Vacancy Details

4834 - Librarian

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi
Business Unit: GEMS WORLD ACADEMY - ABU DHABI
Closing Date 24-Mar-2020
About the Role

GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi is looking for qualified and experienced Teaching Librarians who are excited to join our distinguished school and are driven to provide education at an exceptional level.  This is a fantastic opportunity to start or continue an international career with a leading global company and world class international school located in the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi.  Due to GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi's continued success and to meet growth demands, we are looking to welcome dynamic and passionate teachers who are keen to join a world class school providing unsurpassed education that is ready to grow to meet our community’s needs.

Our Librarians enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to support the delivery of a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.

About the role:

Library Management

  • 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
  • Computer catalogue all books using the Dewey Decimal system if applicable and produce catalogues of books held
  • Responsible for the general maintenance of the library ensuring it is comfortable, well lit, attractive, organized, clearly signposted etc. This includes storage, maintenance and access to the audio-visual library database
  • Maintain, update and make available examination material (past papers, syllabi etc.) and college and careers material
  • Participate in the selection, training and supervision of library support staff
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times

 Support  

  • Assist students find books appropriate to their reading level and interest including how to navigate the Dewey Decimal classification system
  • Help students and staff source topic-related books for study
  • Develop reading lists for various age levels
  • Where appropriate, find and encourage volunteer assistance and teach volunteers the procedures and processes of the library
About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, school tuition fee concessions, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
GEMS World Academy, Abu Dhabi, invites students, from Kindergarten to Grade 5, on a journey of knowledge, with a strong community atmosphere, which provides a safe and comfortable environment for young learners. With a passionate team of dedicated educators, we draw experience and expertise from across the globe, helping us to deliver a program of outstanding international standards. We are so much more than the traditional concept of a school. We are a proud and supportive learning community with mutual respect and tolerance at our core. As well as being a thoroughly international family, we recognize and respect the importance of our host country’s language and culture, and actively promote these at all times. Offering the International Baccalaureate Organization’s (IBO) Primary Years Program, our students learn at an early age what it means to belong to a multicultural, diverse and inter-connected world. We practice daily, cultivating the ‘culture of kindness’, teaching our students to respect each other and the environment in which they live, and encouraging them to re-use and recycle while at school and at home.
http://www.gemsworldacademy-abudhabi.com/
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.