Our Staff

Swiss Cottage is committed to a team approach in meeting all our learners’ needs. Our specialist and experienced staff comprise of teachers and teaching assistants who work together with our multi-agency teams. Our multi-agency teams include educational psychologist, psychotherapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, doctors, nurses and Connexions service. These teams work seamlessly with our staff to enable all learners to access the curriculum as fully as possible with as little time loss as possible.

Senior Leadership Team:

  • Vijita Patel

    Principal
  • Maisie Sammon

    Associate Principal
  • Margaret Mulholland

    Director of Development & Research

Middle Leadership Team:

  • Eileen Kernick

    Head of Upper School
  • Becky Shaw

    Head of Lower School
  • Abdul Hafeez

    Data Analyst
  • Lucy Hall

    Lead for Family and Inclusion
  • Tracy Edwards

    Associate Director of Teaching School
  • Carolyn Harvey

    Associate Director of Teaching School
  • Clare Donavan

    Senior Leader for Teaching and Learning
  • Rima Blakaj

    Head of Finance