Meet the Staff

The staff of Short Heath come from a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge in their respective areas, but they all share one thing... a passion for ensuring the pupils at the school receive an exceptional level of teaching, care and encouragement throughout their time at Short Heath.


Mrs Cathy Draper Executive Headteacher 
Miss Sarah Harris Head of School / Y6 Class Teacher - Willow Class
Mrs K Tuttle  Assistant Headteacher / Y6 Class Teacher - Maple Class
Mrs G Cook Assistant Headteacher / SENCO / Y5 Teacher spring 1
Mr M Marsh Y3 Class Teacher - Oak
Miss K Whiteley Y3 Class Teacher - Ash
Mrs S Malpass Y3 Class Teacher - Yew
Miss H Gilbert  Y4 Class teacher - Douglas Fir - Mon-Thurs
Mrs J Titley Y4 Class Teacher - Douglas Fir - Thurs-Fri
Mrs S Dudley-Mowe Y4 Class Teacher - Horse Chestnut
Miss R Poxon Y4 Class Teacher - Silver Birch
Mrs A Dickenson Y5 Class Teacher - Sycamore (on sick leave)
Miss T Hughes Y5 Class Teacher - Beech
Mrs G Etherington SRP Class Teacher - Elder
Miss T Edwards PPA Teacher
Mrs T Jephcott Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs M Day Higher Level Specialist SEND Teaching Assistant Y4
Miss A Mendez Teaching Assistant Y6
Mrs C Renar Teaching Assistant Y3
Mr P Walker Teaching Assistant SRP
Mrs J Hickman Teaching Assistant Y3 SLP / ELSA 
Ms S Freeman SEND Teaching Assistant SRP
Miss N Silva SEND Teaching Assistant Y3
Ms R Kaur SEND Teaching Assistant Y3
Ms E Tarbuck SEND Teaching Assistant Y3
Mr B Bannister SEND Teaching Assistant Y3
Miss J Campbell SEND Teaching Assistant Y3
Mrs T Duncombe SEND Teaching Assistant Y4
Mrs Watkins SEND Teaching Assistant Y4
Ms L Alexander SEND Teaching Assistant Y4 (Apprentice)
Miss K Mihajlovic SEND Teaching Assistant Y4
Ms K Lyons SEND Teaching Assistant Y5
Mrs Aston-Pountain SEND Teaching Assistant Y5
Mrs J Jackman Administrator 
Mrs L West Administrator
Mr N Millward Federation Business Manager
Mrs C Yeomans Assistant Business Manager
Mrs S Dean Family Support / Safeguarding Officer
Mr P Day Federation Site Supervisor
Mr G Wood  Caretaker
Mrs Maiden, Mrs Lees, Mrs Mallen Site Staff
Mrs Cooksey, Mrs Coyne, Mrs Edwards, Ms Handley, Mrs Nicholls, Mrs Leeson, Mrs Tranter, Ms Williams Lunchtime Supervisors