Teaching Librarian

Sino-Canada School

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  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Library Science
  • Preference will be given to teachers who are currently in China
  • British Columbia Professional Certified Teacher
  • Familiar with British Columbia Curriculum
  • Familiar with Electronic Library systems
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience. (or Masters Degree)
  • Passionate about teaching


Job Benefits:

Our teachers also enjoy the generous benefits that Sino Canada brings in terms of work/life balance, and our compensation/benefits package. The list below highlights the differences between our contract, and other BC Offshore School contracts:

  • A Calendar with generous holidays (Christmas, Chinese New Year, Summer, and other shorter holidays in October and May = 15 weeks in total).
  • Travel Allowance – 10000 rmb/year for travel anywhere.
  • Paid International Medical coverage.
  • Re-allocation Allowance
  • Free meals at school – 600 rmb/mo.
  • Technology budget available – 3000 rmb.
  • Professional development budget available to each teacher — 1000 rmb/year.
  • Free weekly bus to and from all major cities near the school (Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou,Wuxi, Changzhou).
  • Great facilities on site: Swimming pool, horseback riding free school workout facilities.
  • Free Tuition for teacher’s children – 1st Child 100% 2nd child 50%
  • Rents are typically around 2000 to 2500 RMB per month
  • The school is near a smaller community with allnecessary amenities that include Starbucks, Tesco and many great restaurants


Job Description

  A Teacher-Librarian collaborates with all school staff and: 

  • promotes the School Library Resource Centre Program as integral components in the development of lifelong learners;
  • promotes the School Library as the literacy centre of the school; this includes the use of the internet as an integral part of research – with the choice of credible sites
  • promotes the role of the School Library program in improving the student learning;
  • uses the Co-operative Planning and Teaching Model to develop, implement and evaluate    resource-based units;
  • assists students and staff with the development of skills needed to enable the learner to locate,    analyze, evaluate and apply information from a variety of media;including the internet
  • develops and implements strategies which promote literature appreciation;
  • develops and implements routines and procedures which ensure the effective operation of the School Library and the effective use of library resources and services;
  • provides recommendations to the school principal regarding development and maintenance of the    library collection and library budget;i
  • plans and administers School Library budgets;
  • develops and monitors the library collection by setting priorities and establishing procedures for the   evaluation and selection of library resources;
  • plans for the effective use of School Library clerical and technical staff.
  • some of the time may be used as Teacher on Call where it is appropriate
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