Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS597163
This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2019
Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges?
Caversham South Primary School (planning name), opening in 2020, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Library Officer to join their team.
As the successful applicant you will need to be highly motivated, energetic and possess the qualities to promote excellence within our school including in the application of customer service principles and practices. The suitable applicant will have the ability to install a love of reading into children. They will also need to possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and demonstrate the ability to work in a highly collaborative manner. This position will be integral to the establishment of the school and its culture. Caversham South Primary School sees the Library as the centre of the school and the HUB for our students, staff and community members.
The successful applicant will supervise the day-to-day operation of the library and provision of reference, information and associated services to staff and students. They will administer library systems, ensure library records are up-to-date as well as whole school resources lists are maintained and processed efficiently so they are accessible and available. They will assist students, staff and parents to select program and age appropriate materials. They will also be responsible for preparing and monitoring the library budget and to make recommendations for new library resources. Experience in using the Bookmark Library System would be desirable.
Foundation staff will work closely with the leadership team to drive the direction of the school from establishment and build a connected community to foster a culture of high performance and high care for all students. They will understand how to build positive relationships with students, staff, families and supporting community groups.
You will support the development and implementation of the school’s culture, vision, values and future directions. As a foundation staff member you will implement school-wide practices to meet the needs of students and ensure the creation of an environment that promotes success. You will value the whole child acknowledging that academic, social, emotional and physical pursuits are equally catered for and addressed.
Our school is located 15km from the centre of Perth in the growing suburb of Caversham, near the Swan Valley, surrounded by rapidly developing housing estates with many young families. Our school community includes families of different backgrounds and cultures, many from overseas where English is not always the first language or dialect spoken at home.
This brand new school will open for students for Kindergarten to Year 6, with our campus consisting of four teaching blocks, undercover assembly area, large library, excellent sporting facilities, and well maintained grounds providing a pleasant and inviting environment. Our teaching and learning environments will reflect a positive and innovative approach to maximising learning opportunities for students.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Good verbal and written communication skills, including application of customer service principles and practices.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.
- Ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spread sheets and word processing.
- Experience in providing administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Caversham South Primary School (planning name) can be found by visiting Schools Online.
For further job related information:
Please contact Danielle Reimer, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning 0436 915 798 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school;
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 24 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.