Primary Teacher Librarian – Cardiff, NSW 281 views

Primary Teacher Librarian

CARDIFF St Kevin’s Primary School

  • Reference No: 7849
  • Vacancy Type: Temporary Part-time
  • Hours/FTE: 0.35 FTE
  • Commencement: ASAP
  • Finishing: 21/12/18

Description

Teacher Librarians support and implement a shared vision for their school community to achieve best practice in learning. Within a contemporary learning environment, the role of a Teacher Librarian has two key dimensions: 

  • teaching and learning
  • information and resource management

Essential Criteria

  •  be Catholic
  •  be appropriately qualified as a four year trained primary teacher.
  •  have experience in working with library systems.
  • have demonstrated successful teaching and behaviour management strategies.
  • have the ability to design learning opportunities to enhance information processing skills, critical thinking and inquiry learning to deepen student knowledge of curriculum content and information literacy.
  • have the ability to select and teach learning outcomes from the NSW English Syllabus and other KLAs as relevant.
  • have the ability to manage the Learning Hub space and source an engaging and relevant physical and virtual collection.
  • oversee the work of other library personnel, volunteers and external providers, as appropriate, as delegated by the Principal.
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • have the ability to assess and provide feedback on student learning using relevant data.
  • record current NESA and Working With Children clearance number on application.
  •  Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied. https://etraining.allergy.org.au/login/index.php

Desirable criteria

  • have a sound knowledge of ALICE OPAC library software and information technology.
  • have the ability to design contemporary and innovative learning opportunities in collaboration with teachers.
  • have the ability to model and share best practice regarding innovative and emerging technologies.
  • have the ability to develop policies and procedures for the effective use and management of the learning spaces in collaboration with other teachers and relevant staff.
  • have the ability to plan and evaluate collaboratively with teachers and incorporate technology and information literacy through the KLAs.

Instructions

Forward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.

Contact: Mary-Anne Jennings  mary-anne.jennings@mn.catholic.edu.au  +61 2 4954 0036

Applications to:
By email (preferred):

mary-anne.jennings@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
St Kevin’s Primary School
PO Box 116
CARDIFF 2285

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info

The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details of your parish priest as well as after hour contacts for other referees. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese.

Applications Close Monday 23 July, 2018

Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

More Information

  • Organisation Catholic School Office - Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
  • Salary Salary is in accordance with the NSW & ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2015
  • Location Cardiff, NSW
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The Catholic Schools Office (CSO) is responsible for the leadership, operation and management of systemic schools which educate more than 19,000 students in 45 Primary schools, 11 Secondary schools and one K–12 school in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. The CSO employs more than 1500 teachers and around 550 support staff. Our main focus is providing support for schools to ensure each student receives a quality education and has the opportunity to grow academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally.

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