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Upper School Library Assistant

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TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


Trinity Christian Academy is looking for an Upper School Library Assistant for the 2023-2024 school year. The Upper School Library Assistant supports the daily function of the Upper School Library, helping to provide a welcoming library environment, assisting the students, faculty, and staff in the use of library services, and assisting the librarian in maintaining the library materials and systems.

General Responsibilities

  • Library circulation, such as checking materials in and out, maintaining patron records, overdue notices, etc.
  • Process incoming periodicals, maintain periodical display and stored collections, manage periodical distribution to faculty and staff
  • Perform physical processing of new library books and other materials
  • Shelve library materials; correct or adjust shelves; assist with library displays
  • Help students, faculty, and staff with research tasks, using the library catalog, reference, and online databases; help library users find books to read for enrichment or recreation
  • Other duties as assigned by the librarian
  • Demonstrate the fruits of the spirit (Gal. 5:22-23) in daily work, and interactions with students and colleagues

Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • Must be teachable and attentive to small details
  • Able to interact with teenagers in a friendly, encouraging way, and to enforce a quiet and studious atmosphere in a positive way
  • Comfortable with computers and photocopiers, basic office software, and online forms; careful with data entry
  • Interested in reading and books; willing to preview YA fiction
  • Have a willing heart for service (Ephesians 6:7)
  • Fully in line with TCA's Christian values and statement of faith

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Physical demands include (but are not limited to) standing, reaching high and low shelves, moving books and other library materials, shifting chairs and small tables, and placing small labels and covering books (requiring fine motor skills)
  • Must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into computer
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner

Job Details
Position: Upper School Library Assistant
Department: Upper School
Reports To: Head of Upper School
Start Date: August 2023
Hours: Full Time - 10 months
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Medical, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission - Sick and personal days - Spiritual Renewal days

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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