Library Assistant

$50,000 - $59,000 yearly
  • Hume Anglican Grammar
  • Mickleham VIC, Australia
Full time Assistants / Technicians Other

Job Description

Hume Anglican Grammar is a multi-campus co-educational Anglican Diocesan School offering education from Prep to Year 12 in the Northern growth corridor of Melbourne. We aim to provide our students with an education that prepares them for the challenges of life, equips them to contribute to the community in an environment based on Christian values and at a cost affordable to as many families as possible.

Hume Anglican Grammar has an open enrolment policy so educates children from many faiths and with a diverse range of backgrounds and abilities. It has a strong sense of inclusivity and a community-minded focus.

In 2019, it opened a second campus in Donnybrook. Commencing with junior primary, each year additional classes and year levels are added so the campus will ultimately have an enrolment of 1,300 from Prep to Year 12. This year, the school has 1,670 students (Mt Ridley 1,270 & Donnybrook 400) and employs 168 staff - 120 teaching and 48 non-teaching.

In 2022, the first classes for the new Kalkallo campus will be accommodated at the Donnybrook campus, to then move to the new site in 2023. Hume Anglican Grammar will ultimately have some 3,300 students with a corresponding cohort of teaching and general staff on its three campuses with plans for further expansion.

Library Assistant

The purpose of the Library Assistant is to provide general administrative and hands-on support to help with the daily operations of the Library. The Library Assistant has an important part to play in supporting teachers in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning programs at Hume Anglican Grammar. 

The Library Assistant is recognised as very organised and self-disciplined. They have high standards and strive to improve their own practice and to make efficiencies in the school setting.

The successful candidate would be expected to commence on Monday, 24 January 2022. This is a full-time, ongoing position (working term weeks) at our Mt Ridley Campus and is available due to increasing enrolments at our thriving school.   Please note that in the future you may be required to perform part or all of your work at other locations.

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing assistance to Library users and direct enquiries to the Teacher Librarian when appropriate and as required
  • Assisting in the management of appropriate cataloguing and borrowing systems for resources
  • Maintaining the circulation desk, and check items out and in, in accordance with set procedures
  • Return Library materials to shelves or other storage areas

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Highly proficient computer skills in the MS Office suite including Outlook and Word
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a similar role
  • A current Working with Children Check

Personal Qualities:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills, planning, and ability to operate efficiently and effectively
  • A flexible approach to work and being adept at prioritising, operating under pressure and managing multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines
  • The highest level of loyalty and discretion, and the capacity to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality

To obtain the full position description and more information about the School, visit our website: humegrammar.vic.edu.au.


The Hume Anglican Grammar Agreement 2019 classifies this position as General Staff Level 2.

The position is entitled to 5 weeks paid annual leave and 8 weeks unpaid. The following annual salary sub-level offered will be determined by the successful candidates experience in a like role and relevant qualifications. Once you deduct the unpaid leave component, the salary will be prorated over the year and includes leave loading.

2.1       $52,684 (annual equivalent)

2.2       $54,265 (annual equivalent)

2.3       $55,893 (annual equivalent)

2.4       $57,570 (annual equivalent)

Hume Anglican Grammar is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School's Student Protection Policy and Staff Code of Conduct. These documents may be downloaded from the School website.

How to apply:

  • Applications are required via SEEK, attaching the Hume Anglican Grammar application form, which addresses the Key Selection Criteria (KSC).
  • Please visit our website for the Application Form and the Position Description (which contains the KSC) humegrammar.vic.edu.au
  • Please address your application to the Principal and include the following three separate documents; Cover Letter, Resume and Application Form.
  • **Applicants who do not complete the Application Form will not be considered. **

For any enquiries, please contact the Deputy Principal – Penelope Monger: mongerp@humegrammar.vic.edu.au

Applications close on Monday, 6 December 2021.

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