The staffing at St Joseph’s school includes a principal, six full-time teaching positions, one part-time teacher, one part-time Learning Support Teacher, two part-time Learning Support Assistants, a part-time Teacher-Librarian, part-time Library Assistant and a Clerical Assistant. There is also a cleaner and groundsperson.

A school counsellor is available weekly 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.

A list of staff contacts can be found below:                                                            

School Executive

Principal: Helen Whale   

Assistant Principal: Michelle Lovegrove

Religious Education Coordinator: Natalie Walters

Classroom Teachers

Kindergarten – Michelle Lovegrove/Alyssa Pritchard

Year 1 – Emma Watson

Year 2 – Elke Lanzon/Andrew Hurrell

Year 3 – Katrina Clement

Year 4 – Courtney Smith

Year 5/6 – Natalie Walters/Ann Mills

Learning Support Teacher: Renee Gavin

Pedagogical Mentor: Michelle Lovegrove

Gifted Education Mentor: Elke Lanzon

Teacher Librarian: Kirstie Barnett

ATSI Education Teacher: Andrew Hurrell

Learning Support Assistants: Alison Poole, Emma Evans, Julie Power

Library Assistant: Mandy Feeney

Administrative Assistant: Virginia Chapman

Cleaner: Patricia Miller

Groundsperson: Kurtis Joseph

IT Support: Anthony Trappel