5111 – Librarian – MTS
Business Unit:Location: UAE – Dubai
About the Role
You will be responsible for the effective and efficient running of the school library, introducing books and encouraging the enjoyment of reading. Where appropriate, you will supervise library assistants, students and volunteers.
Your main responsibilities will include developing reading lists by age levels in liaison with the heads of departments, assisting students to find books to borrow and maintaining accurate records of all library books and other resources. You will also be responsible for the management of all borrowed books, you will follow up with students and parents when required.
You will participate in the selection and ordering process of new books and the renewal of subscription for periodicals. You will also be responsible for the general maintenance of the library ensuring it is an organised, comfortable and welcoming environment for students of all ages.
You will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in librarianship/ library science or any other relevant subject. You will also have a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a similar position, ideally in an educational setting. Experience with working on Dewey Decimal system.
You will be committed and organised with excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, students and parents.
About Your Benefits
A very attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions, 52 days of annual leave and end of service benefits.
Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.