Hikarigaoka Campus (Faculty)

Our Faculty

At A-JIS, our faculty represents educators and professionals from 15 countries around the world. All are qualified and certified as teachers within their home countries, and all have a minimum of a bachelor’s 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.

Abe, Mamina

PYP Japanese Teacher

Ahn, Jeong Hee

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

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

Alatiit, Sam

Learning Support Teacher

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge" —Albert Einstein

Alexander, Sarah Jo

EAL Teacher Assistant

Balugo, Faye Anne

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

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

Basu, Paramita

Grade 1 Teacher

Batnini, Soulef, PhD

MYP English Language Acquisition Teacher/ Learning Support Specialist

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” —Nelson Mandela

Bhavaraju, Gayatri

MYP Science Teacher

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

Brockington, Christopher

Grade 3 Teacher

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

Burdzy, Marta Luiza

Library Assistant, PYP Art Teacher

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