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Advertising a position on our Employment Opportunities page is a benefit of membership of the association and is free of charge to our members.

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 Assistant

Ongoing Part time (.6 FTE)
Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges is an Independent School based in East St Kilda in Melbourne, and is comprised of two Primary and two Secondary Schools, an Early Learning Centre and a Creche.  We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education to all Jewish children in a welcoming and safe environment, enabling them to achieve personal excellence and fulfillment.
Our Girls High School (Beth Rivkah Ladies College) is looking for an experienced part time Assistant Librarian to assist the Librarian in providing information services to the school community.
For further information about this role please select this link.  

Interested applicants should apply online and are required to submit a covering letter, a full resume including three current referees.  Enquiries to

Applications close: Wednesday, 8th December, 2021

Teacher Librarian

Teacher Librarian 0.8 for 2022

Job description:

  • Appropriate Teaching or Teacher Librarian qualifications, experience in the use of library and Microsoft systems, an ability to work in a stimulating and contemporary learning environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in curriculum planning to support students in critical literacy, academic reading and writing, and research.
  • Demonstrated experience with direct teaching of classes of students, groups and individuals, and collaborative teaching across multiple subject areas.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work on a roster within the library team and contribute to the success of the library strategic plan.
Any inquiries please feel free to contact Head of Library

Please apply through the ref: 1255634

Applications close: Wednesday, 8th December, 2021

Library Technician

St Kevin’s College is a leading Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition.  We cater for boys from ELC to Year 12 with a current enrolment of 2100 students.  The College is a member of the Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS).
We welcome applications from Library Technicians with experience in the education sector to join our community in a full time ongoing position at our Year 9 Richmond Campus, commencing January 2022.
This role reports to the Head of Libraries and will be working within a team to deliver teaching and library services to students and staff.
About You
  • Experienced Library Technician in a school setting
  • Library Technician Qualification that entitles library technician membership to Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
For more information and to apply, please click here.  Applicants must have a 'right to work' in Australia, have double vaccination status, and VIT registration.

Applications close: 9am, Wednesday 8 December 2021

Child ProtectionSt Kevin's College is committed to the creation and maintenance of a child safe school environment. The care, safety and welfare of students are embedded in policies and procedures which ensure a commitment to zero tolerance of child abuse. Please read and review the College’s  Child Safety Code of Conduct and  Child Protection and Safety Policy found on the  Policy & Reports page of our website.

Library Technician

Northcote High School, situated in Melbourne’s inner north is looking for a full time Library Technician (Education Support Level 1 – Range 2) for a one year term (2022).

The library services a school population of around 1800 students and 200 staff.

Details of the position including selection criteria are available on Recruitment Online, the Department of Education and Training’s employment portal.

Applications close 9/12/21

If you have any questions about the position please contact Acting Principal, Chris Jones on 03 9488 2332

Librarian (4 days per week)

We are seeking a passionate library and information services team member who will enjoy working in a collegial and dynamic environment that is central to our School’s learning community. The John Pascoe Library complex was opened 2 years ago and serves the secondary school at Yarra Valley Grammar. This role of Librarian is based primarily in the secondary school, performing an integral role within the secondary team to support the delivery of a high impact library service that supports students and teachers within a continuously improving program.

You are:
•    a person who thrives in an environment where leading, delegating and supporting are regular contributions made by each member within this multi skilled and collaborative team.
•    a person who enjoys using your quality interpersonal skills when working with students, teachers and library colleagues. Your presentation skills enable you to communicate the services and expertise that the library offers to these groups.
•    a Library services professional with accompanying tertiary qualifications, and eligibility for membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Your combination of qualification and experience supports your passion for education, reading, and for information literacy in a contemporary learning environment.
•    a person who enjoys contributing within a team environment to further develop and inspire reading and research for the students and staff within our school community.

Previous experience within an independent school setting is preferred, during the school term only.
A salary commensurate with experience will be offered. The successful applicant must have a current Working with Children Check. There is the possibility of this role being an ongoing position, in accordance with experience and qualification.

Please visit our website for a detailed Position Description.

Applications close 10 December 2021

Junior School Library (Information Literacy) Teacher

St Margaret's Berwick Grammar is co-educational from ELC to Year 6 and single gender from Years 7-12. Girls senior classes operate at the Gloucester Avenue campus in Berwick. Boys senior classes operate at the Tivendale Road campus located in Officer.

Further details here. Applications close COB Tuesday 14 December 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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