Thursday , April 18 2024

ISASA Vacancies Internships – Librarian

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a world-class educational platform for girls which is aimed at nurturing a new generation of dynamic women leaders. This residential boarding school is situated in Meyerton, Gauteng Province with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12. Students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC Examination

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to the Library rules and maintain a pleasant, safe and conducive environment to research and study in;
  • Facilitate the development of digitally curated and preserved materials;
  • Coordinate and oversee the development, review and the monitoring of the Library strategy, policies and procedures;
  • Manage various digital reading and information literacy programmes;
  • Perform any other duties as requested from time to time.
  • Maintain and/or revise material based on research and/or utilization – keep up to date with new research, trends, information and teaching methodology;
  • Train, mentor and coach Library staff and Student Assistants so that they can continuously provide excellent service to the users;
  • Provide high quality professional research and information service and support to students;
  • Plan and coordinate information literacy and reading awareness events;
  • Support and assist students and staff in the use of the library and its resources;
  • Manage, plan and monitor the operational day-to-day of the Library;
  • Source and distribute the news that is age-appropriate and relevant to learning and development;

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to quality, accuracy and thoroughness;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyse information skillfully;
  • Innovator, initiator, exhibit enthusiasm, determined, hardworking;
  • Advanced computer literacy skills;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy, knowledge of information, media and digital literacy, knowledge of research process, etc;
  • Analytical and statistical skills;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education or an equivalent professional teaching qualification;
  • SACE registration;
  • B Hons in Librarianship and/or Information Science or Education;
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as a Librarian;
  • School library experience;
  • Proven Follett experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Librarianship and/or Information Science or an equivalent Library qualification;
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Teacher;

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Meyerton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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