Mr. M. Vairagade, is the main force behind the beautiful infrastructural design work in each of the Staford Preschool centres. He makes the architects’ design on paper turn into reality!
Mayur is an extremely hard working and one of the most sincere and dedicated members of the team. His capacity to work with a continuous smile on his face is a motivational factor for many. He is an expert in his field work and leaves no stone unturned to make things happen for Staford.
Ms S. Bhargava is dedicated, outgoing, and a good team player. Sakshi is an alumna of Loreto Convent, Lucknow. Currently, she is also preparing for PhD in journalism and mass communication. She is fond of reading; and the knowledge and perspective that reading gives her, has strengthened her writings skills and presentation abilities.
When she was young and naïve, to have a successful writing career was the aim of her life and gradually, she realised it. Later, while pursuing a major in journalism and mass communication, she realised her naivety had much individualism than success. But today, there is no gain saying the fact that she's done her part, been as useful as possible, and given to the best of her abilities. For now, she wishes to continue developing her skills and serving Staford School, while cherishing every moment of her life with family and friends.
Mr. V. Gupta is an industrious worker, whose analytical skills are a boon for the recording and documentation at Staford Preschools. He is an intense multi-tasking person, who keeps the whole team well-motivated and energised. Right from coordinating with the team to managing operations, Vikas does it all rolled into one. His love for children has attracted him towards Staford Preschools, where he loves to handle the office as well as spend time with the little ones.
Ms. D. Pandey is energetic, self-directed, competent and an enthusiastic person. With a keen interest in preschool education, she also has the profound ability to coordinate efforts to further ensure that quality educational activities are conducted for preschoolers; and that the aim of making them learn skills and mannerisms, is achieved.
Throughout her career, she has demonstrated expertise in identifying educational opportunities through students’ individual intelligence identification, skill-based activities and latest technologies. She is handling education coordination activities in sync with advanced instructions. Ms. Pandey has also created an innovative curriculum that would support requirements of students and make the institution a place where schooling is great fun.
Fond of spending time with tiny tots, Ms. H. Hameed is one of those teachers for whom children mean the world. She thinks that revealing and developing skills in the early-age preschoolers is a challenge, which needs careful and innovative dealing. For her, a school is the only place where she gets a chance to bring out the best blend of creativity and implementation of ideas. To get attention from kids, is a heartening experience for her, and she continuously keeps them involved in various activities.
A mother teacher, perfect for the kindergarteners, Ms. N. Adill believes that her job allows her to make a difference, do good things and bring a positive change in the society. According to her, teaching small children is an immensely rewarding experience as it involves lot of energy and creativity. She stays engaged with her students to foster good habits in them and help them yield the best results.
With an aim to foster expressiveness and enhance the motor skills in children, Ms. R. Nath has always loved to perform action songs with kids. According to her, dancing and performing not only helps children keep themselves fit, but also it inculcates in them poise, leadership qualities and confidence to face the world. The energies of kids and their inquisitiveness to learn something with every new moment, inspires her to teach them to the best of her capacity.
With unparalleled love for children, Ms. S. Amir believes that pre-primary education lays the foundation for life-long learning and personality development. She is a proud pre-primary teacher, who always tries to use the methods of teaching, which are based on ‘learning by doing’. Besides, she also likes to engage children in speech-oriented activities that aim at strengthening and polishing their communication skills.
Aanchal enjoys herself with children because she derives great energy from them. She loves to do with them different types of activities. Her favourite time with them is while performing action rhymes either in group or individually
Arushi believes that a teacher plays a very important role in shaping the school goers characteristics. She herself acts like a second mother for her class children, taking care of all their needs. Arushi feels that teaching is atough job but definitely a rewarding one. She loves to see her students nurture in a better way where each day is a new experience by itself.
Nida likes teaching Preschoolers as she feels it is a good head start for learning. She believes in teaching in a fun filled play way method. For her Pre-School is a place where she gets lots of opportunities to do various activities that are appealing to the kids ,enabling them to develop upon their social & communication skills.
