(CMR) Lisa Pearce, the assistant teacher at Prospect Primary who was removed from the school following accusations of common assault involving a student last September, has been cleared to return to the classroom.
A communication to parents stated that at the end of the investigation by the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), the teacher was cleared of all accusations made against her and resumed duties at the school.
Pearce was removed from the institution following allegations of misconduct towards the student. The Department of Education Services (DES) said she was removed from the school pending the outcome of the appropriate investigations to ensure the welfare of the students at the school.
Upon receiving initial reports, the Department of Education Services said it promptly referred the matter to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) for investigation, adhering to the established protocol for addressing child protection allegations involving staff. The MASH team comprises professionals from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Family Support Unit of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS).