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Kowloon Junior School      Website:
Kowloon Junior School (KJS) is a 5 form entry primary school with 900 students.



An exciting opportunity has arisen at Kowloon Junior School (KJS) for an enthusiastic and experienced Librarian to join us from February 2018.

KJS is a very large, well-established five form entry international primary school catering for 900 students from Year 1 to Year 6. KJS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and is an IB World School. Teaching and learning at KJS is rich in inquiry and underpinned by a rigorous approach to pedagogy and practice.

At KJS, our staff work in close partnership to realise our school vision, “Success for Every Child”. Our aim is to help students develop the confidence, self-esteem and motivation necessary to “become lifelong learners who are empowered to take action to make a positive difference in the world”. We are committed to achieving our vision by:

• Being internationally minded.
• Our commitment to developing a community of learners.
• Developing independence and collaboration in pursuit of excellence.
• Valuing mistakes as learning opportunities and recognising endeavor.
• Treating others as we would like to be treated.
• Recognizing, respecting and actively seeking the ideas and opinions of others.
• Encouraging creativity and innovation.
• Having high expectations of ourselves and others.
• Promoting physical, social and emotional well-being across the community.
• Demonstrating our values through responsible action.


Apart from being an experienced librarian with a recognised library qualification, you will also be someone who has a love of books and be sufficiently well read to be able to recommend appropriate reading materials to both students and adults. You will feel confident and comfortable working with groups of children & adults across the primary phase, be a good communicator and be passionate about learning.

In additional to the main accountabilities as stated in our generic job description below, job duties of the successful candidate will include but not be limited to the items below:

• Author visits
• Ordering of appropriate resources
• Book events e.g. book week
• Attending ESF library meetings

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

For interested candidates, please complete the online application form via the ESF website ( Please do not send CVs or letters of application directly to the school.

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2017
For enquiries, please contact Astor Gibbons at
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