Librarian

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thamarrurr Catholic College (see more jobs from this school)

WADEYE, NT 


Library Services

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 February 2023


The College is seeking an outstanding Librarian with a proven ability to engage students to create a relationship of mutual trust, to join our staff to assist students with their learning. They will have a love of reading and a passion for working with young people.

<p><b>Context Statement </b></p><p>Wadeye is a large remote Aboriginal community situated approximately 400km south-west of Darwin with a population of around 3000 people on Kardu Diminin land. Most local Aboriginal people speak Murrinhpatha as a first language. </p><p>The College is seeking an outstanding Librarian with a proven ability to engage students to create a relationship of mutual trust, to join our staff to assist students with their learning. They will have a love of reading and a passion for working with young people. </p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>College Requirements </b></p><p>• Support the Catholic ethos of the College. </p><p>• Support the Vision and Mission statement of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thamarrurr Catholic College. </p><p>• Support the Northern Territory Catholic Education Vision and Mission Statement. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>Personal Accountabilities </b></p><p>• To respect and model the Gospel values in all interactions with people in day-to-day life. </p><p>• To be active, collaborative, authentic, professional and relational members of the College community. </p><p>• To support a school culture that empowers students to think critically, discern wisely and value the search for truth. </p><p>• To provide support openly and honestly to colleagues through collaboration, public support of other colleagues, and maintaining the dignity of all people within our school community. </p><p>• To enter into dialogue openly and honestly with the Principal and Leadership team with relevant issues where necessary and appropriate. </p><p>• To display passion, commitment, professionalism, integrity, knowledge, and expertise. </p><p>• To demonstrate forward thinking and openness to change. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>Key responsibilities: </b></p><p>• Manage and maintain collections and equipment held within the library with a view to maximising student engagement. </p><p>• Support teaching staff in providing current and relevant resources for their classes. </p><p>• Create an engaging environment. </p><p>• Champion reading in the College community. </p><p>• Manage stocktaking of resources. </p><p>• Work productively and collaboratively with College staff. </p><p>• Carry out other duties deemed appropriate and necessary by the College Leadership Team to enable the smooth and efficient operation of the library. </p><p><br /></p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with the law. </p><p><b>Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. </b></p><p>Please send a current CV and the names and contact details of three referees along with a cover letter to the principal, Mrs Jacqueline Conboy. (Applications assessed as received.)</p><p> </p><p>Email: <a href="mailto:jacqueline.conboy&#64;nt.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">jacqueline.conboy&#64;nt.catholic.edu.au</a></p><p>Phone 08 8978 2477 </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>Please email a cover letter and current CV with three professional referees to principal Jacqueline Conboy at jacqueline.conboy&#64;nt.catholic.edu.au or phone 08 8978 2477 for further information.</p>