St Joseph’s employs 18 teaching staff and 12 support staff.

This includes a principal, full-time and part-time teachers, a learning support teacher, six part-time learning support assistants, a teacher-librarian, library assistant and two clerical assistants. There is also a cleaner and grounds person.

A special education adviser and a registered psychologist are available to assist the school in assessing and addressing individual student learning needs.

Our staff of dedicated and highly experienced teachers provide our students with stimulating teaching and learning programs. We aim to cater to the needs of each child, to equip them to face the challenges of tomorrow.

A list of staff can be found below:



Kinder Red

Angela Foxon

Kinder Blue

Karen Nolan & Catherine Schumacher

Year 1 Red

Sue Woodward & Kathleen Arthur-Smith

Year 1 Blue

Heather Wozniak

Year 2 Red

Isabelle Peacock

Year 2 Blue

Brydie Houlahan

Year 3 Red

Clare Paff & Mark Faith

Year 3/4 Blue

Nikki Norley & Emma Davies

Year 4 Red

Issac Fox

Year 5/6 Red

Kyla Flanagan & Kate Papworth

Year 5/6 Blue

Kathryn Hill & Kate Papworth

Year 5/6 White

Natalie Davis & Mark Faith


Administration Officer – Amale Yi

Principal – Kate Drake

Assistant Principal – Kathryn Hill

Religious Education Coordinator – Clare Paff

Primary Coordinator – Kathryn Hill

Teacher Librarian – Stephanie Tranter

Library Assistant – Donna Hoffman

Gifted Education Mentor – Bek Henshaw

Pedagogical Mentors – Kathryn Hill & Karen Nolan

Learning Support Teacher – Amber Christie & Heidi Routley

Learning Support Assistants –Cheree Chapman, Lynne Dawson, Teresa Hanrahan, Patricia Hines, Kim McAlister, Sophie Perkins, Jessica Pelley, Karen Peacock, Etsuko Brain & Sarah Bernasconi

Specialist Music Teacher – Karyn Savage

EAL/D Teacher – Anne Turner

Aboriginal Torres Strait Island Teacher – Danielle Shaw

School Psychologist – Gayna Turner

Pastoral Care Worker – Maree Holmgreen

Specialist Band Teacher – Bryn Wilson-Kellaway

Canteen Officer – Kelly Brands