The Librarian is responsible for the general operation of
the library to maximize its use as a learning resource center to support
teaching and enhance student learning.1. Procedures
The Librarian is directly responsible and accountable to the
Librarian communicates effectively to ensure strong relationships with all
a professional and welcoming library environment;
effectively with students and staff and keeping the Principal informed;
to the Principal if he/she is unable to perform his/her duties.
Librarian’s values and attitudes toward his/her role serve to support the
a positive attitude towards all stakeholders;
positive relationships with all stakeholders;
independently, organizing and using time effectively;
cooperatively with others;
the ability to be flexible;
to improve his/her effectiveness, expertise and job related skills.B. Supporting
the Learning Community
the decisions made by the Principal in an ethical framework by:
confidentiality at all times;
oneself in a professional and ethical manner;
punctuality and appropriate dress for the school setting;
within the policies and procedures of the school and the Division;
the dignity and rights of students and staff members;
accurate administrative information to stakeholders as directed by the
teachers in orienting students in the use of the library materials;
teachers to help students develop research skills;
with staff in a supportive role to develop a school program which effectively
integrates library and classroom activities;
with the development of skills related to technology;
staff and students in the selection of materials suited to their needs and
staff and students informed of new and existing materials;
other related duties as assigned by the Principal.C. Supporting
the Principal in the organization and management of the human, physical and
financial resources of the school.
Provides support by:
accuracy of all documents within area of responsibility.
and maintaining the division supported library information system.
school accounts regarding loaning of learning resources, assistive
technologies, and other resources.
with school library budget where required.
with the organization of student, school and community activities as requested
by the Principal.
and documenting receipt of supplies, equipment and library related funds
current and up to date with required and related technology.
library and community use bookings as required.
an inventory of all materials and equipment as assigned by the Principal.
all library and related resources are in appropriate form and condition.
k) Liaising with
other libraries and agencies to obtain information not available from the
school's collection and ensure that these materials are returned.
related duties as assigned by the Principal.
ReferencesSaskatchewan Education Act 1995
Sections 85, 87. 109, 175Horizon School Division Board Policy Handbook
15 Saskatchewan Employment ActFreedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Professional Practice Competencies for School Leaders
November 4, 2016