Aotea College is looking for a versatile and motivated library assistant to assist in the day-to-day running of the Aotea College Library, and contribute to student achievement by supporting learning and reading engagement programmes. This role is for someone innovative and interested in supporting our students in our modern open learning library.
Key personal and skill qualities the successful applicant will need to have:
Knowledgeable about young adult literature
An interest in research with the ability to identify resources to support research topics at all levels
Ability to work as part of a team and interact positively with students and staff
Problem Solving skills and a flexible outlook to meet changing needs with enthusiasm
Familiarity with information skills and technology, with a willingness to use and train in new technologies and Library trends.
A library or teaching qualification is an advantage, as is experience in a library setting and familiarity with Accessit, but not essential.
This is a permanent, term-time only position of 29 hours per week, starting late January 2024.
Appointment is subject to a police vetting. Position is graded under the Support Staff in School’s Collective Agreement, Library Grade B, step is dependent on experience.
If you have any questions please contact Catherine Symonds at firstname.lastname@example.org or 04-237-3166 ext 476 If this sounds like the role for you please go to the Aotea College website for the full job description and support staff application form. www.aotea.school.nz
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROLE YOUR MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE SUPPORT STAFF APPLICATION FORM, CV AND COVERING LETTER BY 12PM FRIDAY DECEMBER 1ST.
Applications to be addressed to the Principal and emailed to Debbie Alan, Principals PA at email@example.com
Library Assistant Part time position
Hillmorton High School
Inspiring academic excellence, leadership and a love of learning. Hillmorton High School is a diverse urban coeducational school situated in the South-West of Christchurch. The school is a fast growing Y7–13 school with dedicated middle and senior schools. We have a roll of around 1150 and with further building works underway, the roll is expected to increase to 1350 in the next few years. We provide students with a caring and supportive environment, to help them achieve academic excellence, leadership skills and a love of learning.
The Role We are seeking a Library Assistant to join our Library team. Applications are invited for this permanent, part-time position commencing 28 January 2024. The hours of work are 10 hours per week, term-time only. Remuneration is at Grade B of the Support Staff (Library Assistant) in Schools Collective Agreement. Reporting to the Head Librarian you will assist in the day-to-day running of our friendly and busy school Library. The successful applicant will be a versatile and motivated individual, comfortable with working in a school environment, and able to support student achievement and wellbeing in a friendly, vibrant and inclusive environment.
Qualifications/Experience: The successful candidate must have:
NCEA L3 (or equivalent)
Library or Customer Service experience
An excellent working knowledge of Google Suite or Windows Office is required
Library qualifications are desirable.
Key Personal Skills & Qualities This role requires someone who has:
Knowledge and interest in young adult literature
Familiarity with information skills and technology
Excellent communication, organisation, and problem-solving skills
The ability to work as part of a team and interact positively with students and staff
A commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and an understanding and the ability to be culturally responsive is essential. A successful police check is a condition of employment. The successful applicant must be a NZ resident or hold a valid working visa. To Apply: Apply via seek or email your Cover Letter & CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org A job description is available at request Closing Date - 17 November 2023
Library Manager Permanent position (52 weeks, 40 hours per week)
Wellington Girls’ College
Wellington Girls’ College is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Librarian to lead our innovative and creative library team. The library is an integral part of WGC and is valued by the whole school community. This full time position will see you working closely with staff and students in a progressive and inclusive environment.
The Library Manager will ensure that the library plays a full role in the learning life of the school and is also responsible for the management of the school archive.
We require someone who has:
A passion for working with young adults
Extensive experience in the library and information sector
Ability to design and deliver information literacy training
A sound knowledge of young adult fiction
Ability to lead, motivate and energise teams
Ability to be flexible and proactive
Enthusiastic and committed; able to identify and solve problems and be innovative
Willing to be fully involved in the life of the school
Good communicator and good financial management skills
Degree in library and/or information studies
The remuneration will be based on the Support Staff Collective Agreement (librarian work matrix) Grade C.
