Special Educational Needs Coordinator
Jessica has been teaching for the past 11 years in a variety of schools both in the UK and internationally with experience teaching from nursery to Year 4. She has a BA (QTS) in Primary Education with a specialism in Early Years from The University of Winchester. Before moving to Poland, Jessica worked in Germany for a Ministry Of Defence Forces school. She is keen to improve her teaching and knowledge to aid children, recently completing a Diploma in Understanding Dyslexia. She is now undertaking the NASENCO (National Award for SEN Coordination). Jessica has been working at BSW since 2017 and commences her third year with the school.
Jessica has taken on the new position of SENCO at BSW and is passionate about ensuring all children have access to the support they need to reach their full potential.
Kasia has a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy and a Master's degree in Polish Philology and Media Speech Therapy. She is also a qualified International Speech Therapist and has experience working with children from 3 to 18 years old.
Kasia also graduated from acting school. She took part in theatre performances and directed her own spectacle based on works written by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński.
In a previous school, Kasia provided recitation activities with pupils from 12 to 15 years old based on her own project. Afterwards she completed research regarding recitation as a tool to stimulate growth of language and communicative competencies.
During her Speech Therapy sessions at BSW she uses polisensoric methods.
Sylwia Tarasiuk started working with children requiring special care 20 years ago as a volunteer in a hippotherapy centre. From the very beginning working with children and animals became her passion and plan for her future life. While travelling around Europe, USA and Asia, she gained experience in working in various therapeutic centres and educational facilities. On graduating from two different studies, Sylwia is qualified as a social worker and a psychologist. She then finished courses of sensory integration, teaching children in foreign languages and alternative forms of communication. Recently she has worked in international schools where Sylwia iss helping children to specify their needs in order to create the best conditions for them to develop, learn and to be happy.