Staffing Structure

Staffing Structure

Mrs F Craik – Acting Executive Headteacher

Mrs D Ritchie – Acting Head of School

Mr M Price – Deputy Head Teacher (Pastoral)

Mr A Skipper – Chair of Governors

Senior Leadership Team:

Acting Deputy Headteacher Pastoral: Mr A Logan
Senior Assistant Headteacher / Head of Career College: Mr P Given
Assistant Headteacher: Miss A Fairlamb
Assistant Headteacher: Mrs K Forster (maternity leave)
Assistant Headteacher: Mrs R Maxwell
Acting Assistant Headteacher: Miss H Tennet


Co-ordinator of SEND: Mr C Clarke
Head of Aidan House – Mr J Manuel
Head of Bede House – Miss C Close
Head of Cuthbert House – Mrs E Tiffin
Head of Hilda House – Miss L Marshall
Head of Margaret Clitherow House – Mrs C Kennedy
Assistant Head of Aidan House – Miss A Sterling
Assistant Head of Bede House – Miss J Scott
Assistant Head of Cuthbert House – Mr R Faulkner-Johnson
Assistant Head of Hilda House – Miss J Moreira
Assistant Head of Margaret Clitherow House – Miss M Robson

Sixth Form

Head of Year 12: TBC
Head of Year 13: Mr T Allen

Heads of Department:

Mathematics: Mrs H Armstrong
English: Mrs C Vasey
Science: Mr B Windass
Chemistry: Miss E Vaughan
Biology: Miss N Russell
Physics: Mr R Parker
Geography: Mrs K Gray
History: Miss I Goodall
Physical Education Boys: Mr P Riddle
Physical Education Girls: Miss J Trotter
Religious Studies: Mrs N Johnson
Modern Foreign Languages: Mrs C Barrett
Head of Spanish: Miss R Hume
ICT & Computer Science: Mr P Dann
Design & Technology: Mrs V Woodhouse
Business Studies: Mrs F McKenzie
Art & Design: Mrs S Gribben
Mandarin: Ms Jowene Chia
Psychology: Miss L Seeley
Health & Social Care: Mrs F Suleman

