Teacher Librarian, Castle Hill High School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Castle Hill High School, Castle Street, Castle Hill NSW, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Library Services Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008GCC
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at up to $127,157.00. Base salary ranges from $72,263.00 to $114,720.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 02 9634 4199 - Peter Kennedy
Closing date: 01/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: The Hills
Staffing area: Hornsby
School name: Castle Hill High School
FTE: 1.000


Castle Hill High School is a large, comprehensive secondary school in the Hills District.There are 2,014 students, 55% of whom are from a language background other than English, who are capably supported by 162 staff.

The school has an outstanding reputation for its pursuit in building teacher capacity, its innovative programs to enhance academic performance and its culture founded on professional collaborative, respectful relationships.

Learning for teachers and students is an absolute priority in order to "Challenge Minds and Build Character". The school enjoys strong connections with an engaged parent and community body where collaboration is highly valued.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach (secondary) library or currently undertaking or currently enrolled in Teacher Librarian qualifications approved by the NSW Department of Education.

Capacity to coordinate library initiatives which promote literacy and digital literacies across subjects in a comprehensive high school setting.

Demonstrated experience of leading and coordinating library programs, systems and procedures to support the effective functioning of the library and to promote library use and resources.

Highly refined interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively to build relationships with students and staff and provide a positive learning environment in the library and across the school community.


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

Special Notes

If applicable engagement will be temporary until successful completion of the Teacher Librarian qualifications as recognized by the NSW Department of Education which must be completed within 24 months.

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels.

The guidelines were in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020.

The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html


English and Literature, Information Technology/Computer Sciences

School Type


Job Closing Date

01 Dec, 2021