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Parkhead Campus Staff

Mrs Snell (Teacher)

Mrs Snell is a qualified primary school teacher who is registered with the GTCS.  She has twenty-six years of experience teaching in private and state schools in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Before moving to Glasgow, she started a school for supportive education with her husband, was an enrichment teacher, and most recently, taught at a Christian school in Cape Town.  She is married with one daughter.

Mrs Markoff (Teacher)

Mrs Markoff holds a BA Hons degree in Child and Youth studies and a PGDE in Primary Education from the University of Glasgow. She taught at an international school in Shanghai as a supply teacher. After nine years in China she moved to the Isle of Lewis where she volunteered as a classroom assistant in an Independent Christian School. Mrs Markoff has now been teaching at Melville-Knox Christian school since August 2021 and registered with the GTCS. She and Mr Markoff have five children and are members of Hamilton Baptist Church.

Mrs Gamble (Teacher)

Mrs Gamble joined Melville-Knox Christian School in 2022. She qualified in Primary Teaching with a Bachelor of Education in 2012. She is married and has four young children. Her husband is the Pastor of Grace Church in Bothwell. She is passionate about the need for Christian Education in Scotland and is pleased to serve with the staff at Melville-Knox.

Mrs Dickie (Teacher)

Mrs Dickie joined Melville-Knox Christian School in 2023.  She holds a BEd (Hons) degree in Primary Education from Glasgow University, a MSc degree Social Policy from Strathclyde University and a PGDip in the Theory and Practice of Nurture Groups and Nurture Teaching, from University of Leicester. She has three teenage children, her son and  two daughters. During her 36 years of teaching experience, she has been a Staff Tutor, developing school policy and practice and delivering in-service training to schools in Argyll and Bute, taught in Karachi Grammar School, Pakistan, as part of a teacher-exchange programme and has led training, development and research programmes within the voluntary sector. She retired early from mainstream teaching in 2022 and has always had a passion for child development and education.  She regards it a blessing to be serving the Lord through her continued work with children at Melville-Knox Christian School.

She is a member of Partick Free Church of Scotland ( Continuing).

Mr Barrowman (Teaching Classroom Assistant)

Mr Barrowman joined Melville-Knox Christian School in 2023. He recently graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Sociology. Mr Barrowman is originally from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides but currently lives in Edinburgh where he attends Crossroads Church in Morningside.

Mrs Gillies (Classroom Assistant)

Mrs Gillies is a qualified Primary School teacher. She studied French and Psychology in Glasgow University and has a postgraduate diploma in Dyslexia from Kingston University, London. She worked for three years as a classroom teacher, then for fifteen years as a Support for Learning teacher (part-time). She is married with three grown up sons and is a member in the Glasgow Reformed Presbyterian Church.

Mrs Thompson (Administrator)

Mrs Thompson became the School Administrator in 2022 having had previous admin experience. Her eldest daughter was one of the first pupils when the school opened in 2014. She and her husband have 5 children and are in fellowship at Wishaw Ebenezer Gospel Hall.

In addition to the staff detailed above, we have a number of volunteer classroom assistants with a range of experience and skills.

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