Curriculum Vitae


188 Stroud Road

Gloucester GL1 5LA


Marital Status:

10/12/68 in Ilford, England

Married, 2 Children

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2011 - Date

Dormer House School, as Headmistress. A PNEU primary school with around 100 children plus a nursery with another 50 children. Staff across the school and nursery number 35.

2007 - 2011

The Paragon School, Director of Studies, class teacher (Year 5) and member of the Senior Management Team. Curriculum leader for PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education)

2003 - 2007

Heidelberg International School, initially as grade 3-5 class teacher, then as Middle School teacher for Mathematics, English as language A and B and Humanities. Also responsible for setting up the new Middle School. I was the Middle Years Programme Coordinator. Tasks included managing the staff, curriculum development and liaising with the IBO. Also part of various working groups - writing the handwriting policy, working on the school mission statement and philosophy, heading the International Week working group, part of the Yearbook committee, member of the Parent and Teacher Group, member of the Strategic Thinking group and member of the school policy rewriting team

2001 - 2002

Christliches Erwachsenenbildung gGmbH, Merzig,

(an adult education centre) as Coordinator of the English department

1999 - 2000

International School of Stuttgart, as class teacher (5/6 grade). Also

head of the EAL (English as an Additional Language) department, and

EAL teacher throughout the Elementary and Middle Schools

(grades 1-8)

1997 - 1999

British General-Consulate, Stuttgart,

as IT Administrator and Commercial Assistant

1995 - 1997

Self-employed teacher for various language schools and also

private teacher in Stuttgart for English as a Foreign Language and

English for Specific Purposes. Taught all levels of adult education

from beginners to advanced and especially business English

1994 - 1995

International School of Stuttgart, first as a teacher's assistant in the

Elementary School, and then as teacher of Science and Mathematics.

Also taught Computer Studies throughout Elementary and Middle schools

1991 - 1994

Grange Junior School, Swindon, England as Primary School teacher,

team-teaching year 5. Special responsibility for the Technology

curriculum. Part of a PE working party. Extra-curricular work included

running a netball club, dry-ski club, recorder group and school trips to

camp and to France.


The Science Museum, London, England

as Explainer in the "Launch Pad" (a hands-on exhibition for children)

1989 - 1990

Self-employed, Essex, England

as private tutor for children between 6 and 17 years old



New headteacher training

Child protection training

Staff appraisal

OFSTED new framework and inspections


Association of German International Schools Annual Conference and Workshops


IB Middle Years Programme 1-day in-school workshop focusing on assessment, guiding questions, the personal project and preparation for an authorisation visit


IB Middle Years Programme 3-day workshop for experienced teachers (Language A)


IB Primary Years Programme in-school workshop focusing on the IB Learner Profile, how to organise Units of Inquiry and preparation for an authorisation visit


IB Middle Years Programme Summer Workshop for MYP coordinators


IB Primary Years Programme in-school workshop for teachers new to the programme


Association of German International Schools Annual Conference and Workshops



Linguarama, Birmingham, England

TEFL Grade B1 (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

1987 - 1991

University of London, Goldsmiths College, London, England

B.Ed.(hons) Class 2II. Teaching practices in Inner London.

Final year project "A Dissection Starting From The Head"


Goldsmiths College. London, England

French (grade one-higher)

1980 - 1987

Woodford County High School for Girls, Essex, England

A-levels (Economics and Classical Civilisation)


English, German

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