Library Teacher

Job Title: Library Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum + Super
Start Date: 15/07/2024
Reference: TRD-2024-791_1717390396
Contact Name: Tom England
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 03, 2024

Job Description

We are in search of a dedicated Librarian Teacher to contribute to the academic enrichment of our Catholic school community in Toorak. This role involves curating a vibrant library atmosphere conducive to learning and exploration, promoting a love for literature, research, and information literacy among students. The Librarian Teacher will manage library resources, assist students and faculty in locating materials, and provide guidance on research methodologies and citation techniques. Additionally, they will collaborate with educators to integrate library resources into the curriculum, organize literary events, and oversee extracurricular reading programs. Upholding the values and principles of Catholic education, the Librarian Teacher will also infuse faith-based perspectives into library programming and collections. This role offers an exciting opportunity to nurture intellectual curiosity and support holistic student development within a faith-centred environment. Qualified candidates with a passion for literature and education are encouraged to apply.

Key duties

  • Assist in developing the library services and programs, including information literacy, the integration of learning technologies and literature program.
  • Promote reading as a lifelong skill and recreational interest through the reading program and promotional activities.
  • Work with teaching staff to develop the library's collection to be relevant to and reflect the curriculum needs and recreational interests of students and staff
  • Assist students and staff in their use of the library through formal teaching activities and informal instruction
  • Supervise student use of the library during school hours
  • Work as part of the College library team to promote the place of the library within the educational context
  • Attend library faculty meetings

Skills & Experience:

  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Demonstrate previous experience as a Librarian Teacher
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

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

Alternatively, email your interest and resume

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Tom on the Education Permanent Team - (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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