About A-JIS - Faculty

Our Faculty

At A-JIS, our faculty represents educators and professionals from fifteen countries around the world. All are qualified and certified as teachers within their home countries, and all have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in their field of expertise. Our faculty represents educators who possess the capability and experience to deliver our curricular focus: the International Baccalaureate Programme according to our mission and values. They are a dedicated group of people skilled at inspiring students to seek opportunities that lay ahead as wise, creative, entrepreneurial, solution-driven global leaders.

Ahn, Jeong Hee

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

Hikarigaoka Campus

“Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, make this world a beautiful garden.” -Anonymous

Alatiit, Sam

Learning Support Teacher

Hikarigaoka Campus

“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carol Buchner

Arreola, Paola

Kindergarten 5 Teacher

Hikarigaoka Campus

Balugo, Faye Anne

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

Hikarigaoka Campus

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W.E.B Du Bois

Basu, Paramita

Grade 1 Teacher


Batnini, Soulef, PhD

Learning Support

Hikarigaoka Campus

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Bhavaraju, Gayatri

Grade 6 and 7 Science Teacher

Hikarigaoka Campus

“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” –
Albert Einstein


Buguis, Bel

Grade 2 Teacher

Hikarigaoka Campus

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”  —Benjamin Franklin

Bullock, John

MYP Language and Literature, Individuals and Societies, and Design

Hikarigaoka Campus

“Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train”  ~Morihei Ueshiba

Burdzy, Marta Luiza

Library Assistant, PYP Art Teacher

Hikarigaoka Campus

“The essential thing is to arouse such an interest that it engages the child’s whole personality”

-Maria Montessori