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LIBRARIAN - Thomastown Secondary College

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  on 9465 0844  or by email  to 

Library Technician – Parade College

This is a full-time ongoing position available for immediate start or by negotiation.

The Nash Learning Centre (NLC) offers; individual places to learn and read, group collaboration spaces, incubators, presentation and display spaces, project areas, outdoor making and learning, breakout spaces, as well as places for teacher meetings and resource supply.

The Library Technician is responsible for the smooth day to day running of the Learning Centre.

This involves maintaining bookings, general liaison, and being responsible for the physical environment of the library. The Library Technician also has an administrative and technical role; accessioning and creating data for items such as audio-visual materials, books, journals, and have responsibility for circulation duties, stock maintenance, and overdue items.

To apply

Temporary Librarian Position at St Michael's Grammar School 

St Michael's Grammar School is seeking a temporary library staff member to cover a two-week period from 15th August to 30th August 2024, due to a staff member going on leave.


  • Duration: 15th August - 30th August 2024
  • Location: St Michael's Grammar School
  • Role: General library duties, assisting students and staff, maintaining the library environment

If interested, please contact Andrew Nicholls at

Applications close Friday August 9th, 2024

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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