At St Joseph’s, there are 13 teaching staff and 13 support staff at the school.

The staff includes a Principal, Executive members, teaching staff, Learning Support Teacher, Learning Support Assistants, a Teacher-Librarian, Library Assistant, Senior School Administration, Clerical Assistant, Pastoral Care Worker, Psychologist, Specialist Music teacher, Aboriginal Education Teacher and Pedagogical & Gifted Education Mentors.

Our learning support team are available to assist the school and families 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: Mrs Courtney Porter

Religious Education Coordinator: Mrs Ruth Cootes and Mrs Taylor James (acting)

Primary Coordinator: Mrs Anne Neems

Teaching Staff                 

Mrs Angela Fuller

Miss Taylor James

Mrs Carole Elbourne

Mrs Ruth Cootes/Mrs Alison Taylor

Mrs Anne Neems

Mr Matthew Chandler

Mrs Anne Tutton

Mrs Stephanie Baker

Mrs Beth Woollett

Mr John Hession

Miss Rebecca Sheehan

Mrs Courtney Porter

Mr Kell York

Learning Support Teacher: Mrs Monica Shanahan

Gifted Education Teacher:  Mrs Monica Shanahan

Pedological Mentors: Anne Neems & Mrs Beth Woollett 

Aboriginal Support Teacher: Mr John Hession

ESL Teacher: Mrs Dionne Mitchell 

Music Teacher (RFF): Mrs Lisa Pockran

Teacher Librarian: Mrs Leah Hannan                   

Library Assistant: Mrs Jenny Stewart                   

School Counsellor: Mrs Alicia Gibson

Pastoral Care Worker: Mrs Mel Dobosz 

Clerical Staff: Mrs Margaret Livingstone and Mrs Susie Doran

Teacher Assistants: Mrs Anna Fahy, Mrs Vanessa Gebhard, Mrs Catherine Tonks, Mrs Julie Hawthorne, Mrs Worakot Walker, Mrs Megan Fitzgerald and Mrs Paulla Walz

Canteen Supervisor: Mrs Tracey Ryan-Ward

Cleaning Staff: Mrs Melva Powell 

Groundsman: Mr Robert Stewart

Priest Supervisor: Fr Geoff Mulhearn

Parish Leader: Mr Christopher Voigt 

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