Teacher Librarian - Primary - Cessnock

St Patrick's Primary School - Cessnock


Teacher Librarian

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time

Applications Close: 10 October 2022

St Patricks Primary School Cessnock is seeking a permanent part time Teacher Librarian to join the team Term 1, 2023

St Patricks Primary School Cessnock&nbsp;is seeking a permanent part time Teacher Librarian to join the team Term 1, 2023<br><br>St Patrick’s Primary School, Cessnock is located in the beautiful Hunter Valley area of New South Wales cratering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.<br>Surrounded outside of the city centre by verdant countryside, Cessnock is the largest town in Australia’s oldest wine region.<br>The region is full of activities catering to various lifestyle pursuits and is less than an hour outside of the Newcastle CBD.<br>A school of 362 students, St Patrick's provides a place, built on the Josephite tradition, where creative learning and the individual talents of each student and teacher is appreciated, embraced and encouraged.<br>The school has a strong focus on community and is committed to supporting each individual student and teacher.<br><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3><br><br>The role of the Teacher Librarian is to<br><li>Provide engaging learning experiences for students<br></li><li>Manage information and resources<br></li><li>Support and drive contemporary teaching and learning ensuring that learning in the library is contemporary, inquiry based, rich in thinking and technology<br></li><li>Work in collaboration with the school’s leadership team and with the CSO Digital Innovation and Learning team to act as a catalyst for change and build teacher capacity to improve student outcomes<br></li><li>through the use of resource management time:<br></li><li><br></li><li></li><li>to manage the library, facilitate and develop the library space and resources, both physical and digital, supported by the School Officer/Library Assistant<br></li><li></li><li>to collaborate with classroom teachers in developing contemporary teaching to ensure that curriculum is delivered more effectively for the benefit of students<br></li><li><br></li><li><br><br>The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.&nbsp; The teacher will acknowledge and agree to the requirement to work within the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect, and is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement, and the Codes of Conduct.</li>
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