Thamesmead School Staff

Our current staff are listed here together with the subjects they teach, there is a key to the abbreviations provided below.


Senior Leadership Team
Mr P Rodin Headteacher 
Mrs J Bell Deputy Headteacher – Pastoral
Designated Safeguarding Lead / Maths 
Mrs H Eley Deputy Headteacher – Academic / Food Technology 
Mrs C Oates Assistant Headteacher – Teaching & Learning/CPD / English 
Mr J Owen Assistant Headteacher  – Inclusion / History 
Mrs M Dempsey Finance & Business Manager 
Lead Practitioner
Miss K Hall SLT / SCITT Manager/Drama 
Miss S Poroku SLT / Data & Timetabling /Mathematics 
Miss S Walker SLT /Deputy SCITT/ English 
Heads of Year
Miss J Shillabeer Year 7 / Science 
Mrs F Foster Year 8 / Citizenship / History 
Mr P Stevenson Year 9 / Science / D of E Co-ordinator 
Mr E Moulton Year 10 / PE 
Miss R Campbell Year 11 / Computer Science
House Leaders
Mr D Cooper Senior House Leader/ Science 
Miss S Kett Centaur House / English
Miss C Testa Dragon House / English
Mr L Reps Griffin House / Maths
Miss K Forde Phoenix House / RS 
Curriculum Leaders
Mr T Adeliyi SENDCo
Mr A Capozzi CL English 
Miss J Hayes CL Science 
Miss R Jones CL Humanities / SL Geography 
Mr M Loffstadt CL Design and Technology 
Mrs C Landman CL Maths 
Miss R Britt CL MFL 
Subject Leaders
Mr S Barrett SL Religious Studies / Deputy Timetable-Data Manager 
Miss K Fairweather SL History
Mr A Grafton SL Computer Science
Miss K Haines-Bevan SL Drama 
Miss R Jones SL Geography / CL Humanities 
Mr S Jones SL Citizenship / Geography
Mr R Lever SL Music
Mrs S Pinion SL Art
Mrs L Robins-Kent SL PE and Dance / Educational Visits Co-ordinator 
Mrs S Rowan SL Art
Miss F Willans Head of Careers, Enterprise and Employability Education, English
Teaching Staff
Mrs L Aubrey-Mills Maths
Miss C Biesty Design & Technology
Mr M Carstens PE
Ms J Coleman Deputy CL Design and Technology 
Mr D Cooper Science 
Miss K Flowers Science 
Miss K Forde Religious Studies 
Mr E Greaney Science
Miss R Harris Maths 
Miss N Hayes Design and Technology 
Miss R Heath MFL 
Mrs M Johnston Mathematics 
Mr R Keane English / History
Miss S Kett English 
Miss M Liquet MFL 
Mrs H Long maternity leave Art
Mrs E McCarthy maternity leave Science
Mrs T Malone MFL 
Mrs J Mason Deputy CL Science 
Mrs C Morgan English
Miss S O’Beirne Art s.o’
Miss A On Deputy CL English 
Miss R Phillips PE
Miss L Pomford Science
Mr L Reps Mathematics 
Miss J Shillabeer Triple Science Co-ordinator 
Mr R Singh Maths
Miss H Smith Music 
Mrs A Stevenson
Miss N Tang maternity leave Deputy CL Mathematics 
Miss C Testa English 
Miss R Threlfall History 
Mrs E Ward PE / Dance
Mrs F Willans  Head of Careers, Enterprise and Employability Education / English
Mr C Yiangou Deputy CL MFL
Teaching Support Staff  
Mrs K Best Cover Supervisor
Miss J Brown Teaching Assistant 
Mrs T Dodds Teaching Assistant
Miss S Edmonds Teaching Assistant
Miss M Gutcher Cover Supervisor 
Mrs L Jane Teaching Assistant 
Mrs H Mazhar Cover Supervisor 
Mrs C Meade Senior Cover Supervisor 
Mrs J Miller Teaching Assistant 
Mrs K Myers Teaching Assistant 
Mr A Nesztinger Teaching Assistant 
Mrs I Padgett Teaching Assistant 
Mrs A Pescud Teaching Assistant
Miss L Soanes Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Taylor Teaching Assistant 
Mrs L Thomas Teaching Assistant
Mrs P Wood Teaching Assistant 
Admin & Support Staff  
Mrs L Broughton Home School Link Worker / Deputy DSL
Mrs L Chambers Inclusion Support Manager / Deputy DSL
Mrs M Dempsey Finance and Business Manager
Mrs A Garraway Learning Centre Manager 
Mrs R Graham Senior Finance Officer 
Mrs A Harman Senior Pastoral & Curriculum Support Administrator 
Mrs M Irwin Senior Communications Administrator 
Mrs D Mansell Teacher Training Administrator 
Mrs S McCarthy Development Manager
Mrs Z Midwinter HR Manager 
Mrs P Moss PA to the Headteacher & LT / Admissions Officer 
Mrs M Parkinson Data Manager – Exams 
Mrs W Shipman Social Inclusion Officer
Mrs J Smith Governor Support Officer/HR 
Mrs K Smith IEU Behaviour Support Manager 
Mr M Stevens Site Manager 


CD          Community Director

CL           Curriculum Leader

DSL        Designated Safeguarding Lead

HoY        Head of Year

HR          Human Resources

IEU         Internal Exclusion Unit

LT           Leadership Team

MFL       Modern Foreign Languages

PA          Personal Assistant

SCITT     School Centred Initial Teacher Training

SENDCo  Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator

SL            Subject Leader

SLT          Senior Leadership Team