BA (Hons) English Language & Literature, University of Sussex, UK
PGCE – English, University of Canterbury, Kent, UK
Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership, University College London, UK
Maria joined BIS in August 2018 from Jeju Island, South Korea. She qualified as a teacher in 2013 and has worked in London and South Korean private and state schools across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Throughout her years in teaching, she has taken responsibility for student leadership, debating, co-ordinating the school magazine and internal staff professional development. She is also an examiner for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Her interests include travelling, learning new languages, reading and running.