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07/02/18 2:15
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Job Type:
Full Time
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School Librarian has an essential and unique specialist role to play in supporting students’ learning and their development into effective, independent learners and readers.

Major Tasks:

The School Librarian should be:

  • a partner with teaching staff in the education process;
  • a partner in supporting individual learning styles;
  • an acknowledged expert in resource and information provision and management;
  • a leader and partner with teaching staff in the collaborative design and implementation of information literacy programmes throughout the school;
  • a leader in creating and developing a climate to promote and support reading for pleasure across the school;
  • an acknowledged partner with all departments to effectively support and resource each key stage;
  • a partner in out of hours learning.

 Core Competencies:

  • Information retrieval skills;
  • Ability to teach information literacy skills;
  • High level of organisational skills;
  • Expertise in online searching, using the internet and a range of subscription services;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community;
  • Ability to work with young people and also deal with challenging behaviour and conflict management;
  • Excellent IT skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own direction;
  • Proactive and imaginative in approach to provision and promotion of services;
  • Knowledge and love of children’s literature;
  • Awareness of school curriculum;
  • Awareness of current developments in library/resource centre management.
  • NOTE: Applicants must possess a bachelors degree in Library and Information Studies or any other related field.

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