Staff

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:

School Executive

Principal: Mrs Charlene Reid

Assistant Principal: Mr Kell York

Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Ruth Cootes

Primary Coordinator: Mrs Anne Neems

Teaching Staff                 

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

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