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Headteacher Appointments

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Two knowledgeable teachers have been appointed as Headteachers of Les Beaucamps High School and the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre.

Martin Haimes, currently one of the Deputy Headteachers at the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre, has been appointed as Acting Headteacher of Les Beaucamps High School following the secondment of Sophie Roughsedge to the Education Office. Mr Haimes has 25 years' experience in education, with 15 years as Deputy Headteacher at a high performing comprehensive school in England as well as the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre.

Kieran James has been appointed as Acting Headteacher of the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre. Mr James is currently the Director of Sixth Form Studies and also Deputy Headteacher of the school. He steps up following the appointment of current Headteacher Liz Coffey as Executive Headteacher. Mr James has over 20 years' experience teaching in schools in Guernsey, England and further a-field in New Zealand and Portugal.

Both teachers will take up their new roles in September.

Andrew Warren, Director of Education, said:

'Both Martin and Kieran have extensive knowledge and experience within educational settings and I am certain that they will be very successful at leading their schools and ensuring their high-level of achievement is maintained.'

Mr Haimes said:

'I look forward to joining and working with the team at Les Beaucamps High School. Education is currently undergoing significant transformation and I am honoured to be leading Les Beaucamps during this exciting time to ensure that equal opportunities are provided to all young people in the Bailiwick.'

Mr James said:

'From September 2019, the school will receive its first intake of all-ability students. I am looking forward to using the experience that I have gained throughout my career in order to lead the staff through this time of transition.'

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