St Paul's Catholic College Providing Education For The Diocese Of Westminster
Governors 2023 - 2024
Foundation Governor Opportunity
St Paul's Catholic College, which continues to develop with the support of our excellent staff and Governing Body and is in the top 10% of schools nationally, is currently looking to appoint a Foundation Governor to join our Governing Body. All applicants must be practising Catholics. For further information with regard to this role please contact our Clerk to the Governors, Jo Chappell, directly on 01932 704119 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note this position is not applicable to existing parents of St Paul's children.
I am a qualified IT professional, and over the last 25 years I have held leadership roles in Technology and Operations for several global organisations. This has given me substantial experience in Finance, Legal, HR, IT, Change Management and Corporate Administration. I have built and managed companies in several countries across the world, allowing me to understand how to create/administer corporate entities. It has also helped me to understand how different people and cultures work to bring about success in an organisation.
I am part of the Finance and General Resource committee and also supporting the school as we go through the Academy conversion process.
Finance and Resources
Chair of the Governing Body
1.9.21 to 31.8.24 (1st term)
Fr. Philip Dyer-Perry
I am Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Staines and also a Governor at Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School. I see the partnership between school, parish, and home as key to nurturing a caring and effective community in our local area. I am happy to serve this very special and wonderful school as a Governor, as I believe that a thriving and successful secondary school is a crucial part of our community, sharing our Christian mission and educating our young people.
1.9..20 - 31.08.24
I have worked in further and higher education for the last 18 years as a specialist teacher and assessor for dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and Asperger Syndrome. I am currently employed as a disability adviser in a university offering advice and guidance to disabled students.
My role is to review the quality of teaching within the school and to monitor the progress of all students; to review staffing, the appraisal process and teacher performance.
10.11.20-9.11.24 (4th term)
I have twins at St Paul's in Year 9 and I am delighted to be serving the pupils and staff of St Paul's as a Governor over the next four years. I have worked in Education in schools in the South East for over twenty five years. I began my career in Hillingdon as a KS2 Teacher and went to be a Deputy Head at two large and successful schools. I retired from full time teaching in December 2018 and since then have volunteered in a local primary and I am currently developing schools' materials for a national charity. Now that I am retired, I am delighted to work with the team of Governors at St Paul's Catholic College and I hope to be able to support the students, teachers and leadership team in any way that I can.
20.11.19 - 19.11.23
James Mc Nulty
I am the current Headteacher of St Paul's Catholic College. I have worked in this school since 2013 and prior to this I was a Vice Principal in an inner London School.
I have a passion for education and am privileged to serve the young poeple of our thriving Catholic community.
I am a qualified Civil Engineer with over 25 years' experience within the construction industry, largely focussing on the built environment in support of national infrastructure with responsibilities including construction management, engineering integrity, commercial and budget controls, procurement and competitive tendering and health and safety. I have also previously taken a training role in behavioural management for improved performance.
I currently have two children at St Paul' s and am dedicated to supporting the ongoing development and improvement of St Paul's.
Finance & General Resources Committee
Chair of Finance, General Resources Committee
15.11.16-14.11.24 (2nd term)
I have many years experience in education. I was a teacher at St Lawrence's RC Primary School in Feltham for over 16 years where I taught in both KS1 and KS2. I was also the RE and Worship Co-ordinator. I have also taught in the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Tower Hamlets. I was a Year 3 teacher at Falcons Preparatory School for Boys in Richmond. My Parish is St Lawrence's in Feltham where I am a Eucharistic Minister.
I have a child at St Paul's with another who has now left. I am looking forward to serving the pupils and staff of St Paul's as a Governor.
Vice-Chair to Governing Body
1.9.2020 -31.08.24 (2nd term)
I have worked in people development and managerial roles for the past 30 years. For the last 18 years I have been a Consulting Director for an employee engagement agency based in Farringdon. My role is to support businesses in creating a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential and enjoy their time at work. I support global organisations in developing their strategy and people.
