Teacher Librarian (Senior School)

MLC School


Teacher Librarian

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 9 December 2022

MLC School is looking for qualified and organised Teacher Librarians (Senior School) to join us in Term 1, 2023. Full-time or part-time opportunities available.

<p><b>Full-time or Part-time opportunities available for the right candidate</b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b>Start date: Term 1, 2023</b></p><p><b>Closing date: 9 December 2022</b></p><p>MLC School is looking for a qualified and organised Teacher Librarian (Senior School) who will educate and inspire young women to be fearless thinkers with moral courage and compassion to be agents of change in their own lives and in the lives of others. A virtual tour of our School is available at https://mlcsyd.youtour.com.au/<br /></p><p><b>About MLC School </b></p><p>Founded in 1886, MLC School is an independent, nonselective Uniting Church school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 in Sydney’s inner-west. Our tagline ‘dare to be more’ is not only our goal for our students, it applies equally to our staff. </p><p>Our highly professional staff, under the guidance of Principal Ms Lisa Moloney, challenge girls and encourage them to question traditional perceptions and roles of women. </p><p>The MLC School girl is at the heart of everything we do. </p><p><b>Who is the MLC School girl? </b></p><p>The MLC School girl is empowered with skills and capabilities that enable her to be adaptive, compassionate and courageous so she can confidently take her place in an ever-changing society. She embraces new challenges and opportunities; and strives for excellence. She is cared for and well supported so that she can confidently focus on her own individual, personal and academic growth. A wide selection of subject choices, as well as an extensive co-curricular program, aims to empower girls to be self-reliant and play an active role in their futures. </p><p><b>About the position </b></p><p>MLC School Teachers are responsible for designing and delivering innovative teaching programs aligned to the MLC School Learning and Teaching Framework, policies and practices of MLC School. This position works in collaboration within the Library Department to facilitate learning within a collaborative environment to cultivate in students learning dispositions of curiosity, collaboration, open-mindedness, accountability, empathy and self-awareness. </p><p><b>Selection Criteria:</b></p><ul><li>Qualifications in Teaching (Essential) </li><li>Teacher Librarianship qualifications (e.g. Master of Teacher Librarianship) or willingness to undertake (Desirable).</li><li>Ability to plan, implement and evaluate educational programs that foster and promote proficient independent learning, research and inquiry.</li><li>Commitment to working collaboratively with Head of Department and members of the Library team to plan, teach and evaluate effective integration of information literacy, authentic research, ICT, digital citizenship, reading and literature appreciation into curriculum areas.</li><li>Experience in developing and implementing programs that expose the students to a wide variety of texts both in print and digitally.</li><li>As a content specialist, imparting expert knowledge, skills and advice in literature, research and inquiry.</li><li>Demonstrated experience in teaching practices that reflect current pedagogies advocating higher order questioning, critical and creative thinking and problem solving.</li><li>Being responsive to curriculum changes and developments.</li><li>Commitment in contributing to the ‘whole girl’ learning experience through your contribution to co-curricular programs; and</li><li>Interest to ongoing personal and professional development</li></ul><p>New Graduates are welcome to apply.</p><p><b>The successful candidate will be rewarded with a number of excellent benefits including: </b></p><ul><li>Dedicated focus on professional growth and development</li><li>CPR and First Aid Certification</li><li>State of the art facilities and collegiate environment</li><li>Employee Assistance Program available to you and your immediate family</li><li>Salary packaging and access to LSL after 5 years’ service</li><li>Discounted School fees</li><li>Onsite parking, easy access to public transport and Westfield Shopping Centre</li><li>Access to the School’s gym and indoor Aquatic Centre<br /></li></ul><p><b>How to apply: </b></p><p>All applications are to be submitted via MLC School’s online Careers Portal and include: </p><ul><li>cover letter addressing the vacancy being applied for;</li><li>a resume;</li><li>a copy of your academic transcript; and</li><li>the names and contact details of three confidential referees.<br /></li></ul><p>Please upload your application in a single PDF document. </p><p>Applications close on <b>9 December 2022</b>. </p><p><i>Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only and MLC School reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. </i></p><p><i>We do not welcome interest from recruitment agencies at this time.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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