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Directrice Fondatrice de Living School
principal: Living School’s director, founder and teacher. She was a former human resources manager responsible for training in an international corporation. She was also a primary school substitute teacher (private and Montessori). She is graduate of the ESCP (Paris Business School)and has a Master’s degree in Ethics Leadership Development and a Master’s degree in Education Sciences. She is also the president of the Savoir-être & education organization (www.savoir-etre-et-education.org) 01.42.38.92.44
Directrice collège Living School
Anne-Sophie DE OLIVEIRA
After-School and Ecocitizenship activities Coordinator. With her Master´s in Anthropology and training in dance and music, Mauve coordinated activities and worked with teenagers and children in different parts of the world for six years. She has, most notably, traveled to Cameroon, Mali, and to the Antilles Islands where she spearheaded education projects. She also co-organizes and teaches the Wednesday English Club and Vacation Clubs at Living School. Mauve is studying the Dalcroze music teaching approach.
Christine VAN DER LINDE
With 14 years of experience as an office manager in small business, Christine has the relevant skills and expertise to help our team with all aspects of administration and the streamlining of school processes.
Christine also shares our core values of eco-citizenship and solidarity. As a neighbor, she has felt our engagement and warmth since we opened our school in allée Darius Milhaud 7 years ago. She is a woman who loves nature, especially gardening and beekeeping which she practices in Touraine at a watermill she has been restoring with her family since 1987.
Responsable des activités extrascolaires
Andrea Pinelo, joins us as our administrative assistant.
We have known Andrea for several years. She is the daughter of our former janitor at Georges Auric. She lives right next door (a very local recruitment, with a common wall haha).
Andrea is studying law and already has a good experience as an assistant. She is also very comfortable with children. She is a dynamic, smiling and efficient young woman.
She will be your contact for absences, cancellations of canteen meals, exceptional delays due to transport...She can be reached in the morning from 8:30 to 12:00 at 01.42.00.72.24, by text on the cell phone at 06.26.99.66.49 and by mail email@example.com
L'équipe école & collège
Enseignante en primaire
Andrea HERNANDEZ DIAZ
Andrea teaches mathematics in Class 1 and Class 2 and has recently started teaching after school classes of puppetry and Spanish. As you can tell by her name, Andrea comes to us from Spain! Holding a Master’s in Psychopedagogy, she has worked closely with children since 2003, first as a Spanish and English teacher. She has had numerous international experiences: in a school in Bristol, in an orphanage in Uganda, in a middle school in Mexico and even with children in the streets of Madrid. She also taught for 2 years in Grenada in an alternative nursery and primary school. She is passionate about theatre and the creation of marionnettes!
Enseignant en primaire & au collège
Benjamin DE BROISSIA
Teacher for our pre-school and kindergarten bridge class. We have worked regularly with Benjamin as a substitute teacher and during our holiday clubs. Benjamin has worked for years with children. He is trained as an ethnologist, and has just completed an art-therapy course. He plays the cello and accompanies a storyteller during shows for children.
Enseignante anglophone, multi-niveaux
Born in Malaysia, Mary has the Irish nationality. She has grown up in Ireland and in London. She has a TEFL certificat (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). She has worked a lot with young children while she was living in Ireland and did several humanitarian works in South Africa and Asia.
Enseignante bilingue en primaire
Pauline is a teacher. With a degree in Educational Sciences, Pauline first worked for many years as the assistant director of a children's activity centre.
Eager to teach in the classroom with the children, Pauline was asked to do replacements for all levels of elementary school (more particularly levels CE1/CE2). She has now been teaching kindergarten for 2 years and is very happy to join our eco-citizen school!
Pauline joins our team as a French-speaking teacher in class 2.
Enseignante anglophone en élémentaire & au collège
Rosie comes from England and has a Bachelor in French and Italian. She has passed this rigourous certificate which is the CELTA, from the British Council. She has a 3 years international experience as an educator towards children and adults. She has spent time, particularly in Vietnam, in a welcome center for children from 6 month to 4 years old, then in a school where she had the opportunity to teach pupils from 3 to 16. She has cared for some of those kids who suffered important disorders, for they improve their self-confidence. She has also taught adults in Rome for 1 year. Rosie feels a true vocation to work in the educational field and to contribute to a better world.
