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 began my teaching career at Your School in 2012. I am trained as a social Worker and I moved to Finland 2009. I have recently gained a degree in Early Childhood Education studies. In 2014 I left to work abroad as a teacher in Hanoi (Vietnam) for 2 years and re-joined Your School in 2016.

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