Ms. Saran Kaur
Ms. Saran is an experienced international educator with over 9 years of teaching International curriculum including the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge, in South East Asian countries (Indonesia), teaching students from multicultural backgrounds and learning local languages – to go with her fluency in Hindi, Bengali, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia and Punjabi. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Education from the University of Bath, United Kingdom, to add to International Diplomas in Early Childhood and Primary Education and an Honors Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has completed her Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management. She has significant experience in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in IB Schools. She strives to make teaching and learning fun and meaningful for her students. At Sarvalokaa she oversees the whole school curriculum, facilitates the teacher training programs and enrichment programs for parents as well. She is also a mentor for the Cambridge International Certificate of Teaching and Learning at Sarvalokaa.
Apart from teaching, her interests lie in art and culture, reading books on child psychology as well as vegan cooking.
Ms. Uma Maheswari
Middle & High School Coordinator, English Educator
Ms. Uma Maheswari, Middle and High School coordinator as well English Language facilitator for Grade 8 and 9. She has done her Masters in English Language & Literature from Madras Christian College and Bachelors in Education from Stella Matutina College of Education. She is a Cambridge Certified Teacher For English as First Language, CIDTL Mentor for Teacher training Programme.
She comes with 17 yrs of experience in the field of Education as Mentor, Educator , Teacher Trainer and a leader.She has worked abroad for over a decade with various curriculums such as Singapore, American and Cambridge.As a committed educator she has mentored students who have become world toppers in English as First Language, Economics and Math in Cambridge IGCSE & A level Examinations.
Ms. Uma is a passionate mentor and facilitator always looking for ways to bring in best practices in teaching and learning. She believes all children are unique and one size doesn’t fit all. She along with her team would be discovering students’ varying learning styles, ensuring each student’s unique academic needs are met.
Primary Coordinator, Grade 4 Homeroom, French & Green Educator
Mahashweta is a passionate and experienced educator with over 7 years of experience in teaching International curriculums such as IB and Cambridge. She has graduated from Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education (Pondicherry). The integral education sought in her childhood has given her the experience and understanding in teaching and learning in a holistic way.She has studied in France where she received her Master’s Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language from the University of Poitiers and has taught French in Alliance Française of Bombay and Chennai, French Institute of Pondicherry and an international School in the city. She is proficient in French, English and Bengali, as well as having a sound understanding of German, Hindi, Tamil and Sanskrit. At Sarvalokaa, she is the Primary Coordinator as well as the Grade 4 Homeroom teacher and French expert. She believes “Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire”. She strives to make learning a joyful, experiential, fun and impactful process for her students. She is completing the Green Educators course from Green school Bali and is currently pursuing a course in Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning. Mahashweta is constantly looking for innovative approaches to apply in teaching and learning practices and enjoys facilitating workshops in the school. Her hobbies include traveling, gardening,reading, sea swimming, painting and exploring different cultures and cuisines!
Ms. Kavitha Mahesh
Pre Primary Coordinator, Toddler Educator
Ms. Kavitha has an overall 14 years of experience in teaching. She is a trained Waldorf Teacher for over 13 years and was a Kindergarten Coordinator for 9 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources and Post Graduate Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training. She has attended various Waldorf trainings on Early Childhood, Child Development, Medical training and Curative Education. She believes in inculcating ideas from Montessori and other philosophies to make learning holistic. She has a passion to work with young children and parents to make the learning joyful and provide an unhurried childhood. She believes in guiding children to be life - long learners.
Ms. Durga S
PP 1 Educator
Durga is an energetic and enthusiastic Montessori teacher with 6 years of experience in kindergarten. With a Masters in Human development and a certification in Montessori, she is committed to help the children become independent and self regulated. Being a passionate teacher, she believes her strength is her ability to connect with children.. She promotes creativity and hands-on learning in her classroom. Along with teaching Ms Durga enjoys origami, crafts and loves singing songs. She believes in creating a safe,supportive, stimulating and positive learning environment for the holistic development of the children.
PP 2 Educator
Priyadarshni is a calm and Friendly Pre- Primary facilitator with 5 years’ experience. She holds a masters degree from Madras University. Her personal interests are listening to music, gardening, cooking/baking, art and designing. She was a part of a reading club and many workshops where she explored various educational topics like Waldorf Education theory, Doll making, Reggio Emilio Philosophy, Zone of Proximal development, multiple intelligences, pros and cons of Montessori education, methods of assessment, etc.
Being a goal oriented person with tons of patience, she gel with kids and train them in the required areas with utmost care and concern for achieving the educational goals. She is confident and always tries to imbibe positivity in children. She always would like to work in a lively and fun environment which encourages learning through exploring and focuses on differentiated teaching in classrooms.
Her passion to work with young children and her highlights of the day will be when she sees a child's eyes light up as they learn something new. She feels happy when she contributes and supports a child’s personal, academic and social progress at this crucial stage of their overall brain development. She strongly believes, no day at this job is ever the same and every other situation is a learning experience for her to be a right role model to young children.
