Meet the Principal
Christoper Quinn, Principal, EtonHouse International School Orchard
Chris has been an educator for over 14 years, and holds a Masters in Education from Manchester Metropolitan University. Born and raised in the Northwest of England, Chris spent most of his formative years in that area before attending Gordonstoun School in Scotland as a scholarship student. During his time as a Duke of Edinburgh Gold participant, Chris had his first teaching experience in Tanzania, teaching English to local school children.
Upon completing his mathematics teacher training, Chris worked in schools in the Manchester area, initially teaching mathematics to students aged 11 to18, and later holding the positions of faculty team leader and vice principal at a charter school focused on STEM education. In his first international role, Chris was appointed as Director of Teaching and Learning at St. Andrews International School in the Bahamas, where he was first introduced to the IB Diploma programme. During his time at St. Andrews International School, he taught IB diploma mathematics at the standard level and higher level. Chris moved on to become a curriculum coordinator at an IB World School in California, also ensuring to bring the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award with him, to come full circle.
Chris is currently a member of accreditation teams for both WASC and NEASC. Chris comes to Singapore with his wife who is an elementary teacher.