J.M Bright

Educational Consultant

Nagercoil, Chennai & Mysore.

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Seeking to use my seasoned administrative, teaching and training skills to enhance the growth potential of institutions as Consultant or Mentor.

Noteworthy Milestones

   Established Corpus Christi School as an ICSE School by 2014 and into an ISC School in March 2016
  Established SDR School as an ISC school within 5 years from its project inception
  Established the last institution as Founder Principal to the ISO standards and has achieved consistent higher scores in both ICSE and Higher Secondary Examinations.
  Acted as the Convenor of Board Examinations.
  Introduced Semester Pattern to reduce emphasis on Examination system.

My Profile

A Master’s Degree in Arts (M.A) – History; Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed) – English & Physical Science; Bachelor’s Degree in Science (B.Sc) – Chemistry

Date of Birth : 27th December 1955
Passport No : L9146320
Expiry Date : 21-05-2024
Master’s Degree in Arts (M.A) - History from Annamalai University, Chidambaram in 1988.
Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed) - English & Physical Science from Meston Training College Madras in 1979.
Bachelor’s Degree in Science (B.Sc) - Chemistry from Presidency College, Madras in 1976.

Career History

Extra Curricular Accolades

Successfully organised the following activities:

   "Oxford Language Centre", U.K General English Examinations from 1999 to June 2009.
  “Peace March” to raise funds for Earthquake Victims in 1991 & 1993.
  “Cycle Rally” to raise funds for the underprivileged in 2000.
  “Fun Fair” to raise funds for social service activities of the children in 2002.
  "Family Evening” to raise funds for Tsunami victims in 2005.

Other Extracurricular Activities include:

  Adopted St. Peter’s Orphanage.
  Active member of College Basket Ball Team and captioned the same.
   Represented College in Badminton and School in Cricket.
  Efficiently coached the School Team to win the Inter – School Cricket Tournament.
   Functioned as In-charge of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and Award Authority for Ambasamudram region & for Tuticorin region.
   Achieved ISO 9001:2000 Certification for the school in Feb 2006 & re-certification of ISO 9001:2008 version in Feb 2009.

Workshops Attended

   “Basic Human Process” conducted by Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science.
  “Teacher Effectiveness” through Net Work System.
  “Value Building through Team”.
  “Effective School Principalship” at Narsee Monji Institute of Management Studies, Bombay.
  “Guidance and Counselling”.
  “Effective Educational Management” at Xaviour Labour Relations Institute, Jameshedpur.
   “Assisting Children with Special Needs” at Council for the Indian Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.
  “Effective Personal Productivity” by Leadership Management International, Texas.
  “Total Quality Management in School” by CII, Bangalore.
  Using technology for Project learning by Jim Moulton, USA.
  ISO 9001:2008 in April’09.

Professional synopsis

   A dynamic professional with over 30 years of rich experience in administration, teaching, training and student management.
  A keen planner & implementer with track record of developing operational policies / norms, systems & controls, motivational schemes & education standards for students & professionals during the career span.
  Major subjects covered during teaching are English, Physics, Chemistry & History.
  Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with proven abilities in teaching & training for various academic and professional courses.
  Adept at coaching the students by using interactive discussions and “hands-on” approaches to help students learn and get a better understanding of the concerned subject.
  Dedicated and self motivated leader with proficiency in handling the administrative activities entailing event management, faculty appraisal / training , student – parent relationship and upholding the institutional motto.
  Proficient in ensuring lifelong learning and continuing professional development of students and staff.



Mr.J.M.Bright , ex-principal of The Vikasa School has vast administrative experience in managing the school activities particularly in handling the staff. He introduced innovation in teaching techniques, maintained disciplined & cordial environment congenial for development of education. I found him dynamic, motivated with excellent qualities.

Deputy Chairman,
Tuticorin Port Trust.


A man of active habits, industrious, and does thoroughly any job entrusted to him. He has a cultured personality.

   ---Lt. Col. A.C. Thamburaj,
The Headmaster,
Karur Public School.


He has always kept the interest of the pupils in the fore-front and never budged from the path of fairness and righteousness in the discharge of his duties. He is meticulous in his work and can be relied upon. He can organise all school activities in a systematic manner.

   ---Col. M.M.R.Menon,
Director of Faculties,
Good Shepherd Public School.


By his suave manners and integrity, he has won the appreciation of all alike and endeared himself to the pupils and his colleagues.

Good Shepherd Public School.


I have the highest opinion of his abilities both as a teacher and as an administrator. He has been the guiding spirit. Mr. Bright bears an excellent character and has a proven track record for hard and purposeful work. He is an indispensable asset to the Vikaasa Group. A man with his degree of commitment and dedication to the cause of school education would be very difficult to find.

   ---George Mathai,
Director, VIKAASA School ,
c/o Madura Coats Ltd.


He has done a thorough job in whatever that he has undertaken.

   ---B.R. Gundu Rao,
Headmaster, VIKAASA School ,
c/o Madura Coats Ltd.


This school is immensely benefitted by J.M.Bright's invaluable services and priceless contribution to curricular and co-curricular activities. He is impeccable, meticulous, industrious, dedicated and commited to work ethics.

   ---M. Ram Kumar,
Headmaster, VIKAASA School ,
c/o Madura Coats Ltd.


