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Please email the SLAV office at slav@slav.org.au with brief details of the position being advertised, ensuring that you specify a closing date for applications, and the web address of any links you wish included. Adverts may be edited by SLAV to maintain brevity.

We refer our members to this page in our fortnightly enewsletter, thus bringing the information to a large audience. If you are not a member of the association, but would like to advertise a role, please contact the office for payment options.


Haileybury

Head of Library & Information Services (Whole School)

Haileybury is actively seeking an innovative leader for the position of Head of Library & Information Services.

Thank you for your interest in the role of Head of Library & Information Services (Whole School). Haileybury is one of Australia’s leading schools with five campuses in Victoria, including Victoria’s first private online school, a school in Darwin, a school partnership in Tianjin, China and education programs in China, Vietnam, the Republic of the Philippines and Timor-Leste.

We believe in creating the future of education and taking risks to ensure that we are at the forefront of delivery of education excellence. We also believe that every student and staff member matters every day and that high quality education should have no geographic boundaries.

Working from the MacGregor Library, Keysborough, the Head of Library & Information Services (Whole School) works closely with the Heads of Library at each campus, to optimise student learning through the provision of access to outstanding educational resources and library services for the entire Haileybury community.

This is a five-year fixed-term leadership ‘position of responsibility’ as the Head of Library and Information Services. For teacher applicants this will be coupled with an ongoing permanent full-time Teacher Librarian position.

All staff at Haileybury work together to fulfil the school’s mission: To deliver an exceptional educational experience that fosters the growth of each student through leading teaching and learning programs, a wide array of opportunities, within a culture of high expectations, empowering students to excel.

Haileybury offers a flexible, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We’re focused on embracing change and celebrating and nurturing our people.

Benefits of joining Haileybury

    • Salaries and packages at above-award level
    • Formal Professional Development
    • Reward & Recognition Program
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Secondment opportunities (to our Darwin or China Schools)
    • Numerous retail and travel discounts
    • Additional support for teaching parents

Haileybury is committed to a Child Safe school environment, and we have extensive recruitment and screening processes in place. All interested applicants are encouraged to read and familiarise themselves with Haileybury’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy located on the Haileybury website (https://www.haileybury.com.au/policies).

Haileybury is a child safe organisation which welcomes all children, young people and their families.

Haileybury is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children, including those under the care and supervision of the School. The School recognises the importance of, and its responsibility for, ensuring a safe and supportive environment which respects the rights of children and fosters their enrichment and wellbeing.”

Please note that you must have full working rights to apply.

Please CLICK HERE to view the position description and/or apply.

Applications close on Sunday, 26 May 2024 at 11:00 pm.



Resource Centre Technician

Our Vision is to provide pathways for all to succeed based on their individual gifts and talents. Join our amazing team of educators and a professional environment that is passionate, collegial and focused on learning for all. 

We are currently seeking applicants for the following ongoing position from Term 3, 2024: 

  • Resource Centre Technician

Applications close on Wednesday 8th May, 12pm.
For further details on how to apply please visit our website https://www.galen.vic.edu.au/employment/

Resource Centre Technician PD

Our school community promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children.
Galen Catholic College embraces diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.



Digital Services Librarian

ABOUT US

Camberwell Grammar School is an independent Anglican day school for boys from Pre-Preparatory to Year 12. We aim to give every student in our care the very best education in order to prepare them for life beyond school. We are a learning community which encourages staff, students, past students, and parents to involve themselves fully in all aspects of school life and to identify themselves with its values; Learning, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Optimism. We are proud of the sense of community that characterises our school.

Our school campus is located in the leafy inner east suburb of Canterbury, on land originally inhabited by the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, and blends period architecture with exciting contemporary design and state-of-the-art facilities.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, and experienced Digital Services Librarian to work closely with the Head of Library and Information Services, the Head of ICT Innovation and Learning, and the Library Department staff members. This role will be responsible for promoting digital literacy initiatives, managing digital resources and curriculum materials, overseeing the Library Management System, and managing the student booklist process.

This presents an excellent opportunity to combine your administrative and digital skills, while engaging in a professional and engaging manner with students, staff and families.

This is a full-time permanent ongoing role with an immediate commencement, in a progressive, supportive and well-resourced team environment.

