Ellen Xu is from Hebei province and graduated from The Information Engineering Teachers' College in Hebei. She was a primary and middle school teacher at a school in Hebei for eight years before coming to Beijing. Ellen worked as a Teaching Assistant at a Beijing-based Montessori school for three years before starting with Dulwich College Beijing when it opened its doors in 2005. She is proud of her work teaching young children and supporting them through their development. Ellen enjoys travelling with her family during the holidays.