Faculty

Aruna K.

Senior secondary Educator

Ms. Aruna Kalyansundar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s in Human Resources, PGDMM from LIBA. She has rich experience in education, training and development, spanning over 20+ years. Her focus is on building a wide variety of pedagogical methods to suit different types of learners. She strives to make use of creative and innovative techniques while teaching her students. She believes every teacher is also a learner and looks for every opportunity to be more effective.

Aruna Sivaramakrishnan

Senior secondary Educator

Interaction and productive engagement with students have been the driving forces for Aruna to take up teaching for a career. She teaches Accountancy to senior school students. She encourages strong conceptual understanding and adopts the ‘Why & How’ technique in the classroom. Her academic qualifications include a Masters in Commerce, Intermediate in Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy and Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning. She has over 12 years of teaching experience and firmly believes that a healthy and empowered class environment is key to effective learning.

Ashuwanth KP

Senior secondary Educator

Ashuwanth KP handles Legal Studies for senior students. He is a B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from Tamil Nadu National Law University in and sees himself as someone who is driven by a passion for public service. He is passionate about law, and believes the best way to start serving the public is by shaping and enlightening the next generation’s minds by teaching them law. He engages his students through debates, group discussions and group assignments.

Charukesi Saishankar

Senior secondary Educator

Charukesi joined Hari Shree in October 2015 and teaches Chemistry to the senior classes. She holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry and a Bachelors degree in Education. Interacting with young minds and engaging with students motivate her. Charukesi believes that the effort of a true educator should be towards unlocking the potential in every human being. She promotes the idea of a ‘thinking classroom’ and encourages her students to participate and contribute to the learning.

Chinnu Merin Mathew

Senior secondary Educator

Chinnu Merin is a Political Science enthusiast who facilitates Political Science, History and Civics. She encourages her students to learn and understand about our society, country and government. She has completed her masters’ degree and also Master of Philosophjy in Political Science. She is committed to make learning interesting and fun, through interactive and engaging teaching strategies. She strives to motivate every student to grow up as a proactive citizen of the nation.

Hannah Grace B.

Senior secondary Educator

Hannah Grace graduated with a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from Madras School of Social Work in 2019. Her educational philosophy is to create engaged learners who enjoy the pursuit of knowledge through a holistic approach. Hannah’s teaching strategies evoke experiential learning and she is convinced that it improves academic performance, problem solving and critical thinking. She strongly believes that learning psychology at the school level will help the students grow up to be empathetic and resilient adults.

Joel Francis

Senior secondary Educator

Joel Francis is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher and an Alumnus of the Madras Christian College. He has been part of the Harishree family for the past three years. He loves connecting with students, challenging, and guiding their inquisitive minds to explore, discover, and learn through a nurturing and fun environment. He believes Sociology, as a subject is not just based on theories but is a mirror that reflects society with all its complexities and beauty. Joel encourages his students to have an open mind to learn. He is passionate about music, loves photography, organizing events & mentoring young minds.

K.V. Shailaja

Senior secondary Educator

Shailaja is a Master’s in Psychology, with specialization in Clinical Psychology. She is presently a research scholar, pursuing a PhD programme in Psychology at the Chennai University. She is a trained de-addiction Counselor and has been a freelance counselor for more than 20 years. A passionate teacher, she believes teaching is not giving children theory and information for them to summate, but what is taught needs to be assimilated, accommodated and rendered ready for application. She endeavours to not merely cover the syllabus but ensures each child is able to internalize within an experiential field.

Leelavathy J

Senior secondary Educator

Leelavathy is a passionate and hardworking teacher. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and a Bachelors in Physics. She believes in being supportive and approachable to her students. She motivates them to be independent thinkers and problem solvers. She is a proud recipient of an award for BEST VIRTUALIZATION in Teacherathon (2017). She places emphasis on Design Thinking in her classes and aims to empower her students to face the digital world with confidence and responsibility.

