Librarian, Houston, TX, USA

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The British International School of HoustonHouston, TX, USA

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Start date: 9th August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Librarian/Media Center Manager to join our team of dedicated and hard-working professionals.

With proven organisational and personnel skills you will be an excellent communicator who gets on well with colleagues, students and parents within an international and multi-cultural setting.  You will have a vision for how modern 21st Century libraries can support learners and how they can be the central resource for learning, research and collaboration for the community. Amongst other things, you will have a good sense of humour and will be driven by your passion to develop and grow our new Agora (our Greek market place of ides).

In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the successful candidate will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in particular will:

  • Assume overall responsibility for our Agora and ensure it becomes the central space for  all types of research, learning and sharing of ideas for our community.
  • Work in collaboration with our teaching team to support student learning;
  • Contribute to building a positive school culture;
  • Engage with colleagues, parents and student students in a welcoming and professional manner;
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school in line with the school’s strategic plan;
  • Work with the MAC team to continue to grow student enrolment.

The British International School of Houston is widely recognized as a world-leading international school. Our students consistently achieve some of the very best external exam results, and at the same time our focus is on truly preparing them for the realities of their futures. We are looking for an outstanding Media Center Manager to join an inspirational school to make best use of our campus and surroundings in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools’ organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 47 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of approximately 9,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative 
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

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More about The British International School of Houston
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 4211 Watonga Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77092, United States of America
Telephone: +1 713 290 9025
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