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Advertising a position on our Employment Opportunities page is a benefit of membership of the association and is free of charge to our members.

Please email the SLAV office at with brief details of the position being advertised, ensuring that you specify a closing date for applications, and the web address of any links you wish included. Adverts may be edited by SLAV to maintain brevity.

We refer our members to this page in our fortnightly enewsletter, thus bringing the information to a large audience. If you are not a member of the association, but would like to advertise a role, please contact the office for payment options.

Librarian or Library Technician

0.8 FTE for 2022. Possibility of ongoing.

Star of the Sea College is seeking a motivated Librarian or Library Assistant to assist in our Library.

Star of the Sea College is a Catholic Independent Girls’ school, founded by the Presentation Sisters in 1883. Since 2014, the College has operated under the auspices of Kildare Ministries. At Star of the Sea College we hold the care, safety and wellbeing of our students as a central and fundamental responsibility of our College. CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety.

Our students are challenged to aim high and think beyond current expectations and roles. The College empowers women to take their place in society and work towards positive social change.

Please see this attached role description (Librarian) or this attached role description (Library Technician) for more detailed information.

Please direct all applications to

Applications close 22nd November

Teacher Librarians

St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School is seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic Teacher Librarians for full time positions at both our Warragul and Traralgon campuses.
Further details and a position description are available at
Applications should include:
A covering letter that addresses your suitability to the requirements of the position.
A curriculum vitae detailing your qualifications and experience.
Contact details of three referees.
Applicants are requested to apply by email to the Human Resources Manager and enquiries regarding the application process can be directed to:
Applications close Monday 22 November 2021

Teacher Librarian

St Kevin’s College is a leading Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition.  We cater for boys from ELC to Year 12 with a current enrolment of 2100 students.  The College is a member of the Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS).

We welcome applications from Teacher Librarians with experience in the education sector to join our community in a full time ongoing position commencing January 2022.

This role reports to the Head of Libraries and will be working within a team to deliver teaching and library services to students and staff.

About You

•    Experience as a secondary teacher librarian;
•    Registered Teacher in Victoria
•    Desirable post graduate qualifications in library and information management.

For more information and to apply, please click here. Applicants must have a 'right to work' in Australia, have double vaccination status, and VIT registration.

Applications close: 9am, Monday, 22 November 2021

Library Technician

Full time Fixed Term 1 2022

St Kevin’s College is a leading Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition.  We cater for boys from ELC to Year 12 with a current enrolment of 2100 students.  The College is a member of the Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS).

We welcome applications from Library Technicians with experience in the education sector to join our community in a full time, fixed term position, for Term 1 2022.  Working at our Heyington Toorak Campus.

This role reports directly to the Head of Libraries and will be working within a team to deliver library services to students and staff.

About You

•    Experienced Library Technician in a school setting
•    Library Technician Qualification that entitles library technician membership to Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)

For more information and to apply, please click here.  Applicants must have a 'right to work' in Australia, have double vaccination status, and VIT registration.

Applications close: 9am, Monday, 22 November 2021

Information Specialist

Opportunity for an innovative and practice-leading Teacher Librarian
  • Permanent full time position in a highly regarding secondary school
  • January 2022 commencement

Sacred Heart College is a proud, dynamic, high performing school community with strong traditions, a rich history and a deep sense of community and welcome. Our Catholic identity is best exemplified through a program of education that encourages students and staff to pursue the Mercy values of compassion, justice, respect, hospitality, service and courage. The Sacred Heart Way is identified through actions that uphold and advance Catherine McAuley’s vision of the lived Gospel, which is at the heart of our community.

The Information Specialist works closely with the Literacy and Literature Design Leader and Teachers to facilitate opportunities for students to become savvy information interpreters and creators as well as critical, creative and collaborative thinkers. In addition to managing, facilitating and developing the College’s physical and digital library resources, the Information Specialist plays an important role in improving student learning outcomes and building the capacity of staff to teach essential 21st century skills.

