Our Staff Team

At Higham St John's, we aim to forge a close relationship between school and home so that children may achieve their maximum potential.  We strongly encourage parents and carers to work with us to develop your child's learning and seek to address any problems at the earliest opportunity.

Staff Role

Deputy Headteacher    (Year 1/2)
Class Teacher                  (Year 2/3)
Class Teacher                  (Year 5/6)
Class Teacher                  (Year R/1)
Class Teacher                  (Year 4/5)
Office Administrator
School Business Support Officer
Teaching Assistant         (Class 1)
Teaching Assistant         (Class 2)
Teaching Assistant         (1:1)
Teaching Assistant         (Class 3)
Teaching Assistant         (Class 4)
Teaching Assistant         (Class 5)

Teaching Assistant         (1:1)
Supply Teacher
QTVI Specialist Teacher
QTVI Specialist Teacher
Site Supervisor
School Cook
Kitchen Assistant
Extended Services Manager
Out of Hours Club Assistant
Out of Hours Club Assistant
Out of Hours Club Assistant
Welfare Assistant
Welfare Assistant
Welfare Assistant (1:1)
Guitar Teacher
Woodwind Teacher
French Teacher

Sports Coach (Sports Cool)

Name of staff member
Mrs Helen Shaw

Mrs Julie Lees
Miss Liz Pickering
Miss Jen Lawson
Miss Amanda McNeill
Miss Chloe Briddon
Miss Annette Jackson
Mrs Michelle Clews
Supply cover
Miss Nicki Fishlock
Mrs Maggie Williams
Mrs Emma Gregory
Mrs Nicola Schillaci
Supply cover

Miss Nadiyah Ajaib
Mrs Carole Atkinson
Mrs Pam Golden
Miss Laura Parton
Mrs Eileen Lowe
Miss Sarah Britcliffe
Mr Stephen Hodgson
Mrs Michelle Harrison
LCC catering service - supply
Mrs Rachael Aspden
Mrs Anne Rawlinson
Ms Heather Skeates
Miss Gemma Howard
Mrs Rachael Aspden
Miss Gemma Howard
Mrs Christine McIlroy
Mr Chris Waddington
Mrs Helen Parker
Madame Wardle


Abby Kirkbright

Jacob Cox

Additional Responsibilities

DSL, Prevent Lead, R.E Curriculum Lead, Wider Curriculum Implementation Lead, Science, Eco Schools
Maths Curriculum Lead, Ethos Group, Worship Lead, Deputy DSL; Maths and Worship Lead

 English Curriculum Lead
EYFS Lead, Creative Arts
Extended Services Admin


PPA cover (Class 2); games club


PPA cover (Class 3); 1:1 tuition
PPA cover (Class 4); 1:1 tuition; games club
PPA cover (Class 5); 1:1 tuition