Our Team

Each Staff at Merton International School holds the required certifications and training needed. Our teachers are skilled at developing Individualized Education Programs and implementing specialized instruction for each student. Our Administrative team is committed to collaborating with students, families, accreditation bodies and regulatory agencies to ensure each student’s success within our programme. Our total team all in all focuses on building strong relationships with students, as we believe relationships are the foundation for learning and help students feel safe and supported at school all the time.

Board of Directors

Mrs. Elizabeth Baitie

CEO & Principal

Mrs. Elizabeth Baitie is the CEO of Merton International Primary and High School. She is an educator with extensive professional training, vast experience in the education sector and a deep-seated commitment to …

Mr. R. A. Baitie


R. A. Baitie is an experienced businessman and entrepreneur. He took a loan at 18 to set up the first of his own companies. Spent his working life in decision-making executive management positions mostly in different sectors …

Mrs. Zahra Boateng


Mrs. Zahra Boateng is a Sino-Africa scholar and consultant. Educated in Ghana, the United States, and China she considers herself a globally-minded citizen with a pan-African spirit. Passionate about African …

Mrs. Merene Benyah


Mrs. Merene Benyah is a Barrister-at-law by profession and obtained her legal and post-degree professional qualifications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (London University), …

Management Team

Mr. Isaac Somua Nyarko


Mr. Isaac Somua Nyarko completed his Bachelors of Education degree at the University of Education Winneba in 1997. He holds a Commonwealth Executive MBA from The University of Science and Technology. He has also attended several courses on school management and 

Ms. Eleanor Dadsi

HR/Admin Manager

Ms. Eleanor Dadsi, Human Resource and Administrative Manager of Merton International School joined Merton in September 2000 as a teacher in the Primary School and transitioned to the Admin Office after 4 years.

Mr. J. R. Baitie

Business Development Manager

Mr. J.R.Baitie joined Merton in 2020 as Business Development Manager, bringing with him over seven years of experience in the banking industry in Canada.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management

Ms. Josephine Cudjoe


Ms Cudjoe has taught at the Base Workshop Primary School, Burma Camp; Morning Star School, Accra (her alma matter), Merton Montessori Nursery and Kindergarten School, Accra and presently Merton International School, where she has been for over 20 years.

Mr. Patrick Kwesi Essiam

Curriculum Manager

Mr. P. K. Essiam has extensive experience as a professional teacher with a career spanning 40 years in 4 different countries – Ghana, Nigeria, UK and the Gambia. Within these countries, he was a Teacher, Director of Studies, Head of Department, Headmaster and Principal.

Sectional Heads

Mrs. Priscilla Odonkor

Head of Upper Primary

Mrs. Priscilla Odonkor joined Merton in August 2011. Her passion for education goes back to her national service days with the English Department of the University of Ghana, where she served as a Teaching Assistant after completing her Bachelor of Arts degree. She also holds a MBA from the same university.

Mrs. Benedicta Nyemasem

Head of Lower Primary

Mrs. Benedicta Elemawusi Nyemasem joined Merton in April 2006 as a School Librarian to help set up the Merton Library and the Reading Room. Prior to that, she had worked with the Office of Parliament (Ghana) as an Assistant Librarian for her National Service.

Mr. Robert Gozey

Head of Sixth Form

Mr. Robert Gozey joined Merton International High School in 2009 as a Geography teacher. His passion, drive and the practical approach to teaching Geography has made it one of the most preferred subjects of Merton students.

In 2019, Mr. Gozey’s selfless and dedicated approach to work led to his appointment as the Sectional Head of the Sixth Form.

Mr. Godwin Zigah

Examinations Coordinator

Admin Team

Mrs. Esinam Kpodo

PA/Graphic Designer

Mrs. Esinam Kpodo is a versatile communication designer with a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree in Communication Design from KNUST. A strong but pleasant personality infused with a desire to overcome challenges. 

Ms. Esther Kakraba

Admin. Assistant

Ms. Esther Kakraba holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – General Management. She previously worked as a bilingual (French & English) secretary and joined Merton International School in January 2023.

Mrs. Amanda Baah-Acheamfuor


Mrs Amanda Akweley Baah-Acheamfour joined Merton International in September 2006. Starting as a Teacher’s Assistant, she has gained experience in the library and classroom and is currently the School’s Librarian.

Ms. Sally Lebene Agbewali

School Nurse

Ms. Sally Lebene Agbewali, Merton School Nurse is a Registered General Nurse, with a B.Sc. degree in Nursing. She has 9 years of working experience and has been the school nurse at the Merton International school, since April 2022.

Operations Supervisors

Mr. Samuel Anso

Operations Supervisor

Samuel Anso is a Civil Engineering and Construction Management professional with over fifteen years’ experience in the construction field. As Operations Supervisor, he oversees all maintenance works of the facility and supervises the Transport and Security Departments.

WO1(RTD) Edward S. Tamakloe

Security Supervisor

WO1 (Rtd) Edward Tamakloe joined the Merton Admin team as the Security Supervisor. He brings to the table a rich history of 25 years of service in the Ghana Airforce.

See important changes and details for this school year in the COVID-19 Plan.

‘Established in 1998, Merton International Primary and School profiles a student body which are buoyant in their physical activity, keen in their cognitive reception, practical in their application and pliant to the values that underscore the finest qualities of the World Citizen.’