Hikarigaoka Campus (Administration)

Our Administration: our Navigators

Our administration at Aoba comes from a variety of educational leadership backgrounds from around the world. They all bring with them years of experience in IB methodology and pedagogy, international education and socially responsibly educational research and development. All are highly qualified in their areas of expertise. Each member of the administration brings with him or her the experience of having led institutions both in their home countries and within Japan.

Sell, Ken

Group Head of School

Fradale, Paul

Head of Hikarigaoka Campus

“If you smile at me I will understand / ‘Cause that is something / Everybody everywhere does in the same language.” —Kantner & Stills

Loke, Kate

DP Coordinator

Smiler, Phillip

GLD Coordinator

Muto, Tetsuji

Secondary School Coordinator / G10 Science Teacher

Radnich, Chris

MYP Coordinator

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." —Henry Ford

Chen, Karen

PYP Coordinator

「健全なる魂は、健全なる精神と健全なる肉体に宿る。」 “A sound ‘soul’ dwells within a sound mind and a sound body.” —Atsushi Okubo

Otsuka, Sachiko

Director of Early Years

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary” —Jim Rohn

We are accepting applications for 2022-2023