About Our School

Welcome to Parkdale. All are welcome here. Our Prospectus and the remainder of this website will give you a comprehensive picture of life in our school. On this page, you can meet the staff and learn of any vacancies.

Headteacher & Pastoral

Meet the team! Here are our staff with a brief ‘pen portrait’ of their roles.

Mr Peter Hillier

Responsible for the strategic development, management and administration of the school. He is a Designated Person for Safeguarding and line manager to the Senior Leadership Team. Teaches PE to Y5 on a Thursday afternoon and coaches our football and cricket teams. Co-ordinates Children’s Parliament for the Trust.

Mr Jason Pattison

Co-Deputy Head Teacher – KS2 Manager, Numeracy Lead, Appraiser, First Aider, line manager for KS2 staff and TAs and Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Mrs Jenny Walker

Pastoral Care, Family Support, Attendance Officer, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Alex Taylor

Special Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCo), Pupil Premium Lead, Designated Safeguarding Lead

The Early Years Team

Miss Louisa Desborough

Early Years Lead Teacher

Numeracy Team

Mrs Hayley Rippon

R Bay Class Teacher 

Communication and Language Lead

Mrs Ruth Ward

R Holly Class teacher 

Miss Darcie Parkin

Early Years Teacher

Mrs Julie Ross

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Gemma Batchford

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Gemma Carlin

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Shelley John

Teaching Assistant

Key Stage 1 – Years 1 & 2

Mrs Jennie Chalmers

Year 1 Class Teacher (Palm) & Identity and Music Team Member

Miss Eleanor Harris

Year 1 Class Teacher (Chestnut) 

Mrs Caroline Garrett

Year 2 (Willow) Class Teacher (Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays) Joint Identity Team Lead & History Lead

Mrs April Troop

Year 2  (Sycamore) Class Teacher & Design Technology and Mental Health Lead

Mrs Caroline Mason

Year 2 (Willow) Class Teacher (Thursdays & Fridays) Phonics Lead & Joint Identity Team Lead

Mrs Jayne Skeet

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN Support

Mrs Lisa Hutchins

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN Support

Mrs Dionne Thomas

1:1 and general TA in Year 3 and general TA in Year 1

Mrs Karen Drury

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN support

Key Stage 2 – Years 3-6

Mrs Jenny Hinton

Year 6 (Beech) Class Teacher, Digital & Computing Lead, Music Lead

Mrs Fiona Carter

Year 6  (Cedar) Class Teacher & Art & Design Subject Lead

Mrs Rebecca Hayes

Year 6 (Beech) Class Teacher & MFL Lead

Mrs Louisa James

Year 6  Class Teacher & Maths Team

Miss Pippa Blatherwick

Year 5 (Oak) Class Teacher

Mrs Imogen Miller-Orme

Year 5 (Maple) Class Teacher, Digital & Geography Lead  

Mr Jason Pattison

Assistant Head Teacher, KS2 & KS2 Manager & Staff Induction, Lead Mentor (including NQTs) Numeracy, Appraiser, First Aider and line manager for KS2 staff and TAs

Mrs Victoria Stafford

Year 4 (Ash) Class Teacher 

Mrs Tracey Carlisle

Year 4  (Poplar) Class Teacher, Science Lead & Digital Team

Mrs Angie Cooper

Year 3 (Rowan) Class Teacher,  RE Lead and History Team member, FOP link Teacher, Charities Team.

Mrs Donna Selby

Year 3 (Elm) Class Teacher & Reading Team (enjoyment/rewards)

Mrs Andrea Ellis

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN support

Mrs Sofia Sardar-Niaz

Teaching Assistant & HLN SEN support

Mrs Gina Roper

Teaching Assistant & HLN SEN support

Mrs Carolyn Hallam

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN support, PPA cover

Miss Nicky Brooks

Teaching Assistant & ASN/AFN SEN Support

Mrs Fiona Henshaw

SEND Support TA in Year 4 and 5 

Other Teaching & Support Staff

The Office

The Site

Miss Katherine Howe

Office Manager – Financial/Budget control, administrative and clerical support. Maintenance of pupil/staff database

Miss Kelly Dickinson

Administrative Assistant – School Fund income, clerical support, school dinners and class trips

Mrs Jenny Scott

Administrative Assistant – Clerical support, attendance and stationery stock control

Mr Andy Chell

Site Manager – Maintenance, security, co-ordination of projects, management of cleaning staff

Mrs Lyndsay Osborne

Cleaner in Charge – Site cleaning, management of cleaning team

Miss Rachel Osborne

Cleaner Extraordinaire

The Kitchen – Aspens

Miss Laura Garfield

Kitchen Assistant – Preparation & serving of school meals

Mrs Janine Leighton

Kitchen Assistant – Preparation & serving of school meals

The Middays

Mrs Yvonne Wright

Senior Lunchtime Supervisor – Dining/Playground Supervision, 1st Aid, Line Manager of Assistants

Mrs Awa Mohammed

Lunchtime Play Worker

Mrs Sarah Allen

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Mr Dave Litchfield

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

School Crossing Patrol (Lollipop Man)

Mrs Charlotte North

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Mrs Gemma Carlin

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Mrs Shazia Hussain

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Mrs Emma Hyson

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Mrs Marilyn Parry

Mid-day Supervisory Assistant – Playground/dining supervision

Current Vacancies

Teaching Vacancies

Teaching Vacancies

We are currently lookling to recruit to two posts: 1 x Maternity Cover (1 Term) Early Years 1 x Full Time Class Teacher, Early Years/KS1 https://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies/    

Midday Supervisor Vacancy

Midday Supervisor Vacancy

We have been advertising a vacancy in our Midday team.  If interested please apply via our Trust website.  Closing date is Mon 6th....

Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Teaching Assistant Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy advertised for a level 2 Teaching Assistant. Details here. https://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies/