At Oaktree, we understand that our teachers ultimately determine the success of our students.
In keeping with its mission to provide a truly international education, teachers having considerable previous experience of teaching the International Baccalaureate® (and/or Cambridge) programme(s) have been recruited.
All faculty members are graduates with professional teaching qualifications and previous experience of international education. Specialists providing the very best in career and university guidance have also been appointed to help students get into world class colleges and universities after completing their education at Oaktree.
Mr. Paul Regan
Founding Head of School
Subjects Taught: Russian, French , History and TOK.
Post Grad: PGCE
Previous School: Founding Head at United World College in Mostar.
Mr. Regan is an examiner in TOK and also an IB authorizer. He enjoys hill walking and cooking.
Mr. Absolom Museve
Deputy Head of School and Teacher of Biology
Subjects Taught: Biology, Environmental Systems
Degree: B.ed (Sc), currently pursuing a post graduate in international education from Bath, UK
Previous School: The Aga Khan School, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania
Mr. Museve was appointed and trained as an IB examiner in Biology and a member of the authorization visit team for the IB in Africa, Middle East and Europe.
Mrs. Arunima Paliwal
IB Diploma Coordinator, Teacher of Economics and Business & Management
Subjects Taught: Economics and Business & Management
Ms.Paliwal has an extensive experience of teaching and administration for over 14 years in reputed national and international schools. She has a Masters degree in Economics and English and a Bachelor of Education degree. She has served as Head of Humanities & Group3 IB curriculum at G. D. Goenka World School, Gurgaon, India.
She is a IB-trained Theory of Knowledge facilitator and has trained staff for Extended Essays and conducted orientation sessions for faculty members who are new to the IB program. She is associated with IB as an Examiner for IB Economics & moderator for Internal Assessments in Economics. She has facilitated IB five year review as a member of the core team at G. D. Goenka World School and Pathways World School, Aravali.
Ms. Lipi Sarma
Head of Department, English and University Guidance Counsellor
Subjects Taught: English Literature, Language and Theory of Knowledge
Degrees: M.A., B.Ed
Previous School: Indus International, Bangalore
Ms. Sarma has worked as a career/university guidance counsellor and as an advisor for the SLN and MUN Conferences. She's currently an IB examiner for English A: Literature for Part 1 Essays and Paper 1. Earlier she had been an IB examiner for Theory of Knowledge (TOK).
Mr. K. Rajarao
Head of Department, Science and Teacher of Chemistry
Subjects Taught: Chemistry, Physics and Biology
Degrees: Bsc., Msc. B.ed
Previous School: DRS International School (Hyderabad)
Mr. Rajarao is also a trained CAS Co-ordinator and Assistant IB examiner for Chemistry. He is fond of sports like cricket, badminton, lawn tennis and carom.
Dr. Chandrakant Shinde
Head of Residence, Senior Tutor and Teacher of Hindi
Subject Taught: Hindi
Degrees: BA, MA, B.Ed, M.Phil, Phd
Previous School: Sharad Pawar International School, Pune
Dr. Shinde is a examiner with the International Baccalaureate and has been working for social awareness and is keenly interested in cultural activities.
Mr. Manas Khag
Information Communication Technology Coordinator
Subject Taught: ICT and Computer Studies
Previous School: The British School, Delhi
Mr. Khag is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP). Over the years he has also developed educational as well as non-educational software for various organizations.
Ms. Mita Pramanick
Teacher of English
Subject Taught: English
Degrees: Post Graduate
Ms. Pramanick has taught in several reputed ISC schools in Kolkata and has been the Master Teacher Trainer for Cambridge Diploma and Intel. She is interested in 'Film' as a medium of instruction and is also an enthusiastic promoter of ICT in the classroom.
Mrs. Monami Basu
Teacher of French and CAS Coordinator
Subject Taught: French
Degrees: Post graduate, M.Phil
Ms. Basu has worked for several years with the Alliance Francaises New Delhi and Kolkata. She is fond of theater, music, dance, as well as creative writing and takes keen interest in film critics and appreciations.
Ms. Debalina Saha
Trainee Teacher of Biology and Asst. CAS Coordinator
Subjects Taught: Biology
Degrees: B.Sc (Zoology), M.Sc (Environmental Science), B.Ed
Previously teaching in a reputed ISC school in Kolkata.
Debalina is the IB examiner in Biology at Oaktree International School. She is interested in Wildlife (bird watching, animal behavior, biodiversity) and all environmental issues. She has also worked in a project in collaboration with The Zoological Survey of India on Biodiversity and likes to paint.
Ms. Jyoti Uppal Deveshwar
Head of Department, Mathematics
Subjects Taught: Maths
Degrees: Post Graduate in Mathematics from Delhi University, PGDCA from Pondicherry University and B.Ed. from MDU.
Previous Schools: Over 16 years of experience in heading the Maths dept. and teaching in various national and international schools, with 9 years in IB and IGCSE. Worked as IGCSE Coordinator for 2 years in GD Goenka World School, Gurgaon.
Jyoti is passionate about teaching maths and believes that each child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow, which she as an educator is committed to provide. Jyoti loves cooking, travelling, listening to music and watching movies in her leisure.