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Mgr. Jan Švihálek

Mgr. Jan Švihálek

Head of School Více informací

Mgr. Jan Švihálek
jan.svihalek(zavinac)isob.cz

I was born in Brno, where I live now together with my family. Both my parents and some of my grandparents are teachers, so my professional path was quite clear. I earned my Master's at the Pedagogical Faculty of Masaryk University specialising in German and Physical Education and I have been teaching PE and German language at various schools since I was a universtity student. I have been working as Head of School at the International School of Brno since it's founding in 2008. I speak English, German, Spanish, Russian and Czech. I am also an active musician, with passion for literature and art.

Jennifer Berry

Jennifer Berry

Primary & Early Years Principal and PYP Coordinator Více informací

Jennifer Berry
jennifer.berry(zavinac)isob.cz

Greetings ISB community, my name is Jennifer Berry and I am a proud Canadian who has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, as well as, a Masters of Science in Education. I have been teaching for over ten years and I have enjoyed the challenges and adventures throughout the years. Along with my academic achievements I have discovered my passion for sports. I have had the opportunity to coach, as well as compete as a player in various sports. Teaching is more than just lectures and books, it is about getting involved and participating in different activities. When not at school, I can be found on the rugby pitch, in a canoe or exploring the wonders of the world!

Markéta Yoder

Markéta Yoder

EY1 - 3 year olds Více informací

Markéta Yoder
marketa.yoder(zavinac)isob.cz

My name is Marketa Yoder (Ms. Markéta). I joined the ISB Kindergarten team in 2012. I was born in Brno, Czech Republic. I worked as a teacher at KinderCare in Virginia US from 2006 to 2008 and at Casablanca American School in Morocco from 2008 to 2010. I received an Early Childhood Certificate from Concordia University in 2007 as well as a Masters in Architecture from Brno Technical University in 1996. My teaching career began after my daughter Maria was born in 2004. She was the reason I changed my professional career. I love Art, books about history, and long walks in nature. I enjoy discovering the world through the eyes of children. It's my pleasure everyday.

Seema Singh

Seema Singh

EY2 - 4 year olds Více informací

Seema Singh
seema.singh(zavinac)isob.cz

My name is Mrs. Seema Singh (Ms. Seema). I am from Delhi, India. I have a Masters degree in Education and Political Science. I have been teaching for about 16 years, and it is so rewarding. I have spent my career teaching primary and special needs children in India. I started teaching in ISB kindergarten in 2009. I just love working with the little ones. I enjoy watching their faces as they make connections to the learning around them each day. I am amazed by how much the children I teach actually teach me. Each day in a kindergarten classroom brings new and exciting things. I am honoured to be able to do what I truly LOVE to do.

Adriele Fernandes de Sousa

Adriele Fernandes de Sousa

Teaching Assistant Více informací

Adriele Fernandes de Sousa
adriele.sousa(zavinac)isob.cz

I'm from São Paulo, Brazil. I graduated in Pedagogy and I worked in the area of education for 7 years (4 years in kindergarten and 3 years in primary). I came to Brno with my husband. Soon after my arrival I started volunteering at ISB and currently I work as a primary and KG asssistant. In my free time I like watching movies, traveling and staying with friends and family. I am very happy to be part of the ISB team and proud to learn new things every day.

Blanka Kulhánková

Blanka Kulhánková

Canteen and Cleaning Více informací

Blanka Kulhánková
blanka.kulhankova(zavinac)isob.cz

I am happy to be part of the Early Years team.

Lucie Rajfová

Physical Education

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Lucie Rajfová
lucie.rajfova(zavinac)isob.cz

My name is Lucie Rajfová. I was born in Brno, where I also live and work. I graduated from Masaryk University with 2 bachelor's courses (Regeneration and Nutrition in Sport, Coaching-Figure Skating) and Master's Degree (Physical Education and Sport Teacher Training) . Since I was a child, I have been actively doing a lot of sports (snowboarding, swimming, athletics, gymnastics, skiing, horse riding and more ...). My two main sports were: synchronized figure skating and sport climbing where I was in the national team of the Czech Republic for several years and won the European Cups in sport climbing and I was several times champion of the Czech Republic. I also like to travel and I have managed to travel a lot of countries with sports. For 10 years now, I have been coaching mainly at Ho Sokol Brno 1 and the Czech national team. In the last 3 years I have also started working as a physical education teacher and I also try to make sure that the children enjoy sports at school and that after school they do not sit at home at the computer and go out to run.

