Southfield Junior School

  • "This is a good school. Southfield is calm and orderly, but has a 'buzz' of activity. Leaders have set out clear and high expectations. Teachers have the secure knowledge of the curriculum to be able to challenge pupils." - Ofsted 2019
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Meet Our Staff

TRUST LEADERSHIP TEAM

Aaron Griffiths

Chief Executive Officer of Grove Learning Trust

Executive Head Teacher  

Paula Bartlett

Chief Finance and Operations Officer for

Grove Learning Trust 

Partnership School Business Manager

 ACADEMY LEADERSHIP TEAM 

 

Cora Williams

Head of School 

Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL)

 

Michelle Tkocz

Assistant Head Teacher

Acting Inclusion Leader and SENDCo

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader (DDSL)  

 

Becky Oldridge

Co-Key Stage 2 Phase Leader 

Co-Maths Subject Leader

Kimberley O’Sullivan

Assistant Head Teacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader (DDSL)

Abby Spencer

Co-Key Stage 2 Phase Leader 

Co-Maths Subject Leader 

 

 

TEACHING TEAM

 

Claire Vallis

Year 3 Class Teacher

English Leader

 

Jenn White

Year 3 Class Teacher (Mon, Weds - Fri)

Science  Leader

Michelle Tkocz

Year 3 Teacher (Tues) 

Assistant Head Teacher and Acting Inclusion Lead

 Kimberley O'Sullivan 

Year 4 Teacher (Mon - Weds)

Assistant Head Teacher

 

Amy Alder

Year 4 Class Teacher

 R.E, PSHEC and School Council Leader

 

Abby Spencer

Year 5 Class Teacher (Mon - Weds)

Maths Leader

 

Becky Oldridge

Year 5 Class Teacher (Weds - Fri)

Maths Leader

 

Tom Davis

Year 5 Class Teacher

NQT

 

Charlotte Little

Year 6 Class Teacher

Geography and Music Leader

Rhianna Howes

Year 6 Class Teacher

English and PE leader 

 

Laura Chamberlain

Mental Health and Wellbeing Leader

& Assistant Inclusion Lead

PE leader

 

 

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING SUPPORT STAFF

SCHOOL OFFICE TEAM

Paula Bartlett 

Partnership School Business Manager

 

Lisa Dervishi

Office Receptionist (a.m.)

Admin and Attendance 

Jo Shaw

Office Receptionist (p.m.)

On Maternity Leave

 

Hayley Mathieson

 Finance Officer

Mrs Talmage

Office Receptionist (p.m)

 

LUNCHTIME SUPERVISION TEAM

Su Bushnell

Senior MDSA

Kim Francis

MDSA

Christina Tsukui

MDSA

 

Madeline Barber

MDSA

 

Alex James

MDSA

 

 

 

 

 

HLTAs & LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS (LSAs)

            

Becky Milton

Inclusion Officer 

Chris Ougham

Learning Support Assistant 

Sarah Hyland

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HLTA 

Ruth Law

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HLTA 

Karen Cornish

Learning Support Assistant 


Alex James

Learning Support Assistant 

Su Bushnell

Learning Support Assistant 

Vanessa Wild

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HLTA 

Helen Polito

Learning Support Assistant

 

 

 

 

OTHER STAFF

 Andy Whittock

I.T. Support Technician Extraordinaire

(i2c Solutions)

Julia Richardson

Resident Chicken Enthusiast 

and Flexible Supply Teacher