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Part-time Librarian - 30 hours per week, School Terms Only

Employment Opportunity

Part-time Librarian - 30 hours per week, School Terms Only

  • Experienced in using library management systems, including online databases
  • Part Time, 30 hours per week, School Terms Only
  • Epsom location

Diocesan School for Girls is a high performing independent Anglican School with an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement.  With state of the art educational and sporting facilities, the school provides a unique environment where girls can achieve excellence in a wide range of academic, cultural and sporting activities.

We are seeking an experienced Librarian to work alongside our Senior Librarian in our busy school library, providing services for students in years 7-13. This is a part time position with a total of 30 hours per week, required to be worked during school terms only.

A recognised library qualification or someone who is currently undertaking, or planning to complete this qualification is preferred. A demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with professional knowledge is required.

With experience in engaging students and staff to the joys of reading and in our library's resources, applicants will be flexible and adaptable and also have:

  • Knowledge of learning resources and young adult literature
  • Ability to review books and present to classes
  • Previous experience in using library management systems, including online databases, and have excellent research skills
  • Digital competency in a range of software including cloud based applications e.g. office 365
  • Planning and organisational skills, including cataloguing
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-orientated environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be a confident communicator, able to relate to all in our community, especially students
  • Exemplary service skills (friendly, welcoming, believe in excellence)

There is some flexibility for start and finish times to meet student and staff needs. Therefore, please advise the weekly hours available/preferred.

Applications close on 26 June 2017

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter which details hours available/preferred to: Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls:


Closing date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017
Diocesan School for Girls

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