Teacher Librarian Research Specialist

  • United World College Changshu China
  • no. 88 Kunchenghu West Road, Changshu, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Jun 22, 2020
High School   Academic/Librarian

Job Description

All teachers at the School share responsibility for the quality of learning and teaching in the School.

Teachers at the School are expected to be highly qualified and experienced professionals in the discipline (s) they teach. Their role as educators at the School extends, however, far beyond the expert delivery of subject material.  UWCs provide a unique holistic learning environment in which faculty members are expected to build positive relationships with students and colleagues in pursuit of the movement’s philosophy and mission (www.uwc.org). Teaching Staff are further expected to demonstrate their commitment to the specific UWC China ‘experience’ for students.

Core Responsibility

The Teacher Librarian Research Specialist will report directly to the Dean of Studies. Thereafter, the Teacher Librarian Research Specialist will be referred to as teacher librarian.


Paraprofessional(s) who comprise the school library staff, and, if applicable, volunteers and student assistants

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Expected candidates from countries/areas like

China,   UK.,   US.,   Canada,   Australia,   Newzealand,   South Africa,   Europe,   Asia,   Africa  

Specific Teaching/Career Certificates Required

Preferred Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • A post graduate degree or certification as librarian or teacher ideally with research base component

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Maintains currency of knowledge, skills as recommended by the International Federation of Library Associations- School Libraries Section and the American Association of School Librarians.

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