Aga Khan Education Services Teacher Librarian Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan Education Services Teacher Librarian Jobs in Kenya

The position

The Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK) operates 11 schools in various cities in Kenya and provides nursery to senior secondary education in both the national and international curricula.

It is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.

The Aga Khan Academies are the only schools in Kenya offering the International Baccalaureate curriculum (IB) who are authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP).

Aga Khan Academy Nairobi is a multi-cultural school with a variety of nationalities represented in our student and teaching faculty.

The Aga Khan Nursery School, Nairobi welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic professional educators for the following position starting January 2023.

Role Summary

It is the role of the Teacher Librarian to manage the day-to-day operations of the library. The Teacher Librarian is also responsible for teaching a library and research-based class at the nursery school. The Teacher librarian will be responsible for all aspects of the planning, preparation and delivery, and evaluating resource-based programs for each student in the allocated classes.

The Teacher Librarian shall work collaboratively with staff to deliver a supportive and engaging curriculum with inquiry at the center of teaching and learning.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers in planning, teaching
    and learning in the PYP.

  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers to ensure information literacy skills and processes are integrated into curriculum-based learning experiences.

  • Model and encourage 21st Century collaborative learning behaviors, fully utilizing available resources.

  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and interest in new and emerging technologies.

  • Support the teachers in maintaining a positive and stimulating learning environment.

  • Promote and foster a culture of reading for enjoyment.

  • Maintain the library as a center of learning and inquiry for the school.

  • Planning the library programme integrated with the overall school curricula.

  • Developing a plan to evaluate the library programme in line with the curricula expectations.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Library and Information Science plus a teaching qualification

  • Proficiency in current technologies including but not limited to Microsoft Office packages

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position

  • TSC Certificate

  • Experience of teaching in a school environment

  • Letters of reference or Certificate of good conduct

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan Education Services Teacher Librarian Jobs in Kenya

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