Sigrid Melts

Project Manager
I am Sigrid. I have been connected to Tallinn European School since 2014. I first did teacher trainings and visited lessons followed by coaching conversations. In 2017 I started working as a Deputy Director and in 2018 took the responsibilities of a Deputy Director for Primary and Nursery cycles. In 2019 I was an Acting Director of the School for three months. Developing TES as a European school with its own core values and vision of innovative teaching and meaningful learning has been my passion for all these years. I am now working in TES as a Project Manager.
My Qualifications & Experience

I have MA in Pedagogy of Germanic Languages. I have been working as a teacher for 18 years teaching all the cycles. I also have experience in working as a middle manager in two Estonian schools. I have worked as a Head of Teacher Support in NGO Noored Kooli. I am a certified coach and supervisor for teams and organisations and a trainer in education programme for coaches and supervisors. I lecture socio-emotional aspects of learning at Tallinn University. Being a certified Mindfulness trainer I lead 8-week Mindfulness courses and as a certified Circling facilitator, I lead circling practices. I do trainings for principals and teachers. I am a member of the teacher qualification board and participate in developing teachers' and school principals' professional development system in Estonia.

About me & my Hobbies

I do jazz dance. yoga and go jogging. One of my passions is to have as many meaningful heart-to-heart sincere conversations with different people as possible. I enjoy people in their diversity. I like to listen and to really understand. I spend a lot of time in nature, integrate silence inside out and outside in. My work is my hobby and I am blessed with creativity and with three children.

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