Introducing the leadership team at St Joseph’s College
Our senior leadership team
Mrs Danielle Clarke
I feel both proud and privileged to be the Principal of St Joseph’s College working alongside an outstanding staff and a community which focuses successfully on personalised academic achievement and the positive social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of children and young people.
Mr Sacha Cinnamond
I joined St Joseph’s in 2016 and have over 20 years of experience in teaching, including managing my own Sixth Form successfully for 12 years. I am a consultant to the Historical Association and work as a masterclass presenter for the Gabbitas Truman and Thring Foundation.
Head of Prep School
Mrs Amanda Childs
With 13 years of experience as a Prep Head, I am proud to have recently joined the St Jo’s team. My number one priority is to help the children love learning through offering them exciting experiences which will stay in their memories for a lifetime.
Vice Principal Pastoral
Mrs Georgina Rowlands
I am dedicated to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for students, fostering their personal and academic growth, and ensuring their well-being through a committed team of staff who promote an aspirational and inclusive school culture.
Vice Principal Co-curricular & Head of Arts
Mrs Victoria Harvey
I have over 23 years of experience teaching in both the maintained and independent sectors and continue to be passionate about developing young people’s lives through instilling a love for creativity at all levels.
Director of Sport
Mr Anthony O’Riordan
I joined the College in 2015 as Director of Rugby and teacher of Vocational BTEC Curriculum, later becoming Director of Sport & Business Development. I have overseen various sporting programmes and partnerships, including the successful introduction of male and female Football Academies at the College.
Director of Admissions, Marketing and Communications
Mrs Sarah Edwards
I joined the Senior Leadership Team at St Joseph’s College in September 2019 to provide strategic planning and leadership in College communications, marketing and pupil recruitment. I have over 20 years’ experience working with some incredible brands across a range of different markets and channels to create excellent communications and deliver targeted results. I work with the Admissions, Marketing and Communications team to create strong brand dialogue and oversee UK and international pupil enrolment.
Director of Finance
Mrs Julie Keech
Mrs Keech joined St Joseph’s in June 2022 as Director of Finance. A fellow of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants in England and Wales, she has over 20 years’ experience in both Financial and Commercial finance roles across businesses ranging from privately owned to listed and private equity backed companies.
Mrs Keech has worked in a variety of business sectors spanning healthcare, offshore renewable energy, subsea cabling and EV charging. She brings considerable experience in financial analysis, reporting and financial management.