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School Librarian
The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job reference: 04872

Location: The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Closing date: 26/07/2018

Department: Library

School Librarian

The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Librarian to join a well-established and supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

The School Library is a dynamic and innovative environment which supports our motivated and high achieving students in a wide range of activities that develop a love for reading and high level of information literacy skills. As a School Librarian you will contribute to information literacy programmes throughout the school and will help to support the further development of digital library. You will be working closely with students providing them guidance within study and writing skills development.

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 the school library system.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing library systems and information management (essential)
  • Technological expertise in electronic information resources
  • Deep Knowledge of research, reading, writing and literacy development
  • High level of international and inter-cultural understanding (essential)
  • Outstanding working experience with children and adults

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of which operates with a highly motivated team of teaching and administrative professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1800 young people from more than 70 nationalities.  To learn more about our school, please visit

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 55 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.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager.

The closing date for application is 26th July 2018. Interviews will be conducted at the School.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.


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