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Al Yasat Private School

School Administration


Joseph Jamal Business and Building Facilities Manager
Joseph Jamal comes from India. He first came to Abu Dhabi in 1994, and has been a part of Al Yasat family since 1999. He joined as an accountant and has always been an eager participant in all activities of the school. He is presently the Facility and Business Manager of the Al Yasat group. He has completed his masters in Public Administration. Joseph enjoys cooking, travelling and is very fond of taking the path that has been least travelled.
Asma Zafar Administrator, Data Manager and ICT Facilitator

Asma Zafar has completed a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Systems from NED University, Karachi, Pakistan earning a Gold medal. Asma started her career in programming in a leading software house in Pakistan reaching the level of Senior Applications Analyst. After her move to the UAE 17 years ago, she has raised family, volunteered in Mother-Toddler groups and schools and undertook newsletter editing for several years. She joined Al Yasat as a supply teacher first in 2008 and then designed and developed the library system and worked as a librarian and resources manager for two years. She did some more cover work in 2012 before taking up her current role of Administrator/ICT Facilitator. She has been extensively involved along with the Principal in collection, collation and analyses of all assessment data since then. This includes the production of all data and stakeholders’ documents and has also been solely involved in the regular analysis of attendance data. Her responsibilities include communication with all staff and parents via email and SMS. She is currently working on SIMS, the school's management information system. Her personal interests include reading, travelling, horse riding and spending time with family and friends.

Tonya Traylor Media and Advertising

Tonya Traylor has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Management/ Mass Communications plus several years of professional experience in: marketing, brand development and representation, social media networking, event planning and production, journalism, video production, magazine production/distribution and customer/public relations. Tonya has worked in front and behind the camera and her credits include: Host for “Varsity Brain Bowl” an educational television game show aired on PBS Television for 2 years Producer of 3 nationally distributed film projects distributed on Dvds: “Comedy Explosion” for Blackcat Entertainment and “SOUNDOFF USA” Volume 1& 2 for Pandisc Media. Produced a specialty automobile magazine and cable tv show, entitled “Riding Out” A Regional 3 year ad campaign for “Tobacco Free Florida” Performed as understudy and the lead role in the National Touring Company of “David Talbert’s” production of Telling It Like It Tiz.

W.K Seelawathi Withana Supervisor-House Keeping
Champa Assistant Supervisor-House Keeping
Ambareesh Chithran Accounts Officer
Ambareesh is an Indian Finance professional, working in Al Yasat private School as a Finance and Accounts officer since two years. He is a chartered accountant certified from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) from India and also holding bachelor degree in commerce. He has more than 5 years in the field of finance and specialized in the field risk assessment. He is very passionate about learning and always keen to update the knowledge in International Financial reporting Standards (IFRS) standards. Ambareesh was previously working in a consulting firm based out of Dubai and recruited from the firm. He is very passionate about cricket and films, also very supportive for others to improve the skill.
Qurban Ul Haq Senior Accountant
Mr Qurbanul Haq (Senior Accountant) Qurbanul Haq has been the Senior Accountant at Al Yasat Private School since 2014. He hail from ‘The Land of the Tamils’ - Tamil Nadu, the southern state of India, which take pride to be one of the most ancient languages and cultures of the world. As an enthusiast in accounting, Qurban completed his Masters in Commerce and started his career as accountant for various firms in India for before his shifted to UAE in 2009. He has vast experience having worked in a number of different positions and industries for over 14 years. In addition to specializing in data analysis he has worked closely in bookkeeping, budgeting, preparing financial analysis reports, taxation etc. Qurban is passionate about helping the clients understand the complexities of finance handling and ensure they adhere to rules and regulations in place, while keeping them happy. His ability to coordinate and handle situations and program has always come handy in very many occasions in his work surroundings. T ough his straightforwardness and promptness at work has made him sturdy in work, apart from accounting he is a fun loving person, enjoys varied cuisines and likes company.

Dhanurdharan comes from the land of Promise, India. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has held the position of audit assistant in a chartered accountant firm in Kerala, India for two and a half years before moving to the UAE. Dhanurdharan has been recruited to Al Yasat Private School as Assistant Accountant.

Ahmed Arafa Public Relation Manager
Binoy Jose IT & BMS Manager
Mr. Binoy Jose has been working with Al Yasat Private School since the start of the School in new campus at Al Shamkha from 2014. He is from Kerala, also known as God’s own Country a beautiful state in India. He has more than 12 years of experience in the field of Information Technology (I.T) and Building Management System (B.M.S). He is a multi-certified (MCP, CCNA, and Fortigate Network Security Associate) systems Engineer with strong experience in managing Server, Network and BMS infrastructures. He is also a certified Building Management Systems Engineer. Outside the school, he loves traveling, photography and watching movies.
Harison Varghese IT Administration
Harison Varghese is an Indian IT professional, supporting & administering the technology matters in Al Yasat Private School, since last two years. Harison has completed his master’s in Computer Application and has been working in various roles like Computer application developer, System Analyst, Systems & Network administrator etc., before he joined Al Yasat School. He is enthusiastic about applying the tools and techniques of information technology in supporting the daily activities of colleagues and people around him. He enjoys music and travelling apart from IT life.
Julian Johny Website Manager / Content Creator

Julian Thomas has had a passion for Computers, Arts and Graphical Illustration and completed a Bachelor of Visual Communication from the University of Madras. After completing his degree Julian began his career as an IT Support/Graphic Designer. After working for a couple of years Julian pursued further study and completed an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Designing. Further developed his skill in creative design skills. This is Julian’s first appointment in the U.A.E.

Nataly Mohtar Administrative Supervisor
Melvin Sebastian IT Technician
Maha Anwar Asaad MS/HS Social Worker/School Counsellor

Maha is a psychologist and school counsellor who has many years of experience both in the UAE and Syria. Throughout her career, she has worked with children, teenagers, youth and adults which have provided her with a broad perspective on the challenges faced across different age groups. Her experience also includes working with vulnerable communities including refugees and displaced people.

Maha graduated from Damascus University with a degree from the Faculty of Education. She further pursued her Masters in Educational Administration as well. Her interest lies in raising awareness about mental health and its impact on overall well-being and is keen on providing professional development sessions to staff to build awareness on dealing with important issues among students in the 21st century.

In her free time, Maha enjoys spending time with family and swimming. She is also looking to pursue a second Masters in Clinical Psychology.

Elhussein Atef Shehata Qundil Bi Lingual Cashier/ Transportation Support (DOT)
Nour Mohammad Taha Awni Hijazi Receptionist
Aisha Ali Salem Helais Alnaqbi Receptionist/ Arabic Secretary