Coordinator of Library and Information Services

John XXIII College is currently seeking to employ enthusiastic and qualified candidates for this position.

(Full time - Permanent - Negotiable commencement date)

John XXIII College invites application from experienced, enthusiastic and creative practitioners to exercise a key leadership role in the provision of the College's Library and Information Management services for students (K-12) and staff.

The Coordinator will be a person with the professional skills and experience necessary to lead a library in a period of transition and indeed redefinition of what a school library provides, looks like and is valued for by a community. While loving literature and having the ability to promote reading and well-structured research for students, the Coordinator will also be able to demonstrate excellent ICT skills and their application to pedagogy (K-12). In particular, the Coordinator will play an important role in the implementation of the College iPad program.

The Coordinator is responsible for the proactive leadership of a dynamic team of staff including a Teacher Librarian, Library Technicians and Officers. The Coordinator will work closely with Teachers and Curriculum Leaders across the entire school to ensure the Library supports and enriches learning opportunities for all students. Capacity to engender a strong spirit of practice of team work is critical. The Coordinator will be a member of the College Leaders Committee, the ICT Committee and Learning Area Coordinators Team.

The Coordinator will have qualifications in Library, Education or Information Management. An ability to work in close alignment with the Strategic Plan for the College and the ethos of Catholic Education are essential qualities.

Applications close on the 25th January 2013 and the commencement date will be by negotiation.

Remuneration is as per the Award (EBA) (Coordinator Level 2) for Catholic schools. Some flexibility in working hours is required to cover period of extended opening hours beyond the school day. This will be by negotiation.

A Working With Children's clearance is required for this position.

Applications should be addressed to the Acting Principal, John XXIII College, PO Box 226, Mount Claremont, WA 6910.

How to Apply