Gateway Virtual Academy takes pride in hiring qualified teachers who have obtained their Bachelors, have years of teaching experience and undergo professional development which are the very requirements that Advanced has set for educational institutes. Additionally Gateway Virtual Academy’s teaching staff are required to attend professional development courses and teaching training offered by the school as well as from highly qualified training organizations, throughout their employment to ensure instruction is delivered effectively and according to high standards.



  • Full Name: Sarah-Jayne Salim
  • Location: UK
  • Birth Place: UK
  • Experience in your post: 6 years in educational leadership
  • Degrees: BSc (HONS); M.Ed, Ed.D
  • Certificates:​QTLS, UK & SEN qualified 
Administrative Manager
  • ​Full Name – Tiara Muhammad
  • Location – North Carolina
  • Birth Place – Anguilla
  • Years of Experience – 4 years 
  • Degrees – Bachelor of Science in Islamic Theology. Pursuing my Bachelor Degree in Business Administration at Kaplan University
  • Certificates – Certified Education Trainer for Google


As-Salamu alaykum! My name is Tiara Muhammad. As the Administrative Manager at Gateway Virtual Academy, I’m here to ensure that teachers and students are seamlessly integrated into our virtual academy. I bring a unique perspective to the work we do by pushing the team to work efficiently, coordinating school events and utilizing creative ways to keep improve the learning and teaching experience in with today’s technologically advanced world.

With a knack for organization and technology, I’m passionate about finding innovate ways to streamline our processes and grow our virtual family. As a result, I’ve been recognized by my supervisors and colleagues for my contributions to improving our systems and helping both student and staff become acclimated with the various platforms proficiently.

I am a graduate of Darul Uloom Trinidad & Tobago with a Bachelor of Science in Islamic Theology, and I am currently pursuing my Bachelor Degree in Business Administration at Kaplan University and certification as a Google for Education Certified Trainer.

I currently reside in a small city in North Carolina, but I’m proud to call Anguilla home.


Secretarial Assistant
  • ​Full Name – Shama Pm
  • Location – Dubai
  • Birth Place – India
  • Years of Experience – 1 year Online Education; 3 years administrative
  • Degrees – Bachelors of Business Administration 
  • Full Name – Juvaria Shifaz
  • Location – Kerala, India
  • Birthplace – Kerala, India
  • Experience – 2  years secretarial
  • Degrees – Graduated in B.A English language and literature
Quran Teacher
  • Full Name : Ruwayda Elsayed Eladawy
  • Contact Details:
  • Location : Damietta, Egypt
  • Birth place : Damietta, Egypt
  • Years of experience  : 9 years
  • Degrees : Graduated from Dar Uloom, Cairo Egypt in Islamic Studies. Pursuing Masters in  Arabic grammar
  • Certificate: Ijaza Hifz Al Quran  
Arabic Teacher
  • ​Full Name – Heba Mohammady Mohammad
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – Cairo, Egypt
  • Birthplace – Egypt
  • Years of Experience – 9 years
  • Degrees – BA in Arabic Linguistics (Ain Shams University -Cairo-Egypt )_ with Honours
  • ​Certificates :

Certificate of appreciation from Ain Shams University

Certificate of appreciation Al-Tayseer Institute

Course in Multiple Intelligence at Ajial Training Center

Ijazah in Riwayat Hafs by Asem

High School Math Teacher
  • Full Name – Ansiya Eshack
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – Ernakulam, Kerala India
  • Birth Place – Kochi, Kerala India
  • Years of Experience – 14 years (Teaching in Engineering Colleges)
  • Degrees:  

                        M.Tech (VLSI & Embedded Systems)

                        MBA (Human Resource Management)

                        B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering)

                        PhD in Electronics (Pursuing – Completed Course Work)

  • ​Certificates – KMEA Engineering College, MES College of Engineering
High School Language Arts Teacher
  • Full Name: Reginald Harris (Mustafah) 
  • Location: Tanzania 
  • Birth Place:  USA 
  • Experience in your post:  18 years
  • Degrees: Masters Degree in International Education and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration
  • Certificates:​  Prior  Teaching Certification in Wisconsin 
High School Social Studies Teacher
  • Full Name: Sarah-Jayne Salim
  • Location: UK 
  • Birth Place: UK 
  • Years of Experience in your post: 12 years
  • Degrees: BSc (HONS); M.Ed, Ed.D
  • Certificates ​QTLS, UK, SEN Qualified 
High School Science Teacher
  • ​Full Name- Noha Hosni
  • Contact Details:
  • Location- Cairo, Egypt
  • Birth Place- Egypt
  • Years of Experience- 5 years
  • Degrees: Bachelor degree of pharmacy; Master degree in analytical chemistry; Pursuing PhD in analytical chemistry
Middle School Math Teacher
  • Full Name – Aminah Siddiq
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – Virginia, USA
  • Birth Place – Virgina, USA
  • Years of Experience – 18+ years
  • Degrees – Master of Science in Mathematics Bachelors of Science in Mathematics
  • Certificates – Certified Substitute Teacher
Middle School Language Arts Teacher
  • Full Name: Reginald Harris (Mustafah) 
  • Location: Tanzania
  • Birth Place:  USA 
  • Experience in your post: 18 years 
  • Degrees: Masters’s Degree in International Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
  • Certificates:​  Prior  Teaching Certification in Wisconsin 
Middle School Social Studies Teacher


  • Full Name: Fatema El-Sayed
  • Location: Dubai
  • Birth Place: Egypt
  • Experience in your post: 4 years
  • Degrees: Bsc Political Science & Arabic and Islamic Civilizations 

Fatema El-Sayed can be described as a history enthusiast, book addict and lover of traveling. As an Egyptian-American living in Dubai, she enjoys learning about the cultures, histories, and societies of places all over the world. She graduated from the American University in Cairo with a degree in Honors Political Science and Arab and Islamic Civilizations. This is her 4th year teaching (having taught grades 4-11 in the past). She is very passionate about her role as Middle Social Studies teacher at GVA.

Middle School Science Teacher
  • ​Full Name – Marva Muneer
  • Contact Details:
  • Location –  Singapore
  • Birth Place – India
  • Years of Experience – 3 Years
  • Degrees – Master Degree of Science & Bachelors of Science 
Elementary Math Teacher
  • ​Full Name – Safiyya Abdul – Haqq
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – Hancock, New York 
  • Birth Place – United States   
  • Years of Experience – 20 plus years 
  • Degrees – Bachelors of Commerce 
Elementary Language Arts Teacher
  • ​Full Name – Khadijah Muhammad 
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – Anguilla
  • Birthplace – Anguilla 
  • Years of Experience – 3 years
  • Degrees – Bsc Islamic Theology 
Elementary Social Studies
  • ​Full Name – Aminata Adebisi 
  • Contact Details:
  • Location – New York City 
  • Birthplace – Atlanta Georgia
  • Years of Experience – 5 years
  • Degrees – Bachelors of Liberal Arts Major: Communications Minor: Psychology  
  • Certificates:
    • Catapult Learning
    • Curriculum & Lesson Planning
    • Certificate with Distinction: Common Core in Action ; Literacy in the Content Areas.
    • AdvancED Certificate of Recognition in gaining accreditation.
Elementary Science Teacher
  • ​Full Name – Saadiya Aslam
  • Contact Details:
  • Location –  Massachusetts
  • Years of Experience – 4 years
  • Degrees – Master Degree in Medicine  & Bachelors Degree in Medicine