|Family & Friends|
|First appearance:||The Beginning|
Joseph has been working at McKinley for a few years, but only as a geography teacher. After the old New Directions coach left, the principal began looking for a new one. Joseph stepped up to the challenge and began the new New Directions.
Joseph watches the auditions of Meiko, Ridger, Demi, J.J. and Calvin and accepts them all.
Joseph watches the auditions of Phoenix, Drew and Lucas and accepts them all. He is later seen in Good Time, watching from the stands.
Joseph accepts Natalija, Angelica, Gabirella and Heather into New Directions.
He sets the first tribute- Avril Lavigne.
Joseph is present during the New Directions meeting.
Joseph sets the Boys vs. Girls battle, and announces the winner.
He is present during the New Directions meeting.
Joseph is present during the New Directions meetings.