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St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown
Timetable *Please note the school is running a two week timetable this year. This week (beginning 17th Sept) is a White Week* | TBUC Starting Wednesday 19th September. 3pm-5pm.
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Staff

Mrs N. Murray (Principal of St. John the Baptist's College)
Mrs N. Murray (Principal of St. John the Baptist's College)
Mr J. Lynch
Mr J. Lynch

Mr Lynch is a Senior Leader in the College. He is also the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and is in charge of Pastoral Care within the school. Along with these roles Mr Lynch teaches Irish and mathematics.

 
Mrs A. Hughes
Mrs A. Hughes

Mrs Hughes is the Senior Leader with responsibility for Curriculum and Raising standards and High Achievers Co-ordinator. She is a qualified Mathematics teacher with over 12 years of experience. Mrs Hughes delivers Mathematics across all year groups as well as High Achievers in our school and in some of our feeder Primary Schools.

Mrs B. Leathem
Mrs B. Leathem
Mrs Brenda Leathem is a member of our school Senior Leadership Team. As part of this role she is the Designated Teacher in charge of Child Protection in St John the Baptist’s College. Any disclosures made about a child in our care will be referred to her. She is also the Nurture Co-ordinator in our school. Primary School pupils may also recognise her as the St John the Baptist’s College Primary School Liaison Officer.
As the Head of Religious Education she is involved in ensuring that the Core Syllabus for R.E. is delivered to our pupils, and that liturgy is included in our school life. She also teaches Geography at KS3.
 
Mr P. Rath
Mr P. Rath

Mr Rath has many roles within the school. He is the Head of Department in PE. Mr Rath is also the SIMS and Data Manager within the college. He is currently the Health and Safety Officer. Along with these roles he is an active member of the Safeguarding Team and one of our Senior Leaders. He is the Staff Representative on the Board of Governors.

Mr M. Mc Conville
Mr M. Mc Conville
Mr. Mc Conville is the lead teacher in the Learning Support Centre. He has been a teacher in the school for almost 23 years. He teaches French and Physical Education to mainstream classes. He is also pivotal in the delivery of the Gaelic games programme. He is the person in charge of managing staff cover.
 
Mrs S. Carolan
Mrs S. Carolan

Mrs Carolan is Head of Science in the College. This year she has also been appointed as Head of Careers & Transition. Along with these roles she is also the Eco-schools Co-ordinator.

Mrs R. Mc Keever
Mrs R. Mc Keever
Mrs Mc Keever is the Community Links and Partnerships Co-ordinator within the school. She is also the Health and Well-being Co-ordinator for staff and pupils. She teaches Physical Education and Home Economics.
 
Miss A. Magee
Miss A. Magee

Ms Magee is the Literacy Coordinator and ICT and Innovation Coordinator in the school. She has experience of teaching English to A Level and English as a Second Language.

Mrs K. Towe
Mrs K. Towe

Mrs Karen Towe is the Co-ordinator of Special Educational Needs. She is a member of the Extended Leadership Team. Mrs Towe also teaches Business Enterprise to all Key Stage 3 pupils.

 
Mr P. Mc Sherry
Mr P. Mc Sherry

Mr Mc Sherry is the Head of department for Technology. He also teaches the newly introduced Horticulture curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Mathematics.

Mrs L. Swain
Mrs L. Swain

Mrs. Swain is a Nurture Teacher based in our Nurture Centre. As a BACP registered Integrative Counsellor, Mrs. Swain plays a vital role in our Pastoral Team. She provides mentoring and additional counselling for students when required supplementing the counselling provision in school by Familyworks. She also teaches Learning for Life and Work through CoPE level 2 allowing our Gifted and Talented students to gain a GCSE equivalency of a grade B by the end of year 10. Mrs. Swain is also responsible for updating our Facebook page together with other Public Relations duties.

 
Mrs A. Mc Gibbon
Mrs A. Mc Gibbon

Mrs Mc Gibbon has taught in the school for many years and has gained a wealth of experience working with the children in our Learning Support Centre. She now teaches Art at Key Stage 3.

Miss S. Rath
Miss S. Rath

Miss Rath is a qualified Mathematics and Science Teacher. She has experience teaching Mathematics to A Level. This year, she is teaching KS3 Mathematics and Entry Level Mathematics to the Learning Support class. She is helping to co-ordinate the STEM club in the school as well as the High Achiever’s Mathematics class for Year 8.

 
Miss D. Sharkey
Miss D. Sharkey

Miss Sharkey is the literacy and numeracy support teacher. She is a maths graduate from QUB. Miss Sharkey works with smaller groups of pupils to provide one to one help. Miss Sharkey is also involved with numeracy games and activities at lunch time available to all pupils.

Mrs J. Crawford
Mrs J. Crawford

Mrs Crawford is the Music Specialist in the school. She teaches Music, English, Literacy, Geography and LLW. Mrs Crawford is also responsible for the School Choir, and facilitates with the Performing Arts Enrichment Programme.

 
Miss S. Donaghy
Miss S. Donaghy

Miss Donaghy teaches English in the school. She has experience teaching English, English Literature and Drama at KS3 and GCSE. She is helping to co-ordinate the Performing Arts Club in the school.

Miss N. McCurry
Miss N. McCurry

Miss McCurry is the Literacy Support teacher, working with smaller groups of pupils to provide one to one help. She has experience teaching English and Drama up to GCSE and various A Level subjects. She is helping to co-ordinate and deliver the Performing Arts Club within in the school.

 
Mrs C. O'Neill
Mrs C. O'Neill

Mrs O’Neill teaches Science and Mathematics in the school. She has eight years’ experience. She is helping to co-ordinate the STEM club in the school and also has a role in the Horticulture programme in the School.

Ms P. Doyle
Ms P. Doyle

Patricia is a newly qualified English, Drama and Media teacher. Currently, she teaches small groups of pupils with additional literacy needs and English as a second language. Patricia also helps to deliver the Performing Arts Enrichment programme within the school.

 
Mrs C. McIlmoyle
Mrs C. McIlmoyle

Mrs McIlmoyle joined the college in September 2017. She will support with the management of the school budget, administration and non-teaching staff.

Mrs P. Judge
Mrs P. Judge

Mrs Judge is our Senior Clerical Officer and has worked in the school for over 30 years.

 
Mrs D. Lennon
Mrs D. Lennon

Deirdre has over 20 years experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs within our Learning Support Centre.

Miss A. Cavanagh
Miss A. Cavanagh

Aine is a Classroom Assistant with many years experience. She has worked in mainstream for many years and is now working with our Learning Support pupils.

 
Miss E. Soares
Miss E. Soares

Elsa is a Classroom Assistant , she provides support to all students especially those who speak Portuguese as their first language. Elsa works with small groups to enhance learning experiences and to build the self-confidence of some of our newcomer students.

Mrs S. McCabe
Mrs S. McCabe

Shileen is a Classroom Assistant with many years experience and is working in mainstream.

 
Mr G. McCann
Mr G. McCann

Gerard is a General Assistant and helps out in mainschool.

Miss B. Sharkey
Miss B. Sharkey

Brigidine is a General Assistant and helps out in mainschool.

 
Mrs C. Mc Sorley
Mrs C. Mc Sorley

Carmel is the school's ICT Technician and Senior Clerical Officer.

Mrs B. Tennyson
Mrs B. Tennyson

Mrs Tennyson is our lady Caretaker and has worked in the school for over 20 years.