School Librarian

Salary: To be discussed
Location: Dubai
Date Posted: April 18 2020
Duties:
*Assist students to find books appropriate to their reading level and interest and help students and staff source topic-related books for study.
*Manage systems required for students to borrow books, keeping records of books borrowed, following up on un-returned books via written letters to parents, 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 orders including selection and renewal of subscriptions for periodicals. Place orders and process delivery of new books.
*Computer cataloging of all books using the Dewey Decimal system if applicable and product catalogs of books held.
*Repair and withdraw old books.
*Others to follow

Qualifications:
*A minimum of 1 year’s solid and demonstrable experience in a similar position, ideally in an American Curriculum High School setting
*Excellent organizational and communication skills
*The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students and parents
*A committed and creative individual with excellent organizational skills
*Strong interpersonal skills and able to work effectively with students and staff
*The experience, personality and educational philosophy to drive further, the education agenda at this flagship GEMS school with an international student body
*Others to follow

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