Middle Leadership Team
Lower Primary Phase Leader / Year 4 Teacher
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).
Middle Primary Phase Leader / Year 6 Teacher
Matthew has been teaching in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 since 2009. After obtaining his teaching degree, he spent four years teaching in a multicultural school in London. Whilst Matthew loved his school, he made the decision to teach internationally, and expand his knowledge of education further.
Matthew's first international placement was in Malaysia, and since then he has spent time in Beijing, China and in Sofia, Bulgaria. He led Stage 2 in Sofia for two years, as well as leading the primary in his final year there. Here at BSW, he has already worked across multiple year groups, and is currently the Middle Primary phase leader, a member of the Middle Leadership Team and a Year 6 class teacher.