Posted October 06, 2018 09:59:52 A teacher who was filmed assaulting her students has revealed her actions to a jury, the ABC has learned.
Key points:The teacher is facing two charges of aggravated battery and one charge of aggravated assaultPolice say she used a stun gun on one studentPolice say the teacher had previously assaulted the same student in another classroomThe teacher’s behaviour is “absolutely disgraceful”, the ABC understandsA teacher has been arrested on two counts of aggravated child abuse and one of aggravated aggravated assault after being filmed using a stun-gun on two students.
The videos were uploaded to the teacher’s Facebook account, and they show the teacher repeatedly striking one of the students with a baton, knocking him to the ground and then repeatedly slapping the other student in the head.
The two students in the videos were aged 11 and 13.
The teacher then used a bat on a 12-year-old student.
The video footage also shows the teacher striking the 12- year-old in the face with a glass bottle.
Police allege the teacher then hit the 12 year- old with a closed fist several times, while the other child’s mother screamed.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
The district has apologised to the parents of the two students involved.
The court heard the teacher also used a closed fists to hit another student, as well as hitting a 14-year old and a 16-year man.
She also assaulted a 16 year–old boy, but the teacher was not arrested.
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