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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

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Welcome to

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

Meet The Staff


 

Introducing our staff, with the help of our very talented artists in our school !

 

Mrs Riordan (Head Teacher)

I came to this lovely school in January 2017. I am responsible for making sure we all work together to make our school the best it can be. We are working on making our school building bigger, better and beautiful! Our Nursery has now opened and we are flourishing as a school.There are exciting times ahead for our St. Joseph's Primary community. We have had the school roof replaced and are very pleased with the results. We have also had the windows in our Annex area replaced along with further doors and windows. We have set up a wellbeing area with the help from donations from the PA. The flooring inside has been replaced throughout the corridors. We have installed a new outdoor classroom and our outdoor areas now boast new sheds for storage and a mini assault course. We have new canopies for our Foundation Phase. The school is currently being repainted inside and looking much brighter .There are also plans in place to refurbish the corridor windows and re tarmac the school playground with the soft area outside the Nursery has already been installed . We have a vision and are on our journey. The best things about our school are the fantastic, hardworking and caring staff, our helpful school community and our kind, friendly children. 

Mrs Wheeler (Deputy Head and Teacher in Dosbarth St Non)

I am the deputy head teacher, supporting the Head Teacher to ensure the school is the best it can be.and have worked at the school for over 30 years. I currently teach in the Nursery, Dosbarth St Non. I am the Foundation Phase Leader and the Curriculum for Wales leader too.  I also lead our Learning squad as part of pupil voice and our Sennedd and take an after school recorder club . My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the children!

Miss Allwood (Teacher in Dosbarth St David)

I am the Reception Teacher in St David's Class. There is something very special about St. Joseph's Primary School and I feel very lucky to work here. I am the Lead for Expressive Arts and I am working with Mr Mansfield as our Schools Healthy Schools facilitator . I also run the Healthy schools after school club throughout the school.  he children are wonderful and the staff are very welcoming. I look forward to seeing what this year will bring!

Mr Mansfield (Teacher in Dosbarth St Cadoc)

 I am currently the Year 1/2 teacher in Dosbarth St Cadoc. As part of the Health and Well being team, I am responsible for Health Schools and how PE is taught in the school. I am also our Forest Schools Leader. My favourite things about St. Joseph's are the children and community feel. I run our after school club fir ball skills and athletics .I am working with Miss Allwood as our Health Schools facilitator and we  are currently striving to achieve our Healthy schools accreditation along with some of our year 6 Children.

Mr McHugh (Dosbarth St Illytyd Teacher)

I have worked at the school for 7 years.  I teach y12 in Dosbarth St Illtyd. I oversee how digital competence is being taught across the school and I am the Science and Technology leader.  I run the ICT after school club. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the strong sense of community. 

Mrs Tuff (Dosbarh St Teilo Teacher)

I have worked at the school for 8 years. I currently teach in Dosbarth St Teilo  and I work with our Minnie Vinnie children and Fair Trade group that link in to the Sennedd.  I run the after school Maths/Problem Solving club and Philosophy Club. I am also the Additional Learning Needs Coordinator. The best thing about St. Joseph's is the children!

Mr Cobb (Dosbarth St Dwynwen Teacher)

I currently teach Year 5/6 in Dosbarth St Dwynwen.  I am responsible for how maths and numeracy are taught in the school as the Mathematics & Numeracy Leader. I also help manage the school website ans I run the After school rugby and football clubs. My favourite things about St. Joseph's are the ethos and children!

Mrs Zabaneh (DosbarthSt Tydfil Teacher)

I am the Year 5/6 teacher in Dosbarth St Tydfil and I am the leader for Humanities at our school .I am also the Peer Mediator facilitator. Our Peer Mediators help other children to sort out their problems during school time. I run both the after shool Maths games and problem solving club and the Philosophy club. My favourite thing about our school is  our polite and friendly children.

Mrs Houston (Dosbarth St Gwynno Teacher)

I have worked at the school for over 30 years. I currently teach in Dosbarth St Gwynno and I am responsible for how Welsh as a Second Language is taught in the school Welsh as a Second Language as part of the Language and Literacy team. I run the after school Welsh Club . My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the children!

Miss Westgarth (PPA Teacher)

I have worked at the school for 11 years. I am the PPA teacher with Mrs Beynon. I am responsible for The RE in St Joseph's as well as Collective Worship and Assemblies. I run the after school Baseball and Netball clubs. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the kind and caring children!

Ms Beynon (PPA Teacher)

I  have worked at the school for six years. I am responsible for  the English area of the curriculum as part of the Languages, Literacy and Communication team. I also run the monthly school Senedd meetings and work with the Super Ambassadors in Year 6. I also run the after school Welsh Club and a Literacy Club that runs the school newspaper. What I like about St Josephs is the way the children are so enthusiastic about learning Welsh!

Miss Chinnick (Teaching Assistant)

I have worked at the school for over 15 years. I am a classroom and intervention teaching assistant in Key Stage 2. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the children!

Mrs Brookes (Teaching Assistant)

I have worked at the school for over 20 years. I am a classroom teaching assistant and work in the Nursery. I help out with different after-school clubs.  My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the community spirit!

Mrs Virgo (Teaching Assistant)

I have worked at the school for 3 years. I am a classroom teaching assistant and responsible for Breakfast Club. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the lovely children!

Mrs Silva (Teaching Assistant)

I started working as a TA in our school in September 2019 in Years 2 and 3. I am delighted to be working here. I learn every day from both the staff and the children, and I am trying to be a useful help for all our community members. In my country, Chile,  I am a primary teacher with more than ten years of experience. I have a degree in mathematics and I have worked as a science teacher too.

Ms Fuller (Teaching Assistant)

I started working at the school as a Mid-Day Supervisor. I now work in the school as a TA. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the lovely pupils!

Mrs Prance (Teaching Assistant)

I have been at St Joseph's for just over a year. I am currently a TA in the Year 5 class. My favourite part about St Joseph's is the friendly staff and wonderful children.

Mrs Evans (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Ekstrom-Gabb (School Secretary)

I have worked at the school for over 10 years. I am in charge of the school office and PA to the head teacher. My favourite thing about St. Joseph's is the children!
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