Employment Opportunities


Positions available at Dainfern College are advertised here as well as on the ISASA website.


Please contact Patricia Mabilane if you require any information about employment opportunities at Dainfern College.

College Librarian

Dainfern College requires a College Librarian effective from 24 June 2024 or soonest thereafter.




Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, north of Fourways in Johannesburg. The College caters for Grades 0-12 and offers the IEB Matric as the school exit exam. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. We seek to develop skills for life required to unlock unique personal potential and to nurture creative thinkers with the confidence to become leaders through the provision of an innovative, relevant, and quality education. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools. School details can be found at www.dainferncollege.co.za.


Dainfern College seeks a dedicated and experienced Librarian to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a significant role in fostering a love for reading and learning among our students. The Librarian will be responsible for the overall management of the College Media Centre and Makerspace through curating a diverse collection of learning resources and collaborating with teachers to support the academic needs of our students.


The successful candidate will:


  • Have a suitable certification as a professional Librarian and a SACE certificate.
  • Have experience in working in a school library environment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilising library management systems and digital resources tailored for an educational environment.
  • Have research skills using various resources while considering ethics and laws governing internet usage and research.
  • Issue books and maintain all records thereof by implementing effective procedures for recovery or reimbursement of overdue and non-returned books.
  • Collaborate closely with academic staff to cultivate a reading-centric culture across the College through sharing recommendations on research and reading materials to enrich the educational experience.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in aligning each student with books that correspond to their individual levels of proficiency and personal interests.
  • Apply their creative instincts to lead the literacy initiative in alignment with the College ethos.
  • Sustain networking relationships with fellow school library communities, ensuring continuous collaboration and knowledge-sharing.
  • Manage the Media Centre budgets.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Have Google Education Suite literacy.

A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate.


Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV with at least two recent contactable referees for the attention of Ms Patricia Mabilane to hr@dainferncollege.co.za. Please use ‘Librarian’ as the subject line.


CLOSING DATE: Friday 05 April 2024


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from the College by Monday, 6 May 2024, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


Dainfern College reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications timeously. Dainfern College also reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants being automatically disqualified from consideration.


Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) Disclaimer: Dainfern College is committed to ensuring the confidentiality of personal information and all reasonable measures will be taken to protect the personal information of applicants. Your information will be used for the sole purpose of recruitment for this listed post only as well as for statutory purposes as applicable. By applying for this position and submitting your personal details and curriculum vitae to Dainfern College, you acknowledge this disclaimer.


Dainfern College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to employment equity. Appointments are made in line with the College’s Transformation strategies.