School Librarian At Enko Education November 2023
About the job
- Collection Development:
- Select and acquire a diverse range of books, reference materials, digital resources, and other educational materials suitable for students of all ages and academic levels.
- Stay updated on educational trends and curriculum changes to ensure the library collection aligns with the school’s academic goals.
- Organize and maintain the library space to create an inviting and conducive learning environment.
- Implement and manage an efficient cataloging system for easy retrieval of resources.
- Supervise library assistants or volunteers, if applicable.
- Assist students and teachers in locating and using library resources effectively.
- Provide guidance on research strategies, information literacy, and the use of technology for academic purposes.
- Information Literacy Instruction:
- Collaborate with teachers to integrate information literacy skills into the curriculum.
- Conduct library orientations and workshops to enhance students’ research and information evaluation skills.
- Stay current with technology trends and integrate digital resources and tools into the library to support 21st-century learning.
- Manage online databases, e-books, and other digital resources.
- Reading Promotion:
- Promote a reading culture within the school by organizing book clubs, reading challenges, and other literacy-promoting activities.
- Collaborate with teachers to design and implement reading programs that cater to different age groups.
- Collaboration with Teaching Staff:
- Work closely with teachers to support their curriculum needs through the provision of relevant resources.
- Collaborate on the development of interdisciplinary projects that involve the library.
- Information Access Management:
- Ensure that all library users have equitable access to resources.
- Implement and enforce library policies, including borrowing procedures and overdue fines.
- Professional Development:
- Stay informed about current trends and advancements in library science and education.
- Attend professional development workshops and conferences to enhance skills and knowledge.
- Advocate for the importance of the library within the school community and beyond.
- Collaborate with school administration to secure adequate funding for library resources and initiatives.
- Cultural Competence and Inclusivity:
- Ensure the library collection reflects diverse cultures, perspectives, and languages.
- Foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for students of all backgrounds.
A degree in library science or a related field.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Familiarity with information technologies and library management systems.
A passion for literature and a commitment to fostering a love of reading.
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Posted on Nov 22, 2023.