Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS615768
This is a nine (9) month fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency
Anne Hamersley Primary School (PS) is seeking an organised and efficient Library Officer to join their friendly and enthusiastic team.
As the successful applicant you will need to be highly motivated, energetic and possess the qualities to promote excellence within our school including application of excellent customer service principles and practices. They will also need to possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and demonstrate the ability to work in a highly collaborative manner.
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.
Anne Hamersley PS is an Independent Public School situated in Ellenbrook. It opened in 2016 for Kindergarten to Year 6 students. The school includes an early childhood centre; an art room fitted out with a kiln; an outdoor activity area; a Dental Therapy Unit; a library block; a covered assembly area; a music room; a canteen; hard courts; hard and soft landscaping; a new oval; administration buildings; and parking areas. The school has a strong, supportive and enthusiastic school community, and looks forward to nurturing this relationship as the school develops and grows to create an environment that encourages a love of learning for all children who attend.
Anne Hamersley PS is an Independent Public School catering for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. We deliver an inclusive, diverse and exciting range of programs to our students with teachers and support staff selected to deliver the best possible education for children in the Ellenbrook area.
We are very proud of our rich diversity with children from fifteen countries enrolled in our school. Our focus is on child engagement and wellbeing with a vision that focuses on students, staff and the community living together, learning together, and succeeding together. We provide a strong foundation in literacy, science, technology and mathematics, with current technologies and equipment being used to deliver a state of the art education. We are dedicated to ensuring all students become proficient in these core subjects, as they drive all future learning. We also provide a strong focus on physical education, music and art. Our strong team of teachers and support staff give our school the strength and unique flavour that distinguish it as a school of choice in the Ellenbrook area. Our specialist teachers in the arts, physical education and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) ensure that we have a balanced and engaging curriculum.
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 Anne Hamersley Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Lisa Snell, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9297 7000 or emailing Lisa.Snell@education.wa.edu.au
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 statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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 Friday, 28 February 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.