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School Librarian



COMMENCEMENT DATE: 1 November 2022

SAHETI School is an independent, co-educational, English-medium school dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, whilst promoting the values and ethos of Hellenism. The school is situated in Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

Applications are invited for a young, experienced, and self-motivated School Librarian to join our team. Who meets the below listed requirements:

Major Responsibilities and Duties include but not limited to:

  • Supervising and managing the school library
  • Ensure the library meets the needs of precise groups of users including teachers
  • Providing services and resources that allow students to develop the skills needed to access and use library resources
  • Provide group and individual student/staff instruction using resources and research techniques.
  • Assist teachers with appropriate use of materials available for classroom instruction.
  • Work with teachers to select and acquire appropriate books, and other learning resources.
  • Plan, operate and supervise the school library/media centre program as directed by the Executive Head/ Head of Primary school.
  • Review, select and acquire appropriate materials and supplies for the school library.
  • Create a library environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity level and interests of students.
  • Interact with students to promote positive attitudes toward school library/media centre.
  • Recommend budget for the library.
  • Compile, maintain and file required reports, records, and documents.
  • Attend and participate in academic meetings.
  • Have the ability to create a school-wide reading culture and foster a love for reading.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional development.
  • Outstanding organisational and interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of ICT competency
  • Enjoy working with children and have an understanding of their age -appropriate skills.
  • Strong administrative skills and budget management
  • Must have the ability to identify with the values, culture, and ethos of SAHETI.

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in library Science
  • Working knowledge of library methods and procedures and archival practices
  • Experience in managing a school’s library is a pre-requisite
  • Proven experience in managing library staff

Written applications and detailed curriculum vitae, including the names of two current referees, should be
addressed to the HR Department at

Closing Date: 26 August 2022

SAHETI School reserves the right make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy, should a suitable candidate be found.
Submitting a cv does not entitle the applicant to automatically be called for an appointment. Failure to meet the pre-requisites of the
advertised post will automatically disqualify applicants from consideration for the post. Should an applicant not hear from the school within two weeks from closing date, it must be assumed that their application was not successful.

POPI CLAUSE: Please note that submission of your application to SAHETI School will be used solely for the purposes of recruitment
of the above-mentioned vacancy and all internal process associated with this application.
This data could be used for statutory reporting and the submission of your application confirms your consent to this. SAHETI
School hereby confirms that we will ensure that your data is protected as per the POPI Act.

Closing Date
Bedfordview, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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