Leadership and Team

To enhance the development and integration of the whole school, the leadership teams of both the primary and the secondary school see it as their joint priority to ensure a continuous learning experience for our students.

The primary leadership team consists of the Head of School, the Deputy Head and the PYP coordinator.

The secondary leadership team is the Director and the Deputy Head who is  also the MYP coordinator.

Leadership Primary

Head of Primary

Sander Raaphorst

Deputy Head Primary

Sandip Jagdev

PYP Coordinator

Kayleigh Schuurmans

Leadership Secondary

Director Secondary

Jaap Mos

Deputy Head Secondary/MYP Coordinator

Minke Veeneklaas

Teacher Profile

Teachers appointed to International School Delft have sound academic qualifications and are committed to international education and to International School Delft’s ethos and mission. They are learning-focused and attend continued professional development to ensure their skills remain up to date and in line with the latest educational developments.

International School Delft aims for a diversity of nationalities in its staff team and particularly seeks staff with a passion to commit themselves to the development of the school, as well as to teamwork.

Classroom Teachers and Teaching Assistants Primary

Sara Moroney

Teacher PYP 7

Mark Shilitoe

Teacher PYP 6

Miros Silva Ordaz

Teacher PYP 6 / TU Delft Liaison

Maria Biswalo

Teacher PYP 5A

Brittany Mohr

Teacher PYP 5A

Jessica Lanzafame

Teacher PYP 5B

Kayleigh Schuurmans

Teacher PYP 4 / PYP coordinator

Lucy Doyle-Fawcett

Teacher PYP 4

Pam Fowler

Teacher PYP 4

Elle Cox

Teacher PYP 3

Dieuwke Bart

Teacher PYP 3

Didem Duger

Teacher PYP 3

Celeste duPreez

Teacher PYP 3

Alanna Johnson

Teacher PYP 1-2

Jacqui Wilmot

Teacher PYP 1-2

Sofia Alves

Teacher PYP 1-2

Renu Ochani

Teaching Assistant PYP 3-8

Ryan Midgley

Teaching Assistant PYP 1-2

Kerryanne O’Reilly – Dekker

Teaching Assistant PYP 1-2

Barbara Hupkens – Paap

Teaching Assistant PYP 1-2


Specialist Teachers Primary

Heidi Heskes

Dutch Teacher PYP

Marloes van den Heuvel

Dutch Teacher PYP

Irene Alkemade – Verdijk

EAL Teacher PYP

Federica Grassulo

Music Teacher PYP

Syste van der Zwan

PE Teacher PYP / ICT Coordinator

Anne Criado

Support Teacher / Internal confidente

Maiwenn Heijbers

Support Teacher


Staff Secondary

Valerie Avery

Visual Art Teacher MYP

Loes Bekkers

PHE Teacher MYP

Elize Burgess

Support Teacher

MariNieves Fagel

Spanish Teacher MYP

Jennifer LaForge – Dwarshuis

English Teacher MYP

Mike Dessens

English Teacher MYP

Evelyn LePoole

Head of Languages

Suneel Madahar

Science and Design Teacher MYP

Joke Reijnhoudt

Math / Science Teacher MYP

Sofia Raptopoulou

Integrated Humanities Teacher MYP

Federica Grassulo

Performing arts/ Music Teacher MYP

Miros Silva-Ordaz

Design Teacher / TU Delft Liaison


Support Staff 

Simo Mouhsine 

Concierge Primary

John Brouwer

Concierge Secondary

Clare Johnstone

Admissions Officer Primary

Ashly Bennett

Administration/ Admissions Officer Secondary

Mirjam de Bruin

Communications Officer


Mr Sander Raaphorst
Head of Primary

Ms Sandip Jagdev
Deputy Head Primary

Mr Jaap Mos
Director of Secondary

Ms Minke Veeneklaas
Deputy Head of Secondary