To face all kind of seas in life we need a reliable crew, a crew that carries its work with competence but above all with dedication and soul. A crew that goes beyond of what is asked and that takes care of our little “sailors” as they were part of the same family, our family.
Our “crew” is our family, the best one we could have.



School Administration

The AIS administration staff is composed by:

  • The financial and administrative Headmistress
  • The Pedagogical Head Teacher



Each school department has its own coordinator:

  • Nursery
  • Kindergarten
  • Primary
  • Special Education Department


Kindergarten teachers

There are 12 nursery and kindergarten teachers, with a degree in Education, 7 by the Escola Superior de Educadores de Infância Maria Ulrich, 3 by the Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa (ESEL).


Cycle 1 Teachers

There are 6 teachers, 5 with a teaching degree by the Escola Superior de Educação, 1 by the Universidade do Minho, 3 of special education.


Special education and specialized technicians

There are 6 teachers with a degree on Special Education, 6 specialized technicians and 1 psychologist:

  • Special education
  • Clinical psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Therapy dog


Extracurricular Activities

At AIS there are specialized teachers in the following activities:

  • Ballet
  • Table manners
  • Capoeira
  • Catechism
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Physical education
  • Music
  • English
  • Judo
  • Swimming (out of the AIS facilities)
  • Psychomotricity
  • Yoga


Educational assistants

There are 22 educational assistants at AIS


Administration and Finance

  • Treasurer
  • Administrative



There are 5 kitchen workers that prepare about 420 meals, cooked daily according the HACCP system

  • Cook
  • Kitchen assistants
  • Pantry assistants



  • Receptionists


General Services

  • Assistant responsible by the maintenance, stationery, cleaning and clothes
  • Hygiene and cleaning services assistants


Garden and maintenance assistant

  • Garden and maintenance assistant