Resignations, Retirements, New Appointments

Susie Tinkler-Rose

Susie has moved from Lancashire to Yorkshire, having worked for several years as School Business Manager at Great Arley School in Thornton. She will be starting her role in the autumn term 2017 as School Business Manager at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Harrogate, which is part of Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust. Susie has been replaced by Gemma Anderson, who was previously Examinations and Data Manager at Montgomery High School. We wish them both well in their new roles.

Mandy Gaitens

Mandy will be starting employment at Ribbleton Avenue Methodist Junior School as School Business Manager in September 2017. She currently works as Assistant Business Director at Ashton Community Science College. We wish Mandy every success in her new role.

Lorraine Cross

Lorraine was previously Office Manager/Bursar at Benjamin Hargreaves Primary School and started her new role, following promotion to School Business Manager at St James' Lanehead, on 13 March 2017.

Congratulations go to Jane Abra, who was recently appointed as School Business Manager at Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Fleetwood. Jane replaces John Large, who retired from the post in December.

Jane’s successor at Hutton Grammar School is Patricia Gilmore, who was already working at the school. We look forward to welcoming Patricia to the group.

Louise Martin

Louise Martin will be taking on the role of School Business Manager in January 2015 at Leyland St Mary’s. She has enjoyed 15 happy years at Whitefield Primary School in Penwortham and is now looking forward to a new challenge. Our best wishes go to Louise in her new job.

Paul Magee

Paul Magee, currently Business & Finance Manager at Glenburn Sports College, has been appointed to the post of Business Manager at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Community College for Business and Enterprise, Sutton, St Helen’s from September 2014.

Sue Kennedy

Paul’s successor at Glenburn is current Senior Finance Officer Sue Kennedy, who will be taking over operational finance as Bursar.

Vicki Hayward

Vicki Hayward was appointed to the post of School Business Manager at Archbishop Temple School, Fulwood in November. She was previously the SBM at Beardwood Humanities College in Blackburn until its closure in 2012 and has since been doing supply in primary schools. We wish Vicki all the best in her new role.

Julia Scott

Julia Scott is moving from Archbishop Temple School, Fulwood to Our Lady’s Catholic High School, Fulwood in November 2013. Congratulations go to Julia on her new appointment.