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School Librarian, Chelsea High School, Chelsea, MA

Qualifications:

A highly qualified candidate will be state certified as a school librarian, have completed a teacher preparation program/ educational degree, and hold a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a master's level program in library and information studies.

Reports to: School library supervisor/department head [in a large building] and building principal

Supervises: Paraprofessional(s) who comprise the school library staff, and, if applicable, volunteers, student assistants

Job Goals:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

Terms of Employment: Teacher work year plus extended-year days

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with district policies.

Roles and Responsibilities

Teacher:

  • collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • provides and plans professional development
  • promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

Leader:

  • serves on decision making teams, school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • benchmarks the SLP to school, state, and national standards
  • stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • collects and analyzes data to improve instruction; demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staff

School Librarian:

  • fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property

If interested in the position, please email resume to Principal Johari at joharip@chelseaschools.com.

Adapted from the AASL L4L Job Description. Approved by the MSLA Executive Board 4/2011

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Library Educational Technician III, Greely High School, Cumberland, ME

Maine School Administrative District #51

Cumberland/North Yarmouth

Greely High School

Library Educational Technician III

  • Ed Tech III state authorization
  • Working knowledge of libraries
  • Ability to work with educational technologies

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, authorization, transcripts and three(3) letters of reference prior to 3:00 PM, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to:

Jeffrey Porter
M.S.A.D. #51 Superintendent of Schools
P. O. Box 6A, 357 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME 04021
TTarling@msad51.org

MSAD #51 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

http://www.msad51.org/home/employment-opportunities/employment-posts/libraryedtechiii

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Librarian, Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Malden, MA

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School is a K - 12 Charter School located just north of Boston, MA.  Established in 1998, we are the only public school in Metro Boston authorized to offer the distinguished International Baccalaureate Diploma.  In keeping with the founder's expectations for a challenging academic climate, students take 6 year-long academic courses within the framework of a 200 day school year.

Librarian needed to work out of our high school library but also oversee K - 8 Library, located at a different campus approximately 2 miles from the high school.  Qualified candidates will also oversee resources and library staff.  Ideal candidate will have 3 - 5 years of experience and will work on upkeep of school's library and media center.  Organizing/cataloging of books, assisting/teaching students about proper library protocol are also some of the responsibilities.  Also work with teachers to support International Baccalaureate curriculum (High School), along with all other school curriculum needs (all grade levels).

Qualifications include a degree in Library Science or equivalent experience.  Also, certification in Library Science or certifiable within a year of employment is preferred.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@mvrcs.org.

Please visit our website at www.mvrcs.com.

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Library Paraprofessional (.8), Governor Winslow Elementary School, Marshfield, MA

28 Hours Per Week

Starting Date: January 26, 2015

Salary: Educational Support Personnel Salary Schedule

Organizational Relationship or Line of Authority: Directly responsible to Building Principal

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors preferred
  • Knowledge of a working library; library curriculum; knowledge of media services; knowledge of computers, networking and program applications ability
  • Experience with elementary school students
  • Excellent organization skills; creativity

Apply at: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1168152

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Full-Time Substitute Librarian - Mid-March to Mid-June, Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA

Seeking full-time substitute for Pre-K to Grade 9 independent school Librarian. Candidates should have a background in library sciences and experience in a school library. The complete job description can be downloaded here.

Send cover letter, current resume, and names of three references to: emaccurrach@shoreschool.org or 

Elizabeth MacCurrach, Head of Lower School
Shore Country Day School
545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

E.O.E.

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High School Library Teacher, Needham High School, Needham, MA

Long Term Substitute (January-June)

Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • Collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • Provides and plans professional development
  • Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • Teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

Leader:

  • Participates in school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • Benchmarks the School Library Program (SLP) to school, state, and national standards
  • Stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • Advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • Collects and analyzes data to improve instruction, demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • Administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staf

School Librarian:

  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the School Library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • Cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • Evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property

Reports to the Director of Technology and Innovation and High School Principal

Qualifications:

  • MLS, Library and Information Science
  • Classroom teaching preferred
  • Technology applications and ability to use web tools
  • DESE license as a library teacher

Selection Procedure:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Application Procedure:

Please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp

Application Deadline: 11/21/2014

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices. The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Empowering Multicultural Initiatives (EMI) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

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Discovery Services Librarian, Edsel Ford Memorial Library, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT

Department: Edsel Ford Memorial Library
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Archivist
Status: Full time academic year, hours include late afternoon, evening shifts, and weekends
Travel: None

Position Summary:

