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Email address: eleanorcosh@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 2012-Present​

  • IB MYP Coordinator 6-10th grade

  • Personal Project Coordinator

 

  • 2011 -2013

  • MYP English teacher in 7th & 9th grade

 

  • 2008- 2011

  • 6th grade and PYP Exhibition coordinator

  • English Coordinator in Primary- PYP

  • PYP Homeroom teacher

 

  • 1998-2008

  • Homeroom teacher in 3rd & 6th grade

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • MYP Coordination​

  • Member of whole school educational leadership team

  • Member of Secondary educational leadership team, yearly and weekly planning with Principal, deputy head and DP coordinator.

  • Training new teachers MYP

  • Observations and coaching teachers in MYP Unit planning

  • Supervision of unit plans and subject overviews

  • Scope and sequence development with subject specialists

  • Collaborative planning sessions:

  •  for unit plan development with subject coordinators and subject group teachers

  • for ATL development, alignment DP and MYP progression

  • Leading IB Evaluation processes (Both 2014 and 2020 Programme Standards and Practices)

  • Trained IBEN educator

  • Personal Project Coordination

  • Training old and new supervisors

  • Training students

  • Showcase preparation for community and evening.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • ​MYP Coordinator/Personal Project Coordinator

Email address: rachana.takle1@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • Certified IB Educator (MYP/DP) and Cat2 level MYP Math training completed. MYP Math experience for 7+ years. Concepts include, Number theory, Algebra, Geometry. Coach and Asst Coach to various robotics teams at current school. Mentor for Middle School Math Olympiad Club.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • ​MYP/ Middle School or High school math teaching opportunity.

Priya Nandakumar     April 24

Email address: priyanmurali97@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 13 years IB PYP experience across age groups-including various leadership roles( Early Years Coordinator, Grade Level Coordinator, Asst PYPC and PYPC)

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Curriculum Planning and Development / Leadership,
    Inquiry based student centric learning

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Mid level Leadership (PYP) / PYP Teacher

 Marcy Tanter     March 24

Email address: marcytanter01@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 1 year of MYP LAL. Directed Personal Project. Certified in English and ESL.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • MYP LAL; can also teach DP LAL. Personal Project. I have a PhD in English, taught at the university level for many years.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • LAL teacher; MYP coordinator; personal project coordinator

Sutha Ramakrishnan  March 24

Email address: sutha2001@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • International Baccalaureate Organization Workshop, Biology Level I - Mar 2005.I

  • International Baccalaureate Organization Workshop, Biology Level II - Mar 2008.

  • International Baccalaureate Organization Workshop on Extended Essay -Sept 2009.

  • IB Examiner since Dec 2007 [ Examiner number 25252]

  • Certified ISO Internal Auditor’s Course – Oct 2010

  • IGCSE Coordinator


Taught at Global Indian International School, Singapore, 2004- 2021 - 17 years

  • Started teaching IB, Biology Standard & Higher level for 15 years

  • Teaching IGCSE, Biology since 4 years

  • Head of Science Department - 6 years

  • Coordinator IGCSE – 4 years

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • IB Biology SL&HL​


Qualification Institution
B Sc (Biology) (1983)
First Class
Stella Maris College, Chennai, India
Madras University

M Sc (Biology) (1985)
OGPA (Outstanding)
Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai, India,
Madras University

M Phil (Genetics) (1986)
First Class
Taramani Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chennai,
India, Madras University

B Ed(Bachelor of Education (1997)
Outstanding
(College first)
Avila College of Education, , Kochi , India
(MG University, Kottayam,)- Regular Course

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Teacher Position - Biology HL&SL​

  • IB Coordinator

Debora Zerneri   March 24

Email address: mmezedd@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • AP and IB French B Language and Culture

  • English B Language and Culture

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • LOTE French, Spanish and ELL

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • French B Language and Culture, full or part-time teaching, tutoring

Isabella C Cuba-Gaita
March 24

Email address: isabella.c.cuba@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

