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:
Principal: Helen Whale
Assistant Principal: Michelle Lovegrove
Religious Education Coordinator: Natalie Walters
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