Staff and Areas of Responsibility of Senior Staff

STAFF

The total number of teaching staff employed in the current session (2017/2018) is 80.77 (full-time equivalents). A full staffing list by faculty follows but parents will appreciate that information about staff is subject to change since personnel and numbers will vary from year to year.

Parental contacts will normally be through one of the senior staff in school or through Guidance staff.

The full staff list can be found by clicking here.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF SENIOR STAFF

All the members of the Senior Management Team (SMT) have a joint responsibility for teaching and learning within the school and for the creation of a good learning environment. This aspect is an absolutely crucial one. Everything we do as a school is determined by its impact on the educational experiences of our pupils. The SMT liaise closely with subject departments. They also spend a considerable amount of time on monitoring the work of the pupils. Individual members of the SMT also have special responsibilities, some of which are detailed below:

Mr R Jones (Acting Headteacher)

Vision, values and aims of the school. School policy. School improvement. Child protection. Curriculum development. Development and promotion of link with parents and the wider community.  Year head for S3. Link to Glen House.

Mr F McCallum (Depute Headteacher)

Year Head for S1 and S2. Broad General Education curriculum. Developing the Young Workforce in the BGE.  Design & Technology, Humanities, Literacy and Performing Arts. Cluster coordination.  Primary to secondary transition coordination. Pupil profiles. SQA and examination coordination. Link to Craig House.

Mrs A Clubb (Acting Depute Headteacher)

Year Head for S4 and S5. Senior Phase curriculum. Attainment. Business & Computing, Numeracy and Science. Monitoring, tracking and reporting. Timetable. Admissions coordination. Excursions and activities.  Link to Fidra House.

Mrs L Neri (Depute Headteacher)

Year Head for S6. Pedagogy. Developing the Young Workforce in the Senior Phase. Modern Languages, Health & Wellbeing, Guidance and Pupil Support. Child protection coordinator.  Looked after and accommodated children.  Transition to post-school destinations. Enhanced admissions. Link to Law House.

Mrs L Barker / Mrs K Edwards (job share Business Manager)

School finance and budget. Fundraising and sponsorship. General administration of the school. Excursions and activities. Resource management. School facilities. School dances, concerts and hospitality.

Guidance Staff
Our Guidance staff are as follows:

Craig House Fidra House Glen House Law House
Mr C Burgess Mr E Orr Mrs G Casson Mr C Stebbing