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.
Mr. John Kurian
Mr. John Kurian, is an experienced facilitator and leader with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry for the last 25 years. Mr. Kurian joined the Chettinad - Sarvaloka Education Family as a Vice Principal from the academic year 2023-24. Having 15 years of rich experience in Cambridge Curriculum specialised with ICT/IT and worked as a Cambridge Coordinator, Exams officer & IT Educator in different Cambridge Schools in India and Abroad. He is an English Literature graduate who also completed his Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and has done various Computer courses such as PGDCA, DCA, DIT in his career. Besides that, he is a trained Cambridge Educator and has done Google Educator courses to enhance his professional knowledge.
His objective is to be a part of the school to work with commitment, share the knowledge & experience to help the institution to achieve its objectives and mould the learners as global citizens. Along with academic rigour, he focuses on pastoral care and well-being, mindfulness, digital technology, E-Learning, and mentoring.
He enjoys his life with a positive attitude and spends time in spiritual activities, yoga, blogging, gardening, cooking etc to engage the body and mind in a balanced way.
Ms. Revathy Indragopal
Middle and High School Coordinator
Ms Revathy, a B.tech IT graduate with 5 years of leadership experience in a French corporate sector always had a flair and passion towards French from her school days. She moved towards her passion and completed C1 from Alliance Française of Madras. She is currently pursuing a PG diploma in School Leadership & Management. She is a seasoned French facilitator with over 7 years of experience in teaching International curriculums such as Cambridge and IBDP to students from multicultural backgrounds. She is a certified Cambridge and IBDP Ab initio, B SL facilitator. She has been the “Language Coordinator” for over a year in an international Cambridge & IBDP school. Furthermore, she has been an external French examiner for the speaking component for other international schools. She believes “The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.”
Apart from English and French, Ms. Revathy is fluent in Tamil and Telugu as well. On the personal front, Ms Revathy enjoys exploring different places and reading books.
Ms. Marieta Restrepo
Early Years and Primary Coordinator, Spanish Educator
Ms. Marieta Restrepo brings with her an impressive 26 years of experience in education. Ms. Restrepo has worked as a teacher, school principal, coordinator, and her diverse background has given her a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities in schools today.
She is passionate about promoting sustainability, equity and ensuring that all students have access to the resources and support they need to succeed.
As our Early Years and Primary Years coordinator, Mrs. Restrepo is excited to build on the strong foundation that has been established at our school. She is committed to promoting innovation and creativity, and to working with our teachers and staff to identify new opportunities for growth and development. Mrs.Restrepo is also committed to fostering a culture of collaboration, where all stakeholders are encouraged to share their ideas and perspectives.
Cambridge Exams Officer, Middle & High School - Maths Educator
Srividya is a qualified educator with a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics from Anna University and a CIDTL (Cambridge) teaching certification. She is passionate about instilling critical thinking skills in her students through her subject expertise. With her learner-centric approach, Srividya aims to create a dynamic learning environment that helps learners learn holistically. She firmly believes that learning is a lifelong process, and encourages learners to be adaptable and resilient.
Ms. Parmeeta Saha
Beginners - Early Years Facilitator
As a Cambridge Certified Early Years educator, Ms. Parmeeta demonstrates a high level of commitment and dedication to the field of education. Her passion for teaching and love for learning enables her to create a joyful and safe learning environment for the young learners.
She is a B.E in Electronics and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource from Symbiosis, Pune.
She shows enthusiasm and creativity in her approach to teaching. She understands that every child is unique and learns in different ways, and she strives to create a classroom environment that is inclusive and responsive to the needs of each learner.
Ms. Durga S
PP 1, Early Years Facilitator
Ms. 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 and Cambridge Early years, she is committed to helping the children become independent. Being a passionate teacher, she believes her strength is her ability to connect with every child. 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 all the learners.
Ms. Farah Hossain
PP 2, Early Years Facilitator
Ms Farah is a sincere and compassionate Montessori Teacher. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English. She enjoys building a lively and joyful environment where each child learns and develops. She is also a certified Cambridge Early Years educator.
Her other interests include travelling, dance and Music.
Ms. Abhilasha Suri
PP 3, Early Years Facilitator
Ms.Abhilasha is a passionate teacher with a Masters in Human Resources with 17 years of combined experience in HR and Early Child Care Education. She is a Cambridge certified educator who understands child psychology deeply.
Ms. Abhilasha is self motivated and passes the same to children by being friendly, interactive and enthusiastic.
