We are seeking a passionate, motivated, and proactive fully released teacher librarian to run our beautiful, newly refurbished library. You will be a trained teacher experienced in running a school library and/or possess a library qualification or be professionally registered with LIANZA and will take a proactive lead in ensuring the motivating impetus of the last few years is maintained and enhanced, where the library is the heart of our school and a fun, engaging space that continues to be a favourite place for students to be during break times, as well as before and after school.
You will enjoy and appreciate the need to work closely and collaboratively with staff and you will have a real conviction/belief in our kids, getting positively involved in all that is going on: your library role, outside the class with extra-curricular activities or as adults socially; keen and capable of contributing to our full school programmes.
Everyone in our school values energy and passion! People who are active participants moving to the vibe of our school, possessing a sense of humour that they deliberately use to assist effective practice, enabled by high integrity to do the job well! You will be hardworking, honest, conscientious, flexible, able to work unsupervised and be a self-starter with a massive dose of common sense and initiative.
Applicants will have:
High levels of cultural responsiveness
Highly effective communication and personal skills
Strong organisation and self-management skills and aptitudes with excellent time management skills
Familiarity with Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Proactiveness with collection management
Experience creating and delivering library sessions, activities, and events, to support reading engagement and inquiry learning
Familiarity overseeing / managing budgets
Confidence working with technology
Experience with the Accessit Library Management system is preferred, but not essential.
How to apply
Email Principal for an application form and job description. Visits encouraged. For more information check out our social media platforms (www.manurewaint.school.nz; mi.tiktok.official; FB: @RewaInt