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Ms. Ruta Manish Joshi

Head - Primary Section

Ms. Ruta Manish Joshi - Principal at SMT ThaneMs. Ruta Manish Joshi is a science graduate with Chemistry which she followed by equipping herself with different courses like Industrial and Analytical Chemistry from Ruia College and Drug Analysis from Haffkine Institute.

After a short stint as a Quality Control Chemist and Research Development Officer she decided to enter the Education field.

She began her teaching career in 2000 after completing ECCED and joined Hiranandani Foundation School, Thane.

Later she armed herself with B. Ed. and MA (Education) thereby honing different profiles in the process.

She was given the opportunity by the Management of Hiranandani Foundation School to attend the Assessor’s course conducted by Quality Council of India. She has helped the school in the process of getting the Accreditation, working in the capacity of an Accreditation Coordinator.

Later on, she joined Podar International School, Thane as Manager Admin and Accreditation.

At PIS, Thane, she effectively managed the Day Care Centre.

She assisted the school in their HRD, Logistics, Security, Administrative as well as Cultural activities.

She was associated with C. P. Goenka School as Head Academics where was assigned the duty of Book Audit. She worked with a school under CP Goenka’s wings and helped the teachers upgrade their existing curriculum.

She is also an Assessor of the National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), an accreditation Body of the Quality Council of India under its scheme in the education sector. She works as a Consultant to guide schools towards achieving their Accreditation from NABET.

She is well organized in her work and is capable of operating under tight deadlines. She possesses strong communication and analytical skills and has the ability to extract, interpret and present relevant information to the concerned authority. She has strong interpersonal abilities and good leadership qualities. Apart from being adept at building relationships with people, she is a visionary who is capable of developing, implementing and executing programmes.

Mrs. Niketa Joshi

Admin Incharge

Niketa JoshiMrs. Niketa Joshi, basically a Home Science graduate and a PG Diploma holder in HR, has a vast experience in marketing , HR & administrative field.

Being from a corporate background, she has proper understanding of administrative operations. She has worked with reputed organizations like CADD Centre, L&T, Vitasta Consulting, Varshasookt Consultants. During her tenure in CADD Centre, she had undertaken activities like Road show organization, new product launc, arranging Customer Meet (Thank you meet) etc. She was also handling “3D Printers”, a new technology introduced in India.

Her academic background and over 8 years of professional experience has paved her path to this institute.

Mrs. Dakshata Mangesh Kilje

Admin Incharge (Primary Section)

Mrs. Dakshata Mangesh Kilje - Admin Incharge (Primary Section)Mrs. Dakshata Mangesh Kilje is a graduate of Commerce from Mumbai University. She has an experience of working for 11 years with an esteem Bank, ICICI Bank Ltd.  Being a Customer Service Manager, she ensured to deliver the highest standard of service. During her tenure at the Bank she handled inquires as well as complaints of Domestic as well as International Customers.

She believes “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless”.

Mrs. Kirti Marathe


Mrs. Kirti Marathe - TeacherMrs Kirti Marathe is a graduate of Arts. After doing her post graduation in History, she did a diploma in education because of her passion for teaching. She has 12 years of experience of teaching in one of the reputed institute of Mumbai.

She has a liking for dancing and singing and teaching the same to her kids. She loves to be with children and is an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed teacher. She is a goal driven professional who is committed for the all round growth of children.

Ms. Padmini Tiwari


Ms. Padmini Tiwari - TeacherMs. Padmini Tiwari is post graduate in Science with Chemistry. She also holds bachelor degree in education(B.Ed). She has an experience of 4 yrs in teaching profession with esteemed CBSE and ICSE school. She is loving, caring and committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate children.

She thoroughly enjoys working with children and encourages creative expression. She wants every child to be successful learner and live life by the right values."

Mrs. Gauri Yatin Naik


Mrs. Gauri Yatin Naik - TeacherGauri Naik has completed her M.Sc in Applied Biology from Seth G S Medical College & KEM Hospital. She has also coauthored papers in Medical Journals of Pharmacology and Gastroenterology. She has corporate experience over 3 years in companies like Piramal Healthcare and TCS. She has done her ECCEd and BEd from University of Mumbai. In addition she is also certified trainer in Jolly Phonics.

She believes that a creative process oriented teaching can take the children to the path of excellence.  Along with teaching she is passionate about painting, reading and dancing. She also feels "A good teacher can inspire, hopes, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning".

Mrs. Rajani Jay Maurya


Mrs. Rajani Jay Maurya - TeacherMrs. Rajani Jay Maurya is a post graduate in History. She did her B.Ed from Mumbai University and stood first in her batch. Though she has little experience of teaching in a formal school,is very keen about child psychology and wants to understand and guide a child accordingly. She likes children from the heart and wants to work towards their all-round development.

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