3/16/15 – Teacher Librarian Manager
Nexus International School, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments: A British-curriculum & IB school. Could not find a review except a few comments that discussed it being a top end school (fee-wise) located ‘out in the sticks’. Note the quick application deadline if you would like to apply.
Nexus International School, Malaysia is a rapidly developing and innovative 1to1 Laptop and iPad school, a 30-minute drive from the city center of Kuala Lumpur. Established in 2008, we currently have more than 700 learners from Early Years to Year 13 from 41 different countries. Housed in a very pleasant area of Putrajaya, our new, spacious, state-of-the-art campus, includes extensive arts and sports provision and also offers excellent boarding facilities for some of our learners. We offer successful candidates the opportunity to work in a very well resourced school and outstanding working environment with all of the benefits associated with living in a modern Asian city, which is seen as a major hub enroute to wider Asia. Nexus International School is a part of the respected Taylor’s Education Group that provides world-class education for over 6000 learners throughout Malaysia & Singapore.
Due to continuing roll growth, we are looking for a creative, passionate and learner focused Teacher Librarian Manager. You will be an experienced library manager who can successfully manage a large library across both the Primary and Secondary schools, establishing goals and expectations with both staff and learners to ensure that the library is used to its maximum potential. A sound knowledge of resourcing a library to meet the teaching curriculum goals, including (I)GCSE and IB Diploma and experience of working with the TOK and EE coordinators (knowledge of the IPC would be advantageous). In addition, there is a requirement to provide staff training and development in the function of the library to staff and learners. The librarian will also be expected to teach classes as required, ensuring high standards of learning that meet with the school goals and ethos. The successful candidate will be an outstanding professional who is committed to personalising learning, demonstrates excellent knowledge related to library structures and research and is a life long learner. The induction and start date for this role will be the first week of August 2015.
This post will be a rewarding experience and an opportunity to really make a difference in a high performing school that is focused upon enabling all learners to achieve their potential. The knowledge of using Oliver library database system would be an advantage. As an Apple 1:1 laptop school, committed to personalised learning, the ideal candidate must be able to creatively utilise technology to meet the needs of our diverse group of learners. Additionally, experience of teaching learners whose first language is not English is highly desirable.
Closing date: 23rd March 2015, early applications are encouraged.
For details and Job Descriptions please refer to our website www.nexus.edu.my
To apply for this position, please follow this link http://goo.gl/Qhyff0 all applications must be made through this process. Please note that you will be expected to provide your CV, a covering letter and a photo taken in the last 6 months and the names and contact information of 3 references, one being your current Head of School. Interviews will be held using Skype.