Secondary Teaching Position - Teacher Librarian (Re-advertised), Taree

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St Clare's High SchoolTaree
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location TAREE St Clare's High School
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description Taree St Clare's High School is seeking a Teacher Librarian to support and implement a shared vision for their school community to achieve best practice in learning.
Position Requirements All teachers are expected to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) required by NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). These Standards are reflected in the attached Position Description for a Teacher Librarian. Within a contemporary learning environment, the role of a Teacher Librarian has two key dimensions:
• Teaching and learning
• Information and resource management Applicants must have a current Working with Children Clearance and provide date of birth with application for verification purposes. Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied.
Essential Criteria • Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary 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.
Desirable Criteria • Have a sound knowledge of OLIVER and the overdrive e-book platform 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.
• Have completed or will complete (within four years of appointment), a Master of Education (Teacher-Librarianship).
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 08 February, 2019
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Peter Nicholls ( 6552 3300
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Peter Nicholls

By post:

St Clare's High School
Davis Street
TAREE 2430

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your completed application and CV should address the criteria outlined above and should record your current NESA and Working With Children number. Please download the application pack and additional school specific information. Applications should be emailed as one PDF attachment Telephone number 02 4979 1368 Referees: Intending applicants are required to nominate three (2) referees:
• Current Principal
• One other (which may include School Consultant or Area Supervisor) Confidential Reports will be obtained from these people. Please email applications to Principal as directed or applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date

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More about St Clare's High School
Address: Davis Street, Taree, New South Wales, NSW 2430, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6552 3300