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Kingswinford Academy, Water Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY6 7AD
Part of Windsor Academy Trust
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Staff

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mr Tom Macdonald - Headteacher
  • Mrs Sally-Jo Wilkinson – Deputy Headteacher, Quality Assurance & Standards 
  • Mrs Sharon Fletcher – Deputy Headteacher, Student Welfare 
  • Mr Andy Jones – Assistant Headteacher, Curriculum & Timetable 
  • Miss Leyla Palmer – Assistant Headteacher, Teaching & Learning & CPL
  • Mr James Wilkes - Assistant Headteacher, Personal Potential & Head of House

Key leadership roles and responsibilities

Name Responsibilities
Mrs Sally-Jo Wilkinson  2QA, Achieve Excellence, Y11 AE, Faculty Directors, Productions,  PTFA, Appraisal, Pyramids, Staff Voice, Line Management Process, Leadership and Development, Complaints, Capability.
Mrs Sharon Fletcher Parents Evening, Form Tutors, Heads of House, Attendance, Behaviour, Anti-bullying, Pupil Premium, E Safety, Transition, Primary Liaison, FAP, Admission, Mental Health. 
Mr Andy Jones Cover, Timetable & Rooming, Curriculum & mastery, Options process, Schemes of Work, Examinations, Assessment & Moderation, Reporting, Data Collection & Analysis, Target Setting, Duties .
Miss Leyla Palmer Open Evening, Teaching and Learning, Teachmeet, IRIS, Lesson observations, Learning Walks, Chartered College, Ped Champs, Lead Practitioners, Strategic Teaching and Learning Team, CPL Teaching and Learning, CPL Programme, Coaching and Mentoring.
Mr James Wilkes Rewards, Trips & Visits, EVC, Character Education, CEIAG, British Values, Enrichment, Statutory RE, SMSC, SRE, PSHE, Student Leadership, Student Voice, Prefects.

Teaching staff

Business, IT & Modern Languages (French & Spanish)

  • Mr G Fendek - Faculty Director of Business, IT & Modern Languages (Computer Science)
  • Mrs Nathalie Gotting: WAT Lead Practitioner for MFL
  • Miss Julie Curtis - Curriculum Leader of MFL
  • Miss Nikki McFarlane - Teacher of Computing & Dance
  • Miss Leyla Palmer - Teacher of Business Studies 
  • Mrs Helen Mersh - Teacher of MFL

English

  • Miss Elizabeth Whittaker - WAT Director of English 
  • Mr Craig Cannings - Faculty Director of English 
  • Mr Chris Wallbank - Lead Practitioner and WAT Associate for Initial Teacher Training
  • Miss Larissa Lapikens - Deputy Faculty Director of English 
  • Miss Amy Jordan - WAT Lead Practitioner for English
  • Mr Andy Jones - Teacher of English (Year 11 Leader)
  • Mr James Wilkes - Teacher of English (Year 11 Leader)
  • Mrs Jenny Carriere - Teacher of English
  • Mrs Emily Cooper - Teacher of English 
  • Mrs Nazia Zarin - Teacher of English
  • Miss Syra Johal - Teacher of English
  • Miss Georgia Darlington - Teacher of English

Performance (Dance, Drama, Music and PE)

  • Miss Natalie Abel - Faculty Director of Performance (Music)
  • Mr Dave Cotterill - WAT Subject Lead Drama & Curriculum Leader of Drama (Year 8 Leader/Head of House - Helium)
  • Miss Sarah Holder - Curriculum Leader of PE
  • Miss Emma Francis - Teacher of Drama & Music
  • Mr Clark Gould - Teacher of PE
  • Mr Oliver Staten - Teacher of PE
  • Miss Hannah Horton - Teacher of PE & Dance
  • Mr Kieran Price - Teacher of PE 

Art, design and technology (ADT)

  • Mrs Elizabeth Wilkinson - Faculty Director of Art, Design & Technology & WAT Subject Lead DT
  • Mrs Sharon Bianco - Curriculum Leader of Art and WAT Lead Practitioner for the Arts
  • Mrs Helen Mutch - Curriculum Leader Food Preparation & Nutrition 
  • Mr Niall Barnett - KS3 Coordinator for Design & Technology
  • Mr Luke Mroczko - Personal Potential Leader for CEIAG
  • Mrs Louise Griffiths - Teacher of Art
  • Mrs Claire Shaw - Teacher of Art
  • Mrs Heather Harrold - Teacher of Art (Year 7 Leader/Head of House Argon) 
  • Miss Amy Robinson - Teacher of Food Preparation & Nutrition 

Humanities (History, geography and religious studies)

