An international-minded, balanced and progressive facilitator cum educationist with a gold medal in the field of Biochemistry, a bachelor’s degree in Education (Delhi Univ.)., a certificate in the Theory of Knowledge (Oxford Univ., England), with certification in High School and Senior Secondary approaches to teaching and learning in NCF, as well as International curriculum (IB & IGCSE), developed through years of teaching experience in various schools in New Delhi and Chennai. She has worked as a facilitator and coordinator in different domains for various international schools offering IB and IGCSE in Delhi and Chennai at Primary, Middle, and Senior Secondary levels. She has also worked with leading national and international publication houses (like S. Chand, Tata McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, Macmillan India, etc.) serving in leading positions with their editorial board for Higher Education Sciences, as well as in the capacity of a consultant. She has experience in the e-learning domain as an instructional designer for various series of books/digital content for schools. She is well versed with the National Curriculum Framework that helps her understand the bridge required to smoothen the transition of students to an international curriculum. She brings with her 14 years of rich and varied experience in the field of education through various teaching and leadership roles and is highly motivated for the vision of Chettinad Sarvalokaa Education.
Sundra is a trained and experienced IB PYP educator with over six years of teaching experience including at The Indian Public School, in addition to significant experience working for companies in the IT sector. She is our in-house science specialist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, focusing on physical science, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She is fluent in English and Tamil and brings to the school a passion for teaching dancing and singing to her students.
Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher
Rajini is a Malaysian citizen who did her schooling in the UK where she was a straight-A student in Maths and Sciences before returning to Malaysia to gain a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She has eight years of teaching experience. She has worked at the Hiranandani Upscale School and APL Global School. She is a fluent speaker of English, Tamil and Bahasa Malaysia. She enjoys cooking cuisines from all over the world and has a passion for organic farming which she will apply to the development of our school’s organic garden.
French & Grade 6 Class Teacher
Mahashweta is a qualified and experienced language teacher who has lived and studied in her adopted home of France where she received her Master’s Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language from the University of Poitiers. She has over four years of experience teaching French and English to students in both France and India, including at the Alliance Française of Bombay, French Institute of Pondicherry and German International School, Chennai. She is a fluent speaker of French, English and Bengali, as well as having a sound understanding of German, Hindi, Tamil and Sanskrit. She also brings to the school a passion for teaching music and dancing to our students.
Grade 2 & ESL Specialist
Saran is an experienced international educator with over 4 years of PYP teaching experience, including at the Jakarta Multicultural School, Indonesia, teaching students from many backgrounds and learning the local language – to go with her fluency in Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi. She is completing a Master’s Degree in Child Psychotherapy and Counselling to add to International Diplomas in Early Childhood Learning and a Bachelor of Arts degree. She has significant experience in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in IB Schools.
Shivani is a trained IB PYP educator with three years of teaching experience including at the Gateway International School, Chennai in addition to significant experience in the IT sector as a graphic & website designer. She has a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Animation which she uses to help students in creating their own stop motion animation films and eye-catching posters. She is fluent in English, Tamil and Kannada. In addition to being our in-house graphic design teacher, she brings to the school a passion for yoga, food and dance.
Tharshini is a trained and experienced PE teacher with over five years of teaching experience in the field of physical education and sports. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, a Diploma in Aerobics and has done certificate courses in Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation and Fitness Training. She has specialized in basketball, table tennis and athletics.
A passionate early years education and learning facilitator, Deepthi has 9 years of total work experience encompassing a variety of professional roles including three years as a curriculum coordinator for Indus Early Years and Velammal World Academy, Chennai. She has been a Spanish and dance teacher for early years for about six years. A graduate in statistics and a Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) certified professional, her travels across the globe have helped her to be adequately informed of international standards for implementing incisive best-practices in any organization. She is an exponent and an avid follower of Carnatic Music and classical dance forms. She has performed in various parts of the country and abroad.