School Librarian / Bibliotecario
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Location: Roncade, Veneto, Italy
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced

Become an educator within the largest innovation hub in Europe! Join our brilliant teaching team and discover how lovely working can be:

  • Innovative approaches to learning.

  • Tech-driven methodologies.

  • More than 50-hectare campus located close to Venice.

  • Boarding dedicated buildings.

  • Professional and friendly team.

  • Brand new facilities and updated policies designed to keep students and staff as safe as possible during the pandemic.

  • State of the art ventilation system filters the air every 30 minutes.

 

"H-FARM International School (H-IS) is an IB-certified boarding school overlooking the Venice lagoon, a stone's throw from the Dolomite mountains, and minutes from the beaches of the Adriatic coast. Through the unique H-FARM learning approach and through collaboration with other organizations on campus, H-IS creates future-ready students,

H-FARM International School is the ideal place to start building your future in Europe and beyond. Come and experience an international education experience that integrates innovation, cultivates creativity, and pushes you to dream bigger".

(source: Newsweek)

 

We are currently looking for an exceptional School Librarian from September 2022.

We encourage to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

 

Who are you?

We are looking for wizards who see educating not as a profession, but a calling. Who are problem solvers, not problem identifiers. Educators who are dreaming big and go above and beyond.

We are looking for passionate librarians who give their students hope in the future and can help them grow and be better than their previous best.

H-FARM is an IB School, and at IB World Schools across the globe, librarians provide educational and pedagogical leadership, and are often involved in varied collaborative investigations with teachers and students, as well as developing and managing the library itself.

 

Librarian day-to-day responsibilities

  • Library surveillance.

  • Helping students and costumers locate books.

  • Helping students and costumers find material online.

  • Checking books in and out at the front desk.

  • Sorting and shelving books according to their categorisation.

  • Register new customers and maintain and update customer profiles.

  • Maintaining records of books taken out and books brought back.

  • Managing inquiries over the counter and via email or telephone.

  • Take care of library events, assisting H-FARM staff during events.

  • Settling any disruptions or disturbances in the library.

  • Availability for workshops for teachers and students.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Library Sciences.

  • Right to work in Italy (EU passport or valid Italian work VISA).

  • Immaculate police check(s).

  • Fluent C2 level English: reading, speaking, writing (Common European Framework of Reference - CEFR).

 

Experience

  • Some experience in a customer service role.

  • Basic computer literacy (use of clavis software is preferred).

  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving ability.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Deep knowledge of Britannica, EBSCO, JSTOR and MLA referencing.

  • Experience with or knowledge of IB schools (especially Diploma Programme).

  • Experience in dealing with children and young adults.

  • Knowledge of children's literature.

 

Personal qualities and desired attitudes

In addition to relevant qualifications, experience, and skills, we’re looking for teachers who are:

  • Passionate about their role and able to engender the same enthusiasm in students.

  • Positive and develop respectful relationships with colleagues and students.

  • Dependable in all areas of the role, take responsibility, reliable and follow through on commitments.

  • Flexible and adapt to new environments and culture.

  • Contributes to and supports life at H-FARM International School through involvement in school activities and events and participation in our thriving school community.

 

Contract Duration

One year fixed-term, with the possibility for extension.

 

How to apply:

Please send your application and include:

  • An introduction letter explaining why you are interested in this role (in English).

  • Your current CV (in English).

  • Contact details of 3 recent and relevant referees (eg: Line manager, School Principal).

Please, note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

Due to the high number of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don't hear back from us within a month, please consider that your application has not been chosen for the next step of the selection process.

Any misrepresentations, falsifications, or material omissions in the information provided by the applicant, whenever discovered, may result in disqualification from, or termination of employment or volunteer service with the organisation.

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