We have an exciting opportunity for someone to manage our school library. You will need to be a warm and confident person, who feels comfortable supervising our young men in the Library. You will work alongside teaching staff and students to provide a space where they can have up to date access to books, learning resources, technology and research.
St John’s College is a Catholic Boy’s School of 850 boys ranging from Years 9-13. Built on the Marist tradition, St John’s College emphasizes family spirit, promoting an environment where students are well looked after. We are looking for someone who can align themselves to our special character, vision and values. Our Library is a versatile space. As well as being a place of study and learning, students enjoy a social space during breaks, it hosts Mass on a weekly basis, and seminars are often held here. The librarian’s role is varied and our ideal candidate will be someone who:
has experience or training in library systems and research; knowledge of Access-It would be an advantage
has some experience of and confidence in working alongside young men
enjoys a busy environment and has excellent communication skills
is a team player and will be flexible to accommodate the needs of other users
is self-motivated, dynamic and will ‘own’ the Library to ensure it meets the College’s needs
can quickly build relationships of trust
is patient, kind and willing to go the extra mile
Hours of work will be 30 per week worked during school hours and school terms. Occasional holiday hours may be required form time to time, to be negotiated.
Note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. The successful applicant will be required to be Police vetted. For a copy of the position description please contact the College at firstname.lastname@example.org