Staff

The staffing at St Joseph’s school includes a principal, six full-time teaching positions, 3 part-time teachers, 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   

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Assistant Principal: Michelle Lovegrove

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Religious Education Coordinator: Natalie Walters

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Classroom Teachers

Kindergarten/Year 1 – Michelle Lovegrove/Ann Mills

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Year 1/2 – Chelsea Goodhew

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Year 3/4 – Cody Somerville, Michelle Lovegrove & Melissa McClennan

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Year 5 – Andrew Hurrell/Katherine Nixon

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Year 6 – Emma Watson

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Learning Support Teacher: Colleen Toms

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Pedagogical Mentor: Michelle Lovegrove

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Gifted Education Mentor: Elke Chester

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Teacher Librarian: Emily Somerville

ATSI Education Teacher: Andrew Hurrell

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Learning Support Assistants: Alison Poole, Julie Power, Monique Jones, Gail McCormick

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Library Assistant: Amanda Feeney

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Administrative Assistant: Stella Raleigh

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Pastoral Care Worker: Sarah Price
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Cleaner: Patricia Miller

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