PP 3 Educator
Ms. Sahithyaa is a commerce graduate with 5 years of experience in a Waldorf inspired school. She considers herself as an energetic and dedicated person with a passion to learn more. She loves and finds solace being with children and strongly believes that children are the purest souls! She has also attended various workshops on doll making, charcoal painting and story- telling. She enjoys it the most when her class is all lively and filled with laughter. She finds creative ways everytime, to reach children when it comes to academics or art and craft. Apart from being an educator, she likes reading books, riding bikes, traveling and learning new things. She tries to instill courage and fearlessness in her class, thereby they get to face the world with more confidence.
Grade 1 Homeroom Educator
Rachel is an energetic and compassionate teacher, who holds a masters degree in Engineering. She brings in the flavor of entrepreneurial skills through her varied experience within baking confectionery and cake artistry. She has been teaching in colleges prior to her stint with Sarvalokaa. She aims to give children creative, challenging, balanced and wholesome learning experiences.
Ms. Sowparnika GK
Grade 1 Homeroom Educator
Sowparnika GK is an enthusiastic teacher, avid reader and storyteller. An engineer by qualification, teaching was her calling hailing from a family of teachers. She has worked earlier with an education application and volunteered for over three years in schools in Chicago. She is versatile and talented in art. She has also published a book for children on emotions. The transformation of children through facilitation of learning fascinates her and keeps her motivated on learning more as she believes that a teacher is a learner too. She is currently pursuing her Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning.
Grade 2 Homeroom Educator
Ms Bhuvaneswari has completed her Bachelors in Commerce and Post graduate in Information and Technology at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli. She Started a career in the field of Special education in 2015 after15 years of globetrotting and taking care of the family. A person with high motivation and open to learning. A highly sociable person with a lot of commitment in performing any task. Her passion and interest is to work with children with learning differences and make a positive change in their lives and integrate with mainstream education.She is a Certified Educational Therapist with 7 years of in depth experience in helping children with special needs Children.
Grade 3 Homeroom, Chemistry Educator
Ms. Hiranmayee is a chemistry enthusiast with a great passion for teaching. She holds a masters degree in organic chemistry from Loyola Academy, Hyderabad. She also has 6 years of research experience having worked as a research scholar at IGCAR, Kalpakkam. She has 2 full-article papers in ACS applied materials and interfaces and Journal of Nuclear Chemistry. Her motto is to make children enjoy learning by understanding the concepts and applications in the real world.
Ms. Aaisha Ambreen
Grade 3 Homeroom, English Educator
Ms. Aaisha is a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. With a masters degree in English Language Teaching from The English and Foreign Languages University, she comes with over 5 years of experience in the teaching and training English. She is currently pursuing a TEFL certification. Her passion for literature, reading and teaching helps her in introducing concepts into curriculum related to life and social skills. She is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students.
Grade 4 Homeroom, Digital Literacy Educator - Primary
Ms. Ramya is a wildlife enthusiast with an eye for wildlife photography and regard for animal welfare. She believes compassion and empathy are some of the most valuable traits that we can teach our children as a part of socio-emotional values. Being a part of a green school, she intends to instill a sense of respect for mother nature in her learners. She aims to make her students eco-ready and promote in them a love for the natural world. She has 3 years of experience as an IGCSE - Primary teacher and ICT educator. She is currently pursuing Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning. She aspires to make learning exciting and meaningful through her practice. As an ICT educator she hopes to equip her students with the skills necessary to efficiently and effectively use technology available to them, to research, learn, and explore with critical judgment. She loves to indulge herself in different forms of art and gardening. Her other interests include traveling, music, dance, and exploring vegan cuisines.
Ms. Shweta Rangan
Grade 5 Homeroom Educator
Shweta Vidya Rangan, is an educationalist with over a decade of experience in the field of educational research & development. She is a Computer Science engineer and pursuing her masters in “Advanced Teaching” from an American university. She has conducted teacher training, webinars, and workshops. She also holds a “Coach” certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), a management certificate from IIM and has served as a coordinator for a leading college. She has worked on UN projects and with many international organizations on the “Future of Education” and “ Human Security” . Shweta is an avid reader and enjoys books on Spirituality and Literature. She strongly believes in lifelong learning and her passion is directed toward researching holistic curriculums. Shweta loves all kinds of sports, movies and music and is a linguaphile. She brings a plethora of experiences to her classroom.
Ms. Akansha Jaiswal
Grade 6 Homeroom, Middle & High School - Biology Educator
Ms. Akansha is a warm and caring teacher who wants all children to be successful learners and works to create a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, and adaptive to the varied needs of students.
She has an experience of over 17 years in teaching and has worked in many reputed organizations pan India. She holds a Bachelors degree from University of Allahabad and a Post graduate diploma in textile design from IIFT, New Delhi.
She is a yoga enthusiast, avid reader and amatuer guitar player.
She has significant experience in teaching the IGCSE curriculum and strives to motivate the children to give their best.
