8.8.17 – K-12 Librarian
Tsinghua International School, Beijing, China
Sarah P’s comments: A late opening. The school, though young, has positive reviews.
||05 August 2017
|Apply By Date
||15 August 2017
|Job Start Date
||21 August 2017
||Librarian who will handle the Grade 1-12 library. Will have an experienced assistant. Will also teach research to Grade 6 and Grade 9 students. Request complete job description from Wendy Wang firstname.lastname@example.org
$36,000-$55,500 Salary is based on years of teaching experience and increases 5% each year.
– Airline ticket to Beijing and home again at the end of the school year.
– Housing stipend
– CIGNA health insurance. School pays $3086 of the cost and 70% of the cost over $3086
– Provides a settling in amount of $1500
Some benefits apply to dependents.
NOTE: Amounts quoted fluctuate based on currency valuations. Salary and benefits paid in Chinese RMB.
– At least a Bachelor’s Degree in the listed subject area – Library Science
– Teacher certification School Library/Resource Room
– Native English speaker
– Clean criminal background check
– Two years experience as a school librarian with a Bachelor’s Degree or 0 years with a Master’s
Degree in Library Science
– North American teacher for this position.
Through SKYPE unless the candidate is in Beijing and then the interview will be in person at Tsinghua International School.
10.11.16 – Head of Libraries
British School of Jakarta, Indonesia
Sarah P’s comments: This position was listed last year in November so I am not sure whether it was ever filled. BSJ is a well-established school but I could not find any reviews. Also, life in Jakarta is not for everyone.
Dates: Apply by October 21st, 2016, Job start August 2017
BSJ is an HMC Co-educational Day School of 1,400 pupils and is recognised as a world leader in the education of children from Foundation Stage to the International Baccalaureate. With an attractive campus located on a modern green-field site in the suburbs of Jakarta, the school and Indonesia offer a diverse environment to work and live.
Candidates may offer a combination of subjects and for some positions there may be a position of responsibility available.
The British School Jakarta is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS/ICPC disclosure and full reference checks.
To apply, please complete the online application form by visiting: www.bsj.sch.id/280/careers-at-bsj and attach a CV with a covering letter by the 21 October 2016.
4.19.16 – A Quixotic Mission: Indonesia’s Library on Horseback
By David Gonzalez, The New York Times, Apr. 12, 2016
Who doesn’t remember the magic of libraries, where new wonders awaited on each shelf, ready to take young minds to far-off places? Of course, if you live in a far-off place, a library may be something you’d only read about in books. That is, if you had books to begin with.
That became the mission of Ridwan Sururi, an Indonesian man with a plan — and a horse…