Anaïk is coming from Montreal.
She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and left Canada in 2021 to join her partner in Paris. She has taught for two and a half years with students from 6 to 8 years old and is happy to join a school that bases its pedagogy on the development of the child. Anaïk is willing to offer a personalized and adapted accompaniment for each child.
Class 3 loved her enthusiasm and the diversity of materials she offered in her class.
In addition to teaching, Anaïk is passionate about gymnastics which will certainly delight our budding gymnasts in class 3!
Animatrice francophone en primaire
Ambika is an experienced English teacher. She has taught English for 9 years to 2-8 year olds in India and for 2 years in France as a pedagogical coordinator for Beelingue.
She knows the Cambridge curriculum and is also familiar with the Montessori approach. She is of Indian origin and her mother is American. She is looking forward to joining us and to continue to give confidence to the children and to allow them to lead projects for the planet.
Professeure d'espagnol au collège
Emilie has just finished her CAP early childhood knowledge. She has done several internships at Living School to combine her passion for education and her desire to contribute positively to society. She intends to become an early childhood educator.
She joins the Living School team as an animator and teaching assistant in the blue class.
Enseignante en primaire
Kira, a Canadian with Portuguese and Colombian roots is the English teacher for the Yellow Class and Club 2, and is animating Cook & Sing.
Kira is passionate about teaching, doing arts and crafts projects, and baking. She has been working with children for the past 6 years, as a kindergarten and elementary school teacher at SEK International School in Costa Rica and at an elementary school in the Basque Country, Spain.
She looks forward to creating and experiencing new things at Living School.
Professeure d’histoire-géographie au collège
Professeur de mathématiques et sciences au collège
Rémi joins our middle school team as a 5th and 6th grade math and science teacher. Following the completion of his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Rémi taught mathematics for 4 years, as well as physics and chemistry for 5 years in high schools and school housing estates. Rémi has taught ages ranging from students in 4th grade to seniors high school. He wants above all to pass on his passion for science to the students, to restore their confidence in these subjects and to support them in realizing their projects. He is committed to promoting fun and engaging sessions while raising students' awareness of the environmental challenges of our world. Passionate about music, he would also like to contribute to an artistic project for our middle school students; a combination to generate great enthusiasm in the classroom!
L'équipe - cantine et ménage
Our wonderful cleaning and maintenance staff member from the business COFREM. Annette means “grace, favor,” and is a perfect fit for her! She is always smiling and meets head-on the daily challenge of maintaining the upkeep of the big school.
Formatrice et coach
Consultante et formatrice en Leadership Ethique
Consultante et formatrice en Leadership Ethique
English teacher for classes 1 and 3 (pre-kindergarten and 1st and 2nd grade). Julie is American, and has a B.A. in French and in Literature. She knows how to put active pedagogy into place in the classroom. Julie has years of experience teaching in ESL environments. Julie previously taught in an international primary bilingual school in Warsaw, Poland. She is dynamic and full of creativity! Julie is also a certified yoga teacher and a trained dancer (15 years’ experience). Just imagine our next end-of-year show! Julie is currently in her second year of the Pathway for the Development of Ethical Leadership.
Fondatrice, Les Petits Trésors
Fondatrice, Green Generations
Ancienne enseignante francophone
Annelaure is a French public school system teacher for 13 years, mostly in 4th and 5th year.
She has chosen, during all these years, to teach in the troubled areas of Marseille North, to ensure an educational and social job with the children. She knows how to help struggling students.
She educate herself in Montessori and Freinet techniques, as well as speech therapy and is very fond of psychology. She really wants to give a sense of fullfilment to the children.
Annelaure Boyer is the teacher of class 4.
Ancienne animatrice anglophone
Wednesday English Club Teacher and English Substitute Teacher. Mika is American and French with Japanese origins (from her father). She has eight years of experience working with children, first as a nanny and then as a French teacher for children 3-6 years old. Passionate about meaning and contribution, she also worked in the non-profit sector. She traveled to Asia and the United States. She joined our team in 2009.