IB MYP Design Technology Product and Digital Design

Meridian World School, MYP 3 Design Teacher, Round Rock, TX. 3 years
• Design curriculum and coursework using inquiry learning framework in an International Baccalaureate program.
• Evaluate and revise learning material to ensure content is efficient and effective in delivering instruction.
• Design and deliver instruction using differentiation and scaffolding to reach students with differing abilities and levels of learning.
• Evaluate student knowledge and growth to ensure the curriculum is following TEKS and the IB Aims.
• Craft an intentionally inclusive learning space through the use of a culturally centered curriculum, visuals, and non-violent language.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • TECHNICAL SKILLS : Product and Digital Design. Technology Applications, Computer Science, Science. Interdisciplinary, and Trans-curricular Unit writing

  • PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Curriculum Development, Classroom Teaching, Youth, and Young Adult Education and Empowerment, Social Emotional Learning, Equity education, Inquiry Learning, Management, Creating International Baccalaureate Curriculum, English as a second Language education, challenging Gifted and talented learners, Including Special Education students, Managing a learning environment, Inclusivity and accommodations, Parent and guardian communication.

  • Check Out My Website for curriculum, lesson and student work samples:

  • https://sites.google.com/view/fruitcuplearning/home

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP or IB Design in school that prioritizes teacher planning time, educator choice in curriculum development, and Teacher Development. I am also considering IB Computer Science positions. If you have a Science or STEAM Position that highly values technology application, PBL, and inquiry Learning, I'd love to hear from you.

  • I am a believer in education's ability to enact change. I am particularly interested in working with schools whose admission and financial aid packages uphold racial and economic equity, whose policies and procedures center liberation, and restorative justice..

Nieves Woodward-Owens
March 24

Email address: naowens82@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 6 years teaching IB Literature HL Year 2 and 2 years teaching IB Literature HL Year 1 at a 6A campus. Nearly every year I have had 100% passing rate with the majority of my students receiving a 5 or higher overall. I love teaching IB Literature and I briefly had the opportunity to also teach IB Film SL/HL for a year and a half.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Literature HL year 2 primarily, but I am the only IB Literature teacher on our staff currently, so I manage all of the syllabus alone

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • IB Literature HL or SL

  • IB Literature and Language HL or SL

  • Willing to teaching a combination as I have always had two preparations throughout my career teaching Advanced English 1 alongside IB courses.

  • I would prefer the central Texas area to be nearer to family.

Riley Bandstra    February 24

Email address: rileyreneeroberts@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 6 years as DP Language and Literature Teacher

  • 1 year as TOK Teacher

  • 3 years as an IB grader

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Language and Literature SL/HL

  • Theory of Knowledge

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Full time IB DP English Teacher

Joao Ricchio, M.Sc‌.     February 24

Email address: rosaricchio@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • Full-time IB DP Biology SL/HL Teacher (Inspired Education Group)​

  • DP Biology (Cat 1) IBO

  • Supervising your Biology extended essay (Cat 3) IBO

  • IB Approaches to Teaching and IB ATL

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • MYP Sciences and IB DP Biology SL/HL​

  • Internal Assessment (IA) Proficiency

  • Extended Essay (EE) Supervisor

  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Integration

  • Creativity, activity, and service (CAS) experiences

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP Science and DP Biology Teacher

Sheila Morales     February 24

Email address: sheilamorales@ymail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 1 year

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Spanish

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Teacher, Coordinator, Assistant Principal ( Curriculum & Instruction)

Malcolm Ringo      February 24

Email address: malcolmringo@yahoo.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 20 Years (WS Principal; SS Principal; IBDP Coordinator; IBDP Authorization Leader; IB Evaluation Leader; IBDP History and TOK Teacher); CAS Coordinator

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Program design and management; teaching and learning; hiring practice; grounds and facilities; leader by example (lifelong learner)

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Head of School or Principal

Rosana Beristain       February 24

Email address: rberistain23@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • ​I have 13 years of experience working with PYP, MYP and DP. For PYP I was the Computer Science teacher from P to 9th grade, MYP Design Teacher and DP Design and Technology and Computer Science Teacher

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

 

  • Design (product and digital)

  • Technology

  • Computer Systems

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP Design Teacher or MYP Spanish Teacher

