Staffing Structure

The Senior Leadership Team

  • Mr Kevin Green - Principal
    Kevin Green 120 x 180Mr Green originally began his career in engineering, completing a four year apprenticeship and working for the Ministry of Defence. He subsequently set up a sub-contract engineering company with a colleague, before selling the business to embark on a new career in teaching. Mr Green’s teaching career spans twenty years, working in five schools, three of them being deemed ‘outstanding’ providers. He has progressed from being a teacher of Design Technology, through to Curriculum Leader for this subject before moving into senior leadership. He was an Assistant Principal responsible for Key Stage 4 for five years before moving to Manchester Health Academy as Vice Principal four years ago. He has been our Principal since 2017.
  • Ms Sarah Murdoch - Vice Principal - Culture and Ethics
  • Ms Nadia Peek - Vice Principal - Standards
  • Mr Andrew Ross - Strategic Director of Finance and Corporate Services
  • Mrs Helen Walker - Assistant Principal
  • Miss Lucy Neukom - Assistant Principal
    Lucy Neukom 120 x 180 Miss Neukom has been an English teacher for 15 years, starting as Curriculum Lead for English at the Academy. As an English practitioner, her passion is for inspiring a love of reading, developing creativity and supporting students to gain the skills and experiences needed to have the best possible opportunities in the future. Through the Assistant Principal role, Miss Neukom has worked with staff and students to embed our whole Academy value system with a focus on student pride and resilience. She is also responsible for ensuring the quality of teaching and learning within lessons, leading a team of advocates to support new and existing colleagues. Miss Neukom serves as a governor at our Partnership Primary School Rackhouse Primary and leads the Transition Programme for Year 6 students moving up to MHA.
  • Mr John Fleming - Assistant Principal
  • Miss Steph Morris - Assistant Principal
     Miss S Morris 120 x 180 Miss Morris graduated from Staffordshire University with joint honours in History and Sociology. Her primary focus in becoming a teacher was to make a difference in the lives of young people through both academic and personal development. This has resulted in the successful transformation of the History department at the Academy, which has achieved record results in previous years. In addition to this, students have widened their cultural capital with visits abroad to Poland, Germany and Belgium. Miss Morris’ career has developed at Manchester Health Academy through a plethora of roles including the development of trainee teachers and those who are newly qualified to the profession, which has allowed her to develop new ideas and to continually support in the developmental and strategic view of the Academy.
  • Dr Claire Parry - Associate Assistant Principal
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Special Educational Needs

SEN Lead: Ms Lisa Wood [email protected]

Assistant SENCO: Mr Andrew Martin

Senco: Helen Walker

Curriculum Leaders

  • Mrs Helen Cates – English
  • Mr Mark Newman – Mathematics
  • Mr David Jones – Science
  • Mrs Helen Mullen –  Global

Support Staff

  • Sarah Roche – Business Manager
  • Sue Turner – Office Manager
  • Sue Campayne – Marketing and Fundraising Officer
  • Emily D’Andrea – Graphic Design Officer
  • Richard Smith – ICT Technician
  • Bob McCluskie – Site Manager
  • Marice Gilbert – Attendance Officer
  • Leanne Maguire – Safeguarding Officer

Welfare Team

Welfare Co-ordinators:

  • Year 7 (2020 entry): Tina Spencer
  • Year 7: Nicola Sheridan
  • Year 8: Steph Watkins
  • Year 9: Lisa Donnelly
  • Year 10: Clare Dutton
  • Year 11: Tina Spencer
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