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St. John's Primary School, Swatragh, Maghera

School Staff

Our staff work together to help your child be happy and learn.

Meet the teachers and support staff who look after our children every day.

 
Fiona Kearney
Fiona Kearney

Principal


Mrs Kearney is responsible for the day to day running of the school and leads the School Leadership Group in directing the curriculum. She is Designated Teacher for Child Protection, is Special Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) and teaches the Challenge Club.

Sheena McCullagh
Sheena McCullagh

Vice-Principal


Mrs McCullagh is the Y2 teacher and co-ordinator for Numeracy, Assessment and Play.

 
Miss O'Neill
Miss O'Neill

Miss O'Neill teaches Y7

Dermot McEldowney
Dermot McEldowney

Co-ordinator of ICT and PE


Mr McEldowney teaches Y6 and coaches the boys' football and hurling teams.

 
Sally Coyle
Sally Coyle

Mrs Coyle teaches Y5, is the Deputy Designated Teacher for Child Protection and coaches the camogie team. She is very helpful to the School Council when she meets them regularly.

Sarah McNicholl
Sarah McNicholl

Mrs McNicholl is Co-ordinator for Literacy and for Shared Education. She teaches Y4

 
Sinead McErlane
Sinead McErlane

Mrs McErlane is Co-ordinator for Religious Education, The Arts and for Productions and Displays.


She teaches Y3

Mrs. Logue
Mrs. Logue

Mrs. Logue teaches Y1 and is our World Around Us and ECO warrior!

 
Miss McErlean
Miss McErlean

She teaches Y2 each Thursday and Friday

Miss Lagan
Miss Lagan

She teaches in Y1 each morning.

 
Mrs. Blaney
Mrs. Blaney

Mrs. Blaney teaches booster groups to help with their Literacy and Numeracy and helps individuals with emotional regulation when needed. She is the teacher children can talk to if they have a worry.

Fiona
Fiona

She helps in Y1, Y4 and Y5.

 
Grainne
Grainne

She helps in Y1

Donna
Donna

She helps in Y1

 
Jackie
Jackie

Jackie helps in Y2

Geraldine
Geraldine

She helps in Y3

 
Pamela
Pamela

Pamela helps in Y3 and Y4

Marcella
Marcella

She helps in Y3 and Y4.

 
Lee
Lee

Lee helps out in Y5

Anne
Anne

She helps in Y6

 
Aisling
Aisling

She helps in Y6

Michelle
Michelle

She helps in Y7

 
Barry
Barry

He looks after our school building and grounds.

Eileen
Eileen

She looks after us at lunchtime and cleans our rooms too.

 
Bernie
Bernie

Bernie runs the office on Thursday and Friday.

Lucy
Lucy

Lucy works as Secretary in the busy office Monday to Wednesday.

 
The Cooks
The Cooks

Mary, Rosemary and Bernie make our lovely dinners.