Anna Cottrell   January 24

Email address: anna.ru.cottrell@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • ​Experienced Administrator and IB Curriculum Coordinator with a proven track record of leading successful school initiatives and driving whole-school engagement. Skilled in using data to inform decision-making and implement effective whole-school initiatives. Led the authorization process for the IB PYP program and successfully conducted a comprehensive whole-school evaluation. Demonstrated exceptional leadership skills as a Pedagogical Leader and Assistant Principal. Experienced in curriculum development and thorough understanding of school operations. A problem-solver, dedicated to making a significant impact in an educational institution.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Comprehensive expertise in educational leadership, with a focus on curriculum design, strategic planning, data-driven action plans, data analysis, and collaboration. I have honed my skills in crafting dynamic and learner-centered educational programs that align with established standards and the IB framework. I excel in leveraging data-driven decision-making, identify trends to inform strategic initiatives. My commitment to collaboration is evident in my ability to foster a culture of teamwork among educators, administrators, and stakeholders, promoting interdisciplinary cooperation and facilitating professional development opportunities. My integrated approach ensures a cohesive educational environment that adapts to evolving needs while consistently striving for excellence.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Elementary Principal/PYP Coordinator

Shefali Lakhina    January 24

Email address: shefalilakhina@yahoo.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 17 Years

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Curriculum development & Implementation and leadership in PYP

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Head /vice head of primary school

Elaines Valera de cadenas       December 23

Email address: elainesv50@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • THE ENGLISH SCHOOL OF KYRENIA - KYRENIA, CYPRUST

  • Created an educational setting that aligned InternationalBaccalaureate (IB) curriculum requirements with engaging ans stimulating  lessons for 11th-12th grade classes.

  • Consistently revised learning materials to best promote learning.

  • Mentored students from China online to help them prepare for their IB

  • examinations.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • I am experienced with the IB program, able to teach to multiple intelligences, open-minded, with good class instruction skills that inspire and motivate students, good collaborative skills, and abilities and experience for technology integration. I am an official DELE examiner by the Instituto Cervantes for levels A1-A2, B1.
    Creative and enthusiastic instructor with ample experience in teaching at the University level, High school Spanish abinitio (IB) Middle and Elementary School setting.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Full time

Evaristo López Ruano  Nov. 2023

Email address: elopezruano@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • English & Spanish Teacher 12/2021–08/2023

  • Spanish Embassy Education Office - IEVCB & ALCE London-UK

  • Leadership & Spanish Teacher 07/2018–05/2021

  • International Leadership of Texas Garland-Texas

  • Spanish Language and Literature Teacher 10/2017–05/2018

  • Gymnasium Nº 1558 - Rosalia de Castro Moscow-Russia

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Accomplished and dedicated Professor with experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Knowledgeable about Social & Cultural Anthropology, Psych-Pedagogy, Sport Science, and Social Work
    studies.

  • Bringing forth extensive experience mentoring emerging teachers and school leaders.

  • A committed faculty member, passionate about working to further enhance the educational offerings of an institution.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Full-time job: Faculty/Instructor Member or Academic Staff. 

Jonathan Amengor     Sept. 2023

Email address: jonamengor@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 9 years IB teaching experience of both MYP and DP.

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Subjects include MYP Design, MYP Core (ATL, SA, PP) DP ITGS (Now DS), DP TOK. Three year experience as an MYP coordinator

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP Core (ATL, SA, PP) DP ITGS (Now DS), DP TOK , MYP coordinator.

Morris Isla     July 2023

Email address: morrisfajardoisla@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 5 years of teaching IB DP Computer Science both in an International School in Saudi Arabia and The Philippines

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • DP Computer Science

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Full time expat/foreign teacher

Mariaolga Floyd            June 23

Email address: mariaolgafloyd@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 5 years teaching IB biology

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Biology, research and design, chemistry

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • full time teaching positions

Susana Blanco             June 23

Email address: sblancogallo@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 12 years of experience in the IB

  • 2012 - 2014: PYP - ESL Coordinator and Teacher

  • 2014 - 2015: PYP Self- Contained 1st Grade Teacher

  • 2017 - 2018: MYP Spanish Language Acquisition Teacher

  • 2015 - 2023: MYP English Language Acquisition Teacher

  • 2021 - 2022: DP English B/ESL Teacher

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • MYP English Language Acquisition Teacher​

  • ESL

  • MYP Spanish Language Acquisition Teacher

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP English Language Acquisition Teacher​

  • ESL

  • MYP Spanish Language Acquisition Teacher

Ashalatha Ravishankar   June 23

Email address: ashu1476@yahoo.com

 

