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 - Director of Education, 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 - Head Teacher - BEd (Hons) Primary Education, QTS, NASEN
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 - Deputy Head Teacher, 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.
Alysha Cooper- Class Teacher
Jess Markley- Class Teacher
Kate Mullinger- Class Teacher & SENCo
Chelsey Watson- Class Teacher
Lucy Jackson- Class Teacher
Natalie Whittaker- Class Teacher
Claire Brace - Forest School Practitioner & Outdoor Leader
Zenobia Naylor- Instructor
Deb Peel- Instructor
Katie Braidley- Teaching Assistant
Jules Sutton- Teaching Assistant
Julia Balicka- Teaching Assistant
Jody Long- Teaching Assistant
Ruth Derry- Teaching Assistant
Helen Thorp- Teaching Assistant
Katy Peacock- Teaching Assistant
Leah Walsh- Teaching Assistant
Katie Thompson- Teaching Assistant
Jess Blake- Teaching Assistant
Tamsin Ferrara-Mather- Teaching Assistant
Jayde Brewin- Teaching Assistant
Helen Armitage-Mitchell- Teaching Assistant
Jane Power- Cook
Claire Nevill- Receptionist