Mr Eduardo PetrilliChair, Local Authority Governor (Click for more details)
Mr Eduardo Petrilli
Chair, Local Authority Governor; Literacy link Governor
I am the Local Authority appointed governor and have been in post since 2008. I am a qualified chartered architect and an RIBA validation board member. The panel monitors compliance with recognised international standards in architectural education. I currently work with the DfE advising and building new schools.
Mr Brian ParsonsVice Chair (Click for more details)
Mr Brian Parsons
Catholic Foundation Governor; Pupil Premium Link Governor
Brian joined the Governing Body in 2019. He has worked in banking throughout his time in London, originally in Foreign Exchange and then Corporate Banking. Having qualified as an Electronic Engineer in Ireland, Brian went on to complete his Bachelor of Commerce in University College Dublin and also holds an MBA from the University of Warwick in the UK. Brian currently heads the Barclays team covering corporate banking relationships with the world's largest companies in the Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining and Commodities sectors. Brian and his partner Andrew have two boys in St Joseph's who enjoy the community spirit, family feeling and the focus on education and treating the children equally regardless of ability.
Fr TesfaMichaelCatholic Foundation Governor (Click for more details)
RE & Spirituality link Governor
Mrs Emma ClevelandCatholic Foundation Governor (Click for more details)
Mrs Emma Cleveland
Catholic Foundation Governor; EYFS and SEND link
Emma is the founder and managing director of Cleveland & Co, a law firm specialising in investment management, and mum of two. Emma is passionate about the need for upstanding education in our schools and holds St Josephs close to her heart as her two daughters attended the school. Emma has been a School Governor since 2013 at St James the Great R C Primary School and has governed at St Josephs since September 2016.
Mrs Malgorzata HallewellCatholic Foundation Governor (Click for more details)
Mrs Malgorzata Hallewell
Catholic Foundation Governor;Â Anti-Bullying & Computing link Governor
Malgorzata joined the Governing Body in 2014 initially as a parent governor; she is a proud mother of three girls all of whom attended St Josephs and two of whom continue to attend. Malgorzata is a Psychology graduate and active board member of pro-democracy NGO.
Mr Richard PrestonCatholic Foundation Governor (Click for more details)
Mr Richard Preston
Catholic Foundation Governor; Maths & Science link Governor
Hello, I am a former teacher of St Joseph's and have a strong connection with the school. I have had 10 years working in education, mainly at St Joseph's, but many other schools too. Currently, I am at home looking after our 3 young children; this gives me a view from two different perspectives which I hope will help me to work with parents and staff to keep our school a safe, successful and happy.
Mrs Stephanie BaileyCatholic Foundation Governor (click for more details)
Mrs Stephanie Bailey
Catholic Foundation Governor; Link Governor for Safeguarding, Art & DT
I have been closely connected to St Joseph's RC School for the past 22 years as a parent of 3 children attending the school and through my role as a governor. Being able to make positive contributions to the community in which I live has always been important to me and so I also feel privileged to have spent 5 years working at the Bosco Centre, teaching literacy and numeracy to our most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. I am a qualified secondary school teacher; my main subject is Art and Design which I teach at Key Stages 3, 4, and 5. My role as Link Governor for Safeguarding is to support the work of the Mrs Garofalo and her team in ensuring that safeguarding and child protection policies are effective and to keep the governing body updated on the impact of these policies.
Mrs Denise HatchCatholic Foundation Governor (Click for more details)
Mrs Denise Hatch
Catholic Foundation; Pupil Voice Link Governor
I have been a foundation governor for a number of years. I was invited to become a governor while my son was attending St Joseph's. I was delighted to accept as my son had been happy at the school and it gave me the opportunity to give something back. I am also a link governor for Pupil Voice.
Mrs Clare GarofaloHeadteacher (Click for more details)
Mrs Clare Garofalo
Clare was appointed Headteacher of St Joseph's Catholic Primary in September 2016 but initially joined the St Joseph's team as Deputy Head in September 2005. Clare is passionate about pupil progress and ensuring the school provides high quality teaching so that each child reaches their full potential during their time at St Joseph's. Clare is committed to school improvement not only by maintaining and building upon the already excellent standards but also in ensuring the breadth, balance and creativity of all subjects across the school.
Mrs Sophie FisherStaff Well-being link Governor (Click for more details)
Mrs Sophie Fisher
Staff Governor; Staff Well-being link Governor
Sophie qualified as a teacher in 2011 in London and has been at St. Joseph`s ever since. Sophie has taught in different year groups across the school but currently works in Reception and is part of the Senior leadership team. In addition, Sophie is our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 leader and is currently training to be the Forest School lead at St Joseph's. She is passionate about child development in the early years as the 0 to 5 years are such an important part of our lives. She has been the staff governor since September 2019.
Mr Marcin JagodzinskiParent Governor
Mr Marcin Jagodzinski
Mrs Alison NicholsonParent Governor (Click for more details)
Mrs Alison Nicholson
Parent Governor; Curriculum Link Governor
Having been part of the school community, as a parent, since 2011 I was delighted to become a parent governor in 2019. All 4 of our children have attended St Josephs and they have been very happy here. I am a qualified teacher with 13 years teaching experience in local primary school and I am currently training to become a therapist. My role within the governing body is to be the link governor for curriculum.
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