Our Staff

St. Joseph’s Primary is a co-educational, Roman Catholic, Primary School serving the whole area of Faifley. The school accommodates children from Primary 1 to Primary 7. At present the roll is 175 full time pupils and 9 split placement pupils.

Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Head Teacher: Mrs Clare MacColl

Deputy Head Teacher: Mrs Siobhan Lowing

Acting Deputy Head Teacher: Mrs June Johnstone

Acting Principal Teacher: Miss Rachel Hamilton


Teaching Staff

Additional Support Teachers

Mrs June Johnstone (ASN Co-ordinator)

Mrs Amy Campbell

Mrs Julie Friel

Mr Mark Meikle

Mrs Geraldine Donaghy (Nurture Teacher)

(Pupil/Family Support Officer)


Class Teachers

Primary 7: Mr Brian Bell

Primary 6: Mrs Marzia Gardini/ Mr Meikle

Primary 5: Miss Theresa Blaney

Primary 4: Miss Rhiannon McEwan

Primary 3: Mrs Karen Dick

Primary 2: Mrs Joanne Doherty/Mrs Friel

Primary 1: Miss Rachel Hamilton

Rainbow Base 1: Mrs Mary-Frances Lindsay

Rainbow Base 2: Mrs Sharon Quinn

Rainbow Base 3: Ms Lesley McKinnon


Mr Chris Liddel the music instructor provides brass tuition ½ day a week.

St Joseph’s has excellent support from:


School Clerical Assistants

Mrs Kathleen Slevin

Mrs Samantha Dickson

Mrs Michelle Radcliffe


Learning Assistants

Mrs Kathryn Lambie

Mrs Maureen White

Miss Kirsten McKie

Miss Rosie Stevenson


Rainbow Base Learning Assistants

Mrs Jackie Church

Mr Martin McCormack

Mrs Mary Jack

Miss Maria Cairns

Mrs Jennifer Winnie

Mrs Ashleigh Muirhead


School Facilities Officers

Mr John Seymour

Mrs Josy Carr

Mrs Jean Dallas

Miss Kirsty McPhie


School Lollipop woman

Mrs Pat Eadie


School Chaplain

Fr. Paul Milarvie


Catering Team

Mrs Susan Thomson

Mrs Carol Gilfillan

Mrs Geraldine Cairns