School Librarian at Olashore International School (OIS)

Olashore International School (OIS) is a private co-educational school for 600 students, which offers high calibre education in a wide range of subjects a junior secondary, senior secondary and a university foundation programme in partnership with Lancaster University, UK.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: School Librarian Location: OsunJob PurposeThe promotion of reading, for both study and pleasure, and of research skills among staff and students.Support for all curriculum areas through the provision of resources, information and trainingresponsive to the fast changing worlds of communications and information technology andmeets the needs of young people in the 21st century.ResponsibilitiesTo develop and implement a library policy which reflects the educational aims and objectives of the whole school.Plan and oversee a programme for monitoring and evaluating library services and performance, including user surveys and statistics on stock and usage.To promote the library and its resources both within the library and the whole school and externally, where relevant.To inspire a love of literacy.To embody the Aims and Values of the school. Prepare and manage the library budgets.To select, acquire, organise and maintain library resources to cover the full school community (including boarders and staff).To arrange the effective retrieval by systematic indexing, classification and cataloguing of all library resources and disseminating information on those resources to staff and pupils.To complete an annual risk assessment and to highlight any health and safety issues for library users and visitors.To plan and teach regular lessons to pupils on reading and research, and other year groups as required.To arrange pupils’ participation in children’s literary events such as book club, book talks and author visits.To provide guidance and assistance to pupils and staff on information retrieval and reading materials.To liaise collaborate with Heads of Department/teachers on curriculum delivery based on library stock.To develop networks with other library professionals.To be committed to ongoing professional development. 

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