Middle Leadership Team
Vice Principal / Head of Pastoral
Emily has been teaching in primary schools for over 13 years, she graduated from Roehampton University, London in 2008 with a BA in Primary Education. In 2010, after working in London for two years, she moved to a newly-established English school in North Cyprus. Later, she taught at a large international school in Warsaw where she took on the roles of Head of House and Head of Year. There she had the unique opportunity to attend specialised STEAM training at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts.
In 2020, she joined the BSW community where she is now Vice-Principal and Head of Pastoral Care. Emily is not only passionate about the education of our students but also the well-being, social and emotional health of children. She strongly believes that children learn best when they feel safe and when they are provided with an engaging and thought-provoking curriculum.
In her free time, she likes to travel, go on day trips, or simply share laughter with family and friends over good food.
Middle Primary Phase Leader
Jo has been teaching throughout Key Stage One and Two for the past 14 years. After obtaining her teaching degree, she spent 4 years teaching in a multicultural school in England. Whilst Joanne loved her job, she decided that she wanted to try teaching internationally - it was one of the best decisions she has ever made!
Jo’s first international placement was in a British International School in Seoul, South Korea as a class teacher and Head of Year 4. For the past 4 years she has been living in Warsaw and teaching and coordinating Primary Maths in a large British school. Here at BSW, she is a Year 4 class teacher, Phase Leader for Middle Primary and Maths Lead for the lower school (Rec-Y4).