Call Us:
Preschool: +48 697 979 100
Elementary: +48 22 646 92 89

Teachers

 


Middle School Principal

Ms. Iwona Nowakowska

Middle School Office

Mr. Krzysztof Kutnik – secretary.olimpijska@canadian-school.pl

Subject Teachers

Polish

Mr. Maciej Łokietek

I graduated from the Polish Department in Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz. I am a qualified teacher and an examiner in elementary school and run training sessions for other teachers. In my career I have worked in both public and private schools. I have been working in the Canadian School of Warsaw since 2011 as a Polish and a  homeroom teacher. I prepare students for contests and olimpiads, and organize state exams in the school. In our school I am considered to be the guardian of the accurate Polish forms.

As a typical Gemini, I am interested literally in everything. Although in my free time I read, visit big European cities, study the musar movement, meet my friends, I may seem a bit boring at times (at least that’s what I think 😉 ).

English

Mr. Wendel Ernstzen

For more than 2 decades I’ve been involved in the education of young minds and spirits, guiding and encouraging all to achieve more and go further. Having the good fortune of teaching in public and private school, from primary through to grade 12 in all my major university subjects of English, Mathematics and Art. Learning through fun is paramount to good education. Add a touch of discipline and respect for one and all, and you have a recipe for success.

Originally from Zambia, I was raised most of my life in Cape Town, South Africa. Truly the Mother City, where two oceans meet and having a mountain, Table Mountain, placed centrally in this beautiful city. My heart is African. Steve Biko, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela featured, and still feature, in my philosophy and life path. Love, respect, happiness.

 

French

Ms. Margot Nowak

‘I am from Fribourg in Switzerland, and a graduate of Warsaw University Center for foreign Language Teacher Training and European Education UW in the field of Philology.
I have accumulated considerable experience at teaching French to children. I am part of the French Association in Poland. I have taught at the Polish-French Society and, as a former homeroom teacher at a state school, I was responsible for the education of more than a hundred children at all grade levels. For the last three years I have been working as a French teacher in the CSoW.
I started my adventure in Preschool last year. I participated in IB trainings and methodological workshops such as Action in the PYP, and Concept-Based Learning.
I still develop my skills in The Institute of Applied Linguistics (ILS), University of Warsaw, is an independent research and training unit, educating translators, linguists and foreign language teachers.’

Biology

Mr. Dionizjusz Szymczykiewicz

Mathematics

Mr. Piotr Chlebus

‘I graduated from University of Warsaw in 2005 with a Master’s degree in Mathematics. For over seven years I had been working, mainly in Logistics in the private sector in Poland and in the UK. In 2015, after completing teaching training at Bath Spa University, I gained my Postgraduate Certification of Education in Secondary Mathematics. For a year I have been working as a Teacher of Mathematics and as a Supply Teacher in the Bristol area. In 2016 I took the opportunity to come back to Poland joining the Canadian School of Warsaw as a Teacher of Mathematics and Physics. I am a father of three. I play rugby and football whenever my wife lets me.’

Mr. Wendel Ernstzen

For more than 2 decades I’ve been involved in the education of young minds and spirits, guiding and encouraging all to achieve more and go further. Having the good fortune of teaching in public and private school, from primary through to grade 12 in all my major university subjects of English, Mathematics and Art. Learning through fun is paramount to good education. Add a touch of discipline and respect for one and all, and you have a recipe for success.

Originally from Zambia, I was raised most of my life in Cape Town, South Africa. Truly the Mother City, where two oceans meet and having a mountain, Table Mountain, placed centrally in this beautiful city. My heart is African. Steve Biko, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela featured, and still feature, in my philosophy and life path. Love, respect, happiness.

Chemistry

Ms. Agnieszka Rodzik

I graduated from Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry in 2010 with a Master of Science in Engineering degree in chemistry. I have been a qualified chemistry teacher for 7 years. I have been working in the Canadian School of Warsaw since 2012 as a science and chemistry teacher.

Art

Ms. Gabriela Wojciechowska

I feel both an artist and a teacher. I graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, where I got my master degree in Painting and Art Education. I have also been trained in Art Therapy at the Warsaw University Group Therapy & Training Postgraduate Study Center. I have worked as a qualified Art teacher for 14 years in private schools in Warsaw, with the CSoW since 2011 aboard. Lately I have been interested in workshops for children and adults based on local history questions, where I always try to involve participants creative skills and willingness.

Technical Skills

Ms. Anna Zarębska-Słomka

Music

Ms. Anna Dyś

Physical Education

Mr. Krzysztof  Michałowski

‘I graduated from Academy of Physical Education and Sports in Gdańsk with a Master’s degree.
I used to play for Polonia Bydgoszcz and Brda Bydgoszcz (Junior football teams).
I have been a Physical Education teacher at The Canadian School of Warsaw and The Canadian Preschool of Warsaw since 2015. I have completed a pediatric first aid training, I am also a Lacrosse instructor and skiing instructor.’

Ethics

Nurse

Ms. Anna Wysocka

I have worked at The Canadian School of Warsaw since 2005 in both preschool and elementary school.
I have a Master’s degree in Nursing from the Medical University of Warsaw and also a Master’s degree in Pedagogy from the University of Humanities and Economics in Łódź.
I am currently completing postgraduate studies in Psycho-Dietetics at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw.

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