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Library Teaching Partner

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Pretoria Campus Library Teaching Partner

  • CAMPUS: Pretoria Campus
  • DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Pretoria Campus Principal
  • STARTING DATE: August 2022

INTRODUCTION

The American International School of Johannesburg is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion throughout our school community, and we are continually furthering our practices and behaviors as we strive to live these ideals

CHILD PROTECTION STATEMENT

AISJ maintains strong child protection policies & procedures, this ensures that our students can pursue their education in a safe, secure, and caring environment. All faculty and staff are required to undergo criminal background checks, attend annual training sessions and sign a safeguarding agreement.

SCHOOL PURPOSE

INSPIRE LEARNING AND BUILD OUR BETTER WORLD

The purpose of AISJ is to provide exceptional educational experiences in a diverse and nurturing environment in order to inspire learning and build our better world. We cultivate an inclusive community of learners so that we empower global citizens to fulfil their future purpose.

COMMUNITY PRINCIPLES

The American International School of Johannesburg fosters a positive culture and is committed to Community Principles that include:

  • We are better when we act together.
  • Our differences make us stronger.
  • Every voice counts. Every voice matters.
  • Every team needs individuals. Every individual needs a team.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Library Teaching Partner works alongside the Pretoria Campus Librarian in most aspects of teaching and learning that takes place in the library. He/she establishes an effective rapport with students and other staff members to support and enhance AISJ’s learning program. The Library Teacher Partner should be familiar with all school procedures to ensure a cohesive approach is followed. As the library is a communal space, engagement with teaching and supporting colleagues and parents is expected. Maintaining the relevant collection and library resources is critical.

As a Teacher Partner at AISJ you will have an opportunity to work with students from around the world. You will learn about research-based practices in education and how to assess and use student data to plan for instruction in order to meet the needs of each child.

Qualifications

  • School library experience preferred
  • Experience working with elementary and middle school students
  • An excellent level of spoken and written English
  • Enthusiastic, creative and commitment to working with members of the AISJ community
  • Flexibility and desire to create and inspire
  • Interest in children’s and young adult literature
  • Ability to present academic resources in a classroom environment

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • A degree/diploma in library science, or working toward similar degree
  • Experience working in schools and educational environments
  • An interest and ability to utilize technology

General Responsibilities

  • Manages cataloging of print and non-print material
  • Assists with general preparation and organization of supplies and materials
  • Assists AISJ community members in location of all library resources
  • Assists in circulation and inventory of all library resources
  • Assists in maintaining the collection, shelving, shelf reading and organization of the Pretoria library
  • Supervises students
  • Participates in professional development
  • Helps to foster creativity and innovation
  • Other tasks as determined by the librarian, vice principal, or principal

School Hours

  • 7:10 am to 3:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 7:10 am to 4:00 pm Wednesday
  • Occasional weekend or evening work for presentations etc. will be required

CONTACT

All interested candidates should submit their CV to Human Resources together with a letter of interest to Faculty-Recruitment@aisj-jhb.com

Privacy

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