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John McBride

John McBride

PYP Tech Coach, MYP Design teacher, Global Campus & MIT Lead

  • Bachelors Degree, Teaching and Learning, University of Canterbury – Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Honors degree, Teaching and Learning, University of Canterbury – Christchurch, New Zealand
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, University of Canterbury – Christchurch, New Zealand

John McBride is originally from New Zealand, but has extensive international school experience. He has lived and taught in Ireland, China, Indonesia and Chile prior to arriving in Panama. 

In Chile he worked as a Grade 3 homeroom teacher at a British International School and was Head of Department for Mathematics and Technology. 

In New Zealand he has worked in primary and intermediate schools and been an HoD of Literacy, focusing on literacy interventions for struggling boys as well as a house system coordinator. 

He also taught grade 4 at an international school in Indonesia where he was the school wide sports coordinator and has taught English and PE in a bilingual kindergarten in China.

In 2018, he joined the MET as our PYP Tech Coach and MYP Design teacher. He is also our MIT and Global Campus lead teacher and in 2020 became the Global Campus regional manager for central and South America.