Meet the Team
Dedicated & Certified
All teachers at Paramount are qualified, certified and eligible to teach as per the credentials laid down by the Ministry of Preschool Education of Uzbekistan. The school boasts of a good blend of local and international teachers. We are currently a 28 member team (14 Educators and 14 non-teaching staffs) and we continue to grow.
Upon confirmation of a teaching job at Paramount, a teacher receives an all-expense paid diploma in Early Childhood Education accredited by IPC International Preschools Teacher Training Course.
All teachers and staff receive professional development training by professionals every quarter.
Our Team as of August 2022
Director of Operations
A Trainer, Entrepreneur and Consultant. Having entered the work force in 2000 in India, she has worked with over 20 corporate brands and trained close to 6000 professionals from Fortune 500 companies.
A DISC Certified Trainer from DISCCERT, USA with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Achi is also trained in Western Vocals with range as a Soprano and Alto.
At any given day, you will find her happily engrossed in developing strategies and innovating on growth for the school.
Lead Teacher at Level 3
Rebecca is from Atlanta, GA USA and has over nine years of experience in Education and Finance. She is CELTA certified and successfully completed the IPC Teacher Training Course in July 2022. Rebecca has been teaching Level 3 groups at Paramount for over two years.
Lead Teacher at Level 1
Swati has worked with children across three continents and has been teaching at Paramount since its founding in 2020. Her wide exposure to different cultures makes her an ideal individual to create a learning environment that is sensitive and inclusive.
Lead Teacher at Level 2
Khurshida is a Graduate in Preschool Education from Bucheon Univeristy, Class of 2021. She has briefly worked with children using dance and music to teach vocabulary. Some of her writings have been published including her article on ‘the benefits of reading books to babies’.
Lead Teacher at PG
Kilang has a Bachelors degree in Science, a Masters degree in Humanities and successfully completed a TESOL course in 2022. She has worked as a Primary and Middle School Teacher in India and Bhutan, specializing in the subjects English and Science. Prior to teaching, she worked as a project manager in a private company for six years, along with successfully promoting an online business on social media.
Nathan is TESOL certified and has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He has taught and supervised children for four years at IFS in the USA.
Lead Teacher at PG
Media & Design
Asen has a Bachelors in English, Masters in Women’s Study from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and a Diploma in Counseling from India. She has worked with children from ages 3–5 and 10–11 in India.
A trained classical pianist and flutist and an Alumni of Uspensky Music School for Gifted Children and Tashkent Conservatorium of Music, Mariya has travelled as a performing Pianist to multiple countries in the last 16 years.
Teacher at Toddler Group
Gulnara studied Design under the acclaimed Salahitdinov Kadirbek at Yunusobod Professional Design College and her specialization includes fabric, silk, watercolor, oil, wall, acrylic, ceramic, papier-mâché, sculpture to name a few.
Keith has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Counselling. He has worked as a techie, Content Developer and Trainer for 17 years and has 5 years of experience working with children ages 3–12.
Lead Teacher at Level 1
Alsu has 26 years of experience working with children ages 3–13 in different educational contexts.
Irina has been working as a Psychologist at Preschools, Oil & Gas Sectors for the last 4 years. She has a Bachelor of English Philology at Uzbek State University of World Languages and has received Diplomas in Moscow and London as a Child Psychologist, Family Psychologist and Teacher Psychologist.
Samira is a rhythmic gymnast and National Champion who represented Uzbekistan at international platforms like the Rio Olympics, World Cup, Grand prix to name a few.
She took up the sport at the age of 5 and made her senior international debut for Uzbekistan at the age of 16. Samira has taught gymnastics to children in US schools.
Saida is a Rhythmic Gymnast who represented Uzbekistan at International platforms including the World Cup and Grand Prix. Over the past 3 years, she has been involved in personal coaching for adults and kids with special emphasis on the latter. She is able to successfully work with groups and individuals alike.
A second-generation Physical Education Coach, a National Champion in Rowing, an extreme sports fanatic and a fitness aficionado, Bogdan’s focus for children is on the 3 E’s - to Encourage, Educate and Enable them to be Healthy, Fit and to have Fun through PE.