Our Staff

Our dedicated staff are led by the Beacon leadership team.

Leadership team

Ady Young Head Teacher

Leads on training, coaching, research, EHCPs, safeguarding, children in care, support for schools, partnerships.

Beverley Evans Head of School

Jackie McFarnell Assistant Head

Leads on all aspects of provision, standards, progress, achievement, behaviour within Zone 1.

Claire Lidyard Assistant Head

Leads on all aspects of provision, standards, progress, achievement, behaviour within Zone 2.

Martin Henderson Assistant Head

Leads on all aspects of provision, standards, progress, achievement, behaviour within Zone 3.

Mel Winter

Mel Winter Head of Beacon Plus

Leads on all aspects of provision, standards, progress, achievement, behaviour within Beacon Plus.

Russell Ames Assistant Head

Leads the Specialist Teaching team, district support for mainstream schools, outreach.

Sasha Gooding Head of Operations

Leaders of learning

In addition, we have 9 ‘Leaders of Learning’ who focus on improving learning within their specific area of specialism.

Casey Fletcher

Mrs Fletcher Leader of Learning

Keely Waight

Mrs Waight Leader of Learning

Karen Hacker

Mrs Hacker Leader of Learning

Lisa Clutterbuck

Mrs Clutterbuck Leader of Learning

Mrs Wickens Leader of Learning

Mrs Richards Leader of Learning

Mr Quinn Leader of Learning

Mr Rankin

Mr Fairhall Leader of Learning

Teachers

Mr Ince Morroco Class Teacher

Mrs Thatcher Ivory Coast Class Teacher

Mrs Whitehead France Class Teacher

Mr Walker Haiti Class Teacher

Mrs Fagg Ivory Coast Class Teacher

Mrs Francis Grenada Class Teacher

Mr Rankin Egypt Class Teacher

Mrs Fletcher Sweden Class Teacher

Mrs Perrier Kenya Class Teacher

Mrs Reeve Cuba Class Teacher

Mr Ingleston St Lucia Class Teacher

Mr Quinn Costa Rica Class Teacher

Mrs Richards Tanzania Class Teacher

Mrs Wickens Canada Class Teacher

Mrs Lombart Bahamas Class Teacher

Miss Andrews Belize Class Teacher

Mrs Dixon United Kingdom Class Teacher

Mr Harket and Mr Lawless Madagascar Class Teacher

Mrs Hart Trinidad Class Teacher

Mrs Waight Mexico Class Teacher

Mrs Clutterbuck Spain Class Teacher

Mrs Thomson Antigua Class Teacher

Mrs O’Sullivan Ireland Class Teacher

Mr Saywell Mauritius Class Teacher

Mr Lawless Zimbabwe Class Teacher

Mrs Stoker Panama Class Teacher

Mrs Murray Cape Verde Class Teacher

Mrs Tong Dominican Republic Class Teacher

Mrs Smith Italy Class Teacher

Mr Norris The Gambia Class Teacher

Mrs Harley Botswana Class Teacher

Miss Wilson Jamaica Class Teacher

Mrs Fleming Austria Class Teacher

Mr Oleksin Barbados Class Teacher

Mrs Atkins Senegal Class Teacher

Mrs Pratt Margate Class Teacher

Miss Walters St Kitts Class Teacher

Mrs Morrison Puerto Rico Class Teacher

Mr Fairhall United States Class Teacher

Mrs Job Nicaragua and Seychelles Class Teacher

Sam Allon Dominican Republic Class Teacher

Mrs Hetterley Martinique

Walmer Teachers

Mr Moore Bright Class Teacher

Mrs Newington Carle Class Teacher

Mrs Hardy Donaldson Class Teacher