been teaching the Toute Petite Section at Le Flamboyant since 2008.

She arrived in Cameroon in 2005 and worked for the Rubisadt Foundation in connection with UNESCO before joining Le Flamboyant.

Jeanne likes sport, especially running, and she likes to travel.

Marie-Lucie NJANKOUO - Petite Section PS (3 years old) - Camerounian

Marie-Lucie has been teaching the Petite Section at Le Flamboyant since 2007.

She grew up and studied in Senegal. She taught for 10 years in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) at the French schools of ‘Saint-Exupéry’ and ‘Les Lauréats’.

In her free time, Marie-Lucie loves to cook, a passion she shares with her pupils!

Marcelle AMBOMO Moyenne Section MS (4 years old) - Camerounian

Marcelle has been at Le Flamboyant since 2001. She is, therefore, the longest serving teacher in the school!

She started her career as a teaching assistant at Le Flamboyant and is now the teacher of Moyenne Section.

Marcelle likes to discover new horizons, whether it be through reading or travelling.  

Sidonie BIKANDA Grande Section GS (5 years old) - Camerounian

Sidonie has been teaching the Grande Section at Le Flamboyant since 2008.

She has a degree in psychology and attended the Ecole Normale de l'Enseignement.

Sidonie likes to travel and enjoys going to restaurants to discover the cuisine of other countries.

Kindergarten assistants

Suzanne MOUMI - Kindergarten assistant / Toute Petite Section TPS (2 years old) - Cameroonian

Suzanne has been a kindergarten assistant at Le Flamboyant since 2015.

She was a childminder for over 20 years before arriving at Le Flamboyant.

In her spare time, Suzanne looks after her two grown-up daughters.

Marlise MIKENG – Kindergarten assistant / Petite Section PS (3 years old) - Camerounaise

Marlise has been a kindergarten assistant at Le Flamboyant since 2004.

Before joining Le Flamboyant, she worked in the field of sewing, interior decoration and catering.

Marlise still very much enjoys cooking in her spare time!

Ghislaine Joëlle ANDJÉ - Kindergarten assistant / Moyenne Section MS (4 years old) - Cameroonian

Ghislaine has been a kindergarten assistant at Le Flamboyant since 2015.

She first studied accounting before turning to education. She is currently training to become a kindergarten teacher.

Her three young children keep her busy outside of school!

Salomé MUKANGENZI - Kindergarten assistant / Grande Section GS (5 years old) – Rwandan

Salomé arrived in Cameroon in 1995 and has been working at Le Flamboyant since 2018.

She has a Master's degree in Education and has over 14 years of experience in kindergarten.

Salomé loves to read and cook.

Elementary school

Marina BODEL – Teacher of the Preparatory Class / CP (6 years old) - French

Marina is a teacher and has formal qualifications from, and has tenure at, the French Ministry of Education. She has been teaching the class of CP since the beginning of the school year in September 2022.

She was previously a primary school teacher in France and has also been a trainer in "French as a foreign language" for adults.

Outside of school, Marina enjoys theatre, yoga and exploring new places.

Lucie MANDEKOR - Teacher of the Elementary Class 1 / CE1 (7 years old) - Chadian

Lucie has been teaching the CE1 class at Le Flamboyant since 2016.

She was a laboratory technician before turning to education. She taught for several years in Ethiopia and then in Chad before arriving in Cameroon.

Lucie also leads a choir for children in CP, CE1 and CE2. Outside of school, she loves to sing and dance!

Vanessa NGAFFO – Enseignante CE2 (8 ans) – Camerounaise

Vanessa enseigne en classe de CE2 au Flamboyant depuis janvier 2023 en tant qu’enseignante remplaçante.

Elle a fait de nombreux remplacements à l’école de Fustel de Coulanges et au Flamboyant depuis 2019.

Vanessa aime la danse et la lecture pendant son temps libre.

Louise NGOTTY EMAH – Teacher of the Middle Class 1 / CM1 (9 years old) - Cameroonian

Louise has been teaching the CM1 class at Le Flamboyant since 2018.

Before coming to Yaoundé, she was a teacher at the French school ‘Les Boukarous’ in Maroua for 9 years.

Louise loves reading, dancing and has a weakness for shopping!

Edwige NOUGOUA DJIAKEP - Teacher of the Middle Class 2 / CM2 (10 years old) - Camerounian

Edwige has been teaching the class of CM2 since the beginning of the school year in September 2022.

She graduated from the Ecole Normale d'Enseignants in 2014 and also has a degree in Child Development Psychology.

In her spare time, Edwige enjoys cooking and listening to opera.

Teaching English

Damienne AWOUMOU - English teacher and coordinator - Cameroonian

Damienne is an English teacher and coordinator at Le Flamboyant since 2011.

She has lived and studied in France and holds a Master 2 in teaching French as a foreign language. She was teaching English privately before joining Le Flamboyant.

She loves movies and books.

Olivia METANGMO – English teacher - American

Olivia has been teaching English at Le Flamboyant since 2018.

She grew up in France, Senegal and the United States. She arrived in Yaoundé in 2012 and taught the Middle Class in kindergarten in another school before arriving at Le Flamboyant

In her free time, Olivia enjoys playing sports with her friends!

The Library

Nobelle MBALA – Head of the Library - Cameroonian

Nobelle has been running the Flamboyant library since 2019.

She studied Documentation and Library Science at the Higher School of Information and Communication Sciences and Techniques in Yaoundé. She also spent a few years in China working on international trade.

She likes reading, seeing shows at the French Institute and hiking.

Administrative staff

Philippe SALIS – Headmaster - French

Philippe has been the headmaster of Le Flamboyant since 2012.

He has been a schoolteacher since 1985 (he has formal qualifications from, and has tenure at, the French Ministry of Education) and was the director of the Alliance Française in Garoua (Cameroon), El Jadida (Morocco) and the regional director of the Centre for Training in Active Approaches to Education (Centre d'entrainement aux méthodes d'éducation active, CEMEA) in France.

Philippe likes theatre, photography, architecture, baroque music and African art.

Aline WANSI – Executive Secretary - Cameroonian

Aline has been working at Le Flamboyant since 2002. She is the face of the school, and all parents appreciate her warm welcome, her efficiency and her joie de vivre.

Before Le Flamboyant, she worked as a secretary and airline ticket sales agent.

Aline loves music, dancing and travelling.

Mireille KOUNOU – Administrative and Financial Manager - Cameroonian

Mireille has been working at Le Flamboyant since 2015.

She was chief accountant at a law firm before arriving at Le Flamboyant.

In her spare time, Mireille has created her own poultry breeding business!

Service staff

Dieudonné KOUKOUROU – Service staff - Cameroonian

Dieudonné has been working at Le Flamboyant since 2015.

Gabriel MBAINDA – Service staff - Cameroonian

Gabriel has been working at Le Flamboyant since 2012.