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School Staff

HEAD TEACHER – Mrs Emma McDermid

The Head Teacher manages the school quality improvement plan and monitors teachers planning, classroom practice and pupil attainment. She oversees the budget within the system of devolved management of resources. The head teacher currently teaches approximately one day per week at various stages.


The head teacher also has responsibility for:

  • Support for learning and additional support needs
  • Standards and quality reporting
  • Professional review and development for all staff
  • Liaison with Pre-5/secondary/local primaries and special schools
  • Advising the Parent Council
  • Creating a caring ethos, which values all staff, pupils and their parents and the community.
  • Teaching as required throughout the school

PRINCIPAL TEACHER – Mrs Christine Keech

The Principal Teacher role is to illustrate and disseminate good classroom practice, offering advice and support as required. Mrs Keech contributes to the curricular and staff development programme and assists in the organisation of resources. She is the point of contact in the Head Teacher’s absence.

Mrs E McDermid                                          Head Teacher


Mrs Gillespie                                                 P2/1

Mrs G Simons & Mrs Rogers                     P3/4

Mrs H Hazlett                                                P5/6

Mrs C Keech                                                 P7/6 Principal Teacher



Mrs A Rogers                                                Scottish Attainment Teacher

Mrs J Dodson                                               Pupil Support Teacher (Thursday)


Mrs A MacInnes                                           Music Teacher (Thursday)



Miss H Richardson                                        Janitor

Ms D Ayris                                                     Clerical Assistant

Mrs G Hamilton                                            Clerical Assistant/ASN assistant

Mrs N Munro                                                 Classroom Assistant/ ASN assistant

Mrs L Murdoch                                             ASN assistant

Mrs S Sinclair                                               ASN Assistant



Mrs M McNeilage                                       Catering Supervisor

Mrs F O’Brien-Barden                                Catering Assistant

Mrs T Chamberlain                                   Catering Assistant