G.D. Goenka School Jammu

Mr. Rajesh Rathore MA (ENG); B.Ed.

A creative, dynamic and inspiring Team leader with a first class Master's degree in English Literature as well as a degree in Education from Lucknow University and a comprehensive skill set, underpinned by diversified professional experience gained at IPSC member schools, namely, UP Sainik School, Lucknow, The Daly College, Indore & Vallabh Ashram School, Valsad within varied demanding roles under challenging environments.

Served for eight years as the Vice Principal of Anandalaya, National Dairy Development Board Campus, Anand, a dream school of Late Dr. Verghese Kurien and a jointly sponsored school of six organizations of national repute, like, National Dairy Development Board, AMUL, GCMMF; IRMA etc. Before taking over GD Goenka Public School, Jammu, he served for three years as the Principal of Vallabh Ashram's MGM Amin & VN Savani School, Valsad. For his visionary leadership and inspiring persona, he received a Commendation letter from Mrs. Smriti Zubin Irani, the Union Minister of HRD in July, 2015. Prior to this assignment, he served as the founder Principal of Scottish International School, Shamli for a short stint. For his outstanding contribution, the school was conferred with prestigious Janpad Gaurav Award on being adjudged the most promising school in the entire region.

He attended a Certificate Course at IIM, Ahmedabad on 'Strategic Leadership for schools in a changing environment'. He also visited Harvard Graduate School of Education & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to study the professional needs of these top institutes for the enrolment of students. For the last two years, he has been on the Advisory Council of Harvard Business Review (HBR).

He firmly believes in the dictum that a mature, constructive and eclectic teaching approach alongwith effective working relationships among staff, students and parents are essential for a flourishing learning ambience. He has dedicated his life to inspire his students and to nourish their school stay with joyful learning and fond memories.

GD Goenka Public School, Jammu extends a very warm welcome to him.