Deputy Head of School
Lisa Wareing is the Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning and the Head of the Key Stage 2 and 3 Mini School. Lisa studied at Edge Hill University to gain her BSc Honors in Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for teaching both primary and secondary students. Lisa also has a Master’s degree in Education with a leadership and management specialism and has very recently completed the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL).
Lisa worked on the Isle of Man for 12 years before relocating to Abu Dhabi in 2014. Throughout her career, she has held the positions of Head of Department and Senior Leader in charge of Curriculum, Data, Teaching and Learning. Lisa is an extremely passionate leader who continually and consistently strives to maximise learning experiences for all students. Within all of her existing leadership roles, Lisa has made significant impact and ensured that the students were always at the very forefront of any decisions made.
Lisa has two children who also attend GEMS FirstPoint and as a family, they thoroughly enjoy seeing as much of the world as possible. Lisa enjoys keeping fit and can be regularly spotted at the circuit factory!
Lisa is very proud to be part of the GEMS FirstPoint family and will always work to make the right choices for each of your children. She is an excellent leader who will always find opportunities for students to maximize the progress of all students.