Come and meet the staff at our school!
Jonathan Read - Proprietor, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQH
Before starting Meadow View Farm School, Jonathan worked as the head teacher of a 5-14 short stay school catering for up to 60 children. He has worked in specialised BESD settings for the last 20 years and prior to this was a SENCo in a mainstream school.
Jayne Riley - Proprietor, BEd (Hons)
Before starting Meadow View Farm School, Jayne was the deputy head/SENCo in the same 5-14 short stay school. She worked in that setting for 7 years and prior to this was a teacher and middle manager in a mainstream primary school. She has also led a number of subjects including, literacy, ICT and PSHE.
Ryan Kilby - Head Teacher, BA (Hons) Primary Education (Physical Ed) QTS, NPQSL, NPQH
Ryan worked for 5 years in main stream school and then worked in the local Pupil Referral Unit for 3 years before joining Meadow View in 2012.
Katie Simpson - Deputy Head Teacher & SENCo - BEd (Hons) Primary Education, QTS
Katie completed a 4 year BEd in Plymouth before relocating back to the Midlands. She then taught in mainstream for 9 years before joining at Meadow View Farm School.
Ben Long - Class Teacher & Curriculum Leader, BA (Hons) Primary Education (Physical Ed), QTS
Ben worked in mainstream for 9 years before joining Meadow View Farm School.
Vanessa Cooper, Business Manager. MCIPD, DSBM
Vanessa has worked in Business Admin and Human Resources for the past 15 years and brings a depth of experience to the team. She will usually be the first person you speak to when you call the school.
Michelle Humberston- Family Support Worker
Michelle has a wealth of experience working with young people and their families within a range of settings since 1982. She has established positive working links with a range of agencies and professionals to seek the support to best meet the needs of our children and families.
Ruth Derry- Intervention Worker
Alysha Cooper- Class Teacher & English Leader
Jess Markley- Class Teacher, Maths & Humanities Leader
Kate Mullinger- Class Teacher
Chelsey Watson- Class Teacher & School Council Leader
Megan Bradley- Instructor & Assessment Coordinator
Claire Morris - Forest School Practitioner & Teaching Assistant
Yinka Read- Teaching Assistant
Lucy Jackson- Farm Lead & Teaching Assistant
Faye Strachan- Teaching Assistant
Beth Harding- Teaching Assistant
Jules Sutton- Teaching Assistant
Helen Thorp- RML Lead & Teaching Assistant
Katy Peacock- Teaching Assistant
Leah Walsh- Teaching Assistant
Ellie Kear- Teaching Assistant
Sarah Cliff- Teaching Assistant
Alice Fisher- Farm Leader & Teaching Assistant
Jess Blake- Teacher Assistant
Emma D'Souza- Art Therapy
Jane Power- Chef