Rati feels that there may be many more glamorous professions in the world and many that offer greater financial rewards or flame but there are few that offer the kind of satisfaction and feeling of being a valuable member of society as that of a Pre - School teacher. Rati loves her kids & derives great satisfaction in talking to them.
Riya loves to be with small kids as she feels that they are the purest creations on this Earth. Spending time with the pre-schoolers has elevated her level of patience. Riya strongly believes that the young generation is truly sincere, dedicated and keen to adopt new practices of learning. They can enter any challenging arena and achieve success and so she likes to work upon them with all her dedication.
Sonali has a passion to teach the preschoolers as through them she gains many different experiences through their thoughts, funny ideas & engaging talks. Sonali feels that through early childhood education,one can witness so many ground breaking moments. She keeps her students well engaged in various activities like dancing, singing, colouring & games.
Afrin H. Rizvi
Afrin is a trained Physical Education teacher who brings years of experience in India and abroad to the sports field at Staford School. At ease with the pre-schoolers and the teenagers alike, she is a disciplinarian who knows how to get students to perform, and raise their own standards.
Senior Teacher, Hindi & Sanskrit
Mrs. Aisha Alvi brings to Staford, years of experience as a teacher who has taught a wide spectrum of students ranging from primary school to under-graduates. A volleyball player, poet, mother, anchor, strict disciplinarian and humanitarian, her multi-faceted personality and never say die spirit has inspired her students and colleagues alike. Equally fluent in Hindi, Sanskrit and Urdu, she brings depth and gravity to each class while enlivening the topics being taught.
Alisha feels that being around children is the best way to keep learning and re-living your childhood. Passionate about her work, she leaves no stone unturned in making each day at Staford a memorable one for her young students.
Alka Singh believes teaching is the noblest of all professions because it empowers an individual to shape young minds. Loving and diligent she enjoys inculcating good habits in each child.
Anam enjoys teaching geography, history and civics but is equally comfortable in teaching the languages. She brings life into her class through audio visual aids and hands on learning activities.
The school Photographer, Anmol works passionately at capturing ordinary moments and making them memorable. He is also working at starting a photography club at Staford to teach children how to see the world through perspectives!
Anuj Kumar Yadav
Communication / Language Lab Expert
Anuj is a singer, lyricist and composer who enjoys teaching students at Staford the skills of playing the guitar, synthesizer, percussion instruments, as well as the nuances of rendering vocals. He is working at training students and putting together a school band.
Anuraag teaches English to Stafordians and brings the precision of Test Preparation focus to language learning. With a good sense of humour, inclination to drama and the aim of bringing out the best in his students through challenges that get tougher each time, he brings an element of focus and will to achieve in his students. He encourages students to question and inquire and leads them to learning opportunities to shape them into well rounded individuals.
Arun Kumar Shukla
Fee & Accounts
Arun works at the school's office and is in-charge of the fee and accounts. His calm and composed demeanor makes interactions with him pleasant.
Communication / Language Lab Expert
Bineeta believes that happiness brings positivity and positivity facilitates success. As an educator her happiness lies in using her pedagogical methods to produce effective communicators.For 10 years she has been educating learners of different age groups from 3 -16 years adapting her methodology to the way each child learns.Using quasi- experimental methods to stimulate the child's mind and help them construct knowledge in real life situations gives her satisfaction.Implementing programs like 'active listening', 'phonics' and 'visible thinking routines' have encouraged Stafordians to explore language learning zealously and is enhancing effective communication skills in them.
Teacher, Social Science, English
Geetika is an enthusiastic and committed teacher with a natural ability to appreciate and inspire children. She believes in promoting a healthy learning environment with engaging, challenging and relevant activities to ensure a fun filled teaching and learning process. She possesses a keen understanding of enforcing discipline by firmly setting classroom rules and resolving conflicts among students by encouraging positive debate. With at horough understanding of implementing the use of information technology in teaching and learning process she develops inspiring hands-on lessons that capture a child's imagination and breed success.
