Senior School Lead Teacher Librarian, Republic of Korea

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Dulwich College SeoulRepublic of Korea
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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Dulwich College Seoul is a well-established and successful international school in the heart of one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. In partnership with Dulwich College London and its sister schools in China, Singapore and Myanmar, Dulwich College Seoul upholds the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the U.K. and Asia.

The College currently has 650 students from 41 different nationalities across 6 continents, with just under 400 of those studying in a Primary School, comprising Nursery to Year 6 classes and just over 250 of those studying in a three-form entry Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) and a two-form entry Key Stage 4 (Years 10-13). Our students are eager to learn, curious and creative and our families are highly supportive and keen to be involved.

Seoul is a modern, cosmopolitan city with an outstanding restaurant and arts scene, great hiking and sports opportunities, a fascinating history and an exciting fast paced future! Our staff enjoy travelling throughout Korea and the region during holidays and explore Seoul at the weekends via the extensive subway system. This is a very livable safe city with something for everyone.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Teacher Librarians looking to lead students in our Senior School library. Applicants should be comfortable taking research skills lessons with students up to IB Diploma level.

At least 4 years’ experience is required along with relevant undergraduate and postgraduate education and librarian qualifications.

In return, the successful candidate will be working in a dynamic, purpose-built setting with small class sizes and highly motivated students. The Teacher Librarian will receive an attractive salary (at generous tax rates) and a very competitive overseas benefits package, including: flight allowance; comfortable modern accommodation city accommodation; living allowance; freight allowance; comprehensive health coverage and tuition for up to two children at the school.

To apply for the position, go to or and lodge your application on-line.

Submit your application by 23rd November 2018.

For further details about Dulwich College Seoul, visit the school’s website at or explore the school’s Facebook page. Interviews will take place by Skype or in Korea during November and December. Appointments may be made before the application deadline so early applications are warmly welcomed.

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, and successful references.

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Address: 6 Sinbanpo-ro 15-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06504, Korea, Republic of
Telephone: +82 2 3015 8500