Librarian - Permanent, Full Time

Christchurch Girls' High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora is looking for a motivated, creative, enthusiastic and friendly Librarian to manage the day to day operation of our school Library from February 2022.

This is a permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week), term time only position, with some additional hours during term breaks possibly required.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Build strong relationships with staff and students, promoting the role of the Library and range of resources available
  • Support and collaborate with staff to plan inquiry units and identify appropriate resourcing
  • Maintain the Library Management System
  • Liaise with external agencies
  • Positively encourage readers and organise book talks/ displays and other Library related events eg Book Week 
  • Manage the Library Team, including motivating the large student librarian team and an experienced part time Library Assistant
  • Enjoy being a central part of the busy school Library, answering queries and being a key person for visitors, staff and students

Library Management Administration experience and excellent organisational and relationship building skills are an advantage.  A good knowledge of Accessit and Kamar software is essential.

Remuneration will be aligned with the NZEI Support Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement and commensurate with background and experience.

Please see the job description attached.  To apply, please use the link provided.

Applications close midday Monday 24 January 2022.

For further information, please email Leah McHaffie, Executive Assistant to the Principal:

Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa, are required to undergo a Police Vet and must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.



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Permanent Full-time

Job no: LPAK11243

Location: Canterbury

School: Christchurch Girls' High School - 328

Closing Date: Applications close Monday 24 January 2022 at 12pm