We are fortunate in employing a talented and committed staff team at the school. The names and roles of key staff members can be found on our contact page. Below, you will find brief biographies of our Senior Leadership Team.
Toby Sutherland MA, MEd (Camb): Headteacher
After time as a teacher of Business and Economics, Mr Sutherland held the roles of Deputy Head of House, Head of Faculty, Assistant Head and Deputy Headteacher at Queens’ school, Bushey before joining St Clement Danes as Deputy Headteacher in September 2017. From January 2018, he takes on the role of Headteacher with responsibility for the day to day leadership of the school.
Julie Jones MA (Oxon): Deputy Headteacher
Mrs Jones joined St Clement Danes in September 2014 as Assistant Headteacher. She has had responsibility for Assessment, Pupil Premium, Personalised Learning and Teachers' Appraisal and Initial Teacher Training. From September 2018, she takes on the role of Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Curriculum. She also line-manages English and Maths as well as chairing Head of Faculty meetings.
Christopher Marks BMus (Hons), MA, NPQH: Deputy Headteacher
Mr Marks joined St Clement Danes in 2005 as Head of Creative & Expressive Arts. In 2013 he joined the Senior Leadership Team, taking on the leadership of personalised support programmes, then as Lead Professional for Monitoring, Assessment and Personalised Learning. From September 2017, he takes on the role of Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for the pastoral life of the school. He is the Designated Senior Lead for Child Protection, he also oversees the provision for SEND students.
Sarah Doyle MA, BA (Hons), PGCert: Assistant Headteacher
Ms Doyle joined St Clement Danes School in September 2019 as Assistant Headteacher. She is Lead Professional for Research, Continuing Professional Development and Learning, as well as having responsibility for Appraisal. Previously, she has held various roles in Rickmansworth School and Nower Hill High School, including Associate Assistant Headteacher, Head of the English and Film Faculty, and Literacy Lead.
Michael Garvey MA (Oxon): Assistant Headteacher
Mr Garvey joined St Clement Danes as a teacher of history in September 1999, before becoming Subject Leader in 2002 and then subsequently Director of Sixth Form Studies in April 2008. From September 2016, he takes on the role of Lead Professional for Teaching and Learning, Standards and Continuing Professional Development, developing middle leaders as a facilitator for the NPQML programme. He line-manages social sciences, creative and expressive arts and PE.
Andrew Harris, BA (Hons), PGCE: Assistant Headteacher
Mr Harris joined St Clement Danes School in September 2019 as Assistant Headteacher. He joined teaching in 2010 after working within the defence and security sectors. He subsequently held the positions of Raising Aspirations Coordinator, Head of Year and Assistant Headteacher at a range of schools in London and the South East. Mr Harris is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Assoc. CIPD) having undertaken professional accreditation within the field of Learning and Development. He line-manages Design, Humanities and Duke of Edinburgh and is Lead Professional for Student Progress, Personalised learning and Intervention as well as Character Education and E-Safety.
Aisling Ryan BA (Hons), PGCE: Director of Sixth Form and Assistant Headteacher
Miss Ryan joined St Clement Danes School as a teacher of English in July 2002, working as part of and then leading a cross-faculty team of Excellent Teachers from September 2006, before becoming Head of English in September 2013. In September 2016, she became Assistant Director of Sixth Form. From April 2017, she took on the role of Assistant Headteacher within Croxley Danes School and from September 2017 also took on the leadership of Assessment and Monitoring within both St Clement Danes School and Croxley Danes School. From January 2017, she takes on the role of Director of Sixth Form.