MEET THE GOVERNORS
Caitlin Bisknell - Chair of Governors
Caitlin first became a governor at FEJS more than 17 years ago, when her children attended the school. While they left several years ago – Caitlin stayed on!
A former Chair of the board of governors, Caitlin is deeply committed to FEJS and to ensuring that the school offers the best possible opportunities to all of its pupils.
She is currently the Derbyshire County Councillor for Fairfield, and until 2015, she served as the area’s High Peak Borough Councillor.
Jayne Mercer -Headteacher
Jayne served as a staff governor for 5 years before taking on the Headship of the school in January 2016.
She has a vast amount of teaching experience across the primary age range and has an Honours Degree in Primary Education and a Master’s degree in Education Management. Having started her teaching career in Manchester, Jayne has now worked in education for over 25 years. Jayne has previously worked for Manchester City Council and in the private education system before taking up the post of Assistant Head at Fairfield and later the Headship at Fairfield.
She has led various school development areas over this time including Literacy, assessment, special educational needs, transition and whole school curriculum.
Jayne is committed to providing the very best of opportunities for the children and families of Fairfield and values the contribution made by all stakeholders, including staff, and celebrates the links we have with St. Peter’s Church.
Jayne is married and lives in Derbyshire with her husband and son.