Junior/Senior School Librarian

Far East, China

Dulwich College - Shanghai Pudong

Dulwich College - Shanghai Pudong

Hours: Full-Time
Contract: Fixed Term
Classification: Expatriate Teacher
Responsible to: Director of Libraries
Responsible for: All students as allocated, both academically and pastorally

POST-HOLDER QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE.
1) Relevant degree.
2) PGCE or equivalent.
3) At least 2 years teaching experience with a Junior School and/or Middle School setting.
4) Confident use of technology.
5) Lead, organise and supervise the work of other library staff.
6) Good use of interpersonal skills to challenge, enthuse, inspire and motivate others.

POST-HOLDER SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES.
1) Support and actively promote DCSPD’s Vision and Purpose.
2) Plan, resource, and co-teach library sessions within the Junior & Senior School for
identified classes.
3) Support teaching and learning across the curriculum through a ‘Point of Inquiry’ model.
4) In collaboration with the Director of Libraries, select, acquire, organize, promote and
maintain the library collections to cover the age and ability of the school community and
ensure equal opportunities for all.
5) In collaboration with the Director of Libraries, oversee the maintenance of a systematic
indexing, classification and cataloguing of library resources.
6) In collaboration with the Director of Libraries, optimize the use of IT databases and
systems through training of staff, students and parents as appropriate.
7) Have a safeguarding, wellbeing, and pastoral duty of care, in accordance with College
and School policy and practices.
8) Contribute effectively and regularly to the School’s co-curricular programme
9) Take initiative with regard to personal professional development and learning
10) Attend PL days, parents’ information events, staff meetings, publicity events as required.
11) Ensure that professional behaviours at all times enhance the positive reputation of DCI
group and the College, particularly mindful of our international context.
12) Comply with all college, school, departmental and DCI group policies.
13) Carry out any other duty as may reasonably be required by the Head of Libraries and/or
the Heads of School.

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT.
Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all
the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe
recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task
Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting
practices with specific attention to child protection.
All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful
references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.

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