Effective teacher librarians possess well detailed knowledge of current pedagogy, information literacy theory and practice. They appreciate the importance of Information Literacy Skills towards effective student learning. There is commitment towards provision of quality teaching and learning. Teacher Librarians collaborate effectively with their peers to achieve this objective includes effective teaching of Information and Communications Technologies and information resources .

Effective teacher librarians view professionally managed school libraries as crucial to the achievements of the school community. exemplary reference and information services to the school community are provided. easy access to information resources through efficient effective and professionally-managed systems.

Effective teacher librarians assume an active role in the school community. They are highly committed to their role functioning as active members of professional communities. Effective leadership is demonstrated through empowering the school community to engage in lifelong learning and to foster a strong reading culture. There is commitment to ongoing professional development and reflect on their teaching and learning.