Senior Leadership Team
Mr S C JamesHeadteacher
Mr S C James
Mr James has over 25 years teaching experience spanning six comprehensive schools in Cardiff, Neath, Port Talbot, Burry Port and Merthyr Tydfil. Previous positions within the teaching sector have included: Lead Deputy Headteacher in a federation of schools in Carmarthenshire and Head of Mathematics. His qualifications include BSc(Hons) in Business, PGCE, PGDip, MA(Ed) and NPQH.
Mr S J BaberDeputy Headteacher
Mr S J Baber
An ex-pupil of Afon Tâf who returned to teach here in 2007. Mr Baber assumed the role of Deputy Headteacher in 2017. He is a former Head of Department and Pastoral Guidance Coordinator. Outside of his work commitments, Mr Baber enjoys spending time with his young family. He is a keen sportsman with particular interests in football and cricket.
Mr R S ThomasAssistant Headteacher
Mr R S Thomas
Mr Thomas started teaching at Afon Tâf in 2005. He became Head of Computing & ICT in 2012. His other responsibilities, apart from that of Assistant Headteacher, include: ICT Coordinator, Exams Officer and Data Manager. In what little spare time he has, Mr Thomas enjoys spending it with his young family and listening to music from various genres. He also has a very keen interest in pointless trivia!
Mrs M ArchibaldAssistant Headteacher
Mrs M Archibald
Mrs Archibald trained as a Welsh teacher at Cardiff University and afterwards, taught for several years. She followed a career in youth justice as a Specialist Education Officer and then became an Adviser for the Youth Justice Board. Arriving at Afon Tâf in 2014 as Behaviour Manager and then, Director of Learning. Mrs Archibald is currently Assistant Head with responsibility for Safeguarding, Wellbeing, Behaviour and Attendance. She is also the Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator (ALNCo). She has a passion for ensuring all pupils are supported and encouraged to be the best they can be. Outside of school, Mrs Archibald loves spending time with her family. The coast is her favourite place to be!
Mrs R WiltshireAssistant Headteacher
Mrs R Wiltshire
Mrs Wiltshire joined Afon Tâf as Head of Mathematics in 2017 assuming the role of Assistant Headteacher in 2018. She trained as a Maths teacher at Cardiff University in 2004 and is a former Head of Year, Numeracy Coordinator and Second in Department. Outside of work commitments, Mrs Wiltshire enjoys spending time with her two children, family and friends.