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Youth development Officer (YDO) – Rob Parkes
Rob manages the Tain Youth Services team and works closely with the Management team, Guidance department and Pupil Support staff and the Youth forum at Tain Royal Academy.
Youth Support Officer
Mark Hutcheon who is Youth Support Officer and employed by Highlife Highland Youth Services and will be based within the guidance department to assist the school in re- engaging with Pupils who have attendance issues.
He will seek to improve their attendance and work in close partnership with school staff and other partners.
Employability co-ordinator - Kelly Duncan
Kelly is employed part time by Highlife Highland Youth services and works with Pupils identified by the school, to enhance their skills and help them into employment or further education on leaving school.
She also works with former pupils in the community who need help to find positive destinations. Referrals to Kelly can be made by anyone by contacting Rob Parkes or directly by email.
Youth Awards Co-ordinator – Shaun Sinclair
Shaun works in the Academy on Wednesday’s and is employed Highlife Highland Youth services to promote and support pupils and staff with the array of wider achievement awards which are available to enhance learning and recognise effort.