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Librarian

Company The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa
Reference # LIB001
Published 22/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Meyerton, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
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.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s, and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application.

Only suitably qualified internal applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 31 October 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.

‘The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.’

‘The Academy, in line with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), will attempt to ensure that the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.’
Job Functions Academic
Industries Academic,Education
Specification
•To ensure that the resourcing and development of the Library Service are commensurate with the Academy’s outstanding academic
excellence.
•To work in collaboration with all staff to lead a learning community by promoting lifelong learning and the inclusion of Information
Literacy across the Academy.
•To promote the love of reading and the use of information resources to maximise both the student's and staff's academic potential.
Requirements
•Bachelor's Degree in Librarianship and/or Information Science or an equivalent Library qualification;
•Postgraduate Diploma in Education or an equivalent professional teaching qualification;
•3 - 5 years experience as a Librarian;
•Experience in working on various library/database software programmes;
•Proven experience in cataloguing and classification of library resources;
•Extensive knowledge of a relevant library system;
•Proven experience of working in a digital library is required.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

•B Hons in Librarianship and/or Information Science or Education;
•School library experience;
•At least 2 years of experience as a Teacher;
•SACE registration;
•Proven Follett experience.
Job Closing Date 30/11/2021
   
   
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