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St James's Catholic Primary School

St James's Catholic Primary School

‘Put out into the deep’


Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Staff MemberRoleKey Responsibility
Mr C BeattyHeadteacher 

Mr J Vander Vloet

Deputy Headteacher

Teaching & Learning

Assessment Coordinator

Cognitive Education Coordinator

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Mr S Cotton

Assistant Headteacher

Year 3 Teacher

Pastoral Wellbeing

ECT/ITT Coordinator

Secondary Transfer/Primary Transition Coordinator

Parent Liaison

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

PE Coordinator

Mr S Wasmuth

Assistant Headteacher-Infant School

Year 2 Team Leader

R.E Coordinator

Catholic Life

RSE Coordinator


Staff Governor

Ms J Miles

Assistant Headteacher-Junior School

Year 6 Team Leader

Science Coordinator

Statutory Assessment/Year 6 Transition 

Mrs M CunninghamInclusion Assistant Headteacher 


SEND Provision

Ms L Burtenshaw

Education & Welfare Manager

Year 2 Teacher


Designated Safeguarding Lead

Pupil Premium Provision

Medical Coordinator



Infant School

Mrs H Hayes           Nursery Team Leader              PSHE Coordinator
Learning Leaders

Mrs S Jamieson*

Ms V Smith

Ms L Miles

Ms U Ziolkowska


Miss A MairReception Team LeaderEYFS Lead
Mrs K BradleyReception TeacherWellbeing Coordinator
Ms A BerlynReception TeacherPhonics Coordinator
Miss K RyanReception Teacher 
Learning Leaders

Mrs l Belligero*

Ms S Roche*

Ms K Smith

Miss N O'DonoghueYear 1 Team Leader

RRSA Coordinator

Mr McIlroyYear 1 TeacherEAL Coordinator
Miss H MackeyYear 1 TeacherPSHE Coordinator
Learning Leader

Mrs M Russell*

Ms M FoleyYear 2 TeacherPupil Council Coordinator
Ms C ThackaberryYear 2 TeacherD&T Coordinator
Learning Leaders

Mrs C Nutley

Ms S Murtagh


Junior School

Miss P White Year 3 Team Leader

English Coordinator

Mr A LawlessYear 3 TeacherGeography Coordinator
Ms E Chudzik*Year 3 Teacher 
Mrs F BantinYear 4  Team LeaderComputing Coordinator
Mr R O'ConnorYear 4 TeacherHistory Coordinator
Ms A WhiteheadYear 4 TeacherMaths Coordinator
Ms J CollinsYear 5 Team LeaderEnglish Coordinator
Mr S WallaceYear 5 TeacherComputing Coordinator
Ms H SmithYear 5 Teacher 
Miss N GallagherYear 6 TeacherP.E Coordinator (Events and Inclusion)
Miss N McKenzieYear 6 Teacher 
Mrs M HarnettYear 6 TeacherScience Coordinator


George Tancred Centre

Mrs McGregor-Ridley

Teacher in Charge

Ms E Rainbow

GTC Teacher

Mrs O AbuGTC Teacher
Ms. Z. FineganGTC Teacher
Ms C Leahy*Learning Leader 
Mrs J SummersLearning Leader


Inclusion Team

Mrs D ReesLearning Leader
Mrs M RyanLearning Leader
Mrs J WingfieldLearning Leader
Mrs A Bhatti*Learning Leader 
Mrs l FevrierLearning Leader
Mrs R BanfieldLearning Leader
Ms R McGloinLearning Leader
Ms A SilvesterLearning Leader
Ms A Jean-Pierre*Learning Leader 
Ms S GutierrezLearning Leader
Mrs R NitaLearning Leader
Ms L McCloughlinLearning Leader
Mrs M Gibb*Learning Leader
Ms B Griffin*Learning Leader 
Mrs A VargheseLearning Leader


Specialist Teachers

Mrs D Dion-JonesSpecialist French Teacher

Foreign Language Coordinator

EAL Coordinator

Mrs S ArmstrongDirector of Music 
Mrs J LineArt TeacherArt Coordinator
Miss F AljovinArt TeacherArt Coordinator


Office Staff

Ms C MackinBusiness Manager
Mrs A Sharp

Finance Officer

Clerk to Governors

Mrs N BerginOffice Administrator
Ms K SweeneyOffice Administrator
Mrs A GallagherOffice Administrator
Mrs C ByrneSENCO & GTC Administrator


* Paediatric First Aid trained staff