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The Team


50 years

of education in 2022 The New School Rome is a private, international school for pupils aged 3‑18 offering the English National Curriculum.

The New School Rome is a truly delightful place to work.  The school is a member of the Council of British International Schools.

What we offer

  • a high degree of classroom and departmental autonomy within a hard-working, friendly and uniquely democratic environment
  • motivated, high-achieving students in very small classes

  • a gorgeous environment close to Rome’s city centre.

  • a competitive salary scale and settling in allowance.

What we look for

  • High academic and professional standards
  • The ability to inspire and enthuse students

  • Energy and enthusiasm for teaching.

  • Willingness to move beyond the immediate classroom to contribute to the school overall.



Current Vacancies

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How to Apply

The New School is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all .





“I joined the school with the idea of staying a couple of years, that was in 1998!”

New School Teacher



Our Teachers

Headteacher & Coordinators

Staff Member Position Qualifications
Catherine Logan Headteacher & Academic Chairperson BA Hons, University of Manchester. TESOL, Sheffield Hallam University. PGCE Hull University. MA Education & Leadership, OU. NPQH.
Norman Doyle Associate Headteacher BA Hons University of Portsmouth / PGCE Manchester
Kate  Downes Whole School Coordinator BEd Hons , Southampton
Jake Sell Senior School Coordinator BSc Hons Web Design & Development, Staffordshire University / PGCE, Staffordshire University
Adam  Reilly Primary School Coordinator BA Hons English QTS
Geraldine Thomas Finance Manager M.Sc. Human Resource Management, B.Sc. Economics – London School of Economics & Political Science, London


Primary School Teachers

Staff Member Position Qualifications
Natasha Early Years Teacher BA Hons. Early Years Teaching Degree- Kingston University, Montessori/International Montessori Diploma, TEFL for young learners.
Jana Early Years Teacher BA Hons Primary Education St Mary’s University, London
Sophie Year 1 Teacher B.A. Hons Swansea Institute/ PGCE Univ. of Canterbury.
Lionel Year 2 Teacher BA Hons English and History London / PGCE Institute of Education London
Yvette Year 3 Teacher BA Hons Birmingham University / PGCE Leeds University
Karen Year 4 Teacher B.Ed Hons, Craigie College of Education
Norman Year 4 Teacher BA Hons University of Portsmouth / PGCE Manchester
Caroline Year 5 Teacher B.A Hons Bangor University/PGCE Aberystwyth University
Elena Year 6 Teacher  
Barbara Learning Support Teacher BA Hons Nottingham University / PGCE College of Ripon and York
Camilla English as an Additional Language Teacher TESOL Certificate London Training Centre
Susie English as an Additional Language Teacher TEFL Certificate / CTEFLA Trained

Senior School Teachers

Staff Member Position Qualifications
Allan Maths Teacher BSc Glasgow University Mathematics. PGCE University ofCambridge
Anna English Teacher MA Drama & Theatre Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway. B.Ed. Hons Dublin City University CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Cambridge
Carmen Spanish Teacher Licenciada in Filologia, University Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Chris Chemistry Teacher B.Sc. Hons. Univ. of Strathclyde, PGDE Univ. of Glasgow
Emma P Music and Drama Teacher BEd Creative Arts & Music, Cardiff University, Wales
Emma A Geography Teacher PGCE
Erica Italian Teacher Laurea in Lettere, Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Fiona Learning Support Teacher B.Ed. Hons University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Francesca Art Teacher Cambridge College of Art Diploma
Jake Computer Science Teacher BSc Hons Web Design & Development, Staffordshire University / PGCE, Staffordshire University
John History Teacher BA History, University of Swansea, PGCE, Manchester Metropolitan University, MA Middle Eastern Studies, University of Manchester
Lucy Maths Teacher BSc Hons Mathematics and PGCE King's College London
Matt Physics Teacher B.Sc.Hons. Physics with Astronomy Cardiff University/PGCE Institute of Education, Cardiff
Norman Politics Teacher BA Hons University of Portsmouth / PGCE Manchester
Paola Italian Teacher BA Hons University London / MPhil Oxford University/ Laurea in Lingue, Venezia / TESOL Diploma, London
Robert Biology Teacher MSc University of Wales / PGCE Cardiff
Rosine French Teacher Licence d'Anglais, Université de Nantes / PGCE York University
Rachel English Teacher MA (Hons) English Literature, University of St Andrews / PGCE University of Cambridge / MEd University of Cambridge 
Stefano Italian Teacher Università di Genova / PGCE Institute of Education London

Administrative Staff

Staff Member Position
Gina Admissions / PA
Monica Accountant
Barbara Accountant




"I have worked in many schools, but only at the New School, I have seen teachers take care of the students as if they were members of their own families. Indeed I would say as if they were their own children."

Stefano, Teacher of Italian