School Social Worker

A School social worker "koulukuraattori" is part of the international school’s social and welfare services. The school social worker’s task is to support the child or youngster in her/his psycho-social growth and development, together with the parents and other members of school staff.

The school social worker’s work consists of many things, such as meeting pupils and teachers, parental meetings and discussions, organizing support structures for the pupil and the family, giving consultation services for the pupil, family and stakeholders in terms of cooperation, providing special education and establishing statements and agreements.

The school social worker is a member of the school’s support service group, sharing her knowledge of social services with everyone in this multi-professional group.

You can contact the school social worker when having a small or substantial concern, dealing with the welfare of a child or a youngster. The school social worker Sini Laitinen, is present at school every day except on Tuesdays. As agreed, the appointments can be held at other times too. You can call 040 557 1291 or send e-mail correspondence to

International School of Vantaa

School Office 050 304 1068

Principal: Heikki Hirvonen,
050 312 2125

Assistant Principal: Johanna Maskery,
050 312 4531

Street address: Hagelstamintie 1, 01520 Vantaa

Postal address: PL 8402, 01030 Vantaan kaupunki