Ericson Gutierrez is the Sciences Subject Leader and the Extended Essay and Reflective Project Coordinator. He is also an MYP Sciences teacher for Grades 6, 7 and 8.
Ericson has been in the educational field for about 14 years with international teaching experience in IB and IGCSE since 2011. He has a Masters degree in Physics from Ateneo de Manila University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics degree from Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Ericson has taught in an intellectual school in Kazakhstan and in several international schools in Singapore and before joining GEMS World Academy (Singapore) in August 2017. In his previous schools, Ericson has led the Science Department, initiated Science curriculum review and development, and taught DP Physics (SL and HL), MYP Sciences, MYP Mathematics, and IGCSE Coordinated Sciences. He is also holding various IB Educator Network (IBEN) roles as Extended Essay and Higher Level Paper 2 Examiner, both in IBDP Physics and as MYP Sciences Building Quality Curriculum (BQC) Reviewer.
Originally from the Philippines, Ericson is married to Gladdys who is one of the Teaching Partners in our Early Years Division. Their two children, Zanaiah and Zaccheus, are enjoying their holistic learning experience here at GEMS. Ericson’s interest is in cooking and he enjoys travelling and spending time with family.