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  • Matthew Davies

    Matthew Davies

    Head of Creative Arts & Design Technology Specialist

    Matthew Davies

    For me the things which help to make British International School of Chicago unique are its staff and students. The staff are all highly professional in their approach to providing students with the best opportunity to learn and often go far beyond what is expected to ensure students exceed their goals. The students come from a diverse mix of cultures and truly represent the international aspect of our school. Their enthusiasm and passion for learning takes them far beyond the norm and allows them to explore their subjects in a greater depth than would otherwise be possible.

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  • Ruby Dilmamode

    Ruby Dilmamode

    ICT Specialist

    Ruby Dilmamode

    I was inspired to become a teacher from a young age when I was a prefect and a mentor at school. I am really enjoying a new and exciting career on the other side of the world, in a job that I truly love.

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    Simon Edwards

    Design Technology Specialist

    Simon Edwards

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop is a palce where every student can realize their full potential. It goes without saying that the excellent facilities enhance learning, but, in my experience, what makes the biggest difference in a student's learning are outstanding teachers. We treat students as individuals and the personalized learning they receive is second to none.  

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  • Gemma Harris

    Gemma Harris

    Head of Year 8 | ICT & Computer Science Specialist

    Gemma Harris

    What makes working at British International School of Chicago so great is the support that is available to teachers through the Nord Anglia University and having the opportunity to collaborate with teachers all around the world and becoming part of the Nord Anglia family. 

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    Lucy Hird

    Art Specialist

    Lucy Hird

    Our school provides students with a rich and nurturing environment. Students have the opportunity to grow into confident independent learners with a thirst for knowledge. The combination of this thirst for knowledge, fantastic facilities and outstanding teachers makes BISC South Loop an exciting place to learn. 

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    Nicola Jones

    Art Specialist

    Nicola Jones

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop teaches students to think critically and develop a wider understanding of the world we live in. Students here learn how Art and Design contributes to the culture, creativity and wealth of our world. I believe that working in an international school with students from a wide variety of cultures means that students acquire a rich understanding of the diverse world we live in.

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  • Cassie Rogala

    Cassie Rogala

    Primary Art Specialist

    Cassie Rogala

    During my first visit to the school, I immediately noticed the genuine excitement our students have for learning. They are interested and engaged, and it brings me great pride and joy to teach students who are eager to contribute to their learning experience.

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  • Kate Bird - Film and Media Specialist

    Kate Bird

    Film and Media Specialist

    Kate Bird

    Literature has been a great passion of mine from an early age, and I decided to study the subject at degree level in my home town of Bristol. 

    In 2014, I moved to Brighton to complete my PGCE and fulfil my dream of becoming a teacher. I then started working in a boarding school sector in East Sussex, where I also took charge of the Film & Media department at the High School college. My love of teaching Film & Media really grew here as I began to see the wonderful creative and analytical work the subjects inspired in students, and the relevance of the subject for young people made me decide to focus more on this aspect of my teaching, and initially attracted me to make the move to Nord Anglia.

    My love of learning and the arts permeates all aspects of my life; I am rarely to be found without a book in my hand or out enjoying a new play, an exhibition or the latest cinema release. I also manage to squeeze the odd audio book in whilst out running, and completed my first marathon last year.

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