The Churchill School and Center, is seeking an innovative Library Media Specialist for the 2019-2020 school year. The Library Media Specialist is an integral member of the Technology department and will be tasked with helping to reshape the school-wide library media curriculum. The Library Media Specialist is responsible for curating the school’s media resources, maintaining the library budget, organizing literacy activities for students, and developing a cohesive K-12 literacy curriculum.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Modelling and teaching the skills necessary to evaluate and utilize resources appropriately
Collaborating with faculty to develop instruction that promotes literacy skills
Fostering a safe, respectful, and inclusive learning environment
Curating, maintaining, and ensuring access to a diverse collection of resources that reflect and inspire students’ interests
Providing unique and engaging learning experiences for students
Building the library media curriculum and providing direct instruction to students that builds their literacy skills and supports the curriculum of other content areas
The ideal candidate is organized, thoughtful, and possesses the strong interpersonal skills necessary to assist students in developing their digital literacy and research skills and to collaborate with faculty in integrating research and technology skills into their instruction.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer.
A Masters of Library Science or equivalent and classroom experience are required. Experience with students with learning disabilities and library management software are preferred.
Internal Number: K-12
About Churchill School and Center
The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential. By building upon their strengths, we provide a rigorous program that teaches children perseverance, resilience, and the importance of self-awareness and self- advocacy. We prepare our children to become courageous, confident, productive, and caring people who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Tolerance, respect, and active engagement are hallmarks of our intentionally diverse community. The Churchill School and Center recognizes its responsibility to the wider educational community and is committed to remaining a leader in its field.