School Librarian September 21 Sharjah - United Arab Emirates Wesgreen International School is looking for an experienced and highly committed Librarian to support the continued evolution of our students independent learning skills by facilitating access to appropriate print and online content.
This is an administrative position reporting to the Director of Digital and Innovative Learning and entails the following duties and responsibilities: Assist students to find books appropriate to their reading level and interest and help students and staff source topic-related books for study. Responsible for arrangements for students to borrow library books, keeping records of books borrowed, following up on unreturned books etc. Develop reading lists for various age levels. Teach younger students about books, their treatment and the library layout including the Dewey Decimal classification system. Liaise with Heads of Department to select and prepare annual library order including selection and renewal of subscriptions for periodicals. Place... orders and process delivery of new books. In collaboration with the Cultural Compliance Committee, ensure that library resources are appropriate for their target audience. Computer cataloguing of all books using the Dewey Decimal system if applicable and produce catalogues of books held. Responsible for the storage, maintenance and access to the audio-visual library. Maintain, update and make available examination material (past papers, syllabi etc.) and college and careers material. Responsible for the general maintenance of the library ensuring it is comfortable, well lit, attractive, organised, clearly signposted etc.
We welcome applicants with a minimum of 1 years experience as a Librarian in a school setting and a Bachelors in Librarianship or Library Science or similar. Our ideal candidate will have the above and be a committed and creative individual with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively with students and staff.
About Your Benefits
Wesgreen International School was established in 1991 and came under the GEMS family of Schools in 2017. The school follows the National Curriculum for England (NCfE) with over 3500 students based in four separate campuses on one site: Early Years composed of FS1/Pre-KG, FS2/KG1, and Y1/KG2; a co-educational Primary from Grade 1 to Grade 4 (Y2 to Y5); a Boys Secondary School from Grade 5 to Grade 12 (Y6 to Y13) and a similar Secondary Girls School.
Accredited by the Council of International Schools, Wesgreen is recognised as a world-class academic institution holding a long history of success within the Sharjah Community. Alumni return to their alma mater as loyal members of the parent body, and many others enjoy successes in some of the best Universities in the World. In a culturally responsive setting, the school inspires excellence and empowers global minds by engaging passionate and qualified international educators. A majority of staff and families enjoy longstanding educational partnerships, which is one of the communitys many strengths.
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