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Information Librarian (re-advertised)

Full time 14 month contract starting 4th October 2021 till December 2022 (maternity leave replacement)

Saint Ignatius College Geelong is looking for a suitable qualified library person to join our vibrant and welcoming library team.  

This position is part of a vibrant team and has an integral role in supporting the teaching and learning needs of our College.  The library team delivers programs with a focus on reading and information literacy as well as being supplemented with well developed print and online resources.  If you are  passionate about reading and promoting reading, wish to teach and develop information literacy and critical thinking skills,  be part of a welcoming, dynamic and passionate team, enjoy working with secondary students, have and understanding of LibGuides or similar, then have a look at https://www.ignatius.vic.edu.au/our-school/employment for more information.

Graduates or those who are nearing completion of their Library studies are welcome to apply.

Applications closed 2nd August.

Head of Albertus Magnus Learning Centre (Library)

The Head of Albertus Magnus Learning Centre works closely with the Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching, Director of Learning and Learning and Teaching Team to develop a team and collaborative approach, to implement and enhance learning and wellbeing programs. The Learning Centre program is underpinned by the philosophy of forming a contemporary Dominican woman through engagement with opportunities to grow in truth and wisdom. The Head of Learning Centre is responsible for ensuring that library resources, talents and facilities are used effectively to bring about continuous improvement in students’ learning and wellbeing and to achieve the curriculum aims and goals of the College.

This is a significant position within the College and as such, commits to the vision and values of the College as articulated in the College Mission Statement and College Strategic Plan.

The position description will be further developed to utilize the individual strengths and initiatives of the person appointed. The role of the Head of Albertus Magnus Learning Centre includes a small teaching allotment and a time allowance of 35 periods per cycle. A performance appraisal will be conducted midway through the period of tenure

A position description is available on the college website here

Applications close: 4.00pm Wednesday, 4 August

Head of Joan Reid Learning Centre (Library)

Casey Grammar School is a Prep to Year 12 School with a proven reputation for providing quality education. We encourage students to succeed academically, personally, spiritually and socially on their journey towards excellence. We are the recipient of The Age Schools that Excel Award 2021 which recognizes the academic growth of our students.

Our campus has modern facilities to enhance learning and meet the ever-changing needs of schooling while our highly trained teaching staff work with dedication and a true commitment to the growth of each and every student.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a driven Head of Library who will play an integral role in developing a learning space that will inspire a love of learning in our students. The Head of The Joan Reid Learning Centre will also support the Heads of Department and classroom teachers to develop, implement and consolidate information literacy practices across the School.

As a result of the growth of the school, we are planning to build a new Resource Centre / Library complex. The Head will be a key advisor on the design, plans, fit out and furnishing of the new Resource Centre / Library

The role will commence in 2022 and is full time, based in Cranbourne East and offers exceptional growth and professional development opportunities.

Role Description:
•    Inspire curiosity and a passion for discovery throughout the entire school community.
•    Create a learning space that inspires a love of learning in our students.
•    Support our teachers to empower students to be critical and creative thinkers
•    Encourage parents to share in their children’s learning and, in turn, model life-long learning
•    Inspire and develop the reading culture across the school

See our website for Position Description:  http://www.caseygrammar.vic.edu.au/employment

The successful candidate will have:
•    strong library and resource centre experience
•    innate passion for continuous learning
•    excellent written and verbal communication skills, plus time management skills
•    an approachable persona

What we Offer:

Casey Grammar School is focused on providing a supportive and inclusive work environment that values hard work, dedication and workplace enjoyment/satisfaction. We have a strong commitment to staff wellbeing and, as we’re experiencing a period of growth, there is future possible opportunity for career advancement.   


Written applications including a detailed CV and the names of three professional referees should be included in your application.

Please include the details of three professional referees and submit your application and cover letter in PDF Format. The successful candidate must have a current and valid VIT Registration.

Application close date: Monday, 2 August 2021


Ivanhoe Grammar School are actively seeking an experienced Librarian at our Ivanhoe Campus to join the School on a part-time basis 27 hours per week Monday & Tuesday 9:00 – 3.30pm; Wednesday 8:00- 4:00pm; Thursday 9:30-5:30pm (1/2 hour unpaid lunch break) with school holiday leave.

As the librarian, you have an integral role within the library team to support the delivery of a high-quality library service that supports the learning and teaching activities at Ivanhoe Grammar School. At all times, the library aims to deliver a continuously improving program, focussed on reading and information literacy, across the curriculum and all year levels.  This is achieved through the provision of carefully curated print and digital resources promoted within a dynamic, welcoming and positive library environment that fully supports the stated outcomes of the School.

For further information visit https://www.ivanhoe.com.au/careers/current-vacancies

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