Posted on :
16 May, 2022
16 May, 2022
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 Title: Librarian
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: LIB22001
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, a CV with the names of three contactable references, a copy of the highest qualification(s) and a copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application. Further information about the Academy can be found on its website (www.owlag.co.za).
Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand-delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 31 August 2022, 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 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.’
●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 students and staff academic potential.
●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;
●Proven Follett experience.
●A proven dynamic and innovative approach to embedding a Library in the ongoing academic momentum of a school/educational institute.
Application Deadline: 30/05/2022