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
    Pic ARAndrew has spent the majority of his working life in education. Having trained initially as a musician, this led to working in schools and following a period of teaching to a role as Head of Arts for an Education Service in Scotland. During this time, he trained in Management, gaining an MBA, which led to a move into the Academies sector where, in addition to setting up a number of new academies, he has worked in both individual schools and Multi Academy Trusts. Andrew is a qualified accountant, holding membership of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountancy as well as Fellowship of the Chartered Management Institute. Andrew took up post at MHA as Strategic Director of Finance and Corporate Services in September 2018.
  • Mrs Helen Walker - Assistant Principal/SENCO
  • 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.
  • Jo Whitworth - Assistant Principal
  • Hannah Alexander - Assistant Principal
  • Dr Claire Parry - Associate Assistant Principal

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 (including marketing and press enquiries)
  • Sue Turner – Office Manager
  • Richard Smith – ICT Technician
  • Bob McCluskie – Site Manager
  • Leanne Maguire – Safeguarding Officer

Welfare Team

Welfare Co-ordinators:

Year 7: Tina Spencer

Year 8: Nicola Sheridan

Year 9: Steph Watkins

Year 10: Lisa Donnelly

Year 11: Clare Dutton

Attendance Team:

Year 7 – Marice Gilbert

Year 8 – Felicity Cameron

Year 9 –  Pauline Gill

Year 10 – Lindsay Swift

Year 11 – Rachel Brew Butler

“Nothing will work unless you do.” Maya Angelou, Author and Poet