PREPARATORY GROUP - FOURTH GRADE
HEAD OF STAGE
Head of Stage
Kristina graduated from the University of Plovdiv with a Bachelor's degree "Preschool and Primary School Education" and Master's degree "English language and methodology". She has been a Primary teacher for more than 8 years, teaching in international kindergartens and international schools, taking different responsibilities and middle management positions. Kristina adores children and she is really passionate when it comes to teaching. She believes in the individuality of the children and tries her best to teach, using innovative, engaging, fun and student-centered approach. She thinks that teaching is not only work, but taking care of the children, tracking their progress and helping with everything they need. Kristina will be the Head of Stage Preparatory Groups and the first point of contact for any pastoral or academic concerns.
Head of Stage and Science Coordinator
Tsvety starts her 19th school year at St. George School and Preschool. She is a Sofia University graduate in Primary Pedagogy and English Language. Apart from her university education, Tsvety has completed the ICAL, Atlanta Course in Accelerated Learning and a course in Inductive Learning and is currently working towards completing a master’s degree in English Linguistics. Tsvety has numerous publications in the field of natural science for primary school as well as in the field of learning foreign languages and integrated learning. She is a co-author of textbooks for teaching English in Preschool. Tsvety is devoted to teaching and working with children. Her passion in teaching is in the fields of Science and English. She applies various modern and innovative teaching methods in her work and believes that the children learn best when they are given the chance to experiment, the inspiration to explore and the enthusiasm to always be ready to discover something new. Tsvety is the Head of Stage 1 (Grades 1-2) and the first point of contact for any pastoral or academic concerns.
Head of Stage
A former freelance writer, Matthew has always had a passion for teaching and learning and changed his career path ten years ago to reflect this. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BA in Social Policy and, later, graduated from Roehampton University with masters credits in his PGCE. Matthew has been a teacher of Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 for nine years in the UK, Malaysia and China, carrying out a number of roles and leadership responsibilities. He is passionate about educating children in a holistic manner, with a strong belief in both academic and pastoral care. Matthew is entering his first year living in Bulgaria, and enjoys both writing and running in his spare time. Matthew is the Head of Stage 2 (Grades 3 and 4) and should be your first point of contact for pastoral or academic concerns.
Bulgarian Language and Literature Coordinator
Tsvetelina is a primary teacher with a professional experience of more than 15 years, 11 of which she has been teaching at St. George International School & Preschool. Tsvety is a Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Primary pedagogy and Spanish and she is about to complete a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Tsvety likes to write poems and to explore new challenges, improving herself and her way of teaching. She is a devoted pedagogue, who enjoys teaching and applying innovative teaching techniques and methods. She loves her pupils and is able to spend as much time as needed in building their positive attitude, excellent achievement and communication skills.
Sara studied for her BA (Hons) in Primary Education from Manchester Metropolitan University. Since then, Sara moved back to her home city of Leeds to teach across Upper Key Stage 2. For the past four years, she has taught in Beijing, China, leading both Extra curricular activities and Topics in her time there, as well as being a teacher of both Year 3 and Year 5 and playing a fundamental role in developing the mathematics curriculum. Educating the whole child is a core value that Sara holds; she believes in the importance of academic learning going hand in hand with the development of personal and social skills. Sara enjoys keeping fit and running and has coached a number of sports, including football and netball. Sara is entering her first year living in Bulgaria and is looking forward to bringing her energy and passion for sport into her teaching role.