Library Officer

$59,189 - $63,931 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Port Kennedy WA, Australia
  • 09 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Library Services

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Rockingham Lakes Primary School
Library Officer
Pool Ref IPS/SS701110
Level 2, $59,189 - $63,931 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS701110
Appointment Pool

Are you committed to achieving excellence?

Rockingham Lakes Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and organised Library Officers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 4, 2022.

Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 4, 2022.

The suitable applicants will supervise the day-to-day operation of the library and provision of reference, information and associated services to teaching staff and students. You will administer library systems, ensuring 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.

They will assist students, parents and staff to select program and age appropriate materials, and prepare and monitor the library budget and make recommendations for new library resources.

Rockingham Lakes PS is an Independent Public School that opened in 2002 and is located in the established suburb of Port Kennedy. Enrolment is currently approximately 500 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

The Peel Language Development School is co-located on the site. Our highly professional staff have a strong commitment to collaboration across the school, maintaining an environment where students, parents and staff feel connected and are able to live up to our motto of 'Be Proud'.

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

  • 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.
  • experience in providing administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) 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.

Further information about Rockingham Lakes Primary School can be found by visiting or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Emma Woodall, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9523 7800 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.

Your application should include:

  • A two to three (2-3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

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.

Eligibility and training requirements

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
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 24 September 2021




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Port Kennedy
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-24 4:30 PM


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School Type


Job Closing Date

24 Sep, 2021