Mrs. Evon Maatouk

Acting Head of Primary (Primary)

Evon Mattouk, holds a Bachelors Degree in Early childhood Education from the Notre Dame University-Louaize and a Diploma in School Management and Leadership from the American University in Beirut.

She began her teaching career in Jesus and Mary School Beirut-Lebanon as a Homeroom teacher in 2002, then joined St. Charbel School Accra, Ghana in 2006 as a lower primary teacher.

In August 2014, Evon joined ARIS as a Year 1 Homeroom teacher.

Being experienced in Early Childhood Education and having undergone training in many early years professional development workshops, she was assigned the Early years Coordinator position in August 2018. In August 2021, Evon was assigned as the Acting PYP Coordinator and supported the PYP team to ensure the continuity of the PYP program.

Her educational experiences have given her the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of people, meeting the common goal of increasing student achievement and wellbeing.

Evon’s educational philosophy is based on her uncompromising belief that all students can learn, if given a positive learning environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed and focused educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive family.

Throughout her teaching career at ARIS, she has undergone several IB and other Professional development leadership workshops in school, online and abroad.

In August 2022, Evon was assigned the role of Acting Head of Primary.


While managing her role as a facilitator at ARIS, Evon, a lifelong learner has set aside time to complete the following workshops and professional development courses:


  • Introduction to PYP Curriculum Model
  • PYP Teaching and learning through inquiry
  • PYP Maths Through Inquiry
  • Teacher Leader Institute: Curriculum Design for International School
  • Reggio Emilia Seminar Reggio
  • PYP 3 to 5 years workshop ARIS
  • Concept Based Inquiry In Action
  • The Role of a Coordinator
  • PYP Building for the Future ARIS
  • Concept Based Inquiry In Action Rachel French
  • Deep Dive into Virtual Learning for Early Years
  • Catlin Tucker: Getting started with blended and online Learning
  • Playful Literacies with Jo Fahey
  • Concept Based Curriculum with Rachel French
  • Principal Training Centre: Assessment Leadership Online
  • Principal Training Centre: Instructional Supervision and Evaluation
  • Principal Training Centre: Creating an Effective School


Her favorite quote is, “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

Evon's passion is to teach young children and she loves being around them. She believes that a learner is like a sponge that can soak up everything a teacher can give.