Lois Priscilla Samuel

Senior secondary Educator

Lois Samuel is an enthusiastic teacher. She is a Master’s in English and is also CELTA-certified. Her classes are structured to help students relate to the context and content. She creates a learning environment to practice the language through various fun activities. She encourages her students to voice their opinions and present their perspectives. She uses group discussions and debates to promote team work and tolerance.

Manjula Baswa

Senior secondary Educator

Manjula Baswa is a postgraduate in Microbiology and had her thesis published by the Faculty Press, Cambridge, Great Britain.She qualified with first class in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (Paper-I & Paper-II) conducted by CBSE and was also awarded Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning with a distinction in 2019. She is a passionate teacher and has successfully completed her training on Choice Theory, Reality Therapy and Lead Management which is the foundation behind Quality School & Quality Teacher concepts by Dr. William Glasser, USA.

Manoshakthi N

Senior secondary Educator

Manoshakthi is an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher. She believes in creating leaders who will lead and make a difference in tomorrow’s world. She is a M.A. and M.Phil in History and holds a masters degree in Human Resource Management. She endeavours to create a stimulating learning environment. She strives to be supportive and approachable to her students and encourages them to express themselves confidently. She incorporates debates, group discussions, role play and paper presentations as teaching methods towards interactive and experiential learning.

N. P. Mathankumar

Senior secondary Educator

Mathankumar is a dedicated and ambitious high school Math teacher. He holds a M Phil degree in Math and has more than 14 years of teaching experience. He is committed to create an atmosphere that encourages productive learning of Mathematical concepts. He endeavours to explain complicated Mathematical concepts in an easily understandable manner to keep his students engaged and take them along with him.

Naresh Gopuvarapu

Senior secondary Educator

Naresh is a passionate Physics teacher and constantly tries to adopt interactive and practical teaching strategies. His educational qualifications are across Math, Physics, Computer Science and automobile engineering. Developing new experiments and visual ways of engaging students with class materials are a part of his portfolio and he enjoys them. He believes that a solid foundation in Math makes it easier to learn Physics and helps the student develop independence and confidence.

S. M. Krishnamoorthy

Senior Secondary Educator

S. M. Krishnamoorthy is a passionate Physics teacher, having 30 years of teaching experience. He holds a Master’s degree in Physics and teaches the senior level students. He prides himself in having been a constant learner and has strived extensively in revising lesson plans, content and instruction methods towards effective learning. He believes in promoting spontaneous scientific thinking. He likes to present even complex topics in a simple manner with real-life examples to ground understanding and kindle curiosity.

S. Mary Malathy

Senior secondary Educator& Exam Coordination

Mary Malathy is an enthusiastic and committed Math. She strives to promote a happy and productive classroom. She strives to demonstrate the importance of mathematics in everyday life. Her lesson plans include videos, games and other fun tools/methods to get her students to stay interested in learning.

Shobana Muraali

Senior secondary Educator

Shobana Muraali is an enthusiastic teacher with over 17 years of experience in teaching Biology. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Toxicology and Bachelor’s in Education. She believes in developing a positive and enthusiastic attitude about the subject as this is an important quality of a teacher.She feels that a teacher must maintain a warm and friendly relationship with the students, know their learning style, develop team spirit, respect their views and ideas and create a collaborative work culture.

Sunitha Agnes Arul

Senior secondary Educator

Sunitha is an enthusiastic math teacher. She enjoys Math and believes students will be able to enjoy mathematics and develop curiosity by making real world connections. She encourages her students to express Math concepts in spoken word for ease of understanding.

Sweeta Victor

Senior Secondary Educator

Sweeta is a dedicated teacher with over 15 years of experience. As a facilitator, she encourages her students to apply what they learn to real life and daily tasks. She motivates them to open their minds, expand thinking and develop a global perspective. She creates ample opportunities in her classroom sessions for them to bring out their strengths and ideas, and face the world with zeal and courage.