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Jet-set head takes over at ACS Cobham
A multi-skilled teacher who has worked at schools across the world has become the new high school principal of ACS Cobham.
Chris Walker, an experienced maths, English and PE teacher, has worked at schools in Europe, the UK, South America and the Far East and took on the role following his most recent stint as the principal of a senior school in Venezuela.
Mr Walker takes over from Steve Baker, who retired after 35 years, and will be responsible for more than 550 students aged 14 to 18 who study a range of subjects.
Mr Walker said: “ACS Cobham has a fantastic reputation within the world of international education and I am looking forward to leading the high school to continued success and expansion over the coming school year.
“With ongoing developments of the school’s performing arts centre and outdoor learning programme, it is exciting to be part of a school that puts excellent teaching and learning practices at the heart of all it does.”
Tony Eysele, head of school at ACS Cobham, said Mr Walker’s personal experiences in the world of international education would be an asset to the school In another new appointment, Jules Kingsley, who teaches maths at the school to pupils aged 10 to 14, will become the assistant principal of the middle school.
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