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School Librarian

ISR- International School on the Rhine
Neuss, Germany, Europe
Accommodation may be available
Relocation allowance available
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Library Studies or English
  • Other Certification
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
  • Pension
  • Medical insurance
  • Relocation allowance available
  • Accommodation may be available


ISR International School on the Rhine is a private, coeducational school catering for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. The school operates a non-selective admissions policy and has an enrolment of around 1040 students with more than 60 nationalities represented in the student body. 

ISR is accredited by the German authorities as an ‘Anerkannte Internationale Ergänzungsschule’ (International Supplementary School) and by the US accrediting agency Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED). ISR is an IB World School authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme and offers Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSE courses. The school is a certified member of the Council of International Schools (CIS).

We are looking for a full-time Librarian to join our team in August 2024. 

Teaching and Learning:

  • Plans and teaches fixed and flexible classes for primary and middle school students.
  • Ensures the library is a welcoming and supportive learning environment for students.
  • Provides a reference service to the ISR community.
  • Shows students how to access and evaluate information in a variety of formats.
  • Assists users with the understanding and observance of copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property.

Library Management:

  • Assists in the circulation of library materials.
  • Oversees the future planning of the library, including an annual library budget.
  • Establishes collection development procedures
  • Maintains regular and timely communication with the stakeholders.
  • Assists with collection and resource development and management of information resources in a variety of formats.
  • Maintains and updates records on the Library Management System, Follett Destiny.
  • Coaches the Library Assistant on current library trends and technology.
  • Participates in accreditation programs ensuring that the library resources meet the demands of the accreditation teams.

Reading and Literature:

  • Promotes literacy and the enjoyment of reading, viewing, and listening.
  • Uses selection tools and reviews journals to keep up to date with the latest releases.
  • Organises and executes online reading tools used by the ISR community.
  • Facilitates Book Fairs, Reading Challenges, Book Week, and other literature-based activities.
  • A formal Librarian qualification or equivalent qualification and evidence of in-service training.
  • Experience working in an international school is desired.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Here at ISR, you will always be supported by committed and welcoming colleagues, confident hardworking students, and a very supportive ISR community. We will be looking at you to establish your value in a fast-paced rewarding school and return will offer a range of career development opportunities.

If the above resonates with you then please email your CV and cover letter. We are always open to discussing possibilities for inspiring candidates!


This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

ISR, located in the Düsseldorf – Neuss – Meerbusch region, offers excellent international education from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in a multilingual environment is exclusively financed by tuition fees, and does not receive financial support from the state. Furthermore, ISR is recognized as an accredited school by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. All proceeds are reinvested into the school to further benefit the students.

ISR is committed to providing comprehensive, internationally oriented, and individualized support for its students and offers an excellent learning concept that prepares students for studies at renowned universities worldwide. The well-structured curriculum, combined with the early identification of knowledge gaps through weekly tests (monitoring), form the basis for the graduation results of ISR graduates, which are far above the German and global average.

The curriculum is developed centrally and is taught using specially developed teaching programs. German is taught according to the curriculum for high schools in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Our ISR Team

Our international team comprises over 180 employees from over 40 countries. Around 160 staff members are dedicated solely to teaching, advising, and supervising the students as well as supporting them both in their academic and extra-curricular activities. This pedagogical team not only includes highly qualified teachers but also supervisors, university counselors, a student counselor, a school nurse, a student activities coordinator, a librarian, and the school leadership team.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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