Head of Library

Job Title: Head of Library
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bacchus Marsh
Industry: Education
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Term 1
Reference: TRD-2024-404_1706077152
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 24, 2024

Job Description

Tradewind are seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Library Services to join an independent, co-educational non-denomination P-12 school spread over three vibrant campuses in Melbourne's West. Join this well-respected school in a full time, ongoing role, starting Term 1 this year. We are seeking an experienced Librarian to join the school community to lead them through an exciting new development of brand-new, purpose-built facilities over two campuses in a Head of Library position.

Demonstrated Experience and Skills

  • Appropriate teaching and Library qualifications.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of library management systems and digital resources.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues.
  • A passion for lifelong learning and a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with members of a community.
  • Acts professionally and maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively as a member of a team and independently without supervision
  • Lead a team of library staff to establish the library as a dynamic and vibrant hub

Skills & Experience:

  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Experience in leading a team/Head of Library, previously
  • Appropriate Library qualifications
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Valid drivers' licence.
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Be part of a school which prides itself on professionalism, diligence and the quality of its staff
  • Starting as a full-time role in 2024
  • Work predominantly at the schools Maddingly Campus, Bacchus Marsh with cross-campus responsibilities in Aintree
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 3500 students spanning across three campuses from F-12
  • Exceptional facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • Highly respected school with a high level of professionalism and care
  • Abundant opportunities for professional development

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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