Patrick joined the school in April 2014 as Head Teacher of Evendons Primary School. He is a primary school teacher with an early years specialism within the age range 3 – 7. He began his career with a year 1 class and after gaining experience working across the junior age range 7 – 11, took on his first headship of a large primary school. His professional interests are varied and he is immersed in every aspect of the school. He has a prevailing interest in curriculum design and recognises the opportunity Evendons affords to develop an original approach to teaching and learning, underpinned by a holistic educational philosophy.
SENCo and Leading Teacher – Coaching and Mentorship
Stacey provides teaching support for all classes of the school. She has been a teacher for 17 years and has held numerous teaching positions within local primary schools including Deputy Head and Head teacher. Since having her son in 2012 Stacey has focussed on teaching and learning and supporting teachers in maximising their potential. Stacey is passionate about English, loves children’s literature and really enjoys seeing children develop a love of books. She also has a passion for technology and embedding it in children’s learning to improve their skills and to help equip them for a world full of exciting technology.
Jo began teaching in 2002 after completing a BA (Hons) in Primary Education specialising in Art. During her career she has held many positions including Leader of the Creative Arts and Reception Team Leader at a large primary school in Slough. Jo enjoys being outside and using the outdoor area to enhance children’s learning, she is looking forward to seeing how the outdoor space at Evendons develops as the school grows. Whilst working in Reception Jo developed an interest in child initiated learning and enjoys using the children’s ideas when planning and carrying out activities. She strongly believes that children learn best from experiencing the world around them rather than just hearing about it. Jo says that her favourite thing about being a teacher is seeing the look on a child’s face when they have understood a concept for the first time. In her spare time Jo enjoys playing with her young son, exploring National Trust properties and looking for treasure at the seaside. Jo will be working across the school, covering lessons and supporting teaching and learning.
School Business Manager
Zoe supports the school leadership on all areas of financial planning, reporting and procurement. She is a chartered management accountant and has 4 years experience working in academy schools.
School Administration Manager
Jane works in the school office and is responsible for establishing and maintaining all of the school’s administration processes, support systems and activities that facilitate the effective running of the school. Jane has spent over 15 years working in primary schools. She is proud to have been involved in setting up the administration processes at Evendons from its opening and being part of the growth of the school.