Librarians at Watoto Child Care Ministries

Watoto Bbira Children's Village, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Watoto is a family of people from all over the world who are working together to ensure that the forgotten have a place to belong. In a time of civil war, we planted Watoto Church in Kampala, Uganda to speak hope and life to the nation. As we work alongside the most vulnerable in our society, our aim is to rescue individuals and raise each one as a leader in their sphere of life so that, in turn, they will rebuild the nation. In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.

Job Summary: The Librarians will support and enhance an environment that caters for 21st century inquiry based learning.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To create and support a professional library system that organises, tracks and monitors usage of facility and resources.
  • To update the Watoto Schools Information Management System with the required staff information on a monthly basis and provide reports for requested staff information.
  • To support teachers in updating their teaching and learning materials by providing and recommending relevant and up to date information and resources available in the library.
  • To support school clubs in accessing, gathering and organising information and liaise with staff to use the library for a variety of educational purposes, theme weeks and projects displays.
  • To assist in the implementation of the school reading program and liaise with Deputy academics and Heads of Departments to improve the reading programs.
  • To devise and implement library induction and orientation for all new students and teachers.
  • To ensure that the library environment is inviting, engaging, stimulating and up to date to the users.
  • To plan, budget and recommend for the acquisition of materials and equipment which are appropriate for the curriculum, students and teachers.
  • To create an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices in collaboration with teaching staff.
  • To plan and organise library media programs like use of ICT, audio visual spaces

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools Librarian job opportunity should hold a Diploma or Degree in Library and Information Science and other related degrees.
  • Two years of teaching experience within a large, active and vibrant organisation.
  • Should have an outstanding organisational and communication skills , a team player and able to work under minimum supervision and tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills and effective record keeping.
  • A willingness to keep up-to-date with information technology and library trends.
  • Should be creativity and innovative.
Uganda, Kampala


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