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Job Description

Job Title:
Library Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Library
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
178 days @ 7 hours per day and 9 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Dr. Derrick des Vignes, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:
05-2223-073
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Library Assistant with a passion for involving students in all areas of elementary Homeroom classes.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and global citizens.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to a well-rounded and flexible Homeroom program that encompasses interdisciplinary connections and authentic/relevant learning experiences.  ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community. The successful candidate would be committed to contributing to the whole school community beyond the confines of the Homeroom program.  The ideal candidate would be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

 

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action
  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner
  • Commit to continual professional learning
  • Deliver meaningful assessment opportunities
  • Drive learning through assessment and feedback
  • Reflect on assessment goals and targets
  • Deliver effective and meaningful learning opportunities
  • Know and respond to the needs of all students
  • Promote agency and innovation in the learning process
  • Foster compassion and build relationships amongst all the ISG community
  • Exhibit effective and positive classroom management
  • Contribute to student growth and collaboration
  • Contribute to the wider ISG Jubail community
  • Effectively assess and report on student academic achievement and learning dispositions
  • Espouse creativity and passion in and out of the classroom

Specifically with regards to the Library Assistant position, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Inspire students to engage and lead in a diverse global community
  • Work in an environment where students passionately exercise agency
  • Contribute to the creation and delivery of a quality educational experience 
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with staff, students, and the community
  • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility and a self-directed proactive approach
  • Demonstrate effective time management and good organisational skills
  • Show creativity, energy, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence.
  • Manage a classroom utilising positive reinforcement techniques.
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study
  • Knowledge of Understanding by Design (UbD) principles and interdisciplinary planning
  • An understanding of conceptual based mathematics
Experience and Skills

Experience

  • Expertise in using Google Apps for Education 
  • Proficiency in the use of the app Seesaw
  • Experience in using the Lucy Calkins Readers and Writers workshop model
  • Confidence in working with technology effectively in the classroom
  • Previous work experience in an elementary classroom in an international context
  • Previous work experience in close partnership with teachers to establish an appropriate, child-centered learning environment
  • Previous work experience in the preparation, planning, and delivery of child-centered learning activities 
  • Previous work experience supporting individuals and groups of children
  • Previous work experience in ensuring that the classroom environment is well-managed, properly ordered, and effectively presented

Skills & Dispositions

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a positive and compassionate outlook
  • Be open-minded and flexible
  • Have a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative
  • The desire to engage in meaningful collaboration