Staffing List (Alphabetical ) 2021/22

Name Job Title


Mrs Francesca Craik Headteacher/Acting Executive Headteacher of St Wilfrid’s & St Bede, Peterlee
Mr Tim Allen Head of Year 13 – Teacher of Maths
Mrs Hannah Armstrong Head of Maths
Mrs Claire Barrett Head of Department – MFL
Miss Fatima Suleman Head of Health & Social Care
Mrs Lisa Blyth Teacher of Technology
Mr Jim Boyle Teacher of Maths
Mrs Julieann Castling Teacher of Chemistry
Mrs Stephanie Charlton Teacher of Business Studies (currently on maternity leave)
Ms Jowene Chia Head of Mandarin
Mr Callum Clark SEND Co-ordinator
Miss Chloe Close Head of Bede House/Teacher of Science – Chemistry
Mrs Caroline Collings-Backhouse Second in English
Mr Paul Dann Head of Department – ICT
Miss Julia Duffy Teacher of RE
Miss Eliza Dunn Teach First (Y2) – Teacher of Geography
Mrs Julienne Ellison Lead Practitioner – Maths
Miss Alex Fairlamb Assistant Headteacher/Teacher of History
Mr Richard Faulkner-Johnson Assistant Head of Cuthbert House/Teacher of Science
Mrs Kate Forster Assistant Headteacher/Lead for Sixth Form/Teacher of Biology
Mr Paul Given Assistant Headteacher – Teaching & Learning/Head of Career College/Teacher of PE
Miss Imogen Goodall Head of Department – History
Mr Phil Gordon Teacher of Computer Science
Miss Camille Graham Teacher of English
Miss Phoebe Graham Teach First (Y1) – Teacher of English
Mrs Kayleigh Gray Head of Department – Geography (currently on maternity leave)
Miss Abigail Green Teacher of Geography
Miss Emily Green Teacher of Music
Mrs Susan Gribben Head of Department – Art
Mrs Laura Hall Lead Practitioner English
Miss Emily Hardy Teacher of Science
Mr Dominic Hill Teacher of English
Miss Yutao Hou Teacher of Mandarin
Miss Rosanna Hume Lead Practitioner of MFL/Head of Spanish/Staff Governor
Mr Marc Hurst Second in Department – Maths
Mr Andrew Jackson Lead Practitioner of Geography
Miss Chloe Jeffries Teacher of Maths (seconded to St Bede’s)
Mrs Nicola Johnson Head of Department – RE (currently on maternity leave)
Miss Amy Jones (Huitson) Teacher of Art
Mrs Candice Kennedy Head of Margaret Clitherow House & Career College/Teacher of RE
Miss Dolly Kippax-Jones Teach First (Y1) – Teacher of Maths
Mrs Nicola Lisgo Teacher of RE
Mr Anthony Logan Assistant Headteacher/Pastoral
Miss Isla Macdonald Head of Department – Drama
Miss Xanthe Malcolm Teach First (Y2) Teacher of Science
Mr Jed Manuel Head of Aidan House/Teacher of PE
Miss Liz Marshall Head of Hilda House/Teacher of Geography
Mrs Victoria Masters Teacher of MFL
Mrs Rachel Maxwell Assistant Headteacher/Data and Curriculum
Miss Rachel McGhie Teacher of PE
Miss Julie McGuigan Teacher of Science
Mrs Faye McKenzie Head of Business Studies
Mr Liam Mence Teacher of PE
Mrs Sariah Moore Teacher of English
Miss Joana Moreira Assistant Head of Hilda House/ Teacher of MFL
Benjamin Naidenov Teach First (Y2) – Teacher of MFL
Ms Rebecca Neale Raising Standards Lead KS5 RE
Mrs Helen Nuttall Teacher of PE
Mr Robert Parker Head of Physics
Mr Mark Price Deputy Headteacher/Pastoral
Mr Paul Riddle Head of PE
Mrs Denise Ritchie Acting Head of School
Mr Sam Robinson Teacher of Maths
Miss Mia Robson Assistant Head of Margaret Clitherow House/ Teacher of History
Miss Nicole Russell Head of Biology
Mr Alan Salkilld Teach First (Y2) – Science
Miss Jenni Scott Teach First (Y2) – Teacher of Geography
Miss Leah Seeley Head of Psychology
Miss Francesca Shanks Teacher of English
Mrs Charlotte Siedle Teacher of RE
Miss Kate Simpson Raising Standards Lead – KS5 English
Mr Nick Smith Teacher of Mathematics
Miss Anne Stirling Assistant Head of Aidan House/Teacher of History
Mrs Susan Storey (maternity leave) Teacher of Science
Miss Danielle Sutherland STEM Coordinator/Teacher of Science
Mr Andrew Taylor Teacher of PE
Miss Hannah Tennet Acting Assistant Headteacher
Mrs Emma Tiffin Head of Cuthbert House /Teacher of Maths
Miss Julie Trotter (maternity leave) Head of Girls PE
Mrs Clare Vasey Head of Department – English
Miss Emma Vaughan Head of Chemistry
Mr Chris Ward Teacher of Mathematics/KS5 Co-ordinator – Maths (teaching commitments at St Joseph’s)
Mr David Watson Teacher of D&T/Engineering
Mrs Rebecca Watson Lead Practitioner – Teaching and Learning/Acting Head of Music
Mrs Jane Wild Lead Practitioner – English
Mr Ben Windass Head of Science
Mrs Victoria Woodhouse Head of Department – Technology
Miss Hannah Woods Lead Practitioner – Mathematics
 Teaching Assistants
Mrs Christine Pearson Teaching Assistant
Miss Francesca Martino Teaching Assistant
Miss Neve McIlvaney Apprentice Teaching Assistant
Support Staff
Miss Stephanie Charman Admin Assistant
Miss Sophie Fletcher Admin Assistant
Mrs Sally Glover Headteacher’s PA/Business Manager
Miss Karen Hillcoat Admin Assistant
Mrs Delaine Johnson Finance Assistant/Cover
Mrs Julie Mackintosh Reprographics Technician
Mr Michael McVeigh Assistant Site Manager
TBC First Aid Support Assistant
Mrs Claire Scott Data, Assessment & Exams Manager
Mr Christopher Stout Science Technician
Mrs Lynn Watson Senior Science Technician
Mr Mark Wood Design & Technology Technician (Acting Site Manager)
Mrs Joanne Woodhouse Admin Officer/Pastoral & Attendance
Catering Team
Mr Rob Bullock (St Anthony’s) Head Chef
Mr Mike Peterson Chef
Mrs Christine Arthur Catering Assistant
Miss Julie Brown Catering Assistant
Miss Carole Cooke Catering Assistant
Mrs Ann Cooper Catering Assistant
Mrs Leanne Elstob Catering Assistant
Mrs Amanda Forster Catering Assistant
Mrs Cathrin Harrison Catering Assistant
Mrs Kathleen Lascelles Catering Assistant
Mrs Janice McStea Catering Assistant
Mrs Maria Morton Catering Assistant
Mrs Yvonne Watson Catering Assistant