Cambian Scarborough School

Head Teacher

Michelle Goodwin

Telephone: 01723 582073

Michelle has worked with the company for over 16 years teaching a variety of subjects but specialising in Mathematics to GCSE level. She jointly runs the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme at Bronze level and plans and organises team building activities for the whole school to encourage group participation.


Michelle is also the school Examination Officer and is responsible for assessments in general throughout the key stages. Qualifications include: BSc (Hons) Maths with QTS.


Deputy Head Teacher and SENCo

Michelle Monteith

Telephone: 01723 582073

Michelle studied at Lincoln University to complete her BSC (Hons) in Forensic Science and Psychology.  After gaining experience working in schools as an Advanced Teaching Assistant she returned to University to complete a PGCE in Secondary Science.


Michelle has been with the school for many years and has taught a variety of subjects. Michelle is the appointed SENCO for Scarborough School. Qualifications include: BSc (Hons) Forensic Science and Psychology, PGCE Secondary Science.


Teacher, Exams Officer & SMT

Sophie Martin

Sophie joined us in January 2020 and primarily teaches English. She came to us from another local school where she was teaching classes with a high rate of Pupil Premium, special educational needs and disabilities as well as pupils with English as an additional language.


Sophie initially trained at the Royal Military School of Music in Twickenham and spent 12 years as a musician and regular soldier in the army. Sophie left the forces in 2014 to pursue a career in education and, after working as an Advanced Teaching Assistant, she went on to complete teacher training with Brighton University gaining her BA (Hons) in Secondary Education (English). She has taught English at several secondary schools across North Yorkshire and the East Riding. 


Learning Support Assistant

Jo Suarez

 Jo originally joined the team as a Learning Support Assistant. Jo is a qualified teacher and has worked for many years in primary and secondary schools specialising in educational settings with children with special educational needs including autism. Recently, when a vacancy arose Jo was promoted to Instructor and teaches some of our classes in school including Art.



Kelly Murphy

Kelly has worked for the Scarborough School for many years, firstly as a Learning Support Assistant and now as an Instructor. Kelly previously worked in early years at a local primary school before joining the team here. Qualifications include: NVQ STALIS - Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Intermediate Health and Social Care, Advanced Health and Social Care, Nursery Nursing.


Pastoral Lead

Andrew Marshall

Telephone: 01723 582073

Andy is our Pastoral Lead here at Scarborough School. Andrew has a huge wealth of knowledge and experience having previously qualified as a Social Worker and worked as a Safeguarding Officer in his most recent role at East Riding College. Andrew spent 18 years of his career working as a Police Officer for the Lincolnshire Police Authority and was the force champion for restorative justice and neighbourhood policing. 


Learning Support Assistant

Nicole Wheeler

Nicole is our new Learning Support Assistant, who just joined the team in January 2023. Nicole is currently studying psychology – which is a study of mind and behaviour.       


Advanced Learning Support Assistant

Hayley Miller

Hayley, who had been working as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant with a child who needed extra support in school, has now been given a permanent role in school as a general Learning Support Assistant. Hayley had previously worked for many years in a care home setting, but is also a qualified hairdresser.  



Vanessa Moore

Vanessa has been our part-time administrator for over seven years now, she has worked in admin and finance roles since leaving school and worked in a Children’s Centre prior to joining us here.  Vanessa’s qualifications include: Advanced G.N.V.Q in Business Studies, AAT - Accountancy.


Learning Support Assistant 1:1

Ayse Johnson


Learning Support Assistant 1:1

Phillip Pitter


Domestic Assistant

Amy Smith


General Enquiries


Telephone: 0161 507 3723


For full staffing structure, click here.


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Governance Board

Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Cambian Scarborough School to ensure that the management of the school is closely scrutinised and held to account in all areas of responsibility.


The agenda comprises of:


✓ Voice of the Child - student feedback


✓ Head Teachers Highlight Report outlining achievements and challenges and progress against school improvement report


✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Care


✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Education


✓ Outcomes for Children and Young People - Therapy


✓ Commercial Performance


✓ Staffing and Personnel


✓ Estates Report


✓ IT report


The Governance Board contain key individuals from outside and within the school who attend this meeting each term and parental and staff feedback is always welcomed.


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