The areas of responsibility for the role include:

    • Develop, implement and improve the Digital Literacy Framework
    • Manage the Library Management System
    • Promote digital literacy, resources and services
    • Assist in the development of digital inclusion initiatives
    • Contribute to the development of digital media and research databases
    • Manage and promote digital content and resources, such as eBooks, eAudiobooks, databases and subscriptions
    • Manage and publish curriculum materials
    • Oversee the student booklist process
    • Provide technical support to troubleshoot issues for students, staff and families
    • Research and recommend new e-resources

ABOUT YOU

Ideally, you will have experience in a similar role.  You are self-motivated, pro-active and energetic, thriving in a collaborative, team focused environment.

Knowledge & Skills

    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Strong digital and literacy skills
    • Excellent cataloguing and IT skills
    • Experience in Library systems, digital design, websites, and emerging technologies
    • Experience in source cataloguing in all formats, including print and digital
    • Outstanding administration skills with an eye for detail
    • Familiarity with Oliver Library Management System (LMS) and Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) would be an advantage
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with students and staff in a curriculum focused school library environment

Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Library or Information Studies
    • Specific training in IT / Digital Information Management
    • Eligible for membership to the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
    • Working with Children Check
    • National Crime Check

WHY JOIN CAMBERWELL GRAMMAR SCHOOL?

At Camberwell Grammar we have a vision of learning which encompasses all aspects of life, not just the intellectual, but also the social, cultural, physical and spiritual. Our programs are deliberately structured to educate the whole student, not just the mind. We hope to educate committed citizens of the future, interested and passionate about the problems facing our world and with the skills necessary to do something about them.

You will play a pivotal role in this vision.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT CAMBERWELL GRAMMAR

    • Generous leave provisions
    • Professional learning and development opportunities
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Access to outstanding state of the art facilities
    • A progressive, supportive and well-resourced educational environment
    • A welcoming, innovative and passionate community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and as such, the recruitment process may commence immediately. 

Applications close:  Sunday 5 May 2024.  

Camberwell Grammar School is committed to Child Safety. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children and where appropriate be able to demonstrate experience working with children.  Applicants will have the opportunity to indicate their understanding of, or any experience they have in working with children with diverse needs and/or backgrounds.

 SUBMIT APPLICATIONS HERE  - NO AGENCIES PLEASE



TEACHER LIBRARIAN
Ongoing Part Time - 0.6 (Wednesday – Friday)

We have a Parental Leave replacement position commencing at the beginning of June for a part-time Teacher Librarian.

This is a 0.6 FTE position working on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, starting June 2024.

The role of the Teacher Librarian is to provide excellence in the delivery of Library services to the College community through fostering a love of reading, promoting information literacy, facilitating access to the collection, and promoting the use of ICT.

The Teacher Librarian will be a passionate educator with senior school experience and VIT registration. They will have an extensive, current knowledge of children's and young adult literature and how to engage young people with reading for pleasure. They will work collaboratively with the Head of Library, Library staff and teaching staff to ensure the effective daily operation of the Library and support the teaching and learning programs of the school.

For more information please refer to the attached Position Description.

ABOUT GENAZZANO

At Genazzano FCJ College, we’re on a mission… to fuse the wisdom gained from over 130 years of educating girls, with the best techniques and practices of contemporary learning. Together, it redefines individual academic success and creates a distinctive opportunity to equip girls for a future we cannot imagine – but are privileged to guide them to.

From the co-educational Early Learning Centre (3- and 4-year-olds) to the specialist girls’ pathways from Preparatory to Year 12, Genazzano is on a relentless quest to unlock the potential of every student as they uncover their personal excellence and fuel their aspirations. To do this, our professional environment at Genazzano emphasises innovation, the importance of lifelong learning and quality relationships between staff, students and parents.

Our Catholic faith and educational expertise energise us to prepare our students for a future where the keys to success will be very different to that of the past. For this reason, we unapologetically coach our students outside their comfort zone and challenge them to think critically about the world they’ll inherit. This commitment extends beyond the classroom. We believe in nurturing not just their minds but also their hearts and spirits. Hope, courage, and a profound sense of community are the pillars upon which Genazzano FCJ stands.

As a future-oriented community, with a distinctive learning culture and a heart for humanity, we value reflection, excellence, wisdom, and service to empower our students and staff to transform the world around them.

TO APPLY

Please attach your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role via the links below.

Download Position Description and/or apply here.

Applications close on Monday 29 April 2024.



St Kevin's College, Toorak VIC | Catholic Schools GuideSt Kevin's College - Teacher Librarian, Ongoing Full Time

St Kevin’s College is a leading Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition.  We cater for boys from ELC to Year 12 with a current enrolment of 2100 students.  The College is a member of the Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS). 

