Sunday 24 June 2018

Dublin woman appointed head of prestigious €24k per year international secondary school

Rita Bateson
Rita Bateson
Katherine Donnelly

Katherine Donnelly

A Dubliner has been appointed head of the €24,000 a year international secondary day school opening in south Dublin in September.

Dublin City University (DCU) graduate, Rita Bateson, from Castleknock, is joining Nord Anglia as head of secondary school.

She has nearly 20 years international teaching experience in Switzerland, Bermuda, the UK and most recently at the International School of Hamburg, where Rita held the position of Head of Mathematics.

Nord Anglia is a global organisation that is opening both a primary and post-primary school in Leopardstown, and is accepting pupils aged 4-15  for the 2018/19 year.

Lisa Cannell
Lisa Cannell

The school, which will have capacity for 800 pupils, will offer the International Baccalaureate Programme.

Nord Anglia has also announced Lisa Cannell as its head of primary school

The organisation already runs more than 50 international schools, educating over 50,000 students in 25 countries around the world.

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