Mrs. Jyothi Menon - Head of School, Ekya School ITPL

Jyothi Menon
Head of School, Ekya School ITPL

Mrs. Menon brings her vast experience in early childhood education to Ekya School ITPL. Having served and led premier institutions including Little Hearts, Jamshedpur, Carmel Convent and CMR National Public School in Bangalore, she is able to efficiently spearhead a team of diverse educators. As the founding head of school for Ekya School ITPL, she strongly believes in changing the conventional ways of teaching to bring about a new, modern and practical approach towards learning. Her personable charm and genuine love for children further helps in creating an environment which is conducive to learning and doing.

Mrs. Menon holds a Bachelor’s from Calcutta University and a Masters in Education from Bangalore. She has attended professional development programs hosted by CBSE and CIE. Beyond her role as a creative educator, she is an avid reader who is passionate about pets, theatre and the arts.

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Ayesha Sirajuddin
Head of School, Ekya School JP Nagar

Ms. Ayesha comes with a proven track record in the field of education as an educator in the U.A.E and India for over 15 years. Prior to working at Ekya School, she has taught at Our Own English High School, Abu Dhabi for 10 years. She believes education is transformational in nature. She loves to take on the challenging, yet fulfilling task of nurturing and harnessing the talents of each child. She hopes that every child develops a love for learning, achieves academic success and becomes a responsible citizen in the global community. Ms. Ayesha is a warm and caring person who is highly focussed, energetic, and result oriented. At Ekya JP Nagar, she leads the team of teachers in academic programs and establishes effective systems and processes. She is passionate about teaching and this drives her ethos to excel and coordinate with the entire team of teachers to ensure smooth and seamless functioning. Ms. Ayesha is an excellent leader, and has created an atmosphere of family at Ekya JP Nagar – her office is the first place that any student or member of staff goes, when they are faced with any issue.

Ms. Ayesha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and an Honors Diploma in Systems Management. Her other interests include music, reading and travelling.

Usha Premkumar - Vice Principal, Ekya School JP Nagar

Usha Premkumar
Head of School, Ekya School Byrathi

Mrs. Premkumar found her passion for teaching as a kindergarten teacher at CMR National Public School and has since had the opportunity to teach students of all ages. She is an academician with over two decades of experience. At Ekya, she handles the day-to-day operations, along with key decisions such as curriculum implementation, teacher mentorship, and student monitoring. She is focused on helping staff and students work together to achieve holistic educational experiences. She believes in imparting practical education that prepares students with life skills that help them take on bigger challenges in the future. Her attention to detail and razor-sharp focus on quality, creates an environment of excellence.

Mrs. Premkumar holds a Master’s degree in history and Bachelor’s of Education. She has attended multiple workshops including those focused on CBSE, ICSE and teacher training. When away from school, she has found a passion in culinary arts, reading and music.


Harbinder Kaur
Head of School, Ekya School BTM Layout

Ms. Kaur brings with her a rich experience of teaching in India and abroad. Her career as a teacher spans across a decade and more, having taught Physics and Mathematics to senior students at schools in Bangalore, Meerut, Mumbai, Noida and Sydney. She has taught at the University of Sydney, and the University of Technology, Sydney and brings varied experience in guiding teachers for effective teaching in diverse student groups. In addition to her teaching experience in India, Ms. Kaur has also worked as a coordinator for more than half a decade, in elite public schools in Meerut and Bangalore.

She is a dedicated and passionate educator, open minded in adapting to new technologies, pragmatic in her approach while striving for perfection and excellence. Her faith and philosophy is that each child has the potential to blossom into a great thought-leader and therefore needs to be nurtured with patience and kindness. She believes that discipline and perseverance helps to build character of a child and that it is her responsibility to train children for the success of India’s future.

Post-graduation in Physics from IIT Roorkee, followed by B. Ed as a gold medallist, Ms. Kaur also completed her Master’s in English, given her interest in literature. Having been a state level player in basketball and athletics and an active achiever in co-curricular activities, Ms. Kaur values and emphasizes on all round development of students for a healthy mind and a healthy body.