Library Consultant

Library Consultant

Contract position

Starting June 2019

 

About Our School:

Toronto Waldorf School, founded in 1968, serves over 350 students and their parents from birth through Grade 12.  We are located just north of Toronto, Ontario on about 18 acres including a large wooded area and a section of protected ecological ravine. We serve a diverse multicultural community.   Our unique building was designed to be a Waldorf school from the ground up.  We have a large and dynamic faculty and staff, with a diverse mix of experience and backgrounds. Several anthroposophically-based organizations work alongside us on our campus including a residence for seniors, an anthroposophically-based medical practice, and the Rudolf Steiner Centre for adult education.  Our school is accredited by AWSNA (Association of Waldorf Schools of North America) and we offer an Ontario Ministry of Education High School Graduation Diploma which enables University and College entrance, along with our Waldorf Diploma in Grade 12.

 

Job Summary:

The Library Consultant will be responsible for reviewing the current collection, tracking and the maintenance process.  They will make recommendations for improvements and assist the school with updating the library and processes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing current collection
  • Review tracking and record keeping system
  • Provide recommendations in the form of a report to school management
  • Play an instrumental role in updating library and systems
  • Communication and collaboration with Lower School and High School teachers is expected

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Training or strong experience in library sciences or management.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with confidence.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; approachable for students, parents and colleagues.
  • Willingness and proven ability to work within a community environment.

 

Compensation:

Salary is determined based on years of experience and qualifications.

 

Applications:

Please send resumes by email to staffing@torontowaldorfschool.com or by mail to

Toronto Waldorf School

9100 Bathurst Street, Suite 1

Thornhill, Ontario L4J 8C7

 

We will initiate interviews as soon as we receive qualified applicants. Deadline May 1, 2019.   We thank all candidates in advance. We will contact only those selected for an interview.