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Steve O'Leary

Stephen O'Leary

Year 5 Group Leader, Year 5 Kookaburras Class Teacher

I have worked as a primary school teacher since qualifying with a Bachelor of Education from Mary Immaculate University in Limerick, Ireland. The majority of my experience lies as a KS2 class teacher. I also spent two years working as a specialised learning support teacher. Prior to taking up the Year Group Leader position, I have led the PE department here since August 2018, as 'Head of PE' of the British School of Beijing, Sanlitun. 


I believe learning is a lifelong process and I am always keen to develop my skills and knowledge. Since my undergraduate degree, I have been conferred with a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership from the National University of Ireland Maynooth. This aided me when taking on various leadership roles in my school such as becoming a mentor to newly qualified teachers (NQTs). I also have received a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Public Administration in Dublin. Currently, I am in the final few months of the Nord Anglia Middle Leadership Programme. 

In my spare time I like to keep active. Going to the gym and tennis are all great ways to say fit in Beijing. I am a huge Liverpool FC fan which has meant that I have found myself getting up at 3am to watch live football matches here. I love to travel and living in China has allowed me to explore places that I never dreamed I would visit.

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The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun
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5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun RoadChaoyang DistrictBeijing100027, China北京市朝阳区三里屯路西六街5号,北京英国学校(三里屯)

The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun
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