We have a big staff team at RBAir, and we work from various locations. The majority of us are based at our headquarters in Milton; a smaller group is based at our student hub in Danbury; and the rest of us are spread across the country wherever our students need us.

Our staff team consists of a senior leadership team, teachers, therapists, link professionals, the administration and support teams, and IT. Despite being spread out, we work as one big team, wherever we’re based.

Leadership team

HeadteacherMichelle Williams
Assistant HeadChristina Smith
Assistant HeadWendy Bucktrout
Essex Provision ManagerPhilip White
Development ManagerDavid Golding


Teaching team leads

Humanities and ArtsWendy Bucktrout
EnglishHelen Green
Maths and PSHEEAndrew Wilson
Science, Psychology, IT and Animal CareKirstie Urquhart
Face-to-face LeadJaclyn Paules


Therapy team lead

Well-being Manager/TherapistLucy de Havas


Link Professional leads

Link Mentor/Professional ManagerChristina Smith
Breakaway and Careers LeadLouise Byam-Cook


Admissions and Support

Safeguard LeadKelly Ellis
Admissions OfficerHelen Griffiths
Essex Provision ManagerPhilip White
SENDCoHannah Curry
SEN AdministratorPookie Russell
Exams OfficerGosia Krolak
IT ManagerJosh French
AdministratorJacquline Verduzco
AdministratorStephanie Blackman



RBAir trustees come from a range of different professional backgrounds and volunteer their time to ensure best practice governance and the smooth running of the Centre.

Current trustees of RBAir are:

  • Revd Professor Michael Reiss (Acting Chair)
  • Dr Carrie Herbert MBE
  • Ruth Loshak
  • Stan Webster