Librarian Teacher

Job Title: Librarian Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-498_1719369361
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic Secondary Teacher Librarian with a passion for fostering a love of reading? Tradewind has forged a partnership with an F-9 school in Tarneit, opening up an incredible opportunity for a Teacher Librarian to join the secondary 7-9 section of the school.

This full-time, ongoing role provides flexibility with a start date this term, enabling you to seamlessly integrate into the team. Join a dynamic school environment that cherishes literature and promotes a culture of reading. Embark on the next chapter of your career journey and play a vital role in shaping the minds of future scholars!

** Please note, this role is for a qualified VIT registered teacher with teaching and librarian experience**


  • Flexible commencement this term (Term 2 or 3) with a full-time, permanent position available
  • Excellent/new facilities with great school culture
  • Working with multiple classes of year 7-9 students, for one-hour sessions per week
  • Collaborate with approachable and transparent leadership and small team of 4, including two Library Technicians
  • Receive a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise and experience

Key duties:

  • Providing instruction to students on information literacy skills, including how to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively and ethically.
  • Teach students how to navigate library resources, databases, and online research tools.
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers to integrate information literacy skills into the curriculum across various subject areas.
  • Selecting and managing the library's collection of print and digital resources to meet the diverse needs and interests of students and staff.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the library, including cataloguing, shelving, and organizing materials, managing circulation services, and maintaining the library's physical space.
  • Staying current with emerging technologies and digital resources relevant to education and librarianship.
  • Promoting a culture of reading and literacy within the school community by organizing book clubs, author visits, reading challenges, and other literacy events.
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers to co-teach lessons, develop learning activities, and plan units of study that integrate library resources and skills.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have VIT registration
  • Must have previous experience in a teacher/librarian role to be elligible
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

The School:

  • Approximately 2400 students ranging from Foundation to Year 9
  • Classes structured in a linear format with dedicated learning specialists, mentors, and coaches
  • Ample opportunities for professional growth and honing of skills
  • Engage in collaborative team planning and benefit from a supportive network of colleagues

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 Tahlia on the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091

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