MacKillop College Bathurst

MacKillop College, Bathurst
Temporary, Part Time Position (42 hours per fortnight)
Commencing: 6 May 2024 to 30 January 2025
Pay Rate: From $34.74 per hour

About the Role
MacKillop College, Bathurst has an exciting opportunity for a Library to join the team on a temporary basis in 2024. The role will be a part time position with the working days being Wednesday to Friday.  

The School Support Officer will support the Teacher Librarian in delivering high-quality instruction to students in a Catholic School setting. The role will involve:

  • Providing in-class support for the Teacher Librarian and students
  • Supporting and supervising students within the Library during lunchtimes, senior study groups and those participating in Distance Education Programs
  • Facilitating activities within the College Learning Centre and support College events and activities
  • Assisting the teacher librarian to maintain all Library and Learning Centre resources and facilities.
  • Collaborating with Classroom Teachers and the Teacher Librarian to ensure the inclusion of all students in all learning experiences
  • Applying appropriate behaviour management strategies that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive learning environment

A copy of the position description can be found here.


About You
The Library Assistant will enrich our students’ lives through:

  • the desire to engage with and contribute to a Catholic learning organisation
  • experience and effectiveness as a Library Assistant, Learning Support Officer, School Support Officer, Teacher’s Aide or equivalent
  • a capacity to work collegially and collaborate within a diverse team.
  • sound communication and organisational skills, punctuality and adaptability.
  • Sound personal skills that include patience, understanding and perseverance
  • characteristics that provide a positive role model to students at the College both in

their professional and personal life.

About Our Offer
Our School Support Officers are valued and enjoy the many benefits of working with Catholic Education, Diocese of Bathurst.  Some benefits include:

  • Support the teaching staff in a reputable school
  • Enjoy a work-life balance in a permanent role with school holidays off
  • Be a part of the wider Catholic Education system which will support your career aspirations and give you the tools to flourish
  • Perfect opportunity for some who is aspiring to join the education system
  • Support the teaching staff in a reputable school located in the hub of Bathurst NSW
  • Be a part of the wider Catholic Education system which will support your career aspirations and give you the tools to flourish
  • Perfect opportunity for an aspiring Librarian or someone who is passionate about making a difference in students’ lives.

Click here to find out more about Bathurst, NSW.

About Us
Responsible for 33 schools, approximately 9,600 students and 1,700 staff, Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst (CEDB) is encompassed by the Blue Mountains, Warrumbungle Ranges, the Pilliga, Macquarie River, Lachlan River, Abercrombie River and the Jenolan State Forest. The Diocese covers 103,680 square kilometres, comprises of Three Traditional Nations: the Wiradjuri, Gamilaraay/Gomeroi, and Wailwan nations and boasts the beauty of the central west and orana regions of NSW. A diversity of opportunities awaits you.

MacKillop College, named for Mary MacKillop who had strong ties with the area, is an all-girls’ Catholic Secondary School located in the beautiful country city of Bathurst. MacKillop College is highly regarded in the Bathurst community with a fine reputation for excellent standards as well as promoting happy and harmonious relationships.

MacKillop College is grounded in its Catholic values, drawing from the rich traditions of its founders, the Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of St Joseph. At MacKillop, we strongly believe in the effectiveness of girls’ education to empower young women to reach their personal, social and academic potential are challenged to be the best version of themselves.

Click here to find out more about MacKillop College.

How to Apply
If you’re looking to make the next step in your education career, we would love to hear from you! Click “Apply” to be taken to our online application portal where you will be asked to complete our online application form. All applications will require:

  • An updated CV/Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the “About You” section of this advertisement
  • Contact details of appropriate referees
  • All supporting documentation (statements of service, transcripts, identification, WWCC etc)

Applicants must be submitted by 11:55pm on 11 April 2024.

Please note that the CEDB intends to fill this vacancy as quickly as possible and therefore will close the job as soon as the right candidate is found. We encourage you to apply right away!

Further details of this position can be obtained by contacting the school on (02) 6338 2200

CEDB is committed to instilling Safe Child standards in all our schools and CEDB with an understanding that keeping children safe is the responsibility of everyone within our school community.

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.

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