Senior School Librarian Repton School – Dubai

Full Time

Repton School -Dubai, UAE

Repton Dubai is seeking a Senior School Librarian to start August 2021.

We are seeking an inspiring, forward-thinking librarian to lead our high school librarian. The job requires a passion for literature and learning as well as a calm and elegant style as it will include working with children from 7 to 13 years old. The librarian manages all library resources including physical and digital media as well as loaning iPads and laptops. The librarian plays a full role in promoting reading throughout the school and they will need to interact even with reluctant readers.

This is a time-only position, and you must have your own visa.

Key Responsibilities*

Support students and ensure awareness and access to site resources
Liaise with teachers to ensure that updated books/textbooks are placed on the shelves
Budget and associated administrative responsibility
Awareness of library ethics and intellectual property rights and student support regarding the consequences of plagiarism
Issuance of ID cards

Welcoming families of all nationalities and children of all ages, the school offers the best of British education, which is exemplified by the school’s philosophy of ‘the best for every child’. Repton has state-of-the-art facilities and amenities and is located on a stunning 1.3 million square foot campus, making it the largest school in the area. There are currently about 1,700 pupils in the school.

Our students benefit from international education based on independent and national British curricula. Our clear goal and objective is to provide the best teaching and learning environment in which all students achieve their best academically, physically and socially. Working closely with all parents, the school aims to develop young people who will have all the tools they need to succeed in a rapidly changing and highly competitive global society.

As part of the Repton family of schools in the UAE, and working within the Evolvence Group, we share experiences across our group of schools and nurseries in the UAE and provide ample opportunities for career advancement to those seeking to advance, along with professional development opportunities through our partnerships with Apple and from During Middle Leader and Senior Leader Programs.

One of the few international schools in the Gulf region, Repton Dubai combines the reputation and academic rigor of the UK curriculum, from children’s and preparatory schools to IGCSE level in Year 11, and then embraces the challenges and opportunities of an International Diploma or International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.

Located on the largest and most prestigious school campus in the Middle East, almost uniquely in Dubai, it offers a dynamic boarding experience In addition to the day school, Repton pupils from 3 to 18 years of age benefit from facilities, resources, classrooms and an athletic experience that is the envy of their peers.

Our mission is to promote excellence in every area of ​​a child’s and student’s life in school, in and out of the classroom.

The Repton family of schools is fully committed to protecting the welfare of children and youth and expects the same from its employees. All new hires will undergo a detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries you live in, qualification checks, employment checks to include exploration of any employment gaps, and satisfactory reference checks for all positions in the last 5 years .
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