At Canada Royal Arts, we emphasize the importance of having experienced, passionate, and innovative leaders who will inspire the next generation of learners. We are proud to present our dedicated faculty and team, each with a unique set of abilities and strengths that cultivate the culture of learning at our school.
Head of School
Mr. Darling graduated from the University of Oxford with a BA (Hons) in Modern History, MA, and a Post-graduate Certificate of Education. He also holds an MA in Canadian History from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma in School Leadership from the Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). He is a BC certified teacher with twenty-five years’ experience in the Vancouver independent secondary school sector both as a teacher and administrator (Head of Grade at St. George’s School, Principal at St. John’s School). He cares greatly about encouraging all students to identify their strengths and to follow their passions. He is keen on sports, photography, reading, travel and also on taking on new challenges in life.
Fashion and Industrial Design Teacher
Ms. Karimi has a Bachelor of Art in Industrial Design, Master’s Degree in Industrial Design and Diploma in Fashion Design. She was selected in the top 5 students in the country, she was admitted as third-ranked Iranian industrial design student in Tehran Amirkabir University of Technology. As a top student in her faculty, she has extensive experience in sewing, patterning, prototyping, painting, graphic design and other professional techniques.
Mr. Campbell teaches ELL class.He has been teaching ELL since 2003, 16 years. Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelors of Arts from McGill University and Bachelors of Ed from Lakehead University. He is a BC certified teacher. He enjoys enabling students to speak and write English with confidence. In his free time he loves going to concerts, reading books and curling.
Math and Physics Teacher
Throughout his academic and professional career, Mr. Lee has had a passion for helping people to succeed. With his technical academic background (Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto), he employs the skills he has learned through his various teaching and tutoring jobs (over 15 years) to broaden his scope when approaching new challenges and situations. Mr.Lee encourages his students to develop a high level of critical-thinking ability and an understanding beyond the realm of school and he also tailors his lesson plans to each of his student’s abilities. Mr. Lee teaches Math and Physics.
Science and Math Teacher
Mrs. Sharath has a Bachelor of Education, Environmental Studies, Zoology and Chemistry. She has also obtained Master of Environmental Science and is a BC Certified Teacher. She has been teaching since 2008 and she loves it! Ms. Sharath’s goal is to help students achieve all-round development and stand out in science.
Science, Socials and CLE teacher
He has a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom, a double master in education and medical physics, and is a Certified Teacher in BC. Dr. Mr. Mahabadi specializes in building trusting relationships with students to promote and strengthen students’ independence and self-esteem, especially for students with special needs, such as ADHD, Down syndrome, autism and dyslexia. Dr. Mahabadi likes to integrate art into scientific research, is passionate about photography, and filming, and will lead students to explore the mystery of art and science.