Her compassion towards this profession eventually aids in bringing new learning techniques and being creative.
Grade 1 Homeroom 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.
Ms. Janani K
Grade 1 Homeroom Educator & Grade 4 English Facilitator
Ms. Janani K is a Montessori and Phonics educator with a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Madras. She holds 5 years of teaching experience as a Cambridge educator. She believes every child is unique and deserves a caring, inspiring, and engaging atmosphere. She strives to create a community of learning that nurtures the growth of each learner in a positive, safe, and fun environment.
As an educator, she strives to help learners meet their fullest potential by providing a safe, risk-taking, and collaborative environment.
Ms. Bhumija Krishnamachari
Grade 2 Homeroom Educator
Ms. Bhumija is a passionate educator with a master's degree in English, B.Ed, Montessori training and five years of teaching experience. She is skilled in making her classes interactive, creative, unique and engaging, employing various teaching methods to suit different learning styles. Bhumija's experience has given her valuable interpersonal and communication skills, which she uses to create a positive learning environment. Her diverse background and love for teaching makes her an excellent addition to any institution seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable educator. She is a dedicated and hardworking person who believes in making a connection with the children at their level.
Dr. Krithika Muthu
Grade 2 Homeroom Educator, Performing Arts facilitator
A physician by profession, Dr. Krithika Muthu took up education as her career out of passion. She believes that people do move towards a medical career for a number of reasons, but teaching is her calling.
She believes learning is never ending and each day brings to us something valuable if we are open-minded and ready.
Her passion also includes various cultural activities like music and arts in addition to being a professional Bharatanatyam dancer. She is currently Pursuing her BA in Bharatanatyam. She is a warm and caring teacher who wants all children to be successful learners.
Grade 3 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 after 15 years of globetrotting. A person with high motivation and open to learning, her passion and interest is to work with children with learning differences and make a positive change in their lives. She is a Certified Educational Therapist with 7 years of in depth experience in helping children with special needs. She is a certified Cambridge facilitator who has completed her Cambridge teaching and learning certification with a distinction.
Ms. Shakthisri N
Grade 3 Homeroom Educator
Ms Shakthisri, a civil engineering graduate, has chosen a career in teaching owing to her passion for working with young minds. She believes in making the learning experience a joyful one. In addition to her passion for teaching, she is an avid sports enthusiast and is a skilled football player. She has a creative side that enjoys crafting and upcycling items. She believes that age is never a barrier when it comes to playing and finding joy in life's simple pleasures.
Ms. Divya Sam
Grade 4 Homeroom Educator
Ms.Divya has a postgraduate degree in Computer Science and a bachelor's degree in Education. She comes with 13 years of experience in teaching and learning with expertise in different methodologies and techniques.
Along with teaching and learning, she finds joy in art and craft.
Mr. Hariprassath N
Grade 4 Homeroom Educator, Tamil and Science Educator
Mr. Hariprassath is an inquisitive and experienced educator who has taught the IB and the Cambridge curriculum. He is a backpack traveller and an avid reader. He holds a Masters degree in Development from Azim Premji University. He is a nature enthusiast and his teaching approach includes natural surroundings to play an important role in bringing the learners close to learning opportunities in the environment. He believes that children should develop the art of questioning and the freedom to inquire about the world.
He enjoys spending time in nature observing ant hills, clouds and indigenous trees.
Ms. Ramya Venkatachalam
Grade 5 Homeroom Educator, Primary ICT Educator
Ms. Ramya is a wildlife enthusiast with an eye for wildlife photography and regard to 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 Sarvalokaa, she intends to instil a sense of respect for mother nature in her learners. She aims to make her students eco-ready and promote in them curiosity and love for the natural world.
She has 4 years of experience as an IGCSE - Homeroom, science and ICT facilitator. 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 judgement. She loves to indulge herself in different forms of art and gardening. Her other interests include travelling, music, dance, and exploring vegan cuisines.
Grade 6 Class Teacher, Middle school Biology, Global Perspectives & Chemistry Educator
Ms. Yamini loves to implement creative teaching and learning strategies and believes that the effort of a true educator should be towards unlocking the potential in every child. She promotes the idea of a ‘thinking classroom’ and strives to create a space for students to explore their own learning styles. She has completed her M.Phil. and also holds a Master’s degree in Education. She is presently a research scholar, pursuing her PhD programme. She has been an Educator for seven years now with an extensive track record of building strong and meaningful relationships with her students to help them achieve their best.
