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International teacher testimonial: Parag Oltikar

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We had the pleasure of speaking with Parag Oltikar, an experienced educator who recently applied for and accepted the position of Secondary Science Teacher at NAS Foshan via Schrole.

Parag Oltikar was kind enough to shares insights into his career, what attracted him to his new position, and his experience using the Schrole platform.

 

Career overview

An accomplished educator with a strong background in Chemistry and TOK (Theory of Knowledge), Parag Oltikar’s expertise spans multiple educational systems, including IGCSE, MYP, IBDP, AP, and AS-A Level.

For the past five years, Parag Oltikar has been working as an IB/IGCSE Chemistry Teacher at Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School (BELS) in Türkiye. A laboratory school that directs its students to innovative learning and success with its national and international programs, BELS allowed Parag Oltikar to develop students to be self-confident, creative and scientifically thinking.

With a passion for empowering students and facilitating critical thinking, Parag Oltikar brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching roles.

 

Discovering and applying for his new position

Parag Oltikar found the Secondary Science Teacher position at NAS Foshan via searching through the Schrole database. With over 400+ international schools representing 100+ countries, and 5,000+ teaching vacancies every recruitment season, it’s no surprise Schrole is used by more than 180,000 international educators.

When asked what attracted him to his new position, Parag Oltikar said the opportunity to continue being a TOK Facilitator, and the core values of NAS Foshan.

TOK, an integral part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, focuses on critical thinking and analysing knowledge from different perspectives. As a TOK Facilitator, Parag Oltikar will be responsible for ensuring TOK is embedded in teaching and learning at NAS Foshan, and that attainment and progress is recorded effectively.

Past of the Nord Anglia Education network, one of the world’s leading premium schools organisations, NAS Foshan’s philosophy for education rests on the four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.

 

Parag Oltikar’s experience with Schrole

Parag Oltikar has been using Schrole for the past four years, leveraging its features to explore teaching positions in international schools. With its extensive database of international schools, Schrole offers a valuable resource for educators seeking new opportunities, on both free and paid memberships. When asked that he would tell a fellow international teacher who’s considering Schrole, his answer is simple.

“Try it! Schrole has a lot of amazing International Schools on its database.”

 

As he embarks on this new exciting chapter, we wish Parag Oltikar all the best in his endeavours!

To learn more about Parag Oltikar and his professional background, you can visit his LinkedIn profile.

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Gary Booth Principal
Meritton British International School
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Meritton British International School