Moorside Academy Staff Members

Principal

Mr R Davis

Mr Davis is the Head Teacher at Moorside Community Primary Academy. As well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the school, he is also responsible for child protection and staff professional development.

He is responsible for Numeracy, Physical Education, Assessment, organising placements and is the backup Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Teaching Staff

Miss A Smithson (on Maternity leave from January to June 2019)

Miss Smithson is Assistant Headteacher and the Reception class teacher. She also oversees the whole of Early Years, is responsible for coordinating Science across the school and is the backup Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs N Dutton

Mrs Dutton is covering Mrs Smithson maternity leave as the Reception class teacher.

Miss K Moss

Miss Moss is the Nursery manager. She is also responsible for coordinating History and Geography across the school.

Mrs R Gittins

Mrs Gittins is the Year 1 class teacher. She is also responsible for coordinating Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) across the school and the School Council.

Miss Z Shimmin

Miss Shimmin is the Year 2 class teacher.  She is also responsible for coordinating Religious Education, Modern Foreign Languages and Art and DT across the school. She is also back up Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

Miss T Lungu

Miss Lungu is the Year 3 class teacher

Miss L Mills

Miss Mills is the Year 4 class teacher. She is also responsible for coordinating Information and Communication technology (ICT).

Mrs L McNay

Mrs McNay is the Year 5 class teacher.  She is also responsible for coordinating Music.

Mrs R Russell

Mrs Russell is Acting Assistant Headteacher and Year 6 class teacher. She is also responsible for coordinating Literacy and Special Educational Needs (SEN) across the school.

Non Teaching Staff

Administration Staff

School Business Manager

Mrs J Lee

Office Manager

Mrs C Smalley

Apprentice Business Support Officer

Miss N Bolton

Learning Mentor

Mrs O McSorley is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)


HLTA’s and Teaching Assistants

Mrs D Callaghan

Mrs J King

Miss N Sharp

Mrs S Langdon

Mrs H Kirby

Miss C Bradshaw

Mrs S Mooney

Miss S Waugh

Miss L Gaskell

Miss D Farrington

Mr D Shire

Mrs K Gleave

Miss M Conner

Mrs A Flannery

Mrs L Moore

Mrs C Pearson

Mrs C Quinn

Mr D McSorley

Miss K Eisen

Mrs D Jones is also the Breakfast Club Manager

Mrs E Hughes is also the After School Club Manager


Apprentice Teaching Assistants

Mr M Conner

Mr S McKenna

Miss R Hudson


Dinner-time/Welfare Staff

Mrs K Gleave

Mrs E Hughes

Mrs S Battell

Mrs M Williamson

Mr D Shire

Mrs S Nickson

Miss K Eisen

Miss L Frederick

Mrs A Flannery

Mrs S Clarke – Kitchen manager

Mr S McKenna

Mrs J Conaughton

Mrs S Mooney

Miss D Weedall

Miss R Hudson

Mrs M McClinton

Mrs J King

Mrs B Sanderson

Site Supervisor

Mrs G Murray

Cleaners

Mrs S Battel

Mrs B Sanderson

Miss M McClinton

Mrs S Nickson