To view the Job Description and apply please follow this link,
Applications close 5 October 2023
School Librarian vacancy Maidstone Intermediate School
Appointment of School Librarian August 2023
The following documents are included in this application pack: ● Criteria for appointment ● Role description ● Application for appointment Information about our school can be obtained from the school website www.maidstone.school.nz.
Please ensure that your CV clearly addresses the criteria for appointment.
Application is to be returned with your CV and covering letter to: Vacancy Scale A Maidstone Intermediate School Redwood Street UPPER HUTT 5018
Or email to email@example.com
Applications close 8:00 am, Monday 4 September 2023 If you have any further questions please contact the school on 04 528 3094 or firstname.lastname@example.org Nga mihi nui Wikus Swanepoel Principal / Tumuaki
Librarian Permanent, full time, term time Woodford House Hawke's Bay
About us Woodford House is a state integrated special character boarding and day school for Year 7 - 13 girls, located in the beautiful Hawke's Bay. We nurture each girl who walks through our doors so that her light shines through and shines brighter.
About the role We are looking for an experienced Librarian to join our team of committed staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily operation of the school library, managing the provision of electronic information services that enables staff and students to access relevant resources, and oversight of our school resources.
About you · Relevant library qualification and experience, · An ability to relate to teenage girls, · Communication skills to work collaboratively, · Able to establish a positive rapport with students and staff, · A good working knowledge of library software would be advantageous (we currently use Accesslt and Schoology) · A high degree of computer literacy, attention to detail and accuracy · A commitment to our school’s special character
If you are motivated by the prospect of joining us and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
You must be eligible to work in New Zealand and satisfactorily pass all pre-employment checks such as Police Vetting and reference checking. An application form and position description can be found on our website: www.woodford.school.nz/careers/
To apply, please send your completed application form and CV to Vickie Hope, Director of People at Vickie.email@example.com by Monday 17th July 2023 at 5pm.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and please note that interviews may be held while the advert is still live.
Accessit Library is hiring!
With the rapidly increasing demand for Accessit Library across New Zealand and the world, we continue to expand our team to assist schools in optimising the effectiveness of library management across their learning environment.
If you would like to join our Accessit Library Team of over 60 enthusiastic and devoted Accessit staff, we are recruiting for a new Accessit Library consultant – Training and Support, in our library support team. This position is full time (Monday-Friday) and based in our Wellington HQ.
This is an exciting and varied role that would suit someone who loves to learn and takes customer service and helping people seriously. Along with training librarians new to Accessit and offering on-going support to our existing customers, you will also be involved in preparing for and presenting webinars and conference user sessions.
While clearly advantageous to have Accessit Library experience, if you are not currently an Accessit user but have the skills and attitude for the role, full training will be given.
Our support team is a huge reason for our success, and you will be part of a fantastic team that provides Accessit Library globally with teams based in NZ, Australia, USA and the UK.
School Library Lead / Kaiwhakahaere Whare Pukapuka
Hobsonville Point Secondary School
The school was built as a modern learning environment to meet the needs of 21st century learners and opened in 2014. The school is a Year 9-13 co-educational state secondary school with a future projected roll of 2500, currently with 760 students in 2023. Hobsonville Point is an area rich in history, situated in a prime location in the Upper Waitemata Harbour, which continues to be developed as a new community. This includes the Primary and Secondary schools which operate collaboratively as two schools, one vision.
