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Job details
Employer Nord Anglia International School Dubai
Location Dubai
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Nord Anglia Education

With 43 schools across China, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America, the success of Nord Anglia Education is built on an international, networked team where ideas, learning and best practice are shared around the globe as we strive to maintain our position as the world’s leading premium school’s organisation.

Nord Anglia International School Dubai

Nord Anglia International School Dubai opened to students in September 2014. Our new greenfield school in Dubai is a prestigious development for Nord Anglia Education. The building has been constructed to meet the latest principles of educational design. It boasts excellent facilities including a state-of-the-art auditorium, large well lit open plan art studios, craft centres, dark rooms, theatre spaces, and galleries.  The latest technologies to support a contemporary approach to learning are available in all classrooms and to all students.  Our students have access to excellent language labs and up-to-date equipment, while younger children begin their journey at a dedicated Early Years Centre.  The school also has outdoor sports facilities, a swimming pool and three dining rooms. It has been built as a nurturing environment for students, as well as the next generation of athletes, statesmen, thespians and musicians. To learn more about our school, please visit

School Senior Librarian

As a Senior Librarian you will be familiar with the Curriculum of the school and will be an excellent communicator who gets on well with colleagues, students, parents, technology and change.  Amongst other things, you will be well organised, have a good sense of humour and want to develop opportunities for students within the special learning spaces of the library

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Celebrate the opportunities that are derived from being part of the Nord Anglia Education family
  • Work closely with the Head of IB supporting guidance work for careers and university entrance
  • Be fully responsible for the design and management of the library and learning resource area
  • Model appropriate pedagogy, reflecting research in best practice and learning theory, and work with teachers to improve pedagogy school-wide
  • Help students develop attitudes, habits and skills leading to life-long learning and library use that will also be required at university
  • Encourage and facilitates student development of independent library-information skills
  • Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to active and participatory education, resource based instructional learning and teaching practices, and collaboration with teaching staffs
  • Collaborate with teaching staff in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of relevant information and study skills programmes in the Library
  • Work collaboratively with many groups within the school culture: parents, teachers, students, administrators and community members
  • Assist with the development of the Global classroom as a learning tool.


The successful candidate will benefit from the career and development opportunities that come with being part of the world’s leading premium schools organisation.  Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online forum 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 team don’t just maintain their skills and expertise, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive package.  You will have the opportunity to live in and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 7th December 2016.  First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 19th January 2017 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person).

Start date: August 2017

About the employer

Information about Nord Anglia International School Dubai
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Al Barsha South 3
Off Hessa Street
Al Barsha
United Arab Emirates