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

Head of Secondary

Minke Veeneklaas

Deputy Head Secondary/MYP Coordinator

Evelyne Lepoole

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

Lucy Doyle Teacher PYP 7
Ingrid Beekhuizen Teacher PYP 7
Miros Silva Ordaz Teacher PYP 6A / TU Delft Liaison
Mark Shilitoe Teacher PYP 6A
Sara Moroney Teacher PYP 6B
Kristi Kremer Teacher PYP 5
Jessica Lanzafame Teacher PYP 4A
Brittany Mohr Teacher PYP 4B
Zoi Avramidou Teacher PYP 4B
Alanna Johnson Teacher PYP 3A
Sandra Jevtic Teacher PYP 3B
Jacqueline Wilmot Teacher PYP 1-2A
Celeste duPreez Teacher PYP 1-2B
Elle Cox Teacher PYP 0/1
Jelena Sitar Teacher PYP 0/1
Kellen Erb Teacher PYP 0/1
Judit Rapai Teaching Assistant PYP 3-8
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

Ilein Bermudez

Music Teacher PYP

Katty Larrosa

PE Teacher PYP 

Maiwenn Heijbers

Student Support


Staff Secondary

Constanza Avaria-Risi

Spanish Teacher

Gabriella Angelin-Texeira

Science Teacher

Valerie Avery

Visual Art Teacher

Loes Bekkers

PHE teacher

Seb van den Bergh

English Acquisition / EAL Teacher

Patricia Brugman

Dutch Teacher / Careers Counselor

Mike Dessens

English Language & Literature

Claudine van Diemen

PHE Teacher

Liza Dippenaar

Science Teacher / Personal Project

Jef Fobelets

Humanities Teacher

Federica Grassulo

Performing arts/ Music Teacher MYP

Judith Gerritzen

Dutch Teacher / Librarian

Jennifer Laforge

English Language Acq / EAL

Nané Paraiso

English Language & Literature

Evelyne Le Poole

Deputy Head/MYP Coordinator & French

Suneel Madahar

Science & Design Teacher

Marine Okhrimenko

French Teacher

Becky van Paassen

Visual Arts

Joke Reijnhoudt

Math / Science Teacher

Sofia Raptopoulou

Integrated Humanities Teacher

Andi Sarvestani

Maths Teacher

Miros Silva-Ordaz

Design Teacher / TU Delft liaison

Elena Battistuzzi

Dutch Teacher

Clémentine Socroun

Dutch Teacher


Student Support Team 

Javi Alamos

Student Support

Elize Burgess 

Student Support / Internal Confidante

Tamara Eskue

Student Support / Community Builder


Support Staff 

Simo Mouhsine 

Concierge Primary

John Brouwer

Concierge Secondary

Clare Johnstone

Admissions Officer Primary

Ashly Bennett

Planning & Organisation / Admissions Officer Secondary

Mirjam de Bruin

Communications Officer / Careers Counselor

Michiel Strengers

Concierge Secondary Satellite

Bowie Nuhn

Concierge Secondary Satellite


Mr Sander Raaphorst
Head of Primary

Ms Sandip Jagdev
Deputy Head Primary

Ms Minke Veeneklaas
Head of Secondary

Ms Evelyne Lepoole
Deputy Head of Secondary