Teacher Librarian

Mary MacKillop Catholic College, Wakeley (see more jobs from this school)

WAKELEY, NSW


Teacher Librarian

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 5 November 2021


- Teach at one of our top performing schools in the South - West - Supportive environment that uses individualised learning and education plans. - Full time, permanent position commencing 28 January 2022

<div><b>About the role:</b><br /></div><p>Our school’s pedagogy reflects the overarching principles and approach to learning outlined in the Sydney Catholic Schools’ Statement on Authentic Learning. By connecting to the real world of students’ lives, authentic learning enables students to become lifelong learners who contribute to society and the wider world as active and discerning citizens. </p><p>Mary MacKillop Catholic College is an all-girls secondary school that consistently attains high levels of academic excellence. This is achieved through a personalised, yet dynamic approach to learning in which caters for each young woman’s needs, passions and aspirations.</p><p>Applications are invited from dynamic educators for the position of Teacher Librarian. The preferred candidate will be enthusiastic, keen to engage and inspire our students and staff, and be able to lead information literacy and technologies within the College.</p><p>You will be responsible for the leading the College library, and as such, you are a role model personally and professionally. You will have the ability to develop positive relationships, foster a culture of collaboration and inquiry and be proactive in your support of the Catholic mission and values of Mary MacKillop College.</p><p><b>About you:</b><br /></p><ul><li>have experience in leading a Key Learning Area or have experience as a member of a College executive team</li><li>be an experienced, highly effective, innovative and motivated educator and leader with a passion for teaching and learning</li><li>have used data and evidence based approaches to foster school improvement</li><li>have engaged and led in processes for professional growth, reading and development of self and others</li><li>be focused on the needs of the students and the community the school serves</li><li>be committed to leading the Catholic ethos and values of our school </li><li>be an enthusiastic educator who can contribute to the culture of the school and its community</li><li>have a proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, build upon its collective efficacy, and its strategic agenda</li><li>have an understanding of the education of girls</li><li>possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills<br /></li><li>possess a sound knowledge of the NSW curriculum</li><li>have a strong work ethic</li><li>possess excellent organisation skills and able to assist in the effective organisation of the school</li></ul><p><b>Selection Criteria</b></p><p><b>All applications must address the following Selection Criteria. The Selection Criteria for the Teacher Librarian position requires the applicant to explain, and provide examples if relevant.</b></p><ul><li>An understanding of and commitment to the mission and purpose of the Catholic Church</li><li>Skills in maintaining an efficient and thorough system of identifying, organising, circulating and retrieving resources, specifically utilising the Oliver library system</li><li>An understanding of library collection management, including purchasing, budgeting and culling to ensure a balanced and rich collection to meet the needs of students and staff</li><li>Demonstrated exemplary classroom practice, utilising a range of effective contemporary pedagogies</li><li>Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary pedagogies, including flexible learning spaces and team teaching<br /></li><li>Demonstrated knowledge of information and communication technologies</li><li>Demonstrated ability to support the continual development of information literacy for staff and students, with the intention of building lifelong learners</li><li>Demonstrated ability to work effectively across a range of teams to support their collaborative goals in alignment with the school plan</li><li>Ability to manage contemporary library spaces to accommodate a range of purposes and audiences, such as student wellbeing, study groups, staff learning and literacy activities</li><li>Demonstrated ability to develop innovative programs to engage students in a love of reading</li><li>Effective communication and engagement skills with students, staff and parents<br /></li><li>Proven ability to work collegially within a team environment</li><li>Demonstrated a commitment to growing the College&#39;s culture of learning and thinking</li><li>Have led whole school student learning as a KLA Coordinator or Member of a College Executive</li></ul><p>This position requires the successful applicant to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Clearance.</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Closing Date: Friday 5 November 2021</b><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Applications can be addressed to Mrs Gilda Pussich, Principal at info&#64;mmcwakeley.catholic.edu.au and should include:</p><ul><li>Cover Letter</li><li>Resume including three referees who may be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. At least two referees should be in a position to speak about your most current teaching practice.</li><li>MMCC Employment Application Form. </li></ul><p>Please submit all required documentation as one pdf file.</p>

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