Library, Media Center Director

International Community School - Singapore

School Info:

Name:International Community School - Singapore

Region:Asia

Supporting Staff Positions

JOB DESCRIPTIONLibrary, Media Center Director

School Background:

International Community School is located in the modern, efficient, island nation of Singapore.     English is one of Singapore’s four official languages, so those moving to Singapore usually have no difficulty in settling into and getting around in the city.

ICS - Singapore has a Kindergarten - Grade Twelve program that follows an American-based curriculum with some modifications to reflect its Southeast Asian environment. ICS-Singapore is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as well as the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and our graduates have been accepted by an array of American and international universities.
  

ICS - Singapore strives to challenge its students to explore God's world around them through creative hands-on projects as well as teacher-student dialogue and interaction, while at the same time establishing a high standard of achievement. ICS encourages its students to use their unique gifts to stimulate them to think beyond the memorization of facts and apply the knowledge they have gained.  Our teachers are the most important part of our curriculum, and they treat each student with love and respect while at the same time exercising firm discipline when necessary. Integration of Christian character and Biblical teachings into our curriculum is a major focus of ICS.

Job Summary/Objective:

Create a positive learning environment, supporting every student, and professional in every aspect. Thus effecting student learning through supervising library personnel and maintaining the ICS library/media center, providing necessary support to students, faculty, parents, and administration as well as teaching library, information literacy, and technology skills

General Responsibilities:

 Performs duties, including but not limited to:  

 Ensuring a smooth operation of the library/media center

 Co-teaching Inquiry and Digital Design to Grades K4-5

 Providing students, staff, and families with library services

 Providing services related to research and technology to students and teachers  

 

Qualifications:

The candidate must possess:

 Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or in Education 

 Knowledge of library management systems, preferably Follett Destiny

Experience with teaching research and technology  

Prior school library/media center experience preferred 
   

 

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