Meet the Kip McGrath Derby South Team
We are truly blessed to have such an amzing team to call on. Each of our teachers are all fully (degree) qualified (QTS), trusted and experienced in the classroom and possess current enhanced DBS checks. They have a proven professional track record of inspiring children in education and are committed to giving your child the best opportunity to succeed. Teachers are always available to provide feedback on your child’s progress and to discuss any concerns you may have. They are highly motivated to achieving the very best standards for your child and spend much time away from the classroom planning individually for each student.
Sue is the Centre Director and is a fully qualified teacher with more than 30 years experience, working in schools throughout Derbyshire and in more recent times has been employed by Derbyshire LEA as an Advisory Teacher across both Primary and Secondary schools - delivering pastoral care and training with great passion.
With a B.Ed (Hons) degree from the University of Warwick and a Professional Counselling Qualification; she relishes the challenge of influencing for the better the lives of the children living in our region
Sue holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificateand enjoys home crafts, cooking and reading in her spare time.
Helen is a vastly experienced and caring teacher who specialises in the teaching of English to GCSE level. We are grateful to have Helen as part of the team and she is much loved by her students.
Spending time with her extended family allows Helen to make the most of her spare time.
Gill possesses a breadth of experience in teaching at KS1 and KS2 levels in local Derby schools. She has now retired from full time teaching and continues to work with us to the benefit of our students.
Just taken early retirement from a local Primary School, Alison knows how to motivate and encourage her students to achieve their very best. She is truly enthusiastic and it rubs off on all around her.
Keith is also an early retirement Maths teacher capable of going all the way through to A Level. His students and their parents sing his praises for his "can do" approach which in turn leads to excellent results at all levels.
Shannon is a committed KS1 + KS2 teacher with a passion for seeing students progress. She has vast experience in primary schools not only local to Derby but also internationally.
She loves walking in the countryside and spending time with a growing number of grandchildren in her spare time.
Jane is passionate about and highly experienced in KS1 + KS2 teaching. She prides herself on seeing her students reach their full potential through delivery of excellent, challenging and enjoyable sessions. She likes dog walking and relaxing with friends and family.
Dave is an ex. Derby school headmaster. His specialities are in Science and Maths and he teaches both Primary and Secondary to a high level. Dave has now taken early retirement and truly enjoys the Kip experience. This certainly rubs off on his students.
Dave's social life is packed with birdwatching, walking and grandchildren.
Kalley is a self motivated KS1 + KS2 teacher who excels in bringing her passion for art into the curriculum. Her students look forward to her weekly sessions with eager anticipation and love to get involved. In her spare time Kalley enjoys socialising with her friends and checking out local bands.