  • Mr Matthew Child - Faculty Director of Humanities 
  • Mrs Jenny Naujeer - WAT Subject Lead History & Curriculum Leader of History
  • Mrs Katherine Murray -Teacher of History
  • Mr Mark Carey -Teacher of History
  • Mrs Jess Airey - Teacher of History (Year 9 Leader/Head of House - Neon)
  • Mrs Heather Smith - Teacher of History & Geography
  • Mr Howard Gray - Teacher of Geography 
  • Miss Iqra Rehman - Teacher of Religious Education
  • Mrs Gurdeep Purewal - Teacher of Religious Education (maternity cover)

Maths

  • Mr Vijay Patel - Faculty Director of Maths 
  • Mrs Rebecca Deakin - Deputy Faculty Director of Maths
  • Mrs Jocelyn Lloyd - KS3 Coordinator for Maths 
  • Mrs Annette Bagnall - Teacher of Maths
  • Mr Simon Kelly - Teacher of Maths
  • Miss Helen Lewis - Teacher of Maths
  • Mrs Anusha Ganesan -Teacher of Maths
  • Miss Joanne Gower - Teacher of Maths 
  • Mr Connor Green - Teacher of Maths
  • Miss Amy Gulliver - Teacher of Maths 
  • Miss Laura Heritage - Teacher of Maths
  • Miss Rebecca Blackford - Teacher of Maths

Science

  • Mrs Donna Castle - Faculty Director of Science 
  • Miss Sarah Felton - Second in Science Faculty Area
  • Mr M Bills - Key Stage 3 Coordinator and Community Coordinator 
  • Mrs Rebecca Cresswell -Teacher of Science 
  • Mrs Katherine Wilkins - Teacher of Science 
  • Mrs Lin Powell - Teacher of Science 
  • Miss Amber Wall - Teacher of Science (Year 10 Leader/Head of House Krypton)
  • Miss Seona Rose - Teacher of Science
  • Mr Peter Jones - Teacher of Science (Lead of Pastoral Progress) Sept 2020

SENCO

  • Ms Jenn Willmitt SENCO & Teacher of Drama

Professional Services Staff

Human resources

  • Miss Paula Robinson - Personal Assistant to Headteacher & HR Lead

Administrative team

  • Mrs Penny Guest - Office Manager, Marketing & Communications Lead
  • Mrs Toni Ferrans - Secretary to SLT
  • Mrs Jill Woodhouse - Work Experience and Careers Admin Assistant
  • Mrs Helen Perks - Admin Assistant
  • Mrs Claire Malpass - Admin Assistant
  • Miss Tia Millard - Receptionist 

SIMS, data and exams team

  • Mr Bradney Willetts - Data Manager
  • Mrs Rachel Wheeler - Exams Officer
  • Mrs Lynda Wise - SIMs Manager

Finance team

  • Mr Mark Moody - Finance Manager 
  • Mrs Sue Baker - Finance Officer
  • Miss Sarah Clark - Finance Assistant

Behaviour management team

  • Mrs Rebecca Maybury - Behaviour Management Team Leader
  • Mrs Kim Jones - Behaviour Mentor and Assistant Head of House
  • Mrs Debbie Davies - Behaviour Mentor and Assistant Head of House
  • Mrs Gail Dickens - Attendance Officer
  • Mrs Gemma Baxter - Student Support Mentor
  • Miss Claire Williams - Student Support Mentor

Year/House team

  • Mr James Wilkes - Leader of Year 11
  • Mr Andy Jones - Leader of Year 11
  • Miss Amber Wall - Leader of Year 10/Krypton House 
  • Mrs Jessica Airey - Leader of Year 9/Neon House
  • Mr David Cotterill - Leader of Year 8/Helium House and Leader of Drama
  • Mrs Heather Harrold - Leader of Year 7/Argon House 

Assistant teachers and education support

  • Mrs Karen Barker - Assistant SENCO
  • Mrs Paula Hendy - Librarian
  • Miss C Hanna-Hyson - Cover Supervisor
  • Mrs Liza Bagnall - Assistant Teacher
  • Mrs Pamela Cairney - Assistant Teacher
  • Mrs Emily Sharp - Assistant Teacher
  • Mrs Lorraine Shrimpton - Assistant Teacher
  • Mr Steve Simmons - Assistant Teacher
  • Miss Debbie Copson - Assistant Teacher
  • Miss Clare Smith - Assistant Teacher
  • Mrs Ruth Nicholls - Assistant Teacher
  • Miss Christine Brewer - Assistant Teacher

Cleaning team

  • Miss Kelly Lewis - Cleaning Supervisor
  • Mrs Claire Perry 
  • Mrs Karen Allen 
  • Mrs Sharon Welch
  • Mrs Donna Westwood
  • Miss Hayley Millard
  • Mrs Linda Scott
  • Miss Rebecca Small

Site team

  • Mr David Parry - Site Manager
  • Mr Gavin Ledbrook -  Site Assistant

Technicians

  • Mr Chris Oakley - IT 
  • Mr Mahesh Patel - Senior Science
  • Mrs Sharon Wall - Science
  • Mr Adrian Edwards - Technology
  • Mrs Tracey Brookes - Technology