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Staff Profile: Shaun Rhodes

Year 4 Leader

Having experienced the exclusive benefits of an English public school education, Shaun spent some years following this enjoying himself; globe-trotting and indulging in outdoor pursuits. Attending the University of Sheffield to complete an Archaeological Science degree (BSc Hons) and working as a professional excavator, he decided that future life journeys were of more significance and embarked on a career in teaching.

Shaun graduated from the University of East London with a teaching degree (PGCE) and taught in the local area where he learnt a great deal about education and life. He then began his career in international education working in Thailand and Kuwait before deciding on joining BISS Puxi. In the classroom, Shaun thrives on challenging students and developing their ability to problem solve, cope with life’s complexities and guiding them to become confident and inquisitive individuals.

Shaun is the kind of person you would meet in a coffee shop reading a book or on a mountain top making a cup of tea. He enjoys learning about life philosophy and is curious about many subjects. Shaun spends his vacations surrounded by nature and has a fondness for remote destinations. He is a keen water sportsman and outdoor enthusiast. Shaun enjoys cooking and learning how to prepare cuisine from all over the world. His life aspirations including living in a log cabin and sailing a yacht around the world.

What the students say about me...

"I think Mr. Rhodes is always cheerful and puts lots of enthusiasm into his lessons. If we are stuck he is always free to help us out as he teaches us new things every day."

"He is always smartly dressed. Mr. Rhodes has the best way of teaching, by letting us trial and error."

"He lets us have unlimited use of internet access."

"I really like Mr. Rhodes because I think that he explains work really well!"

 

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