SLT

The Senior Leadership Team of the school are:

RECTOR: Mr Dave Martindale
DEPUTE RECTORS: Mrs Angela Wotherspoon
Mrs Pauline Logue
Mr Gareth Campbell
SUPPORT SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR: Mr John Vickers

 

All Senior Staff are available for consultation by parents on any matter of concern.  However, it would be most helpful if parents contact the school initially to arrange a mutually suitable time and give an indication of the nature of the concern either by telephone or by letter.  This enables any necessary enquiries to be made and, if required, a suitable time for interview to be arranged.

Some of the particular responsibilities of the Senior Staff are given below to enable parents to contact the appropriate senior member of staff:-

Mr Martindale:     

  • Determination of ethos of school
  • Determination of vision, values and aims of school
  • Appointment of permanent staff
  • Determination and implementation of Quality Assurance policy and associated procedures
  • Overall determination of all school policies
  • Professional consultant on parent council (Mearns Academy Parent Council)
  • Determination of overall curriculum structure

Mrs Wotherspoon:

  • Chair of Behaviour Policy Committee
  • Coordinator of Health & Wellbeing
  • Pupil support
  • Liaison with agencies re support for young people
  • Links with Primary Schools
  • P7 Induction Programme
  • Year Head for S1 and S4 (from Aug 2017)

Mrs Logue:

  • Chair of Effective Learning & Teaching Committee
  • Skills for Work Development
  • College Link (Angus /Aberdeen Colleges)
  • SQA Co-ordinator
  • Year Head for S2 and S5 (from Aug 2017)
  • Arrangements for pupil assessment and reporting
  • Co-ordination of pupil performance / statistics
  • Development of tracking and monitoring pupil performance

Mr Campbell:

  • Chairman of Curriculum for Excellence Working Group
  • Organisation and provision of curriculum
  • Arrangements for timetable construction
  • Year Head for S3 and S6 (from Aug 2017)
  • Development of Digital Literacy
  • Activities Days co-ordinator

Mr Vickers:

  • Coordination and Line Management of Support Services
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Trips and Excursions (Transport)
  • Administration of Storm/Emergency Procedures
  • Transport Co-ordinator
  • Publicity of the school
  • Organisation of Sponsored Walk