Our Vision What we want for our young people: To create a stimulating, inclusive learning environment which empowers learners to contribute confidently and responsibly in our changing world. Our Mission Innovate, Engage, Inspire Our Principles: The foundations of our curriculum decision-making are: Innovate through personalising learning Engage through powerful partnerships Inspire through deep challenge and inquiry to develop empowered learners Our Values. We encourage, model and explore these values: Excellence Inquiry Connectedness Collaboration Innovation
ROLE DESCRIPTION Library Lead/Kaiwhakahaere Whare Pukapuka Responsible to Business Manager (as part of Support Staff Team) Deputy Principal (Library Liaison) Functional Relationships Library team, student librarians, all staff and students Hours of Work 37.5 hours per week, term time (40 weeks), 8.30am - 4.30pm (negotiable) Position Statement In collaboration with Library staff, provide an overarching view of the way the Library can support teaching, learning, and achievement in our future-focussed school. Develop warm, inclusive and welcoming relationships with students that encourage and build engagement with library use, reading and information literacy. Grow and maintain the management and administration of all aspects of the school library. Ensure our Library continues to be a safe space for all and our most diverse students. Have a vision for growth and development of library services as the school grows and support curriculum development such as the NZ histories curriculum. Educational Qualifications Professional Library qualification / Experience Knowledge Library Management System (Oliver) School Library collection development and learning resources. Children/Young Adult literature, especially NZ writers. A working knowledge and overview of information and digital literacy skills and their links with the library. Capabilities Staff management; Planning and organisation; Financial management of budget and ordering; Excellent oral and written skills - confident and effective in communicating with all library users and able to provide high-level assistance with reading and information needs; Collection management and processing; Effective information literacy, online search skills and use of online tools. Time and stress management. Personal Qualities Excellent relational skills: inclusive, warm and demanding; Optimistic and able to interact positively with students and staff; Collaborative: able to work with staff to support and develop curriculum resources; Willingness to keep up-to-date with IT and library trends; Love of literature in all forms; Ability to promote the library to staff and students; Innovative: ability to facilitate change and growth. Responsibilities & Tasks
INNOVATION: Reading Engagement Promote and foster the enjoyment of reading for pleasure. Develop and contribute to a school-wide reading culture. Provide leadership and support to teachers on reading engagement and developing life-long readers. Ensure the collection provides a wide range of quality reading material, catering for diverse needs and interests.
INQUIRY: Information Literacy & Inquiry Learning Ensure that the Library plays an integral role in supporting inquiry, and that students have easy access to print and eResources. Ensure the development of information literacy across both HPSS and HPPS (primary). Collaborate in the development of a collection that has relevant resources in a variety of formats to support inquiry learning.
EXCELLENCE: Service / Library Management Develop, review and maintain the Library’s guiding documents, in collaboration with Library staff, for review by SLT. Collaborate in the development and maintenance of a current Collection Management Plan. Prepare and present reports in line with school policy, if required. Collaborate in the preparation of annual budgets for library resources and capital expenditure. Ensure library expenditure is appropriately managed. In collaboration with library staff, maintain an up-to-date school library procedures document. Ensure the appropriate training and regular performance appraisal of all Library staff. Be a professional and supportive member of the school community. Engage in professional development opportunities and performance appraisal. Stay aware of developing trends and facilities for storage and access to eResources. Stay up-to-date with professional reading.
CONNECTEDNESS: Place, Space and Community (physical & virtual) Promote the library services and resources to all staff and students. Stay up-to-date with library trends that will help to provide the school community with a welcoming and positive learning facility. Manage the LMS effectively. Charging and distribution of daily usage school laptops.. Collaborate with Library staff to ensure there is a school library presence on the school website and KAMAR, and any stand-alone library website or social media platforms. Liaise with external agencies, including SLANZA, and other relevant agencies. Maintain strong links with HPPS Library team to provide assistance and PD when required. Attend staff meetings and briefings when required or if practicable.
COLLABORATION: Library Collection & Resources Collaborate with staff to ensure that the library is seen and used as a reading and research resource. Collaborate with LAs and Library staff to ensure appropriate selection and management of all learning resources, both print and online. Ensure the collection is managed and is able to meet curriculum needs and that resources are current, relevant, and meet the reading needs and interests of the school community. In collaboration with Library staff develop a buying plan that ensures the library delivers appropriate, high quality material - print and online. Consult with teaching staff as to the reading needs of their students. Ensure that resources are catalogued, organised and maintained in line with internationally accepted standard library practice.
