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Hebron Staff

Hebron School is home to a diverse multicultural community of around 30 nationalities, with two attractive campuses in the beautiful Nilgiri Hills of south India for accommodation. Hebron employs approximately 65 teachers and 35 administrative personnel. Staff members come from India, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Kenya, South Africa, South Korea, and Europe. As a boarding school, Hebron's residential care is personalised and aims to create a home away from home. 


Leadership Team

Principal – Timothy Wright

Tim joined Hebron In August 2017 as Vice Principal Academics, and has been Principal since July 2020. Prior to joining Hebron, he taught in London for just under 20 years, being involved for many years in teacher training (including with the Prince’s Teaching Institute), as a school governor and a Head of History. He is married to Bianca, alongside whom he was a dorm parent to the Standard 10 and 11 boys between 2017 to 2019, and their two children study at Hebron. He is also an alumnus of Hebron (1986-88), which sparked a life-long love of Indian history, culture and food. He also enjoys various sports, especially football, and can still be seen trundling around with decreasing impact during staff/student football matches. His aim is to ensure that Hebron continues to fulfil the vision of its founders, providing a holistic education on Christian principles for all our students, equipping them to be confident and positive global citizens.


Vice Principal (Administration) – Vinoth Kumar 

Vinoth has been with Hebron since 2002 playing multiple roles in school from heading the finance department, to being a dorm parent, a hockey coach, and to be a business studies teacher. He holds a Master's in Commerce and Business and left Hebron in 2008 briefly to follow the field of his professional studies, but was led by the Lord to continue serving at Hebron. He has played a significant role in the student and staff liaison committee and in facilitating Student Council. He along with his team aims to provide a very positive and conducive environment for the students; and ensure effective and efficient administrative support for the entire Hebron community of staff, students, parents, and others. 

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Vice Principal (Student Welfare) – Ruth Jacob 

Ruth has played a variety of key roles in engaging students, staff, and parents since joining Hebron a decade ago. She is currently the Designated safeguarding lead as well, along with teaching Chemistry and Coordinated Science. Along with her team, Ruth aims to ensure all students feel safe and secure in the school and that they have people they can talk to if they need support, physically, emotionally, spiritually, or academically. Before joining Hebron Ruth was teaching Science in the UK and India. 


Vice Principal (Academics) – Dagmar Baron 

Dagmar taught Chemistry and Biology while also being a member of the Senior Leadership team taking care of the personal development of students, academically and pastorally from 2003-2020. Later on, she returned to Hebron in July 2021 as the Vice Principal for Academics and Head of Science teaching Biology. Dagmar has been working with Christian Boarding Schools in the South Asia region since 2000, with four years away from education when she worked with an International Christian Organisation in Austria. She and her team work hard to prepare students to leave school as confident, reflective and caring young adults who embrace their identity, strengths, and passions while also being proud of the education and rich and varied experiences that have helped shape them.