At St Joseph’s, there are 13 teaching staff and 13 support staff at the school.
The staff includes a principal, full time teachers, part-time teacher, part-time Learning Support Teacher, part-time Learning Support Assistants, a Teacher-Librarian, part-time Library Assistant and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a cleaner and groundsperson.
A Special Education Adviser and a Registered Psychologist are available to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual student’s learning needs.
A highly structured combination of professional development opportunities, access to quality teaching resources and experiences as well as an increased emphasis on wellbeing and parent engagement has been developed to increase student readiness for and engagement in learning. Curriculum differentiation ensures that the needs of students are catered for at all levels.
The Leadership Team is responsible for setting the operational agenda and goals of the school as driven by the Strategic and Annual Plan. This group of dynamic individuals is each responsible for key aspects of the business.
A list of staff contacts can be found below:
Principal: Mrs Charlene Reid
Assistant Principal: Mr Kell York
Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Ruth Cootes
Primary Coordinator: Mrs Anne Neems
Mrs Angela Fuller
Miss Jessica Murray
Miss Lucy Janik
Mrs Carole Elbourne
Mrs Ruth Cootes/Mrs Alison Taylor
Mrs Anne Neems
Mrs Anne Williams/Miss Ashlee McFarlane
Mrs Stephanie Baker
Mr Kell York / Mrs Julie Saperas
Mrs Beth Woollett
Learning Support Teacher: Mrs Astrid Lepelaar
Aboriginal Support Teacher: Mrs Jessica Daley
ESL Teacher: Mrs Jenny Bowen
Music Teacher (RFF): Mrs Lisa Pockran
Teacher Librarian: Mrs Leah Hannan
Library Assistant: Mrs Jenny Stewart
School Counsellor: Mrs Alicia Gibson
Pastoral Care Worker: Sister Margaret McLeod (Wednesday – Thursday)
Clerical Staff: Mrs Margaret Livingstone
Teacher Assistants: Mrs Anna Fahy, Mrs Vanessa Gebhard, Mrs Catherine Tonks and Mrs Julie Hawthorne
Canteen Supervisor: Mrs Tracey Ryan-Ward
Cleaning Staff: Mrs Melva Powell and Mr Neale Powell
Groundsman: Mr Michael Ramage (Mondays/Tuesdays)
Priest Supervisor: Fr Geoff Mulhearn
Parish Leader: Mr Brendon Mannyx