STAFF

  • JORDAN JORDAN

    JORDAN

    Hi everybody! I’m Jordan from Vancouver, Canada. I'm the Orange Class teacher this year. I’ve been living and teaching in Japan for almost 7 years now and loving every second of it. I’m a huge fan of sports, movies, music and food. I can’t wait to get to know what you like. Please don’t hesitate to introduce yourself; I love getting to know new people too.

  • GABRIEL GABRIEL

    GABRIEL

    Hi! My name is Gabriel and I am so happy to be a part of Pure English Kindergarten. I have worked in early childhood education for over 15 years and am so happy to be working with such great staff that we have at Pure.  

  • SHIZUKA SHIZUKA

    SHIZUKA

    I'm Shizuka from China. I've been in Japan for 20 years. I have two sons. I'm the Vice Principal of Pure and helping with Yellow Class this year. I love making crafts with kids. I also love cooking, it makes me so happy when my family says my cooking is delicious. Traveling with my family is something I like to do in my free time. If you have a chance please come visit our Yellow Class!

  • MONIKA MONIKA

    MONIKA

    Hello, my name is Monika. I'm from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) and I'm the Pink Class teacher this year. I love everything Disney and go to Disney Land and Sea at least 8 times a year! My favorite characters are Ariel and the doll Barbie, and I'm looking forward to meeting you and having a fun year!

  • GEN GEN

    GEN

    Hi, I'm Gen. I'm from the Philippines. I'm the Head Teacher of Pure English Kindergarten and Green Class teacher. I have a teaching certificate and I have taught English to all levels of kids. I've lived here for 17 years and I love everything about Japan! I love cooking Japanese food, especially nikujaga and shogayaki. I can read. write, and speak Japanese. My favorite kanji is kokoro. I like hiking, traveling and photography. I love all kids!

  • SAORI SAORI

    SAORI

    Hi, my name is Saori. I'm from Japan. I'm so happy to be the Orange Class assistant this year! I love traveling to watch sports games. I hope to have fun and develop myself this year.

  • EMI EMI

    EMI

    Hello! My name is Emi. I'm from Japan. I'm the assistant in Green Class. I have a kindergarten teacher's and nursery school's license. I have been with Pure for 8 years and I love taking care of kids. I love eating and drinking, and looking for new places to try. In my free time I like to sleep because I like to dream. I always loved teaching and I liked English since high school.