PYP LIBRARIAN

Kuwait
Posted 2 years ago

We are looking for a librarian that Provides the expertise necessary to ensure that library provision is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of our school.

Roles and responsibilities
• To manage and be in charge of the library and supervise users at all times
• To create an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff
• Arrange visiting authors, speakers and poets in collaboration with the PYP co-ordinator
• To carry out regular maintenance of library stock including withdrawals and stock replacement to maintain a relevant collection that supports all learners at all school sites
• To carry out classification and cataloging of resources using the Library Management System, and supervising labeling, protection, display and shelving of library stock by the Librarian
• To maintain a good knowledge and understanding of current and classic fiction and non-fiction materials
• To support learners to identify, locate and access the information they require
• Collect and analyze data to demonstrate correlations between the library use and pupil engagement and achievement
• Remain current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and educational research applicable to school library programs
• Ensure appropriate security measures exist to protect library resources
• Effectively manage the overdue system;
• Liaise with the PYPcoordinator and Finance Manager to ensure books are returned from pupils who are leaving or charges for replacement raised in a good time.
• Promote the library services to the school community
• To provide suitable enrichment activities (e.g. homework club/games)
• Explore options for extending the resources (e.g. through the availability of free national resources)
• Share with the learning community collaboratively developed and up-to-date school policies concerning such issues as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy, and acceptable use
• Manage the library budget on a yearly basis
• To promote awareness of resources and services at Inset days
• Other duties reasonable to assist in the smooth operation of the library

Job Features

Job CategoryTeaching Staff

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