Ms. Sarah Montaut
Ms. Sarah Montaut is an exceptional Montessori teacher with an impressive 18 years of experience in kindergarten education with a diploma in Montessori and a diploma in advanced Montessori. Her passion for teaching is evident in her guiding and caring approach toward her students. She firmly believes in making learning interesting and fun, with engaging strategies that capture the attention of her young learners. With her commitment to providing a nurturing environment, Ms. Montaut encourages each child to take ownership of their work, fostering a sense of independence and self-confidence in their educational journey.
Ms. Cibi Francis is a highly experienced and dedicated educator with a passion for early childhood education. With over 13 years of experience, she is an English Literature graduate who also completed Diploma in Child Education and Applied Psychology (E.C.C.E) she has held various roles in the field including teacher, center coordinator, and now as our Pre-Primary Coordinator. She believes in a holistic approach to education, focusing not only on academic growth but also on the social, emotional, and physical well-being of each child.
As our Pre-Primary Coordinator, Ms. Cibi is dedicated to creating a strong foundation for our youngest learners.
She believes in the power of play and hands-on learning experiences and strives to create a classroom environment that encourages curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking.
One of Ms. Cibi’s main goals is to ensure that all children have the necessary resources and support to thrive. She is passionate about promoting inclusivity and equity and works closely with our teachers and staff to provide individualized support for students with diverse learning needs.
With her warm and caring nature, she creates a welcoming and supportive environment for both students and their families. She believes in open and transparent communication and encourages parents to actively participate in their child’s education.
Ms. Shanthini is a computer science graduate who has found her true passion in working with the little minds of kindergarten. With 8 years of experience in early childhood education, she thrives on the energy and growth she witnesses in her students every day. Ms. Shanthini creates a classroom environment where each child feels appreciated, comfortable, and respected for their unique ways of expressing themselves. Her dedication to fostering a positive learning environment and her passion for shaping young minds make her a successful educator.
Ms. Ambika. R
Ambika, holds a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s degree in English and has been working with CVM Coimbatore for the last four years. She believes in hard work, passion, and consistency, which makes her work towards the learners gaining a good foundation in the skills of reading, writing and arithmetic. Her classroom sessions are interactive, joyful, caring and enriching to the learners.
Ms. Tanya Lilly
Ms. Tanya has a postgraduate degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in education. She comes with 10 years of experience in teaching and learning in IB and CBSE boards. She believes in creating an environment where every child feels safe to express ideas. Her classes are fun-filled and interactive. She believes there is learning every day and she looks for opportunities for continuous improvement as an educator.
Ms. Akshaya Nair
Ms. Akshaya Nair, has a bachelor’s degree in English and 5 years of teaching experience. She is a dynamic and innovative facilitator with a passion for English. Her interesting lessons and hands-on activities inspire learners to think and explore critically. She loves to indulge herself in traveling, music and dancing.
Ms. Premalatha M
Lead Grade III & IV
Ms. Premalatha, is a passionate educator with a master’s degree in English, Diploma in Elementary Education and thirteen years of teaching experience in CBSE and ICSE schools. She is caring, patient and observant as a teacher. As a teacher, she lays emphasis on the socio-emotional wellbeing of children. She is a dedicated and hardworking person who believes in making a connection with the children at their level.
Ms. Divya T P
Ms. Divya is a versatile person, committed and passionate about teaching. She is a postgraduate in Environmental science with a bachelor’s degree in education and also holds a degree in Hindi. She comes with an experience of over 14 years in teaching Mathematics and Science across grades in schools following different methodologies and curriculum. She is diligent and open to learning, she is keen to bring in new perspectives by encouraging children to learn through experiences within the classroom and beyond.
Ms. Shanmugapriya Mahesh
Lead Grade V-VIII
Ms Shanmugapriya is passionate towards her teaching profession and has 8 years of experience in teaching primary and upper primary in varied curricula like IB, IGCSE and CBSE. Her interest towards the subject Science, has motivated her to complete Master’s in Biotechnology and Master’s in Education. During her graduation and post graduation, she has been an active participant presenting papers in most of the National and International Conferences on Advancements and Innovations in the field of Biotechnology. Before starting her teaching career , she has been working as a Clinical Research Analyst. This has helped her a lot to gather sound knowledge in the science field. She joined Chettinad Vidya Mandir in the year 2021 and it has shaped her as a facilitator to focus more on Joyful learning and has motivated to guide learners towards sustainable practices. Professionally, she has streamlined herself and has completed Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning with Distinction. Every year, she keeps learning innovative and creative ideas that help her to keep the classes lively. She feels energetic and enthusiastic when she is with her learners. She strongly believes that when learners are allowed to experience and learn through active learning strategies, they could express themselves more confidently and enjoy the journey of learning.
Ms Thenmozhi has a Postgraduate degree in Tamil and a Bachelor’s degree in education. She is passionate about teaching the rich and vibrant Tamil language. With 15 years of experience in the field, she has dedicated herself to nurturing the love for Tamil with her learners. Her teaching philosophy revolves around creating an engaging and culturally immersive environment that fosters language fluency and appreciation.
Ms. Surya Prabha
Ms Surya Prabha is a passionate and dedicated Hindi language facilitator with a strong background in teaching. She has several years of experience in teaching Hindi to students of all ages and backgrounds. She believes in the power of language to connect, inspire and empower individuals.. She has honed her skills in creating engaging and interactive lessons that cater to diverse learning styles. She is committed to creating a positive and inclusive classroom environment where learners feel confident to articulate in Hindi.
