I started teaching in 2006 in Phuket in various Thai government schools as a TEFL teacher. I enjoyed this experience so much that I went back to studying and obtained my PGCE while working at The British International School Phuket.
In 2012 I left Thailand and moved to Turkey, where I continued to teach French, German and Spanish, while also pursuing my studies to obtain a Masters in Education, at the end of which I first made contact with St Andrews in Bangkok. I happily returned to Thailand to work in Bangkok at St Andrews for three years before continuing to further my cultural and professional horizons.
Fast forward to 2021, and I returned from Korea, where I continued to teach languages at an IB school for three years. Having gained valuable experience with the MYP and the DP, I feel that I have grown a lot as a person and a teacher. I also realised how much I love Thailand and have thus returned to the best school I have ever worked at St Andrews Bangkok.
I look forward to connecting with the community and give my all to help our young learners speak a foreign, European language. I have a brother that I am very close to in Scotland. We both moved to Scotland when we were teenagers and completed our education there. We both moved abroad, but since then my brother has returned to the Highlands to start a family. My wanderlust has kept me travelling, but I may be ready to settle down soon.
Apart from travelling, experiencing cultures, food and music, I am also very interested in Sports. However, old injuries have caught up with me, and I now avoid playing football or basketball and instead enjoy powerlifting and yoga. It is all about longevity now.
In the past, students have said that I am fun, trustworthy and easy to talk to. They enjoy being silly with me while learning a language. This school is different to all others I have worked at because of its phenomenal community. There is support from all areas of this community, and I have missed that! Also, the leadership is excellent at this school - always supportive, realistic and human!