School Librarian

School Librarian


Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) is a leading independent school group ("friskola") with academic results far above average and a diverse and energetic staff. Teaching is through both Swedish and English, with English the language of the corridors. IES is one of Sweden's largest school groups at "Grundskolan" with 43 schools and around 30,000 students across the country. IES has grown steadily and maintained quality since 1993.

More about the company and its schools can be found at

Job Description: School Librarian

We are currently seeking a librarian for the 2022-23 school year, while the current librarian is on leave of absence. IES Länna will begin its fifth school year in August and has two parallel classes in Year 3 and three parralel classes in Years 4-9. This is an exciting opportunity to continue developing an already well-established library. 

As the school librarian you are responsible for leading the school’s library and ensuring it is integrated into the school’s pedagogical organisation. You will work with different methods to strengthen students' reading, through both your own programs and initiatives as well as in cooperation with teaching and fritids staff. This includes for example literature presentations, conversations about books, library visits by classes, along with other activities that build a love for reading. As the school librarian you will also work pedagogically with information technology and digital competency. This includes teaching in source criticism and internet awareness. 

As the school librarian you will be part of the school's administrative team and are expected to be an active part of the whole school organisation to strengthen the students’ linguistic and digital competence. You will also work to support the school’s values work by working with various groups, promoting books related to the school’s values work, and supporting students in need of various adjustments.  

Who are you?

- You have a degree in library and information science, or a related education that the school deems as equivalent. 
- You have a good knowledge of children and young adult literature as well as knowledge of how to promote a love for reading. 
- You have good knowledge of information sourcing, source criticism, and digital technology usage.
- You believe in the IES Ethos and principles that high expectations, bilingualism, and a calm safe learning environment are best for every student's learning and school environment. You see that you can be a part of creating this environment in the school library. 
- You can take initiative and work independently while also having a strong ability to cooperate with others. 
- You work in a structured way both in how you organise your work, but also in how you approach the physical library space. 
- As we are committed to offering a bilingual environment, you must be fluent in both Swedish and English. 

If you are interested in this position please apply through the IES Careers database. Applications through email risk not being reviewed.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Julie Kelly

Julie Kelly
076 852 0401
Julie Kelly
076 852 0401



Lunnarevägen 1, 14251 Skogås


Lunnarevägen 1
0126, 14251

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