The Role

We welcome applications from Teacher Librarians with experience in the education sector to join our community in a full time ongoing position.

This role reports to the Head of Libraries and will be working within a team to deliver teaching and library services to students and staff.

About You

    • Experience as a secondary teacher librarian;
    • Registered Teacher in Victoria
    • Desirable post graduate qualifications in library and information management.

Please send your application by 29 April 2024, by uploading your cover letter and resume.

Applicants must have a 'right to work' in Australia and VIT registration.

Child Protection

St Kevin's College is committed to the creation and maintenance of a child safe school environment. The care, safety and welfare of students are embedded in policies and procedures which ensure a commitment to zero tolerance of child abuse. Please read and review the College’s Child Safety Code of Conduct and Child Protection and Safety Policy  found on the Policy & Reports page of our website



Loyola College, Watsonia | Melbourne VIC

Librarian, Ongoing Part Time - 0.75 (Tuesday – Friday)

Loyola College is a Catholic Co-educational Secondary school in the Ignatian tradition. Based in Melbourne’s northern suburbs we seek education of the whole person and strive to ensure that each student achieves his or her own unique potential.

We are currently seeking suitably qualified and experienced person for the ongoing part time role of Librarian, commencing mid Term 2 2024.

This position works within the library team and participates in all aspects of the day to day operations of the Library. Applicants should be enthusiastic about actively providing a high level of service to the Loyola College community and have a passion for reading and literacy.

This is not a teaching role and VIT registration is not a requirement of the position.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has library experience and has or is working towards tertiary level Librarian or Information Management qualifications
  • Is experienced working with young people and the ability to provide a welcoming experience for all library users
  • Is experienced in promoting and fostering a love of reading, including literature enrichment programs
  • Has demonstrated enthusiasm for the development and improvement of student learning outcomes through both physical and digital resources
  • Has excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Is competent in digital technologies

The successful applicant will be supportive of the Catholic ethos and Ignatian charism of the College. They will have a demonstrated commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children and hold a current Working With Children Check.
For further information and a copy of the position description please visit https://loyola.vic.edu.au/our-college/employment

Applications must include the following:

  • Completed ‘Application for a Support Position’ form (available on the College website
  • Covering Letter
  • Current CV

And should be addressed to:

Mrs A Leutchford
Acting Principal
Loyola College
325 Grimshaw Street, Watsonia 3087
principal@loyola.vic.edu.au

Applications close on Monday 29th April, 2024.



Thomastown Secondary College

LIBRARIAN 

Thomastown Secondary College has an immediate vacancy for a Librarian. It is full-time role.

The school has approximately 480 students. The school will consider applicants who are currently studying. 

The Job Description is as follows: 

    • Sort, arrange, file and catalogue incoming/outgoing material according to type and appropriate categories.
    • Prepare descriptive lists of material and undertake accessioning procedures, box, label, shelve material and maintain daily records of loans.
    • Under direction perform basic duties with regard to the general library including retrieving, shelving and maintaining books and periodicals.
    • Shelve library materials and maintain the order of the collection.
    • Assist with the circulation of loan items and accounting for stock.
    • Gather information and resources to support student and teacher needs.
    • Direct students and teachers to resources.
    • Assist with the care and operation of equipment and prepare class sets for faculty use.
    • Assist users with school equipment such as photocopier and audio-visual equipment.
    • Maintain records of overdue loans of school resource material and equipment and issue overdue notices as required.
    • Assist in the preparation of displays and exhibitions.
    • Minor cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
    • Ensure storage areas are in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
    • Catalogue and record details of reference material.
    • Label, cover, assemble, sort or mark resources in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and school procedures.
    • Assist with the security of equipment and buildings.
    • Coordinate the College booklist process in conjunction with the Lead teacher for Teaching and Learning as required.
    • Facilitate the running of the Reading Program ensuring that the aims of the program clearly adhere to by those who teach it and materials and strategies are offered to support these aims.
    • Ensure the current DET, VCAA Victorian Curriculum F-10, VCE text guidelines and study designs and the TSC Annual Implementation Program are reflected in the acquisition of teaching and learning resources for the College.
    • Manage the Library Budget
    • Assist faculties with ordering school resources.
    • Assist and/or supervise study sessions in the Library.
    • Manage the State Schools Relief book orders for students with financial hardship

For further details regarding this role contact the Business Manager Diana Cordi

Ph 9465 0844  

diana.cordi@education.vic.gov.au 


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