School Support Staff
Mrs ArnoldSchool Administrator
Mrs Arnold has worked in several GLA school for the last 14 years in various roles, and has been the School Administrator at Longford Park Primary Academy since the school opened in September 2017. She is also the School Admissions Officer and Attendance Officer.
Miss JessopBreakfast Club, After School Club & Midday Supervisor Lead
Miss Jessop has lived in Longlevens all her life she has previously worked at another school for 17 yrs as a MDSA & 6 yrs as a SMDSA. She enjoys supporting all the children at Longford Park.
Mrs JessopBreakfast and After School Club Assistant
Mrs Jessop lives locally in Longlevens. She has grown up children. Having worked in two schools one for 5 years another for 30 years as a MDSA, She has gained a lot of experience. She enjoys welcoming the children to Breakfast Club in the mornings, helping them get settled for a great day of learning.
Mrs BetteridgePPA & Key Stage 2 HLTA
Mrs Cotton-Betteridge has previously worked as a TA for over 20 years in a primary school in Cheltenham, 15 of those years as a HLTA. She has worked in all year groups, but is particularly experienced in upper KS2, where she loves teaching English and Maths. She especially enjoys the children's humour and individual personalities, and wants to help them all achieve their best. Her interests include singing and playing netball.
Miss JordanTeaching Assistant
Miss Jordan has lived in Longford for a few years. She has two daughter, one of which currently attends the school. Miss Jordan previous worked as a Midday Superviser and After School Club Assistant, and has now moved on to working in class, mainly as a one-2-One Teaching Assistant.
Miss AllenTeaching Assistant/Pastoral
Miss Allen joined us in September 2022. She has been a teaching assistant for 12 years and has worked across all year groups from pre-school to year 6. She enjoys being creative, spending time with her family and going to the theatre.
Miss MillerMidday Supervisor
My name is Beth Miller (not Elizabeth that's my naughty name)
I am 27 years old and I'm a first time Mum with a 3.5yr old daughter named Keira.
I am a huge fan of animals and films, also think it's fair to say I'm obsessed with Johnny Depp (and a boy band called The Wanted)
I have worked at Longford Park since July 2021 and have really enjoyed myself; working with the kids and forming bonds with many of them it makes or the more enjoyable. The staff are all really friendly and great to work with, hoping I can still see myself here in several years time!
Mrs BroganTeaching Assistant
Mrs Brogan joined our school in March 2023, covering maternity leave in our Reception Class. She has worked within Early Years education for over 23 years, most recently as a Reception teacher for 16 years at a primary school in Gloucester. Mrs Brogan enjoys helping children to develop self-confidence in their own abilities and holds a passionate belief that every child can fulfil their potential and experience success in a positive and nurturing environment. She is committed to making a positive impact upon future generations.
Her interests include reading, crafting, and watching musicals. You will also find her playing netball three times a week.
Mrs McKenziePastoral Lead
Mrs McKenzie is in school every Monday and Thursday, based in the Dragonfly room
Mrs ConnollyTeaching Assistant
Mrs Connolly works in our Year 1 class, and previously worked in our Nursery
Mrs JohnsonTeaching Assistant
Mrs Johnson joined our school in September 2023, based in Key Stage 2
Mrs HerbstTeaching Assistant
Mrs Herbst has joined our team from another GLA school from November 2023, and has years of experience as a Teaching Assistant.
Mrs MarriMidday Supervisor
My name is Anusha Marri, I recently moved into Gloucester from Swindon because of my daughter’s secondary education.
I used to work as a supply teaching assistant and also as a midday supervisor at different schools (both early years and primary) in Swindon.
I am working In Longford Park from November 2023 as a Midday Supervisor and really enjoy working with children. The staff here at Longford park academy are very friendly and helpful.
Miss WardAdministration Apprentice
Miss Ward joined the school in November 2023 as an Administration Apprentice in the school office. She lives nearby and have previously worked in Hotel Housekeeping, but wanted to make the move into an Administration role. She will be in the school office every day, and will be happy to help with any enquiries.