Staff

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

Year 1 – Renee Gavin

Year 2 – Katherine Nixon/Casandra Piggott

Year 3 – Emma Watson

Year 4 – Natalie Walters

Year 5/6 – Elke Lanzon

Learning Support Teacher: Renee Gavin

Leading Teacher: Lisa Wilson

Teacher Librarian: Kirstie Barnett

Learning Support Assistants: Alison Poole, Emma Evans

Administrative Assistant: Virginia Chapman

Cleaner: Patricia Miller

Groundsperson: Kurtis Joseph

IT Support: Anthony Trappel

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