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Library Assistant

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Library
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract
Library Assistant 
40/hrs per week, 11 months contract 
commencing 1 August 2020

The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, German international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. Our European Section offers tuition in English for students from grade 1 - 12 across all three IB programmes (the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma Programme) as an authorised IB World School. Children aged 18 months onwards can enroll in our Preschool where children are following the PYP programme in German-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual groups. In addition to an outstanding academic education, GESS strives to teach students community values such as respect, openness and inclusion. Currently, more than 1800 students are learning at GESS supported by more than 400 full time and part time academic and administrative staff members. In August 2018 GESS moved to Dairy Farm Road to a modern new school campus located in a popular residential area at the edge of Singapore’s largest nature reserve and with very good access to the public transport system.

  • Promotes the library and its materials by maintaining a positive relationship with students, staff, and the wider GESS community
  • Assists library users in finding resources to meet their needs and accessing the online catalogue system OPAC
  • Supervises and operates the library information & circulation desk
  • Responsible for maintaining the physical appearance of the library
  • Management of Library collection and its processing. Ensure that the cataloguing and indexing of Library materials are according to required cataloguing standards and practices to make the collection more accessible
  • Other duties reasonable to establish the smooth operation of the library
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working with students of all cultural backgrounds and from all grades
  • Good understanding of cataloguing standards
  • You should possess background in professional Library or Information Science with relevant working experience
  • Good working knowledge of digital content and online platforms
  • Have strong computer skills and a passion for promoting learning & literacy
  • Have good organisational skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Energetic, flexible and able to take on new challenges
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo. Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. 

As in any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.

Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.
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