Leadership Team


John Veitch

Head of School & Head of Middle and High School

Nationality: New Zealand

Mr. John Veitch started with EIS in August 2020 and holds a Masters in Educational Administration. John has had a long and interesting career, unusually having taught in, and held many different administrative positions in, all four sections (Early Years, Primary, Middle and High School).

Most recently John held the position of Deputy Head of School at a New Zealand Middle and High school, and prior to that he was the IB Diploma Coordinator at Shanghai American School. His international experience also includes teaching in the Philippines and Thailand.

Passionate about improving school systems and being the ‘champion’ for change initiatives that directly benefit students, John is committed to providing a learning environment where all students can reach their potential.

John also enjoys many sports and has coached a number of teams at an elite level including Volleyball, Track and Field and Rugby.

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Jo Roberts 

Deputy Head of School and Head of Early Years & Primary

Nationality: British

Jo Roberts has been with EIS since 2011, initially as a homeroom teacher in Toddler Class, Kindergarten 2 and Preschool. She also held the role of English Coordinator and Deputy Head of Early Years before she was appointed as Head of Early Years in 2013, Head of Primary in 2017 and Deputy Head of School in 2020.

Jo is passionate about  childhood development in the Early and Primary Years and is committed to providing the highest quality of education to young learners. She believes in a holistic approach to teaching and learning that equips children with an excellent foundation to becoming lifelong learners.

Prior to joining EIS, Jo worked for many years at the British Council in Ho Chi Minh City. She has been teaching internationally for almost 16 years, having taught in Taiwan, China and New Zealand before settling down and calling Vietnam home in 2003.

Jo enjoys spending most of her free time with her daughter and has recently completed a Masters in International Education.