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Library Officer

WA - Education, Department of

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

Education / Admin. / Student Services

Job description:
Department of Education
Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Honeywood Primary School
Library Officer
Level 2, $55,189 - $59,931 per annum (SSO GA 2014)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS504287

This is a permanent part-time (0.4FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2018

Honeywood Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint an approachable, experienced, positive and enthusiastic Library Officer to join our friendly team. We are a brand new school opening in 2018. You will be required to set up a brand new beautiful library and help build a positive reading culture in our school.

The successful applicant will supervise the day-to-day operations of the library and provision of reference, information and associated services to all staff and students. They will administer library systems which ensure library records are up-to-date and library resources are maintained and processed so they are accessible and available to students, staff and parents at all times.

This year our brand new school consists of an early childhood centre where our specialist team provides exciting and education play-based learning for Kindergarten and Pre-primary children. From 2018 we will offer classes from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Our staff - a team with extensive experience, diverse skills, passion and positivity - are working with an enthusiastic and supportive community to establish a strong foundation from which we can grow and flourish. We aim to provide a positive learning environment where children can become the very best they can be.

Our values are being subtly yet deliberately embedded in our developing school culture - being your best and showing kindness, respect, being responsible and safe. We encourage all our community to embrace these sentiments and build our culture together.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for fixed term or permanent appointments to other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:

  • good verbal and written communication skills, including application of customer service principles and practices;
  • good interpersonal skills and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment;
  • ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spread sheets and word processing; and
  • experience in providing administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

For further information about Honeywood PS please visit or Schools Online or download the relevant attachment below.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information

Please contact Maria Cook, Principal by telephoning 0484 352 478 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

You are required to attach a personal resume and covering letter outlining your skills and experiences in relation to the position. It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to

  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.


Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 19 October 2017.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.4
CLOSING DATE: 2017-10-19 4:30 PM