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  • Make a difference in managing and contributing to an already successful Resource Centre in a well-established independent primary school.   
  • Term 1, 2024 Commencement 
  • Full-Time (during term weeks) – Permanent Role 
  • Inner City, Independent School, Car Parking Available 

Applicants will demonstrate support for both our students and teachers. You will promote reading, facilitate access to information, and assist in the the selection of resources and research skills of the students. Furthermore, you will support the teaching staff with their resources by contributing to their teaching disciplines. 

We offer 

  • Supportive and professional teaching teams 
  • A vibrant supportive parent community 
  • A strong commitment to child safety and wellbeing
  • Outstanding Pastoral Care 
  • Small Class Sizes 

The Organisation

Established in 1898, Christ Church Grammar School (CCGS) is a leading, inner-city, independent, coeducational school that provides an outstanding education for 3 – 12-year-old children. Proud of their connection with Christ Church South Yarra and being the only coeducational Anglican parish primary school in Victoria, CCGS embed the Anglican faith and ethos into daily practice while welcoming those of all faiths and none.

For more information on the School, visit:

The Position

The Senior Library Technician is responsible for the following duties (not limited to):

  • Overseeing all administrative duties in relation to the Resource Centre
  • Managing the budget and preparing submissions to the Director of Business
  • Managing the ordering of materials for the ResourceCentre and the selection, acquisition and management of resources including cataloguing as well as the tagging and encoding of resources for self-check 
  • Liaising with teachers with regards to requests on the selection acquisition of resources to meet curriculum needs
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the integrity of the collection
  • Developing and overseeing all procedures necessary in the running of a dynamic, busy Resource Centre
  • Coordinating the Resource Centre so that the best use is made of the space and resources
  • Demonstrating and instructing students and staff with respect to the use of Oliver(the Library Management System) and the self-check machine. 
  • Regular and ongoing evaluation of the Resource Centre collection to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of staff and students.
  • Promotion of books and resources to students and staff during library borrowing sessions
  • Matching students to “Just Right” books at the request of staff
  • Managing and coordinating the Premiers’ Reading Challenge and advertising this to the School Community.
  • Managing and coordinating yearly Book Week Activities, promotion and the booking of Author Visits 
  • Management of the CCGS Clickview Library
  • Supervision of students in the ResourceCentre during lunchtimes when the ResourceCentre is open
  • Supervision and support of parent volunteers.

As a suitable candidate, you will preferably have:

  • Undergraduate qualifications in library/information studies or be working towards this qualification
  • Experience in managing a school Resource Centre 
  • Extensive experience in primary education
  • Experience in the Oliver Library Management System
  • Experience with self-check technology and tagging of resources
  • First Aid Training
  • Anaphylaxis, Asthma and CPR training
  • Current WWCC

To apply, please prepare a cover letter and resume detailing experience (including the history of working with children), qualifications (also include how this relates to child safety) and the names and telephone numbers of at least two referees. References must address the person’s suitability for the job and working with children. Applications are to be addressed to Fay Samaras, Head of Human Resources via email

Application close c.o.b 14 January 2024.  The School reserves the right to start the selection and interview process prior to the application close date. 

CCGS is committed to providing safe services. We have a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse. CCGS is a child-safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection.  Ministerial Order 1540 requires CCCGS to implement child safety standards and to accommodate and take the needs of all children (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, and children who are vulnerable) into account when creating a child-safe environment.

Our screening process includes but is not limited to a Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, structured interviewing and selection process, online searches, background checks and reference checks to ensure that CCGS is recruiting the right people for our School. The incumbent of this role must comply with Christ Church Grammar School's child safety policies and related policies and procedures (including the Child Safe Code of Conduct). 

Christ Church Grammar School is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles and is committed to the principles of merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness in our recruitment process.