Head of Library Services (Prep to Year 12)

Redeemer Lutheran College - Rochedale


Teacher Librarian

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 October 2019

Redeemer Lutheran College is seeking an experienced Teacher Librarian to take on this full time permanent position commencing 1 January 2020

<p>Redeemer Lutheran College is seeking an experienced Teacher Librarian to take on this full time permanent position commencing 1 January 2020. While this position has leadership of library services across the Prep to Year 12 environment the successful applicants work will be focussed in the Senior School Resource Centre. </p><p>We welcome applications from individuals who are curious, courageous and Christ-led and have a genuine commitment to professional and personal growth and development. The successful applicants will be able to: </p><ul><li>Support the Christian Ethos of the College; </li><li>Demonstrate strong Leadership; </li><li>Demonstrate excellence and innovation in your area of teaching and learning; </li><li>Have a strong working knowledge in areas of pedagogy, curriculum and assessment; </li><li>Work cooperatively with teachers, parents and other members of the Redeemer community; </li><li>Provide excellent pastoral care to students; </li><li>Be registered to teach in Queensland. </li></ul><p>Applications should include: </p><ul><li>a current curriculum vitae; </li><li>contact details; </li><li>a copy of professional qualifications; </li><li>a copy of your current registration card from Queensland College of Teachers; </li><li>names and contact details of three (3) referees inclusive of current Pastor; </li><li>2 page maximum response to selection criteria (see below). </li></ul><p>Your response should address the following selection criteria: </p><ul><li><b>SC.1:</b> <i>Teacher Librarian experience in both Senior and Junior Resource Centres; </i></li><li><b>SC.2</b>: <i>Ability to provide support to teachers and educational programs P-12 with experience in integrating learning technologies particularly in a Senior School context; </i></li><li><b>SC.3</b>: <i>Experience with Library staff leadership and management of resources; </i></li><li><b>SC.4</b>: <i>Willingness to support the Christian ethos of the college and the co-curricular program of the college. </i></li></ul><p>Redeemer Lutheran College is committed to the wellbeing and safety of students in its care. Applicants must hold a current Queensland College of Teachers registration. </p><p>This is your opportunity to shine in a learning environment that will reward your love of learning and thinking, commitment to student centred learning and collaborative practice. </p><p>Redeemer Lutheran College is situated in Rochedale on Brisbane&#39;s south side, about 20km from the CBD, about 55km from the Gold Coast, and is easily accessible by the Pacific Highway and the Gateway Motorway. It is set in peaceful leafy grounds and has parking available on site. </p><p> Redeemer Lutheran College was established in 1980 and has grown to a P–12 college with an enrolment of over 1,000 students across two sub-schools (Junior School: Prep-Year 6, Senior School: Years 7-12).  </p><p> Redeemer is a co-educational Christian school owned and operated by the Lutheran Church of Australia, Queensland District. As a school of the church, it holds that its fundamental role is to offer its students a sound and integrated education within the Christian tradition. Redeemer&#39;s motto is: Our Hope is in Christ. Its large, beautiful chapel is the showcase of its campus, and regular worship and Christian Studies as part of the school curriculum are integral features of school life. </p><p>Redeemer also has a strong emphasis on quality teaching and learning and has a well founded reputation for academic excellence. Redeemer promotes high standards of learning and strives to help each student develop self-confidence and self-discipline. </p><p>The college has an extensive co-curricular program providing opportunities for students to develop academically, socially, spiritually, physically and creatively. We place a great deal of importance on the co-curricular program for the broader development of our students as well as an opportunity to cultivate and deepen student/teacher relationships. We strongly encourage all teachers to become involved in this area. </p><p> Central to the college&#39;s ethos is an emphasis on pastoral care. Students at Redeemer have clear guidelines and expectations about work and behaviour. And even more importantly they are treated as individuals who are cared for and nurtured in a positive social environment. </p><p>One of the best features of the college is that it is a close-knit and supportive work place with an emphasis on team work and collegiality </p><p>All applications must be marked to the Deputy Principal and submitted via email to <a href="mailto:jobs&#64;redeemer.com.au" rel="nofollow">jobs&#64;redeemer.com.au</a><a href="mailto:jobs&#64;redeemer.com.au" rel="nofollow"></a> by <b>Close of Business Monday 14 October 2019. </b></p><p>All applications will be treated as confidential. </p><p><i>All applications must be received electronically via the email address indicated above and not posted or hand delivered to the College. Any applications received by means other than the advertised email address will not be considered. </i></p><p><br /></p>
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