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Joe Millar

British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago

Year 5 Teacher | Primary Math Leader

BISC South Loop is special because of the amazing children and teaching staff! The children here have such an incredible appetite for learning and challenging themselves, while the teachers are committed to ensuring they can do this in a way that is really enjoyable. 

After graduating from Manchester University with a bachelor's degree in Management, I spent three years managing a children’s soccer centre and coaching in my spare time. Working with children on a day-to-day basis was a fantastic experience and turned my attention towards a career in education. I worked as a teaching assistant at three different schools and then embarked on my teacher training at Middlesex University. I took my first teaching post at St. Michael’s Primary School in London, where I worked as a Year 2 and then a Year 6 Teacher. 

I chose to join British International School of Chicago, South Loop because of its commitment to providing fantastic learning opportunities to students. The school has great facilities and resources available to students, which really helps  enhance learning. It also offers an amazing range of extracurricular activities that provide children with some fantastic educational experiences beyond the classroom. Furthermore, every lesson is personalized to suit the needs of each child and allows them to take the next step in their learning. You can tell that the children we teach are really want to be here and see the school as a fun and exciting place for them to carry out their learning.

I have many interests outside of education. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, keeping fit (primarily through playing soccer as much as physically possible!), reading, cooking and traveling. I also really enjoy modern art and exploring new galleries and exhibitions.

What Students Say

“Mr. Millar is really good at helping me understand new things.”

“Mr. Millar’s lessons are always fun and interesting!”

“He is really good at explaining things to me in a way that I understand.”