Teacher Librarian - Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus

Position Information

Sydney Secondary College is a vibrant and inclusive multi-campus setting in the inner city, comprising of two Years 7 - 10 campuses (Leichhardt and Balmain) and one Year 11 - 12 campus (Blackwattle Bay). Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus has a current enrolment of 780 students. The school is a culturally diverse middle school with selective, enrichment, comprehensive and special education streams. All students are encouraged to achieve their personal best in an environment that provides academic challenges and artistic, cultural and sporting opportunities. Strong parental and community partnerships are a feature of the school. The school has a commitment to middle school initiatives that enhance and improve educational outcomes with a focus on social and cultural literacy.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach secondary library or currently undertaking or enrolled in Teacher Librarian qualifications approved by the NSW Department of Education. The position may have a teaching load.

Proven ability to manage staff, library procedures and resources, including e-resources, to support middle schooling and maintain high expectations.

Proven ability to lead the library as a hub of innovation, wellbeing and future focused learning for both students and staff, to support authentic teaching and learning outcomes for all.

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills to develop strong learning relationships and work collaboratively with students, staff and parents and positively contribute to school programs and the school plan.

Approval to teach


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.

Special Notes

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

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