Our Staff

How many people work at Riverside? 

There are many people who work at Riverside who all have the same goal – to help pupils develop into confident, capable learners and active members of the local community.


Jose Lewis is the Headteacher.
She can be found in the playground at the start and end of the day and is on duty at all times.
Her office can be found on the first floor of the main building.

Head of School

Helen Baldry is the Head of School and works closely with Jose. She is also on duty at all times and her office is next to the main School Office.

Deputy Headteacher

Jill Lewis is the Deputy Headteacher. You can find her in the playground at the start and end of the day too. Jill deals with all enquiries about timetables as well as all her other jobs!

Assistant Headteachers

Sophie Alder and Sara Black are the Assistant Headteachers. Sophie is responsible for attendance and is the Senior Assistant Headteacher. Sara is responsible for the Curriculum. But they have lots of other jobs too!


There are at least 16 teachers at Riverside – they are all friendly and helpful.
They work hard and teach exciting lessons that help us learn.

Teaching Assistants

There are more than 15 TAs too. They are there to help pupils and teachers.

Midday Supervisors

7 supervisors are there at lunchtimes to make sure everyone is happy.

Kitchen Staff   riverside-247

We have a cook and 4 people help cook our lunch.

Premises Team

We have a Premises Team who take care of the school building and site.
They can be found at the school gate at the start and end of the day.

Facilities and Premises Assistant

Dan is the Facilities and Premises Assistant and he helps the school to run smoothly.

Admin. Officer

Gill is the Admin Officer. She answers the telephone and deals with enquiries, sends out letters about outings and important dates and you can buy your school uniform at her office.


We have a team of cleaners who make sure the school is ready for the next day.

At Riverside there are a lot of adults who help the school run smoothly. Next time you visit, think about all the people who have worked hard to make our school a great place to learn.