In his role as Head of Middle School, Mr. Hawthorn has a focus on working with middle school students (grades 6-8), and serves on the Upper School leadership team to build community across grades 6 through 12, spearhead new initiatives and special projects, and develop programming that supports students academically, socially and emotionally.
Mr. Hawthorn joined Léman in Fall 2014 and taught both Middle School and High School Social Studies and launched a new Student Ambassador program. After one academic year, he was promoted to the Assistant Head position. Prior to joining Léman, Mr. Hawthorn taught Social Studies, P.E, and Health in charter and private schools in the New York City area. Originally from the U.K., Mr. Hawthorn holds a B.A. in Education with a specialization in History and Physical Education. Outside of school, Mr. Hawthorn enjoys exercising, reading, watching and coaching soccer, listening to music, and spending time with his three godchildren.