Staffing Structure Sept 2020 - St. Paul's School (Combined)

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Senior Leadership Team

Kerenza Palmer Photo

Kerenza Palmer – Head of School

Kerenza has worked with young people with special educational needs for nearly 12 years. Kerenza was previously the Deputy Head at St. Paul’s as well as the maths and English teacher for key stage 4. Her experience, prior to joining St Paul’s School included working with SEND students in post 16 education supporting them to gain meaningful work experience opportunities as well as teaching employability skills.

She was also responsible for the management of various departments to include sport, health and social care, Art & Design, IT and functional skills maths, English and IT.

Kerenza also has experience working in post 16 mainstream provision teaching sport, uniformed public services and going on to manage the Travel and Tourism provision. Kerenza is a qualified teacher and holds a post graduate certificate in autism from Birmingham University.

Sarah Hyde - Interim Deputy Head Teacher

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Non-Teaching Staff


Ivan Merrell

Senior Administrator FTE


Miss. Whittaker

EHCP Coordinator FTE

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Teaching Staff

Miss Cuthbertson

Instructor FTE

Teaching Assistants

Ms. Preece

Teaching Assistant FTE


Ms. Cuthbertson

Instructor FTE


Mr. Thompson

Teaching Assistant (Agency)

Ms. Hussain

TA (Agency)


Mr Scott

Teaching Assistant (Agency)


Ms. Mire

Teaching Assistant (Agency)