Asian Hope International School, Cambodia
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Over 12 months, Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Children & Youth, Education & Training, Information Technology
Posted: 26 Nov 2020
Closes: Open-ended
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Secondary School Librarian

Asian Hope International School, Cambodia

AHIS is dedicated to providing a high quality, child-centered education in a safe Christian environment, ensuring that every child feels worthy and appreciated. Studnets at AHIS learn through a unique bilingual curriculum based on the English National Curriculum which is integrated with the Cambodian Curriculum.

Creating the library learning environment:

  1. Inspire a love for reading through storytimes and other book related activities.
  2. Teach library and research skills to students.
  3. Create different displays throughout the year that encourage reading,  highlight an author, reflect a theme etc.
  4. Develop special events during book week
  5. Create events that highlight the joy of reading
  6. Be a champion of reading 
  7. Provide individual assistance in book selection as well as library enrichment.
  8. Instruct staff and students in location and use of library materials and equipment.
  9. Support teachers by selecting and providing available relevant book and library materials in relation to AHIS curriculum.
  10. Administer the school’s discipline management plan by enforcing appropriate student behaviour.

Management of the facility:

  1. Manage the day to day operations of the library.
  2. Maintain and expand the usage of the Koha Integrated Library System.
  3. Oversee the circulation of materials and equipment to students and teachers.
  4. Select and order books, periodicals, and other printed and non-printed materials appropriate to student and staff instructional needs.  This will be done in collaboration with the school leadership team.
  5. Manage the evaluation, acquisition, and processing of books, materials and equipment for the library.
  6. Maintain materials and equipment by repairing damaged books, and discarding materials that are no longer useable.
  7. Review  books, materials and equipment  following a three year cycle.
  8. Oversee and administer the Scholastic Book Club order 
  9. Perform other duties as required


  1. Work closely with the librarians at Logos and Hope International Schools, collaborating in using the Koha system, events and sourcing / ordering books as appropriate
  2. Seek to communicate and collaborate with the librarians at other schools
  3. Supervise library volunteers in the application of skills necessary to maintain a library.
  4. Supervise and train the Library Circulation Assistant, if applicable.
  5. Assist the school administration in establishing an annual budget allocated to the library for procurement of resources.
  6. Facilitate the development of policies and procedures in collaboration with the school leadership team for the library.

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Asian Hope International School, Cambodia

The vision of Asian Hope International School is to provide quality, bilingual Christian education for Cambodian children. The school is dedicated to provide a high quality, child-centred Christian education, in a safe and caring environment.
#68 Chum Village Road
Phnom Penh