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Jonathan Field
Acting Head of School and Secondary School Principal

Jon joined UWC Thailand in 2017. He has spent over 20 years working in IB World Continuum schools on four continents. He has held numerous positions in schools in Switzerland, Tanzania, Peru and Hong Kong and considers himself a true life-long learner who strives to stay up-to-date with the very latest research on how we all learn best. Jon holds a 'Bachelor of Arts in History' from Sheffield University, and a 'Post Graduate Certificate of Education' from Nottingham University. Jon also holds a 'Professional Diploma in Mid-Level Leadership in International Schools' from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a 'Certificate of International School Leadership' from the Principals Training Center.

As an educator, he passionately believes that when we are all comfortable taking risks and learning from our mistakes, we will feel empowered to pursue our interests and provide the very best learning environments for students.

Jon enjoys scuba diving, travelling, reading, rock climbing and football. He has developed a deep reserve of resilience through a lifetime of supporting Aston Villa Football Club.