School Officer - Library, Adamstown

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St Pius X High SchoolAdamstown
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location ADAMSTOWN St Pius X High School Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time Description St Pius X High School is seeking a full-time Permanent School Officer - Library Assistant to commence in 2020.

The community at St Pius X High School aims for excellence in all areas of study, providing a range of opportunities for all students to experience success. A co-educational Catholic school serving students from Years 7 to 10, St Pius X has a proud history and an excellent reputation for academic and cultural excellence in the Newcastle region.

The School Officer - Library Assistant assists the Teacher Librarian and relevant school staff to implement a shared vision for their school community to achieve best practice in learning. Within a contemporary school learning environment, the role of the School Officer - Library Assistant has three key dimensions:

Assisting with information and resource management;

Assisting in the promotion of literacy and reading;

Organisational, administrative and clerical support within the school.

Note: Where appropriate, the School Officer - Library Assistant may be required by the principal to undertake other duties in the school from time to time. Position Requirements • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a team;

• Ability to foster and promote positive and personal relationships with the entire school community;

• Excellent organisational and time management skills;

• Understanding and support for the ethos of Catholic schools. Essential Criteria • Applicants must have completed, or will complete (within four years of appointment) a Certificate III: Library and Information Services;

• Ability to accession and manage the circulation of resources;

• Computer literacy and the ability to quickly learn new applications;

• Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively. Desirable Criteria • Experience in the OLIVER OPAC system;

• Experience in the stocktake and weeding of a virtual and physical collection;

• Experience working in a school library environment. CommencementStarts28/01/2020 Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017. Applications Close Friday 15 November, 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   Robert Emery ( 4957 1032 Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Robert Emery

By post:

St Pius X High School
Park Avenue

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Benefits include:
• a corporate fitness program;
• employee assistance program (EAP);
• paid parental leave;
• training and staff development programs;
• access to long service leave after just five years;
• opportunity for leasing motor vehicles; and
• 9.5 per cent superannuation. To apply: Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria directly to Principal – Robert Emery:

More about St Pius X High School
Address: Park Avenue, Adamstown, New South Wales, NSW 2289, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 4957 1032