IB Experience:

  • over 9 years

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • ​ Leadership in IB schools in PYP and MYP

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • IB Coordinator/Head Of School

Ms Usha Karan Rana    May 23

Email address: usharana12@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • MYP/IGCSE/IBDP Hindi teaching 16 Years experience. IBDP Coordinator and Deputy Head 9 Years experience

Area(s) of Expertise:

​Language B: Hindi

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • DP Coordinator

Stephanie Romero   May 23

Email address: tsromero@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 5 years teaching DP Spanish B

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Spanish

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • DP Spanish

Alaa Al Inzawi     May 23

Email address: alaacheikh86@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • 2 years PYP Math and Science Coordinator

  • 2 years PYP 5th/6th teacher

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Inquiry and concept based teaching, Math through Inquiry

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • PYP math specialist, PYP Coordinator, PYP assistant coordinator

Sellesse Booth        May 23

Email address: sellessesb@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • TOK Teacher, extended essay coordinator, CAS coordinator, DP Coordinator

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • DP coordination

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • DP Coordinator

Shane Waldrop        May 23

Email address: shanewaldrop123@gmail.com

 

IB Experience:

  • None

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • STEM- I attended medical school and graduate school, have traveled internationally (primarily Asia) and speak conversational Spanish.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Grades 3-5 science/math

Gonzalo Sanchez Cordoba   April 23

Email address: ngonzasancor@outlook.es

 

IB Experience:

  • More than 8 years serving in IB schools as self-contained teacher, English A: Language and Literature (HL) and (SL) and English B teacher.

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • English A, English B, Self-contained teacher, science, social studies.

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • MYP or DP teacher, academic coordinator

Jessica Contreras    April 23

Email address: njcalvincontreras@aol.com

 

IB Experience:

  • PYP Grades 1, 3, and 5I

  • 2013-present

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • 5th Grade Exhibition

  • Toddle

  • Managebac

  • Unit of Inquiry design

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • PYP teacher and leadership

Natalia Agudelo    April 23

Email address: nata_agude@yahoo.com

IB Experience: 

​During 5 years I have taught biology High Level IB, where I have had to do:

 

  • Evaluated and redesigned the subject curricular content to meet the IB program standards.

  • Promoted physical, mental and social behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.

  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.

  • Trained students to design research projects, use and interpret statistical analyses, and write scientific reports through assigned work, in-lab or field experiments.

  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated research, communication, social and self-management skills according to the IB learner profile.

  • Provided appropriate guidance to the student regarding their extended essay related to science research

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Science

  • Human and Animal Physiology

  • Spanish

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Teacher 

Nieves Woodward    April 23

Email address: nwoodward00@gmail.com

IB Experience: 

  • IB Literature HL: A​

  • Year 2 - 5 years

  • Year 1 - 1 year

  • 100% passing rate 4 of 5 years

  • Significant number of students who have scored a 6 for the course.

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • A variety of global literature works across all genres and including both male and female authors.

  • IB training is current as of summer 2022.

  • Currently the ELA department chair for my campus and only IB Literature HL instructor.

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • IB Literature or Language and Literature HL or SL at a high school in the Central Texas area for 2023-24 or 2024-25.

Luis Eduardo Ruiz Uhia  April 23

Email address: ruizuhia@yahoo.com

IB Experience: 

  • IB MYP program, 6 to 10 Design teacher

  • IB Diploma Program, Art Visual teacher

  • IB MYP program, 6 to 10 Art Visual teacher

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Art visual and Design

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Teacher

Sherdeana         January, 2023

Email address: Sherdeana@gmail.com

IB Experience: 

  • IST Tianjin, China- 3 years

  • Magellan International School - 3 years

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Certified in PYP and MYP (Language )

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Either PYP or MYP

Branislav Hanes  January, 2023

Email address: elovaloco@gmail.com

IB Experience: 

  • PYP Starlight International School Taichung, Taiwan​

  • MYP Bogaerts International School Brussels, Belgium​​

 

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • English Language and Literature

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • English teacher

Shefali Lakhina   January, 2023

Email address: shefalilakhina@yahoo.com

IB Experience: 

  • 16 years

  • ​​

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Leadership & Administrative and curriculum development

 

Looking for (type of position/employment):

  • Head of Primary School/Primary school principal

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