Business Unit: Cambridge International School – Sharjah
Location: UAE – Sharjah
Closing Date 31-May-2021
About the Role
You will be responsible for the effective and efficient running of the school library, introducing books and encouraging the enjoyment of reading. Where appropriate, you will supervise library assistants, students and volunteers.
Your main responsibilities will include developing reading lists by age levels in liaison with the heads of departments, assisting students to find books to borrow and maintaining accurate records of all library books and other resources. You will also be responsible for the management of all borrowed books, you will follow up with students and parents when required.
You will participate in the selection and ordering process of new books and the renewal of subscription for periodicals. You will also be responsible for the general maintenance of the library ensuring it is an organised, comfortable and welcoming environment for students of all ages.
You will hold a Bachelor's Degree in librarianship/ library science or any other relevant subject. You will also have a minimum of 1 year's experience in a similar position, ideally in an educational setting.
You will be committed and organised with excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, students and parents.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
About Your Benefits
Attractive remuneration will be provided.
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 Cambridge International Schools have a proven track record of success in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Cambridge International Schools consistently produce results that are significantly above the UK national averages, year after year. Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah continues the legacy of the Cambridge brand in Muwaileh area, Sharjah.
Just 25 minutes from Downtown Dubai, this exciting new school, opened in September 2019 with 800 students up to Year 6. The school has a capacity of 2500 students and will accommodate students up to Year 13. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah is a values-driven school which delivers the National Curriculum of England, with distinct opportunities to develop students’ full potential academically, socially and personally in a warm, happy and safe environment with design thinking at the core of curriculum.
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):
- 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.