I was born and raised in Finland. I have a degree in Social Services and I have completed my qualification at Helsinki University in Preschool and Primary (1.-2. grades) school education. I have been working at H & S International School since 1999. In my spare time I enjoy music, baking, sports and spending time with my friends and family.

“Children become important and learn when adults SEE them”


Daycare Manager


Hi, I'm an Australian teacher from the sunny shores of Sydney. I've been teaching at Your School since 2008. Before that I've taught in London and Sydney.


My name is Pat and I come from Canada via Ireland. I have my vocational qualification in childcare from England and have been working in daycares here in Finland for over 17 years. I have also a degree in fine arts from the Alberta college of Art in Calgary. I like reading, drawing, music, movies and of course playing and watching hockey.


My name is Jose. I am originally from Spain. I am a qualified and dedicated kindergarten teacher with more than 15 years of experience making a positive impact in the lives of children and youngsters. My passions are music and sports. I am positive and cheerful person with excellent communication skills.


I moved to Finland from Spain back in 2009. I am a trained social worker, however, I began my teaching career here at Your School in 2012. In 2014 I left to work abroad as a kindergarten and primary school teacher in Vietnam and re-joined Your School in 2016. I have recently gained my degree in Early Childhood Education here in Finland.  

“I believe work in a multicultural environment requires a specific kind of personality that is open-minded, ever enthusiastic to learn, and obviously, motivating and supportive towards children”


Hi! My name is Floriin. I am originally from Estonia. I have worked in H&S International School for 3 years.

I studied social work in college. This year I will be taking an extra course on pedagogy.

Some of the pedagogical values I hold important are honesty, sparking curiosity and joy.

I am looking forward to work together with you and with your children..


My name is Iveta.

I hold a masters degree in Second language teaching.

In addition to my university degree.

I obtained vocational qualification in childcare and education and family welfare here in Finland.

I have almost 8 years of work experience in early childhood education.

I am passionate about language acquisition and slow travelling.