Kentmere Academy

Staff List

Here you can find a list of all the staff that work at Kentmere Academy and Nursery. If you are interested in the various opportunities that are available at Kentmere Academy then please visit our vacancies page here.

School Leadership

Headteacher - Mrs Sarah Isberg

Deputy Headteacher - Mrs Nicola Howard

Assistant Headteacher - Miss Hannah Duffy

Administrative Staff

School Finance manager - Mrs Deborah Ashton

School Administrator - Mrs Debra Gillespie

Headteacher’s PA - Miss Clare Grantham

Human Resources Manager - Mrs Sue Finerty

Administration Support - Miss Autumn Harbour

Teachers at Kentmere Academy and Nursery

Early Years

Nursery - Mrs Tracy Blackburn

EYFS Manager / Reception - Miss Claire Moseley

Reception - Miss Victoria Marsden

Year 1/2 Phase

Year 1/2 (KS1 Manager) - Mrs Nicola Howard

Year 1/2 - Mrs Jess Heginbotham

Year 1/2 - Miss Jess Shaw

Year 1/2 - Mrs Jamie Dempsey

Year 1/2 - Mrs Rachel Hancock

Year 1/2 - Mrs Sarah Shearman

Year 3/4 Phase

Year 3/4 (KS2 Manager) - Miss Sarah Day

Year 3/4 - Mrs Vicky Howcroft-Swift

Year 3/4 - Miss Keeley Clarke

Year 3/4 - Miss Mangan

Year 3/4 - Mrs Freyja Carney

Year 5/6 Phase

Year 5/6 (Phase Manager) - Miss Hannah Duffy

Year 5/6 (Learning and Attainment Manager) - Mrs Stella Hodkinson

Year 5/6 (Inclusion Manager) - Miss Zoe Horton

Year 5/6 - Mrs Nicola Hayward

Year 5/6 - Miss Rachel Anderson

Pastoral Care

Pastoral Manager - Mrs Sue Finerty


Inclusion Manager - Miss Zoe Horton

Teaching Assistants at Kentmere Academy

Mrs Anna Idoko

Mrs Sabeena Hussain

Mrs Cheryl Jary

Mr Simon Stanisauskis

Miss Helen Bradley

Mrs Natalie Andrew

Miss Traci Finn

Mr Kris King

Mr Asif Riasat

Miss Marisia Shah

Miss Abida Khatoon

Mrs Carol Hayes

Miss Andrea Humphreys

Mrs Lynne Buchannan

Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs Christine France

Mrs Kelly Rawlings

Mrs Ramzan Tahir

Mrs Nazia Bibi

Site Staff

School Caretaker - Mr Dale Nixon

Kitchen Staff

Kitchen Supervisor - Mrs Wendy Long

Mrs Kay Baxter

Mr Ian Turner

Mrs Yvette Smith

Northern Alliance
Sainsbury's School Games Gold Mark
Leading Parent Partnership Award
Rochdale REAL Trust
5 Star Hygiene Rating
Healthy School Award 2016
Eco school bronze award
School Council Award, Rochdale
Arts Council England Silver Award
SSAT Primary Network
Rights Respecting Logo
Diana Award
Rainbow Flag Skilled Teacher
Rights Respecting Silver Logo
E-Safety Award
ICT Mark Accredited
Reading Silver
NACE Member 2018-19