STAFF

  • 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. Myself and the team so excited to be launching new phonics, math, STEM and Project Based Learning (PBL) curriculum from April 2021.Let’s begin our new journeys!  Gabriel Jewel - School Principal

  • 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!

  • PETER PETER

    PETER

    Hi my name is Peter and I'm from Liverpool, England. I am the Yellow Class teacher. I've lived in Japan for 10 years and I love it here! I came here for the hot springs but I love so much about Japanese culture. I'm really looking forward to the next year at Pure. I can't wait to see the children develop and search their potential.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • YURIE YURIE

    YURIE

    Hello, my name is Yurie, and I'm the Pink Class assistant this year. I'm from Japan! I love watching movies and reading books. When I was a student, I directed films with my friends. I have been baton twirling for 11 years. I love laughing and playing with children! I'm looking forward to meeting you!!

  • 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.