Preschool 3 Homeroom Teacher


Chipo (Kathy) Chitumba


Ms Kathy has a Bachelor of Education degree in Primary School Education and is currently completing a Masters of Education focused on the IB Primary Years Programme, with the University of Melbourne in Australia. This builds on 13 years of classroom teaching experience in primary and preschool in both Oman and in Zambia. Ms Kathy enjoys working with young children, and believes they learn most by seeing and doing. She also enjoys helping them discover the joys of learning and assisting them realize their full potential. 

Preschool 3 Co-Teacher


Kulkayir Junusheva


Ms Kulkaiyr has many years of experience in childcare and education and is the longest serving member of BIS teaching staff, having joined us in 2012 as a Preschool Teacher Assistant. Over the last eight years, Ms Kulkaiyr has shown just how well she cares for and teaches our younger students as she communicates so well and enjoys spending time with them.

Preschool 3 Co-Teacher


Aike Uralieva


Ms Aike graduated from the Kyrgyz National University with a degree in interpretation/translation and worked as an English Teacher from the third year at university. Ms Aike loves working with children, helping them to grow and supporting them. Her goals in teaching are to get students interested and excited about class, to inspire them to look forward to learning, and to have fun in class.

Preschool 2 Homeroom Teacher

Dinara PS2

Dinara Salieva


Ms Dinara has a bachelor degree in International Relations from Alatoo University, and work experience in Germany as well as primary teaching experience in Bishkek. Ms Dinara Joined BIS in summer 2022.


Preschool 2 Co-Teacher

Nargiza Zhusupova

Nargiza Zhusupova


Ms Nargiza graduated from Bishkek Humanities University, Faculty of European Civilization, as an English teacher. She has worked as a guide translator for tourists from all over the world, and also worked as a project specialist in NGO “Kyrgyz Association of Forest and Land Users”. She really enjoys playing with children and wants to develop in the field of education. She spends her free time reading books by Maria Montessorri.

Preschool 2 Co-Teacher


Zharkyn Oskonbaeva


Ms Zharkyn graduated from the Institute of Economics, University J.A. Alyshbaeva. After graduation, she worked in the State Tax Service, then in the State Enterprise “Kyrgyz Pochtasy”, and the Commercial Bank “Kyrgyzstan”. Since then she has worked with children as she says “they fill her with freshness, joy, new discoveries, wisdom, and happiness”.  Ms Zharkyn likes that preschool children help her be constantly on the move, and she always finds joy in the smile of a child!

Preschool 1 Homeroom Teacher


Tinatin Oskombaeva

Ms Tinatin has a degree in Linguistics from the Kyrgyz State Universit and has worked in Austria as an Au Pair and studied at the Handels Academy where she learned German. She also holds a certificate in Child Psychology. Ms Tinatin joined BIS in 2015 and has worked in both Preschool and Primary School before becoming a Preschool Homeroom Teacher in summer 2021. She believes that every person should do what they love, which brings self-satisfaction and joy. Communication with children allows her to realize herself as an experienced teacher. She is familiar with a variety of well-known educational ideas that assist a child’s academic, emotional, and social development.

Preschool 1 Co-Teacher

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Nurzat Raymbekovna


Ms Nurzat graduated from the Kyrgyz National University and has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, as well as a one-year course “Small and Medium Business Accountant” from the School of Economics of KNU. She has varied work experience in business but joined BIS in January 2022 as she loves interacting with children and helping them to learn.

Preschool students are also taught by specialist teachers following the PYP approach for Art, Dance and Physical Education.