Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Kelmscott Senior High School
Library Officer
Level 2, $60,189 - $64,931 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS756033

This is a permanent part-time (0.2FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2022.

Kelmscott Senior High School (SHS) is looking for an enthusiastic Library Officer to join their friendly team.

The Library Officer should be committed to exemplary standards to nurture students to reach their academic and creative potential. The successful applicant will ideally be approachable and be able to display the capacity to work cooperatively with others to create a welcoming and vibrant library environment for students and families. A love of books and a sound understanding of library systems, processes and stocktakes would be an advantage.

As a Library Officer you will be responsible for the provision of reference information and maintaining the resources, environment and associated services of the school library to support the learning outcomes of students. The Library Officer also administers the library systems ensuring library and school records are up to date and library resources are maintained and processed so they are accessible and available to students and staff at all times.

Our school aims to ensure every student becomes a confident and successful learner capable of achieving their own educational goals as we prepare them to meet the challenges of the future and become positive contributors to their community. Students at our school have a diversity of backgrounds and we celebrate this diversity as a proud Independent Public School.

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 (selection criteria):

  • 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 (selection criteria) 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 Kelmscott Senior High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

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For further job related information:

Please contact Lexie Johansen, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9495 7400 or emailing  

During the school holiday period, please contact Lexie Johansen on 0405 378 487

Application Instructions

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:

  • Up to a four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), 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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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.

Eligibility and training requirements

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
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 22 July 2022



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.2
LOCATION: Kelmscott
CLOSING DATE: 2022-07-22 4:30 PM