Please refer to the following link for further information:

Applications close: 9am, Monday, 22 November 2021

Library Technician

Emmanuel College invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Library Technician. It is a full-time position that works across both the Notre Dame and St Paul’s Campuses, commencing in 2022.

The successful applicant will assist the Librarians to provide a quality information services to students and staff, including circulation duties, assisting the delivery of library programs and facilitating the day-to-day operation of the library at both the St Paul’s and Notre Dame Campuses.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in an educational library environment, with sound communication skills and a genuine desire to provide excellent customer service.All applications must include the following:

• Completed application form
• An application letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (no longer than two pages)
• An up-to-date CV

Position description, key selection criteria and an application form can be found on the Emmanuel College website

Applications must be submitted to by 4pm on Monday 22 November.

Emmanuel College promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all students

Teacher Librarian x 2

St Bede’s College is a dual campus Catholic College providing a secondary education to boys in the Lasallian tradition. The College acts in a manner that promotes the inherent dignity of each of our young men and their fundamental right to be respected and nurtured in a motivational and safe school environment.

Applications are invited for the role of Teacher Librarian x 2 commencing in 2022.

The Teacher Librarian is responsible for the College library services, supporting and facilitating the learning and teaching needs of students and staff at the College. The Teacher Librarian provides education in accordance with the appropriate syllabus and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. The Teacher Librarian will lead staff and students through innovative teaching programs that help build within students a knowledge of the inquiry research process, technology skills and a love of literature and reading.

To apply, please follow the instructions on the College Employment Webpage

, where you will be able to view the Role Description and download the Teacher Application Form.

All applications MUST be submitted through SEEK and include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Current CV
  • Teaching Staff Employment Application Form

Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday 24 November 2021.

Applications should be addressed to Mr John Finn, Principal, St Bede's College.

Library Technician (Digital)

The role of the Library Technician (Digital) focuses on the operational and technical aspects of the library and information services. This can involve the operation and maintenance of systems that support acquisition, organisation and management of library resources, and staff and student access to information.

This position is a full-time, term time only, fixed term contract, from January to November 2022.

Key Responsibilities •    Deliver great customer service

•    Management, development and maintenance of digital resources, including Libguides
•    Development of digital technologies
•    Management of library overdues
•    Supervision of Students
•    Rostered desk duty
•    Shelving
•    Cataloguing and processing of resources
•    Assistance with Library stocktaking
•    Creation and administration of relevant policies and procedures specific to the digital resources etc.
•    Development of and Participation in Library Programs, including Makerspace activities
•    Assist in providing administration support to maintain the efficient functioning of the Library

To see a full position description, please go to our Careers Page:

Please submit a cover letter and current resume via the Apply for this Job button through seek.

Applications close @ 5pm on Wednesday, 1 December, 2021.

Suitable applications will be reviewed as they are received, and as such, the recruitment process may commence immediately.

Library Assistant

Ongoing Part time (.6 FTE)
Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges is an Independent School based in East St Kilda in Melbourne, and is comprised of two Primary and two Secondary Schools, an Early Learning Centre and a Creche.  We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education to all Jewish children in a welcoming and safe environment, enabling them to achieve personal excellence and fulfillment.
Our Girls High School (Beth Rivkah Ladies College) is looking for an experienced part time Assistant Librarian to assist the Librarian in providing information services to the school community.
For further information about this role please select this link.  

Interested applicants should apply online and are required to submit a covering letter, a full resume including three current referees.  Enquiries to

Applications close: Wednesday, 8th December, 2021

Teacher Librarian

Teacher Librarian 0.8 for 2022

Job description:

  • Appropriate Teaching or Teacher Librarian qualifications, experience in the use of library and Microsoft systems, an ability to work in a stimulating and contemporary learning environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in curriculum planning to support students in critical literacy, academic reading and writing, and research.
  • Demonstrated experience with direct teaching of classes of students, groups and individuals, and collaborative teaching across multiple subject areas.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work on a roster within the library team and contribute to the success of the library strategic plan.
Any inquiries please feel free to contact Head of Library

Please apply through the ref: 1255634

Applications close: Wednesday, 8th December, 2021

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