Małgorzata Macierzanka

EISG director

Graduated from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG-AMG. Holds the PhD in Biochemistry. Completed postgraduate studies of Management fo Education. She has spent  8 years living in United Kingdom (Norwich), where she completed Graduate Teacher Program Studies and worked in primary school.



Katarzyna Sirak

Managing director

Graduated from the University of Gdansk, Faculty of Special Education. Completed postgraduate studies in Math, Occupational Theraphy and Educational Leadership. she has been working at school for 20 years and has a 12 years experience of managing educational institutions. For 10 years she has been teaching postgraduate students at the University of Gdańsk. She is also a co-author of textbooks for Early School Education pupils "Colorful Class" as well as syllabi approved by Ministry od National Education. 


Małgorzata Kilian-Pieczonka

Director, PYP coordinator

Graduated with a degree in Polish at the University of Gdansk. Specialised in speech therapy and theatre. Holds diplomas in English Philology and postgraduate studies in the area of recruitment and selection at University of Social Sciences an Humanities as well as Management of Education. Before joning IPG she worked . at Psychological - Pedagogical Center "Osiek". She completed PYP training for programme coordinators and supports now both IPG and EISG in the implementation of the programme.


Agata Maderska

Administration Manager

Graduated from the Technical University of Gdansk, Faculty Management and Economy with M.Eng. Degree in Marketing. Achieved an international LCCI certificate in Business English. Experienced in managing a small business and carrying out different marketing activities.


Agnieszka Stecka

G1 homeroom teacher

Graduated from the University of Gdansk in Pedagogy with Nurture Specialization. During her studies she was granted the Provost’s scholarship for two years in a row. Currently she is continuing her studies and on her way to get a Master’s Degree in Preschool and Early Education with English. She has gained her teacher’s experience in a school and preschool facilities on her internships.


Karolina Kopińska

G2 homeroom teacher

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education with English at the University of Gdansk. She has graduated from the University of Gdańsk with a Master’s Degree in Pedagogy of School. She also took part in the PYP workshop led by the IB Department. During summer holiday she works as a counsellor.


Dane Gerber

G3 homeroom teacher, English teacher, native speaker

Graduated the University of Western Sydney with the Master of Teaching (Primary) Degree. In 2006 he has gained the certificate in Music Performance. Within his career he has been working as a supply teacher in Sydney, and later as an early school education teacher and also as a homeroom teacher. In London he has been teaching English as a Second Language.


Teresa Łepek

G4 homeroom teacher, maths teacher

Graduated from Gdansk University of Technology and the University of Gdansk with a degree in Chemistry. Additionally, she took post-graduate studies in Pedagogical Studies. Recently, she spent seven months in Canada doing scientific internship and improving her language skills.


Aleksandra Kotlewska

G5 homeroom teacher, Polish teacher

Graduated from Polish Philology at the University of Gdansk. She also graduated from postgraduate Culture and Librarianship studies. She has been working as a teacher, since 1999. She is a certified teacher and examiner of the Regional Exam Board (OKE).


Stuart Field

G6 homeroom teacher, English teacher, native speaker

Graduated from Anglia Polytechnic, Cambridge with a BA in English Literature with History in 2001. He then went on to achieve QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) in teaching from the University of Nottingham in 2002. He taught English, English Literature, Media and Film Studies and Drama for 10 years in England before moving to Poland in 2012.


Grażyna Borowska

Polish teacher

Graduated with Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Bialystok University in Early Education. She has broad experience in working with children in preschool and school, grades 1-3.


Adriana Budzisz-Orłowska

Science teacher

Graduated from the University of Gdansk with a master degree in Geography in the Limnology department. Additionally, she took post-graduate studies in Pedagogical Studies.



Edyta Caban-Żywicka

English teacher

Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Catholic University of Lublin. Holds a degree in English philology and Pedagogy. Completed a postgraduate course in Translation Studies at Rzeszowski University. She gained her work experience working as an English teacher  in high and post secondary schools as well as a school coordinator of educational projects in cooperation with AIESEC, Poland.



Aleksandra Czyżykowska

Physical education teacher

Graduatd from Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport with a degree in physical education. The instructor of volleyball, fitness and wellness. She has experience with pupils in all education levels. 


James Gibbs

Ethics and ICT teacher, native speaker

Originally from Seattle, Washington, James completed his degree in Psychology at the University of Washington. After a one year internship working with youth in Berlin, Germany, he matriculated at the Free University of Berlin, this time studying Education, as well as English and German Philology. He has been living and teaching in the Tri-Cities since 1998.


Kamil Kucharski

Polish history teacher

Graduated from the University of Gdansk on the faculty of History. During his studies he completed the specialization History of Political Thought and Culture.

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Agnieszka Kruk

Day-care teacher

Graduated from German Studies at University of Gdańsk. Currently student of Pedagogy at WSB in Gdańsk. She gained experience of working with children, while being an educator and organizer of cultural activities in Hevelianum Centrum


Magdalena Majdańska

Polish and Polish for foreigners teacher

Holds an MA in Polish Philology and Philosophy from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. At the same University, in the The Polish Language and Culture Centre for Polish People from Abroad and Foreigners she finished her postgraduate studies in teaching Polish as a foreign language. 


Vanesa Jimenez Molina

Spanish teacher, native speaker

Graduated the Master Degree in International Spanish Language Teacher by University of Salamanca. Also graduated Physical Education at the University of Sevilla. She has been working as a Supply Teacher in Dubai, and also as a Spanish teacher in Szczecin International School working with IGCSE and IB.


Aleksandra Mońko - Allen

Music teacher

Jazz and classical pianist. A qualified teacher and a composer. Graduated from The University of The District of Columbia in Washington DC, USA. A piano instructor and the music director of Mt.Calvary Gospel Choir in Forestville, Maryland, USA.


Bogna Pazderska

Astronomy, experiments teacher

Graduated from Astronomy at the University of Nicholaus Copernicus in Torun. She was working at Astronomical Observatory in Piwnice, near Torun. She runs the astronomical observatory in Gdansk Autonomous Schools.


Paweł Roziewski

Physical education teacher

Graduated from the Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport with a degree in physical education. He is a swimming coach, a swimming judge/referee/umpire, a lifeguard, a sport gymnastics instructor, and a main coach in Movement Sport Club

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Mateusz Rydzak

Physical education teacher and day-care​ teacher

Graduated from Opole University of Technology and the Academy of Physical Education in Wroclaw. The coach of lacrosse, instructor of swimming and basketball. The coach of the team Corsairs Lacrosse Tri-City, a supporter of 'participation in sport' and rule - fair play. He has experience with pupils and parents as organiser in games and events in neiberhood of Wroclaw.


Iwona Wasniewska

Art teacher

After completing her studies at the University of Marie Curie - Sklodowska in Lublin, for several years she was creating art pieces and showing them at various international exhibitions. She spend last few years in United Kingdom, giving art lessons at Art Centre and Gallery TAAG in Teignmouth (Devon, UK)