IGCSE Exams Officer, Grade 7 Homeroom, Middle & High School - Math Educator
Srividya holds Masters in Applied Mathematics from Anna University. She is also a CIDTL (Cambridge) trained faculty who strives to kindle students to become critical thinkers and outstanding individuals. Her passion for Mathematics makes her class lively and student-centric. She strongly believes that learning is a life-long process and it has three major steps: Learn, Unlearn and Relearn. With her interest in making Math experiential, she endeavors to bring the best out of the children.
Mr. Kiran kumar
Grade 9 Homeroom, Middle & High School - Physics Educator
He is a passionate and experienced educator with over 15 years of experience in teaching international curriculums such as IBDP and Cambridge to multinational teenagers, he holds masters in physics and Bachelor of Education from Sri Venkateshwara University. His teaching involves live practical demonstrations and applications in real life, that kindles the young mind and that which inculcates the enthusiasm of learning.
Mr. Arun Kumar
Middle & High school - Art & Design Educator
Mr Arun holds a Bachelors in Product Design from University of Pune and a Postgraduate Diploma in Leather goods and Accessories Design from Footwear Design and Development Institute, NOIDA. He has 3 years of Experience in Design Studio, Bangalore and has worked on various Home Decor products and also worked for Bangalore International Airport design projects. He also has 6 years of experience in the field of education and has served in the education sector as Program Coordinator for the Art and Design department. He is recognized for
supporting the integration of International Learning in the Curriculum by the British Council’s UN/IN International School Award 2017 – 2020. He is passionate about Paintings, Photography and Short Film making. He is currently working on Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning.
PE Coordinator, Middle & High School - Hindi Educator
Ms. Srividhya has a Master’s degree from the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswathi University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education. With over 26 years of experience facilitating Hindi across curriculums, she has worked with various educational institutions in North and South India. She has 5 years of experience in handling IGCSE secondary classes for Hindi as second language and supported students to excel in the language. She is enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated to provide students with various abilities to master skills to become responsible members of the community and build a better quality of personal and social life. She strongly believes sports, fitness exercises and yoga are the vital parts of any curriculum to inculcate various skills to students like leadership, patience, discipline, team efforts, and social skills. She encourages and supports children's growth of their entire personality through physical education.
Primary & Middle School - Tamil Educator
Hariprassath is an inquisitive educator with 3 years of experience in teaching International curriculum. He is a backpack traveler and avid reader. He holds Masters in Development from Azim Premji University. He hopes to learn much about Nature and how they play a role in the learning process. He believes that children should have the freedom of Art of questioning to inquire into the world. He also enjoys observing Ant hill, clouds and indegenious trees.
Ms. Sharmila Chandrasekaran
Middle & High School, Computer Science & Chemistry Educator
MS. Sharmila Chandrasekaran holds a master’s degree in computer science from Anna University and a certificate in the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum. She has been teaching the IGCSE curriculum for 5 years and is passionate about inspiring learners through inquiry, experience, and collaborative learning. She strives to bring in the best of the learners through critical thinking and helps them develop a growth mindset by praising effort rather than ability and valuing persistence rather than perfection. Her leisure interests include baking, gardening, and reading. With over 5 years of international teaching experience, she looks forward to contributing towards the growth of Chettinad - Sarvalokaa Education, International Education.
Ms. Sai Divya K
Primary - Art Educator
Ms. Sai Divya is a visual artist with Masters in fine arts, specializing in painting from Government College of Fine Arts. She has an experience of 6 years in teaching art for primary and higher secondary art electives at Harishree. For this academic year, at Sarvalokaa she will be facilitating art for grades 1 through 4.She enjoys creating different types of handmade articrafts and gardening. Her goals this year will be to impart skills of art and nature based aesthetic art forms in equal proportion to make it a holistic journey through art for children.
Theatre Nisha was founded in 2000 with the aim of producing scripts that reflect social issues, however, not in the sense of preaching a sacrosanct resolution, but as a medium of speaking the truth. Over the past 18 years, they have created a niche audience for themselves and have dealt with genres ranging from Indian mythology to ‘in-yer-face’. They believe that theatre is a way of life that lends to creativity, self-expression and exploration, and to this effect have worked with several schools, colleges and corporate organizations.
Maverick Fit Kids is a unique physical literacy education curriculum for schools from Maverick – a 15 year old fitness group from South India with a pan India Corporate presence.
Maverick’s Physical Literacy curriculum empowers students to make a lifelong commitment to holistic well being. Maverick Fit Kids sessions, conforms to principles outlined by the C.H.E.K institute USA on holistic wellbeing; incorporates training methods of Early Childhood Education from Open Universities Australia. The curriculum includes nutrition based on research on Metabolic Typing from Health Excel UK & principles of Yoga & Pranayama as enumerated by the tradition of Yogacharya Krishnamacharya,
Torrins, a US based Music Company, in partnership with Ehsaan Noorani (of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy fame). They introduce in India a novel music education program tailor-made for schools. The core objective is to impart formal music education to children. The program is designed with an aim of building confidence, empathy, imagination, focus, and team skills in children.