Teaching Staff

Our staff here at JFK are a truly international team; bringing with them professional experience and expertise from around the world.

Joanna Havenhand

Head of Primary

Joanna, a former Special Needs Teacher in Switzerland, ignited her passion for education. From teaching in India to leading in Basel, she championed holistic learning. In Basel, she shaped the ISB Programme of Inquiry as a PYP Coordinator. In Seoul, she earned IB PYP Authorization and accreditation honors as Vice Principal and Lower School Principal. In Nice, Joanna guided successful PYP Evaluation, and in Basel, she led the Pre-School and charitable initiatives. Her zenith was in Belgium, where she revolutionized the Early Learning School and propelled accreditation efforts, leaving an enduring legacy in global education.