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Please email the SLAV office at 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.

Teacher Librarian P-12

Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak is a Catholic Independent School that aims to be the leading girls’ school in Australia. Highly regarded for our pastoral care, academic, sporting, music and cultural programs, we educate women who will work towards positive social change.

Our vision, to offer a Catholic education that liberates, empowers and motivates students, is supported by a strategic direction that incorporates the belief that staff are the most valuable and critical asset of the School. The Teacher Librarian P-12 plays a key role in the provision and effective management of learning and teaching resources and technologies across the school.

The role is designed to inspire, encourage and support the learning of students and teachers, and to engender a love of literature.  This role is offered as a full-time ongoing position commencing Term 2, 2023. Reporting to the Head of the Mandeville Learning Centre key accountabilities include;

  • Perform library duties including cataloguing, circulation, returns, shelving of resources and stocktaking; respond to reference and research enquiries; assist students and staff with printing and photocopying; supervision of students; general maintenance of the Library environment
  • Deliver high-quality literature programs aligned with student interests and curriculum needs, creating annotated reading lists, and actively promoting literacy and research throughout the school community
  • Plan, teach and evaluate collaboratively with staff to ensure the effective integration of information resources and technologies into student learning
  • Use SEQTA to support learning and teaching and maintain student records
  • Collection development and management
  • Maintenance and creation of Libguides and management of digital collections (eg Wheelers, Overdrive, Clickview)
  • Involvement in co-curricular life of the school
  • Open and close the Library on a rostered basis. The Library is open from 7am to 7pm.
  • Other duties as required by the Head of the Mandeville Learning Centre and as outlined in the position description

For further information, please see the attached document or see the school website. Please direct any queries to the HR Advisor, Janine Clifford via

Applications should include an up to date CV, cover letter and the names and contact details of at least two professional referees.

Applications close 9am Friday 10 February

Senior Librarian. Full-time, permanent

St Michael’s Grammar School is one of the leading K-12, co-educational schools in Australia, respected for its exceptional educational offering, wellbeing programs and deep commitment to innovative approaches to teaching, learning and caring.

St Michael’s is a place where creative, inquiring minds learn from, with and for the world. At St Michael’s our values of Dignity, Respect, Care and Compassion underpin all that we do and are.

About the Role

As the Senior Librarian for Knowledge Commons (Library), you have one of four corresponding roles, reporting to the Manager, effective delivery of Library Services, maximisation of Knowledge Commons Spaces and Collaborator. Your role is responsible for ensuring that Knowledge Commons is equipped to deliver a superior scholarly and digital experience for staff and students, by ensuring the environments, service experience and informal learning spaces are developed and maintained in alignment with the vision, strategic direction and priorities of St Michael’s Grammar School.You will manage and coach two library staff to oversee and support the Knowledge Common’s physical environment and service delivery responsibilities.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supervision of the daily operations of the Knowledge Commons•    Lead, manage and mentor the library staff, including permanent and casual staff, to ensure the delivery of high-quality service for students and teachers
  • Ensure the provision of consistent high-quality service delivery by implementing regular reviews, student and teacher feedback mechanisms and improvement processes
  • Coordinate and/or deliver staff training and professional development for end users of Knowledge Commons

Applications close 10 a.m., 6 February 2023. Details here.

For further information, please see the school website.

Director of Library and Information Services


Teacher Librarian required for the position of Director of Library and Information Services to lead a team of passionate and enthusiastic library professionals.

Assumption College is a contemporary Catholic co-educational college located in Kilmore catering for students Years 7-12.

Full time, ongoing position commencing 2023.

For additional information and the role description please head to the College website at  

Applications close 3 February 2023.

Library Team Leader

The Library Team Leader is both a teacher and an information manager. They should have a knowledge of pedagogy, information literacy, literature for students, the Victorian Curriculum, VCE and differentiated learning. The Library Team Leader must have an extensive knowledge of resource management in all its myriad forms: information services, learning environments, and current information and communications technologies (ICTs). Necessarily, the Library Team Leader is an excellent teacher who models the principles of lifelong learning and who undertakes an active role in curriculum design, implementation and support. The Library Team Leader supports and promotes a whole school focus on the implementation of information and ICT literacy.
1. Information Services
• Design and deliver programs and services to assist students and staff with their information and research needs;
• Promote the role of the library and disseminate information about its resources, facilities and services;
• Contribute to students' understanding of the role of information skills and resources for lifelong learning;
• In consultation with the Director of Learning and Development - Digital Learning, develop and manage digital resources and resource systems in relation to library services.
2. Curriculum Liaison
• Collaborate with classroom teachers to develop meaningful activities that integrate information literacy;
• Consult with teachers to identify and evaluate information resources appropriate to their learning and teaching programs;
• Remain up to date with the core curriculum components of each Year Level/Learning Area;
• Work with staff and students to develop a culture of reading and to enhance literacy skills
• Attend relevant College meetings in order to monitor current and future curriculum priorities and the adequacy of library resources;
• Regularly evaluate and build the library collection in light of input from staff and students;
• Promote an understanding of the essential relationship between reading ability and academic success.

For further information: De La Salle

Teacher Librarian Years 5-8 (Junior Campus)

Xavier College, a leading Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition, aspires to form exceptional graduates through inspiring learning experiences and our distinct Jesuit character.

We seek to appoint outstanding educators to foster an aspirational and rigorous culture of learning and educational excellence.Applications are invited from inspiring educators for this position commencing Term 1, 2023 or by negotiation;

  • Part time (0.8 FTE) ongoing position based at our Junior Campus (Burke Hall).
  • Days of work are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications as a Teacher / Librarian.
  • A commitment to educating children in Catholic Faith and Identity in a Jesuit school.
  • Demonstrated ability to act with and foster collaboration and effective teamwork.
  • Exceptional organisational, administrative and operational skills.
  • Demonstrated positive approach to change and to strategic planning and implementation.
  • Demonstrated generous commitment to the holistic education of children.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, adherence to and leadership for child safety, the Child Safe Standards and an exceptional culture of child safety.
  • Proven capacity to lead staff and a willingness to continually develop in this area.
  • Well-developed people management skills coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills, especially for the benefit of students,staff and parents.

A position description is available adjacent to this advertisement.

Please refer to the Xavier College website at for further information.

Applications will be shortlisted upon receipt. Interviews may take place during this process. Applications will close when a successful candidate is appointed. Xavier College is committed to ensuring the protection and well being of every child in our care.

Apply on the Web at

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