Ms. Srividhya V
Grade 8 Class Teacher, Middle and High school Hindi Educator
Ms. Srividhya has a Master’s degree from the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education. With over 28 years of experience in 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. She is enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated to providing learners the strategies to master language learning skills.
Along with excellence in language teaching and learning, she also demonstrates a love for fitness and brings along habits that promote various exercises and yoga as vital parts of mindfulness in her class.
Ms. Sherlyn Cynthia Prabakar
Grade 9 Class Teacher, High school English Educator
Ms. Sherlyn is an experienced educator handling IGCSE English for Middle school and High school for both English as a first and second language. As a self-directed, action oriented professional with over 10 years’ experience in education, she has mentored students for Cambridge IGCSE and A level examinations. She is a professional B.E (ECE) and B.Ed. She also holds a diploma in CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) from Cambridge and DELF (Diploma in French Language) B1 from Alliance Francaise of Madras. Ms. Sherlyn is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management.
Ms. Akansha Jaiswal
High school Biology, Global perspectives 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.
Ms. Sharmila Chandrasekaran
High school Chemistry, Computer Science 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.
Mr. Arun Kumar
Middle and High School Visual Art Educator
Mr. Arun holds a Bachelors in Product Designing 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 including Bangalore International Airport design project. As an art and design educator he has 7 years of experience as a 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.
Being a trained IGCSE Art and design educator he is also passionate about paintings, model making, photography and short film making.
Ms. Aishwarya Jayaraman
Early Years Educator & Art Facilitator
Ms. Aishwarya Jayaraman is an artist at heart. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Fine Arts. She has over 8 years of teaching Art to young children.
Her passion has led her to learn and engage into Indian folk and traditional art forms like Kalamkari, Madhubani, Pichwai and Warli paintings.
She considers herself a learner and engages into upgrading her skills that would help her learners learn better.
Mr. Arun Pandiyan
Physical Education Facilitator
Mr. Arun Pandiyan holds Masters in Physical Education from Tamil Nadu Sports University, He is a self motivated state level athlete sports and fitness coach who has implemented various individual and group activities and teaching health education programs. He has secured "India's fittest college" title by representing Madras Christian College in New Delhi. He is a World Athletics pre-level 1 coach and is extremely passionate to train the young learners. He believes sports can change every child's life. He had been working as Director of Sports in various institutions for the past 6 years. He has a strong will to create a lifelong passion for Sports and fitness in young minds.
Ms. Rachna Gupta
Primary Hindi Facilitator
Ms. Rachna holds her Bachelor’s degree in Home Science from Lady Irwin College and a Masters in Social work from Delhi school of Social work. She is also an AMI Diploma holder from Navadisha Montessori Institute, Chennai.
Her over 20 years of experience as an educator, life skills coordinator, counsellor, and language facilitator in diverse schools and NGOs which adds to her dynamic teaching and learning style with the ability to connect spontaneously with various age groups.
She had been a theatre artist from National school of Drama, Delhi. She has presented Indian culture and worked actively in many community events as a volunteer, storyteller and performer during her recent stay in Yokohama, Japan.
In her current role as a Hindi facilitator, she aims to make children more able, develop love and sustain interest in the language through activity-based sessions and enriching experiences.
Primary & Middle school French Educator
Ms. Vinodhini, is an enthusiastic French educator with a background in Biotechnology. Her interest in French language and culture began in her school days, and she has since completed a B1 level in French.
Despite her background in biotechnology, she has a natural talent for teaching and has been teaching French for the past 4 years in the IGCSE curriculum.
Her learner-centred approach with a focus on creating a supportive and engaging learning environment allows her students to develop their language skills with ease. She uses a variety of teaching methods, including interactive activities, role-playing, and real-life scenarios, to help her students master grammar, vocabulary, and communication skills.
In addition to her teaching experience, she is committed to her own professional development, regularly attending workshops and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest teaching methodologies and technologies.
Ms. Sujitha is an experienced librarian with a demonstrated history of working in Academic libraries. She is skilled in resource management, library research, collection development, classification, cataloguing, and digitisation. She has commendable knowledge in library software. She has a Master’s degree and PGDLAN in Library and information technology from Pondicherry university. She loves story-telling, enjoys reading books, loves cooking and gardening. She is passionate about creating a reading environment for children and tries to instil a love for reading for all age-groups to bring out one;s imaginative self to life.
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.