MEET OUR STAFF & FACULTY

Driving success in the classroom — and beyond

Somersfield Academy has an outstanding team of dedicated instructors, all of whom are determined to help students succeed. Our team members offer support and guidance, uniquely tailored to each student. Our goal is to provide an environment where teachers are valued for their outside-the-box thinking, creative ideas, and exemplify teacher-student learning ally-ship.

CARLOS SYMONDS

Head of School

 

Total Years Teaching/Leadership: 39 years -  PreK- 12 and Tertiary in the U.S. and Bermuda

Degrees/Education:  B.A. (English);  M.Ed. (Educational Leadership)

Degrees/Education: B.A. (English);  M.Ed. (Educational Leadership)

Teaching Philosophy: 

I believe that the foremost task of education is to inspire, facilitate and nurture in each individual an unquenchable thirst for learning, an insuperable spirit for improvement, tenacity of pursuit and purpose, readiness for the world, active and honest self-reflection, self-awareness, self-discipline, social consciousness, and genuine compassion.

 

My mission, as an educational leader, is to ensure balance between each of these so that the school supports an inviting learning environment that celebrates the individual achievements and diverse needs of our students to ultimately produce equilibrium between the head, hands and heart of each student.

CHARLIE JUDD

Head of Secondary Division & Upper Primary Division

JANICE OUTERBRIDGE

Children's House & Lower Primary Division Head

 

Total Years in Education: 23 years

 

Degrees/Education: A.A.S. in Accounting, Associate Early Childhood Credential, B.S. in Business Administration, and M.A in Education

 

Teaching Philosophy: 

 

I believe that every child possesses within them a greatness that must be nurtured and developed as it unfolds, and through education, we can provide guidance and pathways for their greatness to be realized. 

KATE ROSS

Head of Diploma Programme

 

 

Division/Subject Taught: Head of DP & DP Coordinator, Music HL 

 

Total Years in Education: 36 years

Degrees/Education: BA (Hons) MA (International Education) PGCE

Teaching Philosophy: 

 

Education for all. I believe in preparing students for success and
empowering them to be drivers of their own destiny.

T: 441-236-9797

F: 441-236-9789

107 Middle Rd, DV 06, Bermuda

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