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Meet our Head Teacher

Jo Sassienie, Head Teacher

Jo Sassienie, Head Teacher

Head Teacher: Jo Sassienie

Jo joined the Eden Primary team in January 2011, to work on setting up the school alongside the founding directors. Jo spent the first fifteen years of her career as a primary school teacher in Islington.

She moved to the USA in 2000 where, for eight years, she was the Head Teacher of Beit Rabban, a Jewish primary school in Manhattan. Jo also lived in Israel for two years, has been involved in Jewish youth work in the UK and before returning to England was engaged as Educational Consultant at the Hebrew Charter School Centre in New York City.

Jo has a Masters Degree in Leadership for Educational Change, a PGCE in Primary Education and a BA Hons in Developmental Psychology.