Staff Structure 21-22

Below is a full outline of the staff team at Highfields. Should you have a query or need to pass on information, please use our Contact Us page to find out who it should be directed to. Please note that since September 2018, the use of first-names for staff has been phased-out and formal, professional names introduced for all communication.

~ LEADERS ~

Senior Leadership

Mr Grant, MA – Headteacher
Mr Howard, BA – Deputy Headteacher

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Middle Leadership

Mrs Carley, B.Ed. – Director of Teaching & Learning
Ms Fletcher, Cert Ed – Head of Year – Y10 & Y11
Mrs Lewis, BSc – Head of KS3 & PM Groups Lead
Ms Greenhalgh, BA – Head of Enrichment and Careers
Mrs McFadyen, MA – SEND Coordinator & Data Development Lead
Mr Carter, Diploma (TISUK) – Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation Lead
Mrs Hibbert – Pastoral Manager – Emotional Well-Being Lead

Wider Leadership Team

Ms Ryan – Business Manager
Mr McGuire, PGDip – Deputy Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation & Engagement
Miss Holt, BA – Deputy Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation & Engagement
Mrs Portnell – Asst Director of T & L
Miss Dunn – Asst Director of T & L
Ms France, BSc – LAC and Focus Groups Lead

~ TEACHERS ~

Teaching Team

KS4-based:

Mr Nadarali, Bsc- Science
Mr Handby, BA – Science
Mrs Carley, B.Ed. – Maths
Mrs Portnell, BA – Maths
Miss Wilson – English & PM Groups with Senior Teacher Responsibility
Miss Dunn, MSc – English
Mr Spurrier, BSc – Horticulture, Practical Skills and English
Mrs Uttley, Cert Ed – ICT
Mrs Haughton, BA – ICT
Miss Sargent, BA – Functional Skills with Senior Teacher Responsibility
Mr Hevingham, BSc – PE / Sports & Careers
Ms Greenhalgh, BA – Art & Careers
Miss Crawford, BA – Performing Arts / Careers
Ms Fletcher, Cert Ed – Food Tech / Cooking
Mrs Goodwin – Outreach / PM Groups
Mrs Gascoyne, BSC – PM Groups / EHCP
Miss Sattar, MA – Enrichment PPA Teacher

KS3-based:

Mr Biggar, B.Ed. – KS3 Curriculum with Senior Teacher Responsibility
Mrs Lewis, BSc – KS3 Curriculum
Mr Pretsell, BA – KS3 Curriculum with Senior Teacher Responsibility
Mr Pyatt, BA – KS3 Curriculum with Senior Teacher Responsibility
Mrs Rowe, B.Ed. – KS3 Curriculum
Mrs Clish, BA – KS3 Curriculum with Senior Teacher Responsibility

Learning Support / SEND:

Mrs McFadyen, MA – SENDCo
Mrs Gascoyne, BSC – EHCP Teacher
Ms France, BSc – Looked After Children and Focus Groups Lead

~ SUPPORT STAFF ~

Teaching Assistants with Additional Responsibility

Mrs Ward
Mr Dearnaley
Mrs Mason
Mr Downey, BSc
Mrs Harrop
Mrs Bishop

 

Mrs Axford
Mr Barlow, BA
Miss Sattar, MA
Mrs Turner
Mr Gough, BA
Miss Regan

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Pastoral Team

De-Escalation Team (Short Term SEMH Intervention):

Mr Carter, Diploma (TISUK) – Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation & Engagement Lead
Mr McGuire, PGDip – Deputy Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation & Engagement
Mr Shahid, BSc – Pastoral Mentor – De-Escalation & Engagement
Mrs Davies – Pastoral Mentor – De-Escalation & Engagement
Mrs Sidibeh – Pastoral Mentor – De-Escalation

Emotional Well-Being Team (Medium to Long Term SEMH Intervention):

Mrs Hibbert – Pastoral Manager – Emotional Well-Being Lead
Miss Holt, BA – Deputy Pastoral Manager – De-Escalation & Engagement
Miss Wright, BA – Pastoral Mentor- Emotional Well-Being
Miss Oldham, MA – Pastoral Mentor with Specialist Brief – Drugs and Alcohol
Mrs Hague – Pastoral Mentor with Specialist Brief – Vocational Placements

Embedded External Agencies:

Miss Diaczuk, BA – ACT Social Worker
Mrs Bagshaw, BSc – Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
Teresa – Beacon Counsellor, MA (*Counsellors use first names only)

~ SCHOOL OPERATIONS STAFF ~

Admin

Ms Ryan – Business Manager (including Exams Officer)
Ms Mehtar, BA – Receptionist and SLT Admin Officer
Miss Ellis – Student Information and Main Office Administrator

Site

Mr Kulik – Site Supervisor