Har Govind Singh
Mr. H.G Singh is the school's transport manager, who works tirelessly to ensure that every van on every route picks every child every day, and safely delivers them to and fro school with the best possible convenience and time.
Jeetendra Kumar Verma
Jitendra is the school's swimming coach who is a personal trainer to each child, working at developing the skills needed to gracefully glide through water in the school's swimming pool- which is half the size of a standard Olympic pool.
Senior Teacher, Maths
With 11 years of teaching Mathematics, Mrs. Kamini Mishra is adept at assessing her students' abilities and is well equipped to improve their skills. Fluent with the methodology followed by CBSE, she makes mathematics easy to understand. Focusing on fundamentals and building on them to solve complex problems is her tried and tested strategy for arming her students. She uses ample visual aids, practice materials and shares alternative methods to approach a problem to equip her students better. High energy and enthusiasm is what she carries into the class every day.
Kanchan Lata Pandey
Kanchanlata supervises the stocks and stores at school and manages the much needed support staff.
Kulsum hails from Mumbai and brings the experience of a voice and accent trainer, along with the experience of teaching little learners. She chose to teach at Staford because it matched her aim of making a difference! Gregarious and cheerful, she enjoys teaching and doubles as a Relationship Manager at Staford.
Mandavi is very clear about how she wants her class to be and allows the children to make their rules to achieve the collective goals. She works patiently with her students and helps them develop their skill sets.
Front Desk Executive
Midhat is young and energetic and eager to meet and greet people in her capacity as the Front Desk executive.
Nazreen Fatima is a cheerful and warm person who loves working with little hands. She finds children fun to be with and diligently mentors each student on his learning path with due care and attention.
Neelima brings motherly love and discipline into the classroom with a decade of experience as a teacher. She enjoys teaching and works patiently to help each child reach his potential.
Neha Sharma is fond of children and strikes up an easy rapport with each child. Quick to understand a child's needs she does her best to make them happy learners.
Mother Teacher, KG
Nida finds teaching the Preprimary children not only fun but refreshing. She looks forward to each day and makes it enriching for her students through carefully planned lessons, delivered with elan.
Nirbhay Shankar Dave
Computer & IT, Robotics
Mr. Nirbhay Shankar Dave started out as a software develeoper but found his true calling in teaching. He finds it easy to relate to children of all ages because, like him, they are simply crazy about technology and gadgets. While teaching Robotics, Computers & IT he gets his students to apply the concepts, develop applications and create something new-be it creating colorful images in Paint, writing an article in MS Word, creating a presentation in PowerPoint or learning basic concepts of programming in LOGO or BASIC or programming a Robot. He can never have enough of the young energy around him.
As the school's Admission Counsellor, Preeti Mishra enjoys interacting with parents and feels her primary responsibility is to share with them the joyful experience of studying at Staford. She is very forthcoming and is happy to be of assistance to every parent who approaches her.
Priyanka is warm and amicable, which makes her the best fit for her role as an HR executive and an admissions manager. She is focused and committed to draw the best from everyone she meets and strengthen their bond with Stafod.
Assistant Administrative Officer
Raghvendra Mishra is the school's AAO whose work is to ensure smooth operations of the facility. He is committed to upholding the school's standards and enhancing the facilities so as to provide the parents an unmatched experience of the school's ambience.
Art & Craft
An artist par excellence, Ratnakar brings to the fore the creative element in each student. With an impressive wall mural in the school;s art room, made by students under his guidance, he works at nurturing the creative talent inherent in each child. Smart, swift and nifty techniques of making craft items makes him popular among his students.
