Staff

LIST OF CURRENT STAFF AT DYFFRYN TAF

Headteacher

Mr Julian Kennedy


Deputy Headteacher

  • Mr Alun Owen

Assistant Headteachers

  • Mrs Emma Curry-Pound

  • Mr Gareth Smith

  • Temporary Assistant Headteachers:

  • Mrs Rosemary Davies

  • Mrs Maria Holmes

  • Miss Elizabeth Thomas

Heads of School

  • Mrs Lisa Glyn-Thomas – Head of Year 7

  • Mr Gethin Greves – Head of Year 8

  • Mrs Emma Barnard – Head of Year 9

  • Miss Angharad Davies - Head of Year 10

  • Mrs Ayesha Rimmer - Head of Year 12 & 13

Welsh Department

  • Mrs Hayley Chucas – Head of Department

  • Mr Geraint Evans

  • Mrs Lisa Glyn-Thomas

  • Miss Caitlin Davies

  • Miss Caryl Richards

English Department

  • Mr Daniel Filipovic – Head of Department

  • Mrs Maria Holmes

  • Mr Kerr Yule

  • Miss Jennifer Hope (Maternity Leave)

  • Miss Amy McDonald

  • Mrs Emily Jenkins

Mathematics Department

  • Mrs Hannah Absalom - Head of Department

  • Mrs Rebecca Hopkins

  • Mrs Caryl Evans

  • Mrs Andrea Picton-Davies

  • Mrs Amanda Spiller

  • Mr Michael Legg

  • Mr Stephen Davies

Science Department

  • Dr Mark Smith – Lead in Science/Physics

  • Miss Michelle Baddeley – Assistant Lead in Science/Biology

  • Mr Jonah Meredith - Physics

  • Mr Alan Williams - Physics

  • Mr Owen Pulman-Slater – Chemistry

  • Mr Richard Taylor – Biology

  • Mrs Emily Robinson - Chemistry

Physical Education

  • Mrs Sophie Palmer - Head of Department (Maternity Leave)

  • Miss Judith Roberts

  • Mr Gethin Greves

  • Mr Rhys Davies

  • Miss Lowri Williams

History Department

  • Miss Victoria Kucyj - Head of Department

  • Mrs Ayesha Rimmer

  • Mrs Rosie Davies

Geography Department

  • Miss Elizabeth Thomas – Head of Department

  • Miss Joanne McCourt

  • Mr Gareth Smith

Art Department

  • Mrs Rebekah Frost – Head of Department

  • Miss Karen James

Music Department

  • Mrs Lynne Davies – Head of Department

  • Mrs Emma Wood

Drama Department

  • Mr Martin Wigley

Design & Technology Department

  • Mrs Emma Barnard – Head of Department

  • Mrs Linda Bartlett

  • Miss Hayley Adams

  • Mr Dominic La Trobe

  • Mr Richard James

Religious Education Department

  • Mrs Natalie Giles - Head of Department

  • Miss Sophie Jenkins

French Department

  • Mrs Leri Lloyd-Phillips

  • Miss Angharad Davies

  • Mrs Catrin James

Computer Studies / IT Department

  • Mr Neil Roberts – Head of Department

  • Miss Lucy Anthony

Health & Social Care

  • Mrs Emma Barnard

  • Miss Karen James

  • Mrs Linda Bartlett

  • Mrs Emma Curry-Pound

Pastoral Support Officers

  • Miss Jodi Swift

  • Mrs Sue Treacy

  • Mrs Mandy Smith

Cover Assistants

  • Mrs Tanya Croston-Evans

  • Mrs Nina Mammatt

  • Mrs Angela Cornick

Additional Learning Needs Department

  • Mrs Maria Holmes – ALNCo

Curriculum Assistant

  • Mrs Rhian Phillips

Teaching Assistants ALN

  • Mrs Lorna Sharp - ALN Administrator

  • Mrs Emily Bevan-Jones

  • Mrs Pavlina Holicova

  • Mrs Tanya James

  • Miss Katharine Jenkins

  • Mrs Kimberley Jones

  • Mrs Sophia Leyfield

  • Ms Fran Littler

  • Mrs Rebecca Mousley

  • Miss Emma Palmer

  • Miss Emily Rees

  • Mrs Jadie Rees

  • Mrs Marian Richards

  • Mrs Alyson Williams

Technical Staff

  • Mrs Amanda Thorpe – Laboratory Technician

  • Mr Stephen Sell - DT/Science Technician

  • Mr Simon Williams – Network Manager

  • Mrs Gill Clarricoats – IT Technician

Administrative Staff

  • Mrs Catrin Cole– Deputy Principal Officer/Headteacher’s PA/Clerk to the Governing Body

  • Mrs Nicola Tinsley - School Business Manager

  • Mrs Hefina Jones – Data Manager/Exams

  • Mrs Ceri Newton – Reprographics Technician

  • Ms Katie Topliss – Receptionist

  • Mrs Mandy Smith – Attendance Clerk/Pastoral Support Officer

  • Mr Nigel Phillips – Site Manager

  • Mr Michael Court - Caretaker

Youth Worker

  • Miss Jenna Price

Careers Advisor - Careers Wales

  • Mrs Angharad Williams