Inspire Academy Staff List (as of Term 4 - academic yr 2019/20)


Senior Leadership Team

Mr M. O'Donnell

Executive Headteacher

Mr M. Burgiss

Head of Academy

Mrs R. Wood

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo.) / Assistant Headteacher

Mr D. Peck

Acting Assistant Headteacher

Teacher of P.E

Mr R. Searle

Acting Assistant Headteacher

Teacher of PSHE

Mrs N. Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager


Teaching Staff

Mr J. Nolan


Examinations Officer

Rights Respecting Schools Lead

Ms D. Hamer


Mr J. Chambers

Instructor / Unqualified Teacher

Food Technology

Miss M. Buckberry

Unqualified Teacher

GDPR Compliance Officer

Mrs L. O' Regan


Mr P. Rice

DT / Construction


Teaching Assistants / Specialist TA's

Mrs T. Simpson 

Inclusions Co-ordinator

Dog Mentor

Mr M. Betts

Careers Officer

Mrs N. Elsom

Teaching Assistant

Mrs T. Speers

Teaching Assistant

Miss A. Terry

Teaching Assistant

Mrs D. Connolly

Teaching Assistant

Miss D. Jolley

Teaching Assistant

Ms F. Akinlosotu

Teaching Assistant

Miss C. Ingram

Teaching Assistant

Ms D. Archer

Teaching Assistant


Welfare Team

Mrs N. Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager

Designated Child Protection Co-ordinator

(Vacancy filled)

Engagement Officer


Administrative Staff

Miss B. Durling

Senior Leadership Team Administrator

HR Administrator

Mrs H. Cardy

Interim Hub Finance Lead for Essex and Kent

Miss C. Cowper

Business Administration Apprentice


Site Management

Mr J. Leach



Catering Staff

Mrs A. White

Catering Manager

Mrs C. McEwen

Catering Assistant


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