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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, helps the Learning Support Co-ordinator  and is Cordinator for RE.

Mrs. McAllister
Mrs. McAllister

She is the Vice-Principal, the Learning Support Co-ordinator and teaches Y4 for 3 days.

 
Sarah McNicholl
Sarah McNicholl

Mrs McNicholl is Co-ordinator for Literacy and for Shared Education. She 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 they can meet.

Miss Barry
Miss Barry

She teaches Y4 2 days and Y5 for one day.

 
Sheena McCullagh
Sheena McCullagh

Y3 Teacher with Miss McErlean


Mrs McCullagh is also the co-ordinator for Numeracy and Assessment

Miss McErlean
Miss McErlean

She teaches Y3 each Thursday and Friday

 
Mrs. Kelly
Mrs. Kelly

She teaches Y2 and is Music Co-ordinator

Mrs. Logue
Mrs. Logue

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

 
Miss Ní Chatháin
Miss Ní Chatháin

She teaches in Y1 and speaks Irish

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 one of the teachers children can talk to if they have a worry.

 
Fiona
Fiona

She helps in Key Stage 2

Grainne
Grainne

She helps in Y1

 
Ciara
Ciara

She helps in Y1

Jackie
Jackie

Jackie helps in Y2

 
Donna
Donna

She helps in Y3

Denise
Denise

She helps in Y3

 
Geraldine
Geraldine

She helps in Y4 and Y5

Pamela
Pamela

Pamela helps in Y5 and Y6

 
Aisling
Aisling

She helps in Y5 and Y6

Lee
Lee

Lee helps out 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.