A multi-faceted retired Indian Army Officer, Col Jaisheel Kaushal, has 30 years of practical experience in managing the residential schools, Education Management, International Curriculum, Operations & Maintenance, Security, Training & Development, General Administration, Facilities Management, Infrastructure Maintenance, Logistics among many other realms. He was commissioned in the Indian Army in June 1991. He served in various field areas in Jammu & Kashmir and in the North East. He held various prestigious appointments in the army such as Staff Officer at the Army Headquarters, Instructor at the Aviation School, Commanding Officer, and Director of Recruitment.
He was the head of the Residential Technical Training Institute. He has a wealth of knowledge in the field of education and also served as the Director of Harvest International School and Harvest Tennis Academy. During his various tenures, he oversaw the implementation of academic curriculum, introduced and produced e-learning technology intensive smart classrooms, developed extensive course materials, and created training aids. He also trained instructors and revamped the entire training modules and planned and executed educational and sports excursions and tours. He served as a Bursar with Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya. His last assignment was with The Lawrence School, Sanawar, as a Bursar.
Mr Sajeev Philip is an academician with 25 years of experience serving prestigious schools across the country. He is a postgraduate in English and Political Science besides having a degree in Bachelor in Education. In 2012, he assumed the position of Head of Department, English and in July 2020, he was promoted to the Head Of Senior School. In 2023, he was further promoted to the Principal.
Besides being an outstanding teacher, he has been the architect of the school magazine since 2012. Under his able leadership and guidance, the school has put up some excellent adaptations of Broadway productions and Shakespearean plays on Annual Days.
With an aim to be a part of little toddlers in a way to provide them with a strong foundation in a playful environment, Mrs. Ritu Agarwal chose to be a Montessorian.
Born and brought up in Kolkata, she passed out from Calcutta Montessori Training Society, a leading Montessori Training Institute, after completing graduation from the University of Calcutta. In order to further upgrade her qualification, she passed out with 1st Division in B.Ed. in the year 2015.
At TKS, she started her journey as a Pre Primary teacher and got promoted as the Coordinator.
Pooja Singh is a seasoned social science teacher having academic experience of over 15 years across various schools of Delhi NCR. An alumni of the Jesus and Mary College and Lady Shri Ram College of Delhi University, she holds a post graduate degree with a specialization in History. Ms. Singh joined The Khaitan School as a social science teacher and has held the posts of Activity Coordinator, Middle School Coordinator in the past and presently overseeing the responsibilities of Head of School- Middle Wing.
Drishti Verma, is a housewife and a mother of 3 children; two sons who are presently enrolled at TKS and a daughter who passed out in 2018. Currently she is actively supporting her husband in his venture – The Designing Life Academy wherein he helps transforming the quality of life of his clients and increasing productivity in business.
She had operated the franchisee of Shemrock School (Indirapuram) for two years and had also headed Footprints Play School (Noida Sector 126) in 2013 for a year.
Born and brought up in Thanjavur, a National Level Hockey Player, Mr. Hariharan has represented the State in the categories under 14 and under 16. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1996 from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli with a major in ‘Electronics and Instrumentation’. He has worked for eight years in the field of Medical Electronics / Instrumentation and pursued Post-graduation in ‘Operations Management’ from Symbiosis and for the last 15 years, he has been working in the field of Manufacturing of Hearing Devices.
Presently, he is Director of Operations / Productions of an American MNC located in Noida, where he is heading a team of 31-members.
National Award- 2004 for Teachers by President of India, has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, counselling, training and administration. Her passion to work for the underprivileged section of the society inspired her to establish a DPSG school for the underprivileged children. Whilst at DPSG, she worked on innovative projects initiated by NCERT and IIT, Delhi.
These efforts evolved an Indian substitute for the Kindergarten and Montessori system, which is being used all across the country. She was the leading light to empower the student and teacher community and establish lasting ties between countries/schools such as Singapore-Raffles, Germany – Waldorf group of schools and others in Australia, UK and USA.
Mrs. Kaamini Bhasin, Principal, DPS Noida is an alumnus of DPS Mathura Road, Delhi University and Jamia Milia Islamia. She has ably headed DPS Greater Noida (2006-2010) & DPS Vidyut Nagar, Dadri (2003-2006). Being a warm lively and accessible person, she has developed a close interaction with the students and teachers, thus enabling her to nurture the core areas of the school system effectively
A passionate teacher with Social Science background, she feels that schools, through their students and teacher resource, need to be upholders of core human values.
Mr. McCarthy is Head of the Department, Performing Arts & Languages and Director, Performing Arts, at Ashoka University. He is a dancer, musician, instructor and choreographer who started learning piano at age-5 and went on to the University of Michigan (School of Music) and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He later studied Bharatanatyam at ‘The Way of the Dance School’ in Berkeley, California which paved his journey to India where he initially studied with Subbaraya Pillai (Pandanallur style of Bharatanatyam) in Chennai and subsequently with Leela Samson (Kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam) at the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (New Delhi). He also studied Sanskrit poetics and grammar with Gopal Krishna and Carnatic music with Shyamala Sundaram.
Mr. McCarthy lives in New Delhi where he gives piano lessons and has taught Bharatanatyam at the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra since 1990. He has performed extensively as a soloist in Bharatanatyam, choreographed many ensemble works and also appeared alongside many dancers trained by him. In 2012, along with film director Sandhya Kumar, Mr. McCarthy made a national award-winning film on South Indian courtesans with a grant from India Foundation for the Arts. He received the Nartaka award for life-time achievement in Bharatanatyam from Natyanjali Trust, Chennai (2017).
A Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. B. Com. (Hons.) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and Diploma in Business Administration from the All India Council for Management Studies, Chennai, Mr. Bhandari is a sought after consultant and the founder of ‘BGJC & Associates LLP’, a well-respected audit and management consulting firm based in New Delhi.
His expertise include consulting top management in strategy implementation, scaling up of business, organisational development and management and family structures, and counselling / coaching top management and young entrepreneurs. He is Member of the Board of IIM-Indore, Member of National Executive of FICCI, Independent Director of HSIL, Brilloca Ltd., Somany Home Innovations, Greenpanel Industries, Ginni International etc., Former-President of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), Former Chairperson of Society for Integrated Development of Himalayas (SIDH), Former Chairperson of Child Fund India, past member of Task Force ‒ Commission on Centre State Relations, Govt. of India in 2008, past Managing Committee member at ASSOCHAM, past member of Advisory Committee, Dept. of Company Affairs, Govt. of India and more!
Hailing from Thrissur District, Kerala, she has done Masters in Zoology with B.Ed. She has been working in the field of education for the past 35-years and started her career as a ‘Principal’ in 1998 with All Saints Convent School, New Tehri. Thereafter in 2004, she was appointed Principal of ASSISI Convent School, Etah and then Krist Jayanti School, Bariya from 2011-2017. Now she has assumed charge of ASSISI Convent School, Sector 33, Noida since 2017.