Vojtěch Bastyan

Vojtěch Bastyan

Sportovní koordinátor - odpolední program  Více informací

Vojtěch Bastyan
vojtech.bastyan(zavinac)isob.cz

Hi, my name is Vojta and I am from Kromeriz, Czech Republic. I have a master‘s degree in Education of Biology and Physical Education from Palacky University in Olomouc and doctoral degree in Kinesiology from Masaryk University in Brno. I have lived and worked in Anchorage, Alaska during my studies and worked as a ski instructor in South Lake Tahoe, California after I graduated. I have taught internationally in Tanzania for the past 3 years, before that I had organised and supervised the leisure time activities for children from kindergartens and elementary schools here in Brno. I like sports, outdoor activities and reading travel books. I can speak Czech, English, Swahili and little German.

Sophie Lefevre

Sophie Lefevre

Art Více informací

Sophie Lefevre
sophie.lefevre(zavinac)isob.cz

My name is Sophie Lefèvre and I am originally from France. I have lived abroad for nearly 25 years. In high school I specialised in art and then made a master´s degree in philosophy from Sorbonne in Paris. I also hold a Waldorf/Steiner teaching certificate. I have been teaching art, languages and literature in various institutions (primary, secondary, high schools and universities) in the Czech Republic, England and America since 1991. I have been painting and drawing since the day I could hold a pencil in my hand and next to my teaching I dedicate my time to my wall and fresco painting company and illustrating books.

Omar Rojas Ruiz

Omar Rojas Ruiz

Music Více informací

Omar Rojas Ruiz
omar.rojas(zavinac)isob.cz

I am from Tamaulipas, but I grew up in Mexico City, where I studied the Bachelor's degree in Music Composition at the Centro de Investigación y Estudios de la Música, where later I worked as a teacher of Piano, Aural Training, Counterpoint and Harmony. Even when I am currently based in Ludgerovice, I lived for a long time in Brno while studying my Masters and Doctoral degrees in Music Composition and Theory of Composition at JAMU, where I also worked as a teacher of Composition and Instrumentation for international students and History of Latin American Music. Besides being an active Composer, Teacher and Guitarist, I love to make paper sculptures and oil painting. Apart from speaking Spanish my mother tongue, I am able to fluently communicate in English and Czech, so in Slovak, Italian and Portuguese at an intermediate level. I truly look forward to becoming a part of the ISoB community!

Patrik Bohuněk

Patrik Bohuněk

Odpolední program Více informací

Patrik Bohuněk
patrik.bohunek(zavinac)isob.cz

Hello everyone, my name is Patrik Bohunek. I come from the Czech Republic. I got my bachelor’s degree in the English language with a specialization in education. I love being active, so I am into almost any kind of sport. Furthermore, like various kinds of visual arts, I greatly enjoy drawing, painting, and wood working. Since 2016, I have been traveling to Canada almost every year to improve my skills in the English language as well as to broaden my horizons by exploring the beautiful outdoors, as well as meeting many interesting people along the way.

Sarah Mohamed

Sarah Mohamed

Odpolední program Více informací

Sarah Mohamed
sarah.mohamed(zavinac)isob.cz

Hello! My name is Sarah and I come from Egypt. I am currently in my last year of my bachelor’s degree program in international relations and European politics. I have taken part in summer camps for kids aged around 4-12 and my rather heartening experience, particularly with the younger age groups, incentivized me to become part of the after school program as I’m very fond of the special bond I seek to create between myself and the little kids I deal with. I am looking forward to being the best mentor I could possibly be for your children at the ASP.

Šárka Bociánová

Šárka Bociánová

Logoped Více informací

Šárka Bociánová
sarka.bocianova(zavinac)isob.cz

Hello my name is Ms. Sarka Bocianova and I will provide Speech Therapy sessions for the Early Years students at ISB. I am a Czech native, from Brno. I studied in Olomouc as a Speech Therapist and after university I completed my attestation as a Medical Speech Therapist and opened my private office for children and adults. I love my job, because speech is the highest human ability. Thanks to it we can communicate together and develop our society and the whole human world. I would be really grateful if I could assist in building and developing the communication between a child and a caring adult (parent/teacher/family member). I look forward to working with all of the Early Years families at ISB.

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