Librarian (Immediate Start), Al Rayana School

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Al Rayana SchoolAl Rayana School

Date posted:
Start date: March 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Aldar Academies are seeking an outstanding Librarian for Al Rayana Charter School commencing March 2019 (Immediate Start) 

The school provides high quality education and follows the American Common Core Curriculum (Massachusetts).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and delivering ‘library information literacy’ sessions to ensure that students are able to find the resources they require whether books/magazines or on-line, enabling students to become independent and effective library users.
  • Selecting and ordering new books appropriate to each section / Grade level and interests of the students, as well as the requirements from the teachers for resources to support the curriculum topics.
  • Liaising with teachers to ensure that topic-related resources are distributed to the classrooms as and when required.
  • Cataloguing all resources into the automated library system, ‘Destiny Follett’.  All resources must be catalogued according to the Dewey system.  Books must be labeled and covered.
  • Maintaining the library database – ensuring that records of all students and teachers are up to date.
  • Following up overdue books from both students and teachers; receiving money for lost or damaged books; repairing damaged books.
  • Maintaining an attractive library environment, which caters for all students’ needs, to sit and read quietly or to carry out independent study.
  • Promoting reading through attractive displays to encourage students to enjoy a wide range of literature to foster a love of books to become life-long readers.  Keeping up to date with new releases to be able to recommend books to students.
  • Arranging author visits.
  • Arranging book fairs with local bookshops.
  • Running the ‘Book Club’ where students can order books from a catalogue, consolidate the order for the whole school and distribute books when they arrive. 
  • Signing books in and out and re-shelving the returned books.
  • Liaising with teaching and non-teaching staff and responding to enquiries on matters within the potholder’s responsibility
  • Complying with the requirements of health and safety, other relevant legislation and school policies
  • Assisting with the development of policies and procedures
  • Attending any necessary training associated with the duties of the post
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibility of the post.

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Librarian Studies/ Diploma in Librarian Studies
  • Experience as a Librarian in an Education field
  • Required to be under spouse/parent visa

Job location

More about Al Rayana School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3+ years
Address: Al Falah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 023056900