The British School

Secondary Librarian

The British School

Secondary Librarian

The British School (TBS) is looking to recruit dynamic, committed and caring staff members for our exciting and unique school. Staff members at The British School enjoy a stimulating working environment, an attractive package, which includes but not limited to provident fund, festive bonus, allowances, gratuity, medical cover, etc. The successful candidates will join a team of highly skilled and enthusiastic staff in this highly popular and well-regarded school.

Secondary Librarian

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Teaching / Education > Librarian
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Jhamsikhel Lalitpur
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 10, 2023 23:55 (2 weeks, 2 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Other Specification

Skills required

  • Exceptional book knowledge 
  • Hard-working and dedicated to continuous improvement and communicating successes within and outside school.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all 'stakeholders', creating a harmonious and collaborative community.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks, work on one's own initiative and react appropriately to competing demands.  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to solve problems, make good judgements and take decisions.
  • Awareness of TBS commitment to community work and willingness to contribute to TBS charities and community programmes.
  • Awareness of one’s own vulnerabilities and 'knowledge gaps; with the mindset to seek feedback,  self reflect, develop and improve.
  • Understanding and knowledge of ICT and a willingness to further develop ICT skills.


  • Undergraduate degree in Librarianship, English or another related subject 
  • CILIP Qualification (desirable)


  • Previous experience of working in, or managing, a library (desirable)

Personal attributes

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working and resilient.
  • Calm, flexible, approachable attitude.
  • Exhibit confidence with humility.
  • Ability to work under pressure, on own initiative, accurately and with attention to detail.
  • A sense of humour with the right balance of gravitas.
  • Confidence to advise and challenge the Principal on all aspects relating of school life.

Job Description

  • Maintain shelving of fiction and non-fiction books in an appropriate order. 
  • Prepare displays and rotate books for promotion appropriately.
  • Regularly review Library systems and instigate improvements when needed.
  • Liaise with LM and other library staff with regard to the procurement of new books.
  • Run group interventions for students identified as weak readers or in need of support.
  • Run activities such as book clubs to encourage reading.
  • Prepare resources, lessons and small group tasks to support reading engagement and development.
  • Run study support sessions for students at lunchtime and after school.  
  • Regularly review and act on data to provide adequate and timely support to students identified including informing teachers and mentors of students in need of support and share strategies.
  • Lead on the organisation of book themed events such as World Book Day, competitions and other events.
  • Support teachers in the delivery of lessons related to reading. 
  • Respond to requests from teachers to provide support with reading, study and relevant library input.
  • Share the management of the Library budget, taking account of value for money when ordering from suppliers.
  • Ensure that all users comply with the Library Rules.

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