Rizwan, an early education teacher and a trainer enjoys working at Staford as a Pre-school Coordinator. With more than 20 years of experience in teaching and learning at leading schools in Bangalore and Lucknow, she knows that only Teachers have the ability power, and opportunity to inspire and nurture a child for a good 10 years. She believes “If the students aren’t learning, then someone isn’t teaching” therefore she keeps goading her students and teachers telling them that things can be done, skills can be mastered; and techniques can be learnt. Her conviction that every child is different and needs to be educated according to his/her ability makes her develop integrated lesson plans with differentiated learning techniques that make learning a fun-filled experience inside and outside the class.
Hindi & Sanskrit
A Ph.D in Hindi, Roopam Gupta enjoys exploring the young minds and giving their imagination wings. She teaches Hindi and Sanskrit to classes 4 and above and takes utmost care to nurture the talent of each child. Quiet but a keen observer, she tries to bring out the best in each child by giving them adequate opportunities to prove their mettle.
Mother Teacher, Senior Playgroup
Saba Baqar is a B.Ed. But has chosen to teach the tiny tots because her love for them is boundless. She enjoys their energy and innocence and pours her heart into teaching them through activities which help each child learn by doing.
Saima Ahtisham Zaidi
Mother Teacher, KG
Saima is a pre-school teacher by choice, because her passion lies in teaching the toddlers all they want to learn through fun and games. Always full of energy, she aims to deliver the best that Staford can do for the children.
Mother Teacher, Nursery
Sameena is a teacher dedicated to nurturing the pre-schoolers. Committed to grooming them and making learning a fun filled experience for each child, her class is full of energy, where little learners enjoy coming to school every single day. Specially designed activities, and events are what Sameena loves creating for her class.
A graduate with English Honours, Sangeeta defines herself as a disciplined individual with a straight forward approach towards her profession and life. She instills these qualities in her students as well, trying to etch punctuality and sincerity into their personality.
Senior Teacher, English, Science & Robotics
As a teacher of English and Science Sarah has the rare blend of logic and creativity which she brings into the classroom to develop crtical thinking, and language learning skills side by side. She enjoys integrating innovative techniques in teaching rather than providing only bookish knowledge to her students. Her aim as a facilitator is to nurture each child, ensure holistic development of every student and widen the talent pool of the school. With us, from the inception of the school, she feels elated to see her students growing each day and becoming more confident individuals, who are keener to learn and willing to actively participate in every activity.
A Librarian holds the key to the school's reading abilities says Saswati Chowdhury. She is the custodian of the school's naughty minds and trains them delve into the world of books to seek new horizons to expand their thoughts and imagination.
Senior Teacher - Science & Robotics
A passion for learning and teaching defines Mrs. Shailja Joshi who enjoys activating the scientific temper in her students by encouraging them to explore and innovate. With more than a decade of experience, she brings intersting experiments to class and takes children out on field trips to experience science at work in life around us. Students love learning Science with her and have participated in several compeitions under her guidance.
Senior Teacher, Social Science, Science & Robotics
For Shiraz, teaching is not a job but a passion. His students are at the center of his lesson planning and delivering process. His first goal is to create an atmosphere that encourages participation and involvement of each child. He designs assignments to promote critical analysis of the course material through work sheets, projects, hands-on learning and ensures active participation of each child for better learning. Engaging audio-video presentations and field trips to bring the text book alive, have made him quite popular with the students. For him, watching a child learn and grow with each successful teaching session, is the greatest reward.
Teacher, Science & Maths
Ms Sophia is a young and dynamic teacher who is set to inculcate the best of learning skills in her students. Perseverance and patience are her mantra to get students to perform. Ms. Sophia is adept at teaching all subjects at the primary levels and enjoys teaching maths and science.
Utkarsh is the school's sports teacher. With a passion for football, he is training the students in track and field sports- preparing them for the sporting competitions and life!
Vivek has trained with Shiamak Davar and brings a youthful blend of the classical and the modern dance forms. Agile, energetic and impassioned -define the performances and presentations he extracts from his students.