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Teacher Librarian

Applications are currently invited from suitably qualified Teacher Librarian's commencing in Term 2 2021.

Suitably qualified and enthusiastic applicants who are prepared to support the religious ethos of the College and possess the following are encouraged to apply:

•    Demonstrates a strong understanding of, and commitment to, Catholic education.
•    Demonstrate an understanding and acceptance of the Thomas Carr College Vision and Mission Statement and the values that underpin it.
•    Is an exemplary teacher (Teacher Librarian) with the capacity to enhance our approach to learning and teaching across the following key areas:
•    Literacy strategies and resources.
•    Digital literacy including facilitating the effective use of the College’s learning management system and other digital platforms.
•    Building staff capacity as part of the College’s Coaching program.
•    Have knowledge and expertise in a range of subject areas across the Victorian Curriculum and VCE.
•    Have proven organisational skills.
•    Demonstrate highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to liaise and communicate effectively with people at all levels and from varying backgrounds.
•    Has displayed a commitment to teamwork.
•    Has a proven capacity to work independently and effectively in the face of changing priorities, deadlines and pressures.

Applications are to include 3 referees, the applicant's CV and the Thomas Carr College Application Form located on the About Our College section on the College website: https://www.thomascarr.vic.edu.au/about/employment/

Applications close 9.00am Thursday 8 April 2021.

Head of Learning Resources and Information Services

We are seeking a dynamic, energetic and highly motivated teacher-librarian for a permanent, full-time, position commencing Semester 2, leading the Library team at our Wheelers Hill Campus (ELC to Year 12).  Caulfield Grammar School is continuing an exciting period of curriculum development. Both Junior Schools were authorised to deliver the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) in 2017 and the Middle Schools are in the accreditation stage for the Middle Years Programme (MYP).

Applicants must have a proven understanding of the role teacher librarians can play in the delivery and functioning of a contemporary school library program.   A key part of this role will be developing a larger electronic footprint in the library, promoting ICT and eLearning.

This role requires:
  • experience in leading a team within the education sector
  • strong knowledge of the IB MYP framework, contemporary curriculum and pedagogy combined with library and information management knowledge and skills
  • ability to work with Teaching and Learning teams and library staff to integrate information literacies into the curriculum through collaboration, planning, implementation and assessment of learning activities
  • clear understanding of the Australian Curriculum and the opportunities it offers teacher librarians to collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practice and learner outcomes
  • knowledge and experience with current and emerging digital technologies and a proven ability to develop the eLibrary
  • all employee to model and live the Caulfield Grammar School values and behaviours
The successful candidate must have: 
  • Both Teaching and Librarianship qualifications
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience in the International Baccalaureate framework
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
At Caulfield Grammar School, we are unique as we work to a specialist employee model. The construct of our professional learning program provides significant time each week for our teaching staff to focus on their professional learning.

Our purpose is to enable quality learning every day in every experience for every learner, for life.

Please see the attached position description for further information regarding this opportunity.

Enquiries to: Employment@caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au

Applications close: 11 April 2021
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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