In 2013, Hallett Cove East Primary School has a Principal, Deputy Principal and Coordinator in e-Learning with an Australian Curriculum focus, who make up the leadership team. There are 20 Teachers and 10 School Services Officers. We also receive literacy support through a Cluster Literacy Coach who works in the school two days per fortnight and a Christian Pastoral Support Worker, who works for 15 hours per week. We have a Canteen that currently operates daily with a Canteen Manager.
The Principal has line management of all Primary and Middle Years teachers, the Resource Centre,
Japanese and Music teachers. The Principal is responsible for management of all programs and
systems in the school but has a particular focus on training and development, implementation of new
programs and curricula and implementing the teaching and learning improvement foci identified in the
Site Plan. The Principal is also has line management of the Administration, Finance, IT, Resource
Centre and Grounds SSOs and the CPSW.
The Deputy Principal has line management of all Early Years teachers and the PE/Science Specialist
teacher. The Deputy Principal works in partnership with the Principal in all areas of the school
management processes but has a particular focus in Special Education/Students at Risk, and
Wellbeing. The Deputy Principal also has line management of the SSOs who work in the Special
Education and Learning Support programs.
The e-Learning Coordinator develops IT general capability aspects of the Australian Curriculum and
supports teachers to develop IT skills and e-Learning strategies with students. She also liaises with
the IT SSO and Principal regarding ongoing improvements to the school’s IT hardware, software and
Staff work collaboratively as a whole and within Teams. We have 4 Learning Teams: Early Years,
Primary Years, Middle Years and Specialists. They are also encouraged to work as teams of two
within their houses and work areas. A Buddy Class program exists across the school. Older and
younger buddy classes meet regularly to participate in activities and present assemblies. Staff liaise
directly with the Leader responsible for their level of schooling. We also have Teams for Leadership
and SSOs. In 2013, the 4 Professional Learning Communities also provide support to its members through pedagogical change processes.
In 2013, the school has specialist teachers in Japanese, The Arts, PE, Science, Resource Centre,
Choir and Jump Rope. Year 7 School Leaders also access a specialist school leadership program
that has been developed by 2 Middle Years teachers. Access is provided to Speech Pathologists,
Psychologists, Behaviour Support coordinators and any other appropriate resource people as
required for students identified as needing support.