Wahaha International School

Zhejiang , China ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2811653
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 16, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

To lead the strategy for the development of an innovative Library community which is integrated into the life of the whole school; reflective of the School’s aims and values; responsive to the fast changing worlds of communications and information technology and meets the needs of young people in the 21st century.

To develop and implement a library policy which reflects the educational aims and objectives of the whole school (students 6-14).
· Plan and oversee a program for monitoring and evaluating library services and performance, including user surveys and statistics on
stock and usage.
· Plan and monitor the delivery of an information skills program throughout the school.
· To undertake any other reasonable duty at the request of the Principals.
· To promote the library and its resources both within the library and the whole school and externally, where relevant.
· To inspire a love of literacy.
· To embody the aims and values of the school.

· Prepare and manage the library budgets.
· To select, acquire, organise and maintain library resources to cover the full school community
· To arrange the effective retrieval by systematic indexing, classification and cataloguing of all library resources and disseminating
information on those resources to staff and students.

· To plan and teach regular lessons to students on reading and research, and other year groups as required.
· To liaise with Division Curriculum Coordinators on curriculum delivery and library stock and on students’ needs
· Assist with the behavior management of students;
· To arrange student’s participation in children’s literary events and author visits
· To provide guidance and assistance to students and staff on information retrieval and reading materials
· To develop networks with other library professionals
· To be committed to ongoing professional development
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 45,000 to $ 65,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Welcome TO Wahaha International School!

    Wahaha International School located in Hangzhou, China, is a private, non-profit elementary and middle school dedicated to preparing Chinese national and expat students for an international future through a dual language immersion curriculum focused on inquiry-based learning. Our school serves students having varying levels of English language ability, from proficient English speakers to students needing ESOL support and instruction. The school is co-educational, boasts small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities and a strong academic program rooted in Western educational best practices. Our inquiry-model curriculum is supported by a project based learning environment that drives students to take responsibility for their own learning and prepares them to be self-directed, independent learners. The campus is located in the Shangcheng District of Hangzhou and is also home to our sister school Wahaha Bilingual School (WBS). Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:
      · Information Specialist, or similar expereince and/or education
      · Familiar with library management software
      · Confidence in working with young people from 6-14
      · Ability to work with teaching colleagues
      · Experience in managing a busy school library
      · Sound knowledge of literature for young people
      · Teaching experience
      · Energy and enthusiasm
      · Passion for promoting literacy
      · Good organizational and time management skills
      · Flexibility, able to take on new challenge
      · Experience working in a bilingual environment a plus
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Bruce Major , Head of Schools
    • 5 Yaojiang Road
    • Hangzhou, China 310008

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