School Staff

To work is to pray

Our Staff

The staff at St Joseph’s School are committed to living out our Mercy values of justice, compassion, tolerance, peace and forgiveness. 

We work collaboratively with the community and parish to support our students with the integration of faith, life and culture, as we strive for educational excellence and personal growth.

Staff for 2022
Pre-Kindy Miss Ellie Costantino
Education Assistant Mrs Siba EliaIssa
Kindergarten BLUE Miss Keighley Malcolm
Kindergarten GOLD Ms Bec Bowen/Mrs Emma McHardie
Education Assistants Mrs Amanda Irvine
Mrs Pauline Cvejic
Miss Nyssa Coutinho
Mrs Claudia Barbagallo
Pre-Primary BLUE Mrs Katrina Malcolm
Education Assistant Mrs Carmen Garcia
Pre-Primary GOLD Mrs Helen Petch
Education Assistant Ms Samira Zoghbi
Year 1 BLUE Mrs Andrea Lewis
Year 1 GOLD Miss Celeste Della Posta
Education Assistant Mrs Sandra Rouse
Year 2 BLUE Mrs Dorothy Rodrigues/Mrs Anna Tarle
Year 2 GOLD Mrs Tania Valenti
Education Assistants Mrs Tina Zappacosta/Miss Mia Rhodes
Year 3 BLUE Mrs Fran Drummond-Hay
Year 3 GOLD Mrs Aoife Cooksley/Mrs Rose McGrath
Year 4 BLUE Mrs Judyline Vales de Menezes/Mrs Jackie Connelly
Year 4 GOLD Ms Olivia Palermo
Year 5 BLUE Mrs Lynn Tomlinson/Mrs Tennille Eoannidis
Year 5 GOLD Miss Emma Reid/Miss Kaliya Tribbeck
Year 6 BLUE Miss Danielle Devereux
Year 6 GOLD Mr Jamie Burns
Education Assistant Mrs Jenny Tesch/Mrs Jenny Palermo
Mrs Sarah Cooper/Mrs Jacqui Spurgeon
Ms Peta Eldridge/Mrs Lynda Beadle
Relief Teacher Miss Kaliya Tribbeck
Library Miss Mary Coates/Mrs Lyn Archer
Library Assistant Mrs Clare Gendron
Information Technology Mrs Jacqui Spurgeon
Science Mrs Kerrie Cogger
Art Mrs Rose McGrath
Performing Arts Miss Ellie Costantino
Italian Mrs Bruna Fiorentino
Sport Mr William Harris
Aboriginal E/Assistant Miss Celeste Haji-Ali/Mrs Geri Martin
Numeracy Support E/Assistant Mrs Vanessa Nigli/Mr Irsan Midjaja
Learning Support and Students with Disabilities Coordinators Mrs Viv Ward/Mrs Gemma Tsang
Literacy Coordinator Miss Emma Reid
Social Worker Mrs Christine Pittman (Tue,Wed,Fri)
School Chaplain Mrs Aleisha Powell (Mon,Wed & Thur)
Administration Mrs Andrea Handcock
Finance Officer Mrs Robyn Kelly/Mrs Tracy Fic
Groundsman Mr Luca Zappacosta/Mr Peiter Vagg
Canteen Mrs Maria Ieraci/Mrs Yuli Parkin
Uniform Shop Mrs Deb Beresford
Cleaners Mr Irsan Midjaja/Mrs Ong Hok Sin
Assistant Principals Ms Bec Bowen/Mrs Lynn Tomlinson
Principal Mr John Rose

Faith & Community In the image of CHrist

We at St. Joseph’s School are a faith community striving to recognise and respond to the image of Christ in us all, as we grow through work and prayer.