Mike Rust

Mike Rust

Mike has more than 17 years of experience in teaching and school leadership. He started his career at a comprehensive school in Rugby, before moving to Dubai in 2013, to pursue a teaching and boarding role at Repton School Dubai. Mike then moved to Harrow International School Beijing in 2016, taking up a position as Assistant Director of Student Wellbeing and Head of Boarding. Then in 2021, Mike took a founding role at Wycombe Abbey School in Nanjing as Deputy Head Pastoral.
Mike is a keen sportsman and fitness fanatic and enjoys skiing and snowboarding and going to the gym. As well as holding a BA (Hons) in Physical Education, Mike holds an MA in Applied Educational Leadership from UCL.
Mike comments: “I have a passion for pastoral care, school leadership and improvement, and believe that schools should be safe, supportive, learning environments where students are able to flourish into becoming happy, confident, citizens and leaders of tomorrow.”