Meet the Staff
 

Senior Leadership Team

 


Headteacher Mrs E Verow

Having first joined the school as Head of English in 2006, Mrs Verow was appointed deputy headteacher in 2014, then Head of School in 2016. Recently converting as a Church of England school, she has worked hard to ensure that our Christian values of justice, grace, trust, thankfulness, aspiration and celebration are at the heart of everything we do.

As headteacher, Mrs Verow’s role focuses on the leadership and management of the whole school where she has a specific responsibility for school strategy and ethos, whole school policies, personnel, finance and resources.

Finally, Mrs Verow takes a lead role in representing the Newcastle Under Lyme District schools as part of the secondary headteacher's forum for Staffordshire.

 

Deputy Headteacher Mrs L Toach

Mrs Toach joined the school in 2007 as Head of Science and was appointed assistant head in 2012. As deputy head from 2015, she is responsible for the strategic direction of our teaching, learning and achievement programmes as well as overseeing the delivery of the KS3 and KS4 curriculum. For this, she plans, co-ordinates and produces teaching and learning timetables for all students and teaching staff as well as ensuring our curriculum takes into account recent changes in educational policy.

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Assistant Headteacher: CPD & Appraisal Mrs L Boon

Since 2004, Mrs Boon has played an integral part in our mathematics department where she was head of department for 6 years. Becoming assistant headteacher back in 2010, Mrs Boon's current responsibilities include the strategic direction of the sixth form and community programme, along with ensuring our staff receive quality continuous professional development and rigorous appraisal.

 

 

Assistant Headteacher: Student Welfare & Christian Distinctiveness
Miss S Milne

Miss Milne first joined the school back in 2009 and has held many positions before her appointment as assistant headteacher in November 2015. As the designated safeguarding officer, her role is to create and maintain a caring, safe and stimulating environment for all members of our school community. Within this, she has specific responsibility for care, guidance and support as well as ensuring our Christian distinctiveness and ethos is at the heart of all lessons, assemblies and chapter time.

 

Assistant Headteacher: Student Progress Mr W Wilson

Mr Wilson first joined The King's in July 2015 after a successful career working with the local government and the private sector as a school’s improvement officer. Along with his teaching role, Mr Wilson currently has responsibility for student attainment and progress where he tracks the progress of all our students, strengthens their high aspirations and ensure they are given every opportunity to realize their potential

He also supports the quality assurance process for all faculties through strategic planning and coordinates the spending of Pupil Premium funding.

 

Behaviour Manager Mr J Hughes

Mr Hughes re-joined the school during the summer of 2015 after a successful secondment working with disaffected children in the local area. Mr Hughes has overall responsibility for the implementation of our student behaviour and rewards system as well as supporting with the safeguarding of all our learners and IAG.His aim, as part of the leadership team, is to ensure that pupils are safe and happy within school and that standards remain high. This in turn allows them the best opportunity to succeed academically.


    

 

      

Head of Teaching & Learning Miss A Williams

Miss Williams joined the school in 2009 and has held many positions in the English department, most recently head of faculty. In 2016, Miss Williams was appointed head of teaching and learning where she monitors, develops and improves the overall quality of classroom practice within the school. Further duties include overseeing the professional development programme and coordinating the coaching programme, as well asproviding school to school support as a Newcastle District Specialist Leader in Education.

 

Business Manager Mr R Timmis

As Business Manager, Mr Timmis’ role focuses on ensuring that the business aspects of the school run efficiently and effectively. The essence of the job is to ensure that the resources available for teaching and learning are maximized. Responsibilities include leading on or being involved with: governance, finance, human resources, IT, Health and Safety, premises, catering, lettings, administration, compliance with regulatory and statutory duties, marketing and capital projects.

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Heads of Faculty

 

Acting Head of English Faculty Miss S Warner

Miss Warner currently has responsibility for English, MFL, Drama, Media Studies, Religious Education and Citizenship.

 

Head of Mathematics Faculty Mrs S Turner
Mrs Turner currently has responsibility for Mathematics, ICT, Geography and Business Studies.


Head of Science Faculty Miss L Sykes

Miss Sykes currently has responsibility for Science, Childcare, History, PE and Music.

 

Head of Technology Faculty Mr C Phillips

Mr Phillips currently has reponsibility for Design and Technology, Art, Catering, Hair and Beauty, Photography and the Prince's Trust Achievement Programme.




Academic Progress Unit

Student Welfare Manager & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs C Wilcock

Student Progress Manager Mrs K Hinchcliffe

Attendance Manager Mrs M Edwards

Data Manager Mr M Toach

Cover Supervisors Mr D Barcroft & Mrs Z Williams

Inclusion Support Assistant Miss J Hughes

 

Learning Support:

Deputy SENDCo Mrs A Nevard

Higher Level Teaching Assistants Mrs J Cooper & Mrs C Telwright

Inclusion Support Assistant Mrs J Barber

Teaching Assistant Mr S Cope & Mrs H McCarroll



Art & Photography

Mrs L Maud

Business Studies

Miss S Milne

Miss A Sharrock

Childcare and Health & Social Care

Mrs E Finnemore

Citizenship

Mrs K Berrisford

Computer Science and ICT

Mr M Imtiaz

Mr C Phillips

Drama

Mrs J O'Hara-Douglas

English

Mr T Harrison

Mrs S Richardson

Miss O Stanyer

Mrs E Verow

Miss A Williams

Geography

Mr J Hughes

Miss A Sharrock

History

Miss J Bailey

Mr K Sanders

Media Studies

Mrs S Richardson

Miss A Williams

Mathematics

Mrs J Baker

Mrs L Boon

Miss B Burgess

Mr J Hughes

Mrs S Turner

Mr W Wilson

Modern Foreign Languages

Miss L Stevenson

Miss S Warner

Music

Miss S Milne

Physical Education

Mr K Sanders

Mr M Worthington

Religious Education

Mrs K Berrisford

Miss S Milne

Mr K Sanders

Mrs C Keay

Science

Miss L Sykes

Mrs L Toach

Miss E Coop

Technology

Mr C Phillips

Miss L Harrison

Support Services

Headteacher’s PA Mrs C Smith
Clerical Assistant: Finance Miss K Phillips
Clerical Assistant Miss M Till
Library & Reprographics Assistant Mrs A Greene

Caretaker Mrs K Mathews
Janitor & Minibus Driver Mr K Oakes

Senior ICT Technician Mr P Clark
Assistant ICT Technician Mr O Smith
Science & Technology Technician Mr J Sherratt

Catering Services Manager Mrs S Collins
Kitchen Assistant(s)
Mrs C Clarke
Miss C Mason
Mrs H Moores
Mrs J Proctor

Cleaner(s)
Mrs L Barlow
Mrs C Bridges
Mrs C Dennis
Mrs D Meadowcroft
Miss A Owen
Mrs J Timperley
Mrs B Walker

Lunchtime Supervisor(s)
Mrs D Meadowcroft
Mrs K Mathews