Ms Ramyaprabhu, Librarian. She holds a graduate in Library Science from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Additionally, has a Commerce degree from Karpagam Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. She chose the library profession because of her profound love for books. With 5.5years of experience as librarian she brings enthusiasm to her role and inspires students’ to seek knowledge. She strongly promotes the involvement of teachers and staff members to enrich the library collections and enhance overall knowledge.
Mr. Praveen Kumar
Mr Praveen Kumar B, a holder of an MBA and B.Ped degree. With over seven years of experience in the education sector, he has excelled as an athlete, having completed numerous ultra marathons and marathons, including the 220 km ultra in Hennur and the 110 km ultra marathon in Malnad, as well as several full and half marathons. Additionally, he has been recognised as a state-level handball player and has served as the captain of his college’s volleyball team. As a coach, he has produced several state and national medalists in athletics.
Ms Kalpana S, B.com, B.PED , M.sc (yoga ), N.I.S , Level-1 (VB) ,is a National volleyball player, All India University player , Coimbatore district coach and Tamilnadu state women ‘s volleyball team coach , State level volleyball ( Beach & Regular ) referee . She has completed her coach’s training and is Level-1 International volleyball coach. She has a passion for instilling in children the importance of lifelong learning, health and fitness. She renders her service as a role model through extensive participation in fitness activities and coaching for competitive (volleyball) and non-competitive activities with a focus on team sportsmanship, physical strength, team building, goal setting and responsibility.
Ms. Ekta. J. Vakharia
Ms. Ekta. J. Vakharia holds a Montessori Trained Degree from The Indian Montessori Training Centre (IMTC) Bengaluru and has six years of teaching experience. She also is an MBA graduate with a specialization in Marketing and Finance and has served in the financial sector industry for three years. She has been an entrepreneur and has successfully launched a new retail store in her hometown Coonoor, The Nilgiris. This year she has joined as the Home Room Teacher for Grade 2 at Chettinad Vidhya Mandir Coimbatore. She has always been passionate about education and the transformative power it holds.. Throughout her career she has had the privilege to work with students of various age groups, backgrounds and abilities. Although she has put herself into various roles of profession, teaching is one profession which makes her complete and gives her immense happiness. Apart from her teaching profession, she also has strong passion for dance and travel.
Ms. Padmapriya R
Ms. Padmapriya, has a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science with a B.Ed. She has also completed her IELTs from the British Council. She loves to be with children and is a passionate teacher who has a versatile teaching experience of 5 years in various curricula like IB, CBSE, IGCSE and Matriculation. She trusts in empowering the children with knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workplace. She is an inspiring, confident teacher who believes in holistic education.
Ms. Nivedha is a dedicated and vibrant educator, holding a master’s degree in business administration. As a fresher, she is highly motivated and always open to learning. Ms. Nivedha’s passion for teaching and her positive energy make her an impressive educator in the field.
Ms. Silvia Angelin. J
Ms. Silvia Angelin. J, is an experienced English educator with 8 years of experience. She pursued her Master’ degree from Bharathiar University. She believes that every learner is unique and has individual needs. She employs a communicative approach to teaching. This means that she prioritises effective communication skills, enabling students to not only understand the language but also use it confidently in real life situations.
Learning should never be a chore, but rather a comfortable and enjoyable experience. She loves to motivate the learners and ignite their passion for English and is excited to embark on this journey with Chettinad Vidya Mandir.
Ms. Sophia is an experienced and energetic educator with a bachelor of art in English with 11 years of teaching experience in Pre-primary schools, she firmly believes in the power of hands-on experiences to enrich learners’ skills and enhance their learning. She enjoys arts and crafts and loves singing songs. Ms. Sophia is dedicated to providing learning opportunities that help children grow creatively, independently, and confidently.
Ms. Shapnam Shajitha U
Ms. Shapnam Shajitha U is a fresh college graduate in Msc zoology who is excited to embark on her journey as an educator. Her goal is to create a warm engaging learning environment where every learner feels valued and supported. She is looking forward to an opportunity to use her knowledge, skills and passion for teaching to inspire and educate learners.
Ms. Sheeba K
Ms. Sheeba, an enthusiastic educator with a passion for Mathematics. She holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Education and is currently pursuing Ph. D in Mathematics. With over 9 years of teaching experience, she has dedicated her career nurturing the minds of future mathematicians.
She considers herself an organized professional with a proven track record in teaching, guidance and counseling. As a team player, she believes in resolving problems and conflicts professionally, creating a positive and collaborative learning environment for the learners. She firmly believes in the value of hands-on experiences to nurture emerging self-learners. Her ultimate goal is to empower learners to become confident, independent learners who are well-prepared for their academic and professional journeys.
Ms. Sowmiya J
Ms. Sowmiya holds a Bachelor degree of science in Microbiology, SNMV college of arts and science.She is a dedicated and passionate educator with over 4 years of experience. This is the first year at Chettinad Vidya Mandir Coimbatore. Her commitment to fostering a love for learning in students has been the driving force behind her teaching journey and Known for her patience, adaptability and the ability to connect with the learners in person. She provides each student with the support and encouragement they need to succeed.She believes that education is the key to unlocking a child’s potential.
Ms. Sutha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture and pursued her Postgraduate Diploma in pre and primary teacher training. She is the homeroom teacher for grade 1. She is compassionate and loves to work with children. As an individual she is committed and very inquisitive. She believes that learning is a continuous process and the facilitator also learns from the learner daily. It generates satisfaction in her from seeing the learners grow and develop new skills.