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Heather Short

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FS2 Teacher

Miss Short did her teacher training in Swansea, South Wales, before moving to London to begin her teaching career. Miss Short has been teaching in Abu Dhabi since 2013, and joined BIS Abu Dhabi in 2019.

Miss Short's teacher training was based in Swansea, South Wales, where she taught from EYFS up to KS2. Miss Short decided to move to East London to start her teaching career, where she stayed for 3 years. She taught in both Reception and Year 1 before deciding to make the move to Abu Dhabi. She moved to Abu Dhabi in 2013, she taught in KG1 for 5 years and in her final year moved to Year 1. Miss Short's background is predominately Early Years, which she specialised during University and has been fortunate enough to spend most of her teaching career. 

From Miss Short:

I thoroughly enjoy making a difference in each child's life. In my spare time I like to keep myself active, which involves going to the gym and swimming. I also enjoy reading a variety of books. Alongside, going to the gym and reading I also spend a majority of my times cooking for friends and family. I have also been fortunate enough to travel to many places around the world, one of my favourite places to visit recently was India, where I got to experience a different culture. When visiting my family and friends back in South Wales, we spend a lot of the time bike riding in the mountains and visiting many of the hidden waterfalls around the Welsh Valleys. 

BIS Abu Dhabi school is different to all others I have worked at because I feel that the school allows me to grow personally and professionally. The school has a lot of facilities to offer, for the children, than ones I worked in before. At BIS I work with a range of different nationalities, as in my previous schools in Abu Dhabi my experience has been predominantly Emirati families.