Position title Library Services & Information Management (Education & Training)
We are seeking an outstanding person to join our co-educational state school of 1100 students as Library Manager. You would lead the library team and ensure the library plays a full part in developing the learning life of the school and supports key school initiatives. To be successful in this role, you will have: • A library qualification and experience to manage the full range of library operations is essential. • Previous experience in a school library would be desirable. • Strong IT skills and knowledge with experience in using the Accessit Library Management System, information databases e.g. INNZ. EPIC and Internet; Web 2.0 applications and the provision of digital content (e-books). • Excellent organisational skills. • The ability to work autonomously, be adaptable and capable of multi-tasking. • Excellent personal presentation and professional skills. • A positive can-do attitude, culturally sensitive and enjoy working with teenagers • This is a full time position working during term time only, to commence in Term 2, 2023.
Library Manager Full time, term time plus 15 days term breaks (negotiable)
Rangitoto College School
New Zealand’s largest Secondary School is seeking an experienced Library Manager who has in-depth knowledge and understanding of a library and its purpose within an educational environment. Our library supports staff and students with curriculum, literacy, and information literacy. We are looking for a person who has a vision of how a modern library will develop to meet future learning needs. This full-time 40 hours (8.30 am to 5 pm, flexible with colleagues) in term time with 15 days (negotiable) in term breaks for strategic planning.
This is a key role in our school and the following will resonate with our successful applicant. Rangitoto is a collegial, warm and welcoming environment where our successful applicant will find a role to grow and challenge their already substantial skill set.
The position is remunerated in alignment with the Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement -Grade D range of Rates
Play a lead role in library strategic planning and ensure this is aligned with the Rangitoto College School Board strategic plan
Ensure that all library staff are appropriately trained and have regular access to professional development
Keep up to date with developments in the library field
Manage the library team with appropriate delegations
Document Library Procedures
Prepare budget proposal with the assistance of library staff.
Provide high quality resources, including online, that meet the reading and information needs of the school community
Provide access to online resources by providing up-to-date links on the school intranet
Encourage all library users to participate in collection development
Maintain regular contact with professional networks and external agencies e.g. SLANZA and The National Library of New Zealand
Report regularly to school senior management on progress towards objectives in library strategic plan
Manage and monitor the library budget using appropriate financial controls in accordance with school practice.
Support the development of information literacy
Plan and implement the library orientation programme
Provide appropriate support for teachers undertaking research assignments with their classes
Ensure students and Staff receive the appropriate help in the library
Facilitate the Supervision and training of Student Librarians and Duke of Edinburgh service students
Co-ordinate library usage by school community groups
The position requires the successful applicant to:
Read a wide range of fiction, particularly Young Adult fiction
Support the development of information literacy
Be involved with strategic planning to help develop library services that meet the changing needs of our community
Work well as part of a team
Help develop library procedures
Choose and process resources
Work with and train student librarians and has
A passion to work with young people
Library and Information Studies degree (BA or BAppSci)
RLIANZA professional registration
Sound IT skills, Oliver LMS would be an advantage although training will be provided
Francis Douglas Memorial College Central (New Plymouth - Palmerston North)
Are you passionate about reading, learning and young people? If so, we are looking for a creative and enthusiastic library manager to join our team and you could be the right person. We have a vision to transform our School Library into a Hub of Learning. A space where students are always welcome, and the Library Manager is proactively working alongside staff to ensure students are well supported to develop a passion for reading, literacy and learning. If you are creative, forward thinking and passionate about working with young people, this could be the job for you.
Key skills and attributes we are looking for include: • Initiative and willingness to support the development of Literacy throughout the school. • A love of literature and learning. • The ability to build positive relationships with staff and students. • Creativity and willingness to create a progressive Library space for both students and staff. • Excellent written and communication skills. • The ability to work both collaboratively in a team environment, and independently when required. • Adaptability and flexibility. • Ability to work and develop the profile of the FDMC Library both online and in-person. • A willingness to support the Catholic Special Character of the College is essential. Previous experience working in a library is desirable but not essential. This is a permanent position, school term time only, plus a few days in the school holidays. Hours are negotiable. Start as soon as possible. The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Vetting check.
All queries and applications (to include a cover letter and cv) to Melinda Stevenson, firstname.lastname@example.org or Ph: 027 3896 203