Head of Librarian

Full Time | Hangzhou, China |
Start Date: August 2024 

About School:

Our School, a new and innovative world-class school, is set to commence operations from August 2024. Located in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the school offers bilingual and international education.

Our K-12 program - bilingual and international, are meticulously designed to provide students with the National Curriculum of China and an international curriculum that prepares them for the IB philosophy
and approaches. We take immense pride in offering a diverse, nurturing community where students can flourish and grow into well-rounded, healthy, and happy individuals.

Motto: Rooted in China - caring for the world !
Vision: Creating lifelong learners and the caring leaders of tomorrow !
Mission: Cultivate upcoming leaders who possess the capability to advance global development.
Values: Be curious, be well-informed, be genuine, be ethical.

We are eagerly seeking exemplary professionals in education and school administration to become a part of our remarkable establishment. Our aim is to attract individuals who share our passion for excellence and possess a profound knowledge of education, as well as an interest in China and internationalism.

School Type: K-12 Boarding
Students Enrollment:

About Job:

The head of librarian involves setting up the school library - an extensive facility, for success. The role will instill a culture of happily providing assistance to students and faculty with research and other information needs, and promoting reading and literacy. Additionally, they will plan and lead library programs & special events, manage the library budget, and supervise library assistants. Overall, the job of a school librarian is essential in supporting the educational mission of the school and fostering a love of reading and learning among students.

• Be responsible for the overall library management including the operation system, budget, staff training, team building, etc.
• Collaborate with the faculty in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation. Create an effective and informational learning environment for students.
• Initiate programs to help students cultivate knowledge and skills which are required to better use library resources and facilitate their learning process. Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of library programs.
• Develop, organize, and manage information resources which meet the educational, cultural and recreational needs of students and professional needs of teachers.
• Build rapport and professional relationships with students, staff, and parents.
• Attend professional meetings and ongoing learning initiatives such as workshops, lectures, conferences, and other events to expand professional networks.

About You:

  • • Strong knowledge of various literature genres, classification systems, and cataloging methodologies;
    • Proficiency in technology and information retrieval systems;
    • Possess necessary professional qualifications in information science and library management;
    • Worked in international or bilingual schools and managed an academic library;
    • Language proficiency in English and Chinese;
    • Possess excellent communication skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment;
    • Willing collaborator, sincere caregiver, and passionate educator.

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days:
• Approximate Dates for the School Year:

About Package:

• Salary Range: Negotiable
• Benefit:


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