Several Librarian Job Vacancies – Watoto Schools

Organization: Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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
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
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.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates within the
Watoto Education Directorate can apply by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 17th November 2019
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