As a Teacher Librarian, my career focus is on developing information and digital literacy skills for next-generation learners that can be applied across the curriculum. Hands-on experience in International School Librarianship including IB programmes (PYP, MYP & DP), Extended Essay (EE) coordination, Personal Project supervision, Academic Honesty development, Reading promotion and Community Inclusion. 

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MYP/DP Teacher-Librarian
ICS Inter-Community School, Zurich - Switzerland 
August 2018 - Present
 
  • To lead the virtual library project using the Libguides;
  • To facilitate digital skills and research literacy sessions on citation, database search, NoodleTools that develop students and faculties skills to search and research efficiently;
  • To plan, liaise, structure and implement secondary school-wide citation and research skills continuum;
  • To perform as Grade 10 Tutor
 
MYP/DP Teacher-Librarian & EE Coordinator
King Faisal School, Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

August 2017 - August 2018

 

  • To develop a range of key literacy skills focused on inquiry and research

  • To teach and implement academic honesty policy across MYP/DP

  • To plan and deploy library-based core lessons (EE, Academic Writing)

  • To promote the use of the LRC for whole school teaching and learning

  • To build an ongoing collection development that focuses on a variety of formats and resources to meet diverse learning needs

 

K-12 Teacher-Librarian & EE Coordinator
European International School, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

July 2015 - July 2017 

 

  • Developing the newly built Learning Resource Centre (LRC) a vibrant learning commons for the EISHCMC community

  • Advancing reading and learning through motivational activities

  • Facilitating effective lessons on Information Literacy and Research skills

  • Working collaboratively with teachers to address curricular needs

  • Ensuring that students and supervisors are familiar with the new EE entails

  • Facilitating effective lessons on information and digital literacy, and research skills to prepare for Extended Essay, Personal Project, and other inquiry projects

 
ICT-ESL Teacher
Singapore International School, Binh Duong New City - Vietnam

October 2013 - June 2015 

 

  • Facilitating ICT lessons to Yr 4-6 students

  • Providing English support to Yr 1-3 & IGCSE classes (EPP & GAC by ACT)

  • Coordinating English Proficiency Programm (EPP)

  • Performing as a team member (lead reporting person for evaluation group) of WASC Accreditation team

  • Overseeing the library services and developments

  • Performing as a web content manager for SIS@Binh Duong New City website;

 

ESL Teacher (weekends only)
American International School (AIES) Ho Chi Minh City -  Vietnam

April 2013 - June 2015 

 

  • Teaching English to young adults and teens in public schools 

  • Facilitating pre-IELTS lessons

 
Manager of Library and Information Centre (LIC)
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

September 2011 - October 2013

 

  • Advocating students, staff, and teachers about unit services and facilities 

  • Maintaining the digital library resources, and institutional repository

  • Offering information literacy and LIC orientation sessions 

  • Performing as a tutor and facilitator at Self-Access Learning Center

  • Providing special resource support to the Center research team

  • Creating and maintaining a web presence for LIC unit

  • Maintaining and promoting e-Learning portal 

  • Reporting, planning, budgeting and managing staff within the unit

  • Promote unit services through social media, such as Facebook and Center Forum 

  • Supervising the Self Access Learning Center (e-learning) 

 

Assistant Library Officer 
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

July 2009 - December 2010

 

  • Providing reference and referral services to students and faculties

  • Sending and following up selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)

  • Assembling and compiling a variety of information and data for reports

  • Performing works associated with University Library Database 

  • Informing students on various social and cultural programmes held in the university arena

Science and Computing Teacher 
Sprout International School, Feni - Bangladesh

Feb 2005 - May 2007

 

  • Teaching science in Grade 3 to Grade 5 (Cambridge Curriculum)   

  • Leading school scout and sports team

  • Facilitating ICT lessons for Grade 3 to Grade 5

Work​
experience​
 
Education
M. Ed. in Advanced Teaching Degree
UoPeople, USA
January 2019 - June 2020 
 
M.A. in Information Science and Library Management
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

June 2008 - June 2010

 

B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy
National University, Bangladesh 

June 2003 - June 2006

Certification
  • Research Data Management and Sharing (University of North Carolina & University of Edinburgh) 2019

  • Google Certified Educator (Level 1) 2017

  • Copyright for Educators & Librarians (Duke+Emroy+University of North Carolina) 2017

  • Information & Digital Literacy for University Success (University of Sydney) 2017

  • Understanding Research Methods (University of London) 2016

  • Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools (University of Huston Systems) 2015

  • Applying to U.S. Universities (University of Pennsylvania) 2015

  • Shaping the Way We Teach English, 2: Paths to Success in ELT (US Dept. of Education) 2014

  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages-TESOL (LinguaEdge USA) 2013

  • Copyright Law and Policy (Harvard Law School, Harvard University)  2013

  • E-learning Management (University of the Philippines Open University) 2012

  • Digital and Online Librarianship (North South University Bangladesh - NSU) 2010

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2025 by Zakir Hossain
 

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