Mr.Bright has been an outstanding teacher and headmaster and was instrumental in bringing up the standard of teaching and discipline in the school.

   --- S.G.Ratnam,
c/o Madura Garments & Accessories.


   Established SDR School as an ISC school within 5 years from its project inception
  Established the last institution as Founder Principal to the ISO standards and has achieved consistent higher scores in both ICSE and Higher Secondary Examinations.
  Provided all round development curriculum for the students.
  Proven track record of consistently producing Grade I in ICSE Chemistry Examinations.
  Functioned as Assistant Examiner in Chemistry for the Board Examinations during 1992 - 96 and 2000 – 02.
  Acted as the Convenor of Board examinations.
  Former Member of the District Science Centre Advisory Board, a Government of India Science Forum.
   Former member of Tuticorin District Aquatic Association Executive Committee.
  Established Corpus Christi School as an ICSE school in 2014 and as an ISC school in March 2016.
  Introduced Semester Pattern to reduce emphasis on Examination system.
  Internal assessment based on assignments, projects, seminars introduced.
  Has built the last institution to a leading, branded institution in the town within a span of 13 years from its inception.
  Online evaluation classwise, subjectwise, levelwise, test papers were implemented.


Success Stories

Staff Appraisal System & Training Programme

Appraisal System

Staff appraisal system where in an assessment was done based on the vertical and horizontal feed- back received along with the individual monitoring system . Due feed-back was given and necessary training schedules were taken-up.

Training Programmes

The Staff orientation programmes and training programmes were conducted periodically. Identified staff were given special training programme as evaluated in the appraisal system. This was followed by Training Effectiveness and necessary follow-up measures.

Skill Development For Children

Built a 64 student school

Built a 64 student school in a thatched roof with no building of its own to a 930 student school with over 75 members of teaching faculty with-in a span of 13 years. With- in this time school developed its own building with over 60000 sq.ft. with amenities like language lab., math lab., air-conditioned library, computer lab, science laboratories etc.

Skill Development For Children

Every child had the opportunity to come on to the stage to perform, write articles in the yearly school magazine or in the bi-yearly Newsletter. The communication skill of the students were excellent and the confidence level was high as the students had all-round development. Students were given soft skill development programmes and they passed out as problem solving individuals. Sports and games were given equal importance and they had a good swimming team and the schools had state level swimmers on their rolls.

All-India Child Genius contest

A child came 4th in All-India Child Genius contest conducted by Star T.V. network and met the President of India at Ratrapathi Bhavan. 2 children were honoured by the Vice-President of India for their achievements in the International Award for Young People formerly known as Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. 2 children distinguished themselves in the International Assessments for Indian Schools and one child came first in the 6 country region. Had the distinction of being the College Supervisor guide for an International Teacher Trainee from U.S.A. for a three month period.

An experience of over 18 years in administration alone coupled with 30 years in teaching field has helped to build institutions with a brand name in towns like Tuticorin and Ambasamudram. With the association in MNC school had the opportunity of implementing the management skills of XLRI Jamshedpur, NMIMS Bombay and Effective Personal Productivity of Paul J. Meyer (USA) in the schools where ever worked

Core Competencies

Strategy Planning

   Defining operational plans for ensuring smooth running of institutions.
  Providing leadership to academic and administrative staff to ensure high quality of teaching and administration.
  Following School Board policies to achieve optimum levels.
  Proven track record of consistently producing Grade I in ICSE Chemistry Examinations.
  Recruiting, mentoring & training personnel and determining resource requirements (materials/ manpower) and directing the arrangement of the same for the institution.
  Ensuring budgetary process and procedures for expenditure under Capital and Revenue Budgets.


   Spearheading curriculum planning, professional development and the implementation of educational programs as they apply to his or her assigned school.
  Reviewing the preset educational goals, objectives, and major district wise classroom instructional programs, establishing academic and other performance objectives.
  Involving professional and non-professional staff members, parents, community members, and business representatives.

Student Management

   Recognizing, respecting & nurturing the creative potential of each student.
  Identifying students with Special Difficulty and providing adequate support system.
  Accountable for fostering a healthy learning atmosphere in class and responding to all classroom queries in a spontaneous manner.
  Assisting & counselling students in various aspects of their career path.
  Ensuring discipline by observing students' work, behaviour and attendance.

Teaching & Training

  Designing & developing the lesson plans and the evaluation procedures.
  Designing & developing modules and customizing training programmes based on the training need analysis to enhance the staff and students’ skills & efficiency.
  Recognizing, respecting & nurturing the creative potential of each student and responding to all classroom queries in a spontaneous manner.
  Preparing time-tables, exercises, questionnaires and assignments for students at various levels.

Relationship Management

  Identifying prospective faculty members & selecting them after appraising their past competency levels.
  Interacting with parents and guardians involving student and parents in close co-operation.
  Setting goals and achieving them with due counselling.


  Acted as Board Examination Convener and handled all matter related to planning and execution.
  Despatching the answer scripts and all course work according to deadlines.
  Coordinating to keep update with curriculum changes & assessment methods.
  Meeting with special education teachers to help and implement a special education programme.
  Maintaining of records and writing reports on students’ performance.


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