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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.

Library Technician

Mount Lilydale Mercy College is a co-educational, catholic secondary college with an enrolment of 1600 students. Inspired by the charism of the Sisters of Mercy, the College provides educational opportunities that inspire learning, nurture faith and encourage students to be their best.

As a leading catholic college in Melbourne’s outer east, we are devoted to finding and nurturing the talent in every student.

We value the importance of developing a positive approach to learning and creating a supportive environment for both staff and students. At the very heart of our mission is to provide the best possible learning experience for our community. We recognise that this will be achieved by our staff and are committed to attracting and retaining the best possible team.

The role The College is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, full time or part time, Library Technician to commence Monday 24 April 2023

This is an on-going role commencing Term 2 2023.

Key responsibilities of the role may be found on the College website, including the Application Form and Role Description:

A covering letter addressed to the Principal supported by the College Application Form, your CV, qualifications along with the names of three referees, should be merged into a single PDF and emailed to

The successful candidate must have the relevant rights to work in Australia.

Applications will be processed upon receipt. Applications close 4pm Wednesday 5 April 2023.

Library Technician - Full time

We are currently seeking a Library Technician for an ongoing full-time position.

Marymede Catholic College is located opposite Middle Gorge rail station in South Morang. We are a K-12 co-educational school, currently on a single campus, with an additional secondary school campus opening at Doreen at the start of 2024. Our current enrolment is approximately 2200 students, with an even distribution between primary and secondary year levels. Our secondary school study options are diverse, catering to a significant range of students’ interests and abilities. Our Library is vibrant, busy, welcoming, and constantly evolving to meet the needs of our community.

Please forward your application and cover letter, as directed on the school’s Employment page.

Please contact Gabby Callaghan, HR manager via or 9407 9000 if you have any questions regarding the application process.  

Further information and a position description can be found on the College website at

The closing date for applications is Monday 3 April at 9.00am. 

Teacher Librarian - part-time

At Santa Maria College, our vision of One Community, Three Villages embodies our commitment to educate young women for now and into the future.

Acutely aware of the interdependence between Faith, Learning, and Wellbeing, we endeavor to build a community of holistic learners, guided by the following three principles:

•    * Fostering respectful relationships with students, staff, and families.

•    * Create a flourishing learning environment so that all students can learn.

•    * Leading, empowering, and shaping our community within our Catholic, Good Samaritan, and Benedictine identity.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Ongoing Part Time Teacher Librarian. This role would be flexible as either 0.6 or 0.8 FTE.

The purpose of the Teacher Librarian is to support and implement the vision of the school community through advocating and building effective library and information services and programs that contribute to the development of lifelong learners. Facilitating the development of a reading culture and fostering a love of reading, you will help manage and develop resources, whilst guiding and assisting staff and students to promote and advance knowledge and skills. This role will also assume a Teacher load, hosting Home Rooms and Pastoral periods.

We are a close knit community and would love for you to bring your passion along and join our team.

Please head over to our College website to find a detailed outline of the role and gain an insight into our wonderful school. Employment | Santa Maria College.

Please forward your application including Cover Letter, Resume and Application Form (accessed through website) to our HR Manager, Christie Alki-

Applications close at 4.00pm on 31 March 2023. Recruitment process will begin immediately.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Library Technician - 0.6 FTE

The College is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Library Technician (0.6 FTE) with Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) eligibility to commence Monday, 24 April 2023.

This is an ongoing, part time position with days to be negotiated.

Siena College values and enriches our staff by:
  •     Promoting a culture of professional excellence
  •     Nurturing a professional staff culture that is inclusive, supportive and diverse
  •     Facilitating professional learning opportunities to build on the capacity of staff
Key responsibilities of the role may be found on the College website, including Application Form and Role

A covering letter supported by the College Application Form, curriculum vitae, qualifications and the names of three referees should be addressed to the Principal and emailed to the Human Resources Manager, Ms Sarah Egan at

The successful candidate must have the relevant rights to work in Australia.

Applications will be processed upon receipt.

Applications close 4.00pm on Monday, 27 March 2023

Senior School Education Resources Manager - Permanent, Full-time

Lowther Hall are currently recruiting for a Librarian to work in our High School Library at Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School in Essendon. We are a K-12 girls school of approx. 850 students, with about 500 in the Senior School (Yrs 7-12).
You can find the listing on our website, here: - listed under Senior School Education Resources Manager. (Please ignore the commencement date - the position is still open.)
This is a non-teaching role, but offers support to teachers and students. We are a busy library, safe space and community hub, so someone who is keen to engage with our student readers and recommend YA books would be ideal. We are a diverse school and our library collection reflects and celebrates that. We have a strong reading culture and a lot of very keen readers – it can be very rewarding to contribute to our students' love of reading!
Please feel free to email us ( any questions you might have and/or forward this listing onto anyone you know who might be interested. We are happy to consider early career librarians who might not fulfill all the criteria but are keen to learn. This is a permanent full time position, with 5 or 6 weeks leave per year, no weekends, regular hours 8-4 or 9-5 Mon-Fri.

Library Technician - (0.6FTE - 1.0FTE ongoing & fixed term)

Aquinas College wishes to appoint a dynamic, suitably qualified applicant to the position of Library Technician. This position could be fixed term or ongoing, full time or part time (0.6FTE).

The successful applicant will work with the Library Manager and all College staff and students to ensure successful delivery of library resources, digital engagement services and technologies.

For further information, please see the college website.

Applications close 27th March, 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

At Xavier College Kew, Melbourne we have a wonderful opportunity for a passionate fulltime, ongoing Teacher Librarian. The successful candidate will work at our Senior Campus Brennan Library in 2023 supporting one Year 7 class, two Year 8 classes and ten Year 9 reading classes in a 2-week cycle and supporting book promotions for Year 10 through our new Library Management System Oliver and our Xavier College Library SharePoint.

In 2024, you will be the face of and leading teacher librarian in the brand-new Year 7 & 8 Kostka Library at the Senior Campus Kew that is being built and will be completed in December. You will be part of the furnishing selection and establishment of the Year 7 and 8 collection and program. This new library space will be gorgeous with folding doors that open onto a wellbeing space overlooking the Melbourne City Skyline.  
The position is advertised on

You will be working in 2023 with myself, Trish Trchala, Head of Learning Resources and Jemma, Full time Library Assistant, and Keith, our Librarian who works 3 days a week.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the helm of a new library with a school that values its Library and Learning Commons spaces.

We have an Early Years Library Kinder 3-Year 2 ,and a Junior Campus Library Year 3-6 (3-8 until the end of 2023), and Senior Campus Library Year 7-12

In 2024, we will become a Junior and Senior Campus.

We would love you to join our library team and share your ideas and passion.

If you have any questions you can contact:

Trish Trchala or 0408 088 522

FYI: the journal for the information professional. FYI is the quarterly print publication from the School Library Association of Victoria.
Synergy (ISSN 1448-5716) is published twice annually (May and October) by the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV).

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