As a director of the company, I am responsible for looking at ways to develop and grow our business.
I am confident that my managerial and behavioural psychology skills will be able to help St Paul’s grow and improve.
I have had two children previously attend St Paul’s and I am honoured to be able to give back something to the school.
Finance & General Resources Committee
1.9.19-31.8.23 (2nd term)
I graduated in September 1976 and began teaching in January 1977. Throughout my teaching career I have taught Economics, Business Studies and Maths.
After some years in the classroom I took a break from teaching to satisfy an interest in financial matters and worked in the Financial Services sector within insurance, investments and banking.
Having satisfied my interests in Finance and Banking I returned to teaching for about 15 more years. Now retired and I can honestly say: “I was born in Blyth but teaching made me!”
Finance & Resources
01.01.21-31.08.24 (1st term)
I have worked in secondary education for the majority of my career. I started as a Business Studies and an ICT Teacher, later leading successful departments and line managing a number of staff For the last 15 years of my career, I had the privilege of successfully leading specialisms in Business, & Enterprise, Vocational and Applied Learning across the whole school. I have also been involved in teacher training, within the school as ITT provision, and working with St Mary's University. I was the Lead Practioner in the above specialisms for the SSAT across the South of England and have run many training courses linked to Teaching & Learning. I am passionate about education in particular enabling all young people to believe they can aim high and giving young people the opportunity to apply their learning to different contexts, thus enhancing their future chances. I retired from full-time teaching in 2016 and since then I have worked part-time, teaching and mentoring aspiring teachers. I am now retiring fully and I am excited about working with St Paul’s Catholic College as a Governor contributing to the future success of this dynamic school.
18.03.21-17.03.25 (1st term)
I graduated from Middlesex University in 1999 having studied a BSc (Hons) in Hotel and Restaurant Management. In order to satisfy a wanderlust, I moved to Greece and undertook an extensive archaeological and historical ‘Classics’ tour (between April – September 2000). Following my teacher training in 2005 (PGCE), I taught for 16-years in private and public sector settings, respectively. My current and past experiences as Head of Business Studies, Careers Supervisor and Head of the PSHCEE curriculum have enabled me to garner an enhanced understanding of the importance of pastoral support for children on an academic, emotional, social and personal level. These valuable practices have aided me in becoming fully aware that the academic and pastoral sides of education cannot be separated from one another. Additionally, I pioneered the FGM programme in my previous school, bringing awareness to the issue and completed my MA in Education: Leading Innovation and Change from St Mary’s University in July 2019. I joined St Paul’s Catholic College later that year as a Business Studies teacher and Student Leadership Co-ordinator, and became Head of Year in March 2020, I am currently undertaking a National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL).
12.10.21-11.10.25 (1st term)
I am a retired Chartered Accountant who, after a career in investment banking and financial service, became a co-founder and Finance Director of a private equity backed hospitality business. I am currently Treasurer of the local branches of two major national charities. I passionately believe in the value of education and am delighted to be able to employ my professional skills and experience to assist in the future growth and development of St Paul’s.
Finance and Resource
07.07 23- 06.07.27 (1st term)
I have been a primary school teacher for the past 20 years, with strengths in Maths, Computing and PE. I grew up around the local area and am a member of St Ignatius RC Church. I attended St Ignatius and St Paul’s schools as a child, as did many of my family, and I currently have a child at each of these schools.
I have worked for Spelthorne Council, running activities for 11-14 year olds, and during the pandemic, I was a volunteer at several vaccination centres.
I am passionate about supporting all children to find their strengths and helping them to excel and I look forward to supporting the school in building on its recent outstanding record.
7.11.23 to 6.11.27 (1st term
Jo ChappellJo Chappell
Clerk to Governing Body
I have been in the post of Clerk to the Governors since September 2014. My role requires me to provide advice to the Governing Body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters, as well as giving administrative support during all Governing Body and Committee meetings
If you are interested in the finding out more about the governing body or would like to be considered as a member please contact email@example.com