The Discover Services Librarian works directly under the supervision of the Archivist and is principally responsible for accession and description of archives holdings. Staffs the circulation desk and assists library users in the circulation area. Serves as a liaison in assigned subject areas. Assists the Assistant Director with cataloging of the library's acquisitions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accessions, arranges, and prepares inventories and descriptions for Hotchkiss Archives holdings.
  • Participates in creating records for Hotchkiss Archives digital projects.
  • Participates in preparation for events such as reunions.
  • Classifies and catalogs items annually acquired by the library, with a focus on enhancing access to the library's resources.
  • Coordinates input of individual bibliographic records to the library's OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog).
  • Liaise with academic departments as assigned; develop collection and instructional programs in these areas.
  • Staffs circulation area as assigned, to assist library users with questions and requests.
  • Works with patrons to develop their independent research skills.
  • Contributes to the re-shelving of library materials, and performs the shelf-reading of designated sections as part of overall maintenance of the library collection.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Archivist
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. MLS or MLIS preferred.
  • Familiarity with office productivity software; prefer experience using database software.
  • Demonstrated experience to organize work and perform assigned tasks independently without constant supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently.
  • Must possess the ability to proofread online data.
  • Strongly prefer candidates with previous experience working in a library setting.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Physical Conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • Repetitive motion (use of computer keyboard).
  • Occasional bending, stooping and reaching.
  • Periodically carrying boxes (up to 50lbs).
  • Regularly pushes/navigates fully laden book trucks.
  • Regularly stands for long periods.
  • Close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and comfort using a computer monitor for long periods of time.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Hours include late afternoon, evening shifts, and weekends

To Apply:

Please send an application, cover letter, and résumé to:

Human Resources Department
The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039-2141
email: hr@hotchkiss.org

Additional Information:

The essential functions and basic skills have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The Hotchkiss School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.

The Hotchkiss School is a tobacco-free environment.

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Assistant Director, Library Media Services K-12, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

Wage/Salary: $99,945 - $114,104*

Job Description:

The Cambridge Public Schools is a diverse, well-resourced urban public school district committed to the twin values of academic excellence and social justice.

The Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12 is a member of the district's Information, Communications, and Technology Services (ICTS) leadership team, and the district's Instructional Council, and reports to both the Chief Information Officer and the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. The Assistant Director serves as liaison between the ICTS department and school-level stakeholders and works collaboratively with teachers, school administrators and curriculum leaders to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the educational technology and library/media programs and resources that support student learning and achievement. Responsibilities include hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff, conducting professional development on the uses of various forms and classes of information, assisting school-based library media and educational technology teams on the development of instructional unit plans that address different student learning needs and that integrate varied technology and information resources, work with Principals and school-based staff to monitor and implement the technology Acceptable Use Policy and Exploratory Skills and Processes (ESP) including copyright laws, proper use of technology, the Internet, and Web 2.0 resources, maintain and coordinates inventory, and participate in budgeting planning and implementation.

Application Instructions: Apply online at the Cambridge Public Schools website, www.cpsd.us. Applications are requested by October 30, 2014. This position is available January 1, 2015.

Online Application Addresswww.astihosted.com/cambridge/jam

Contact Information:

Barbara Allen
159 Thorndike Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
ballen@cpsd.us
617-349-6438 (phone)
617-349-6439 (fax)

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Elementary School Librarian, Pine Glen Elementary School, Burlington, MA

Elementary School Librarian for the Pine Glen School for the 2014/2015 school year

Description:

Infuse multimedia resources in the school library media center and throughout the school curriculum

"Library media specialists empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users or information." - Sara Kelly Johns

Functions:

  • Organization, administration, and evaluation of the school library media center
  • Promotes library services, resources, and programs
  • Facilitates school library budgeting and supplies
  • Develops library media center policies and assists staff and students with legal and ethical issues relating to use of materials and the Internet
  • Performs all necessary tasks related to collection development for the library media center
  • Selects and maintains resources (both digital and print)
  • Coordinates relationship between school curriculum and library media center collection
  • Facilitates the alignment of the library media program with information literacy standards and other school programs
  • Understands necessary formats for bibliographic records and digital acquisitions
  • Develops and promotes a life-long love of reading for all learners.
  • Experienced with use of digital automation system for library collection and patron management
  • Outstanding knowledge of print and electronic resources as well their proper use and dissemination
  • Outstanding knowledge of current and emerging technologies
  • Outstanding knowledge of children's and young adult literature as well as genres relevant to the library collection
  • Outstanding knowledge of the needs of diverse learners and the diversity in reading levels for students
  • Work closely with school Instructional Technology Specialist and district Library Media and Technology Team
  • Assists with use of educational applications
  • Assists students with disabilities to access children's literature through accommodations
  • Assists with effective professional development in regards to technology integration
  • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of after school workshops for teachers, staff, and parents
  • Assists teachers and students with appropriate technology for research, information power, and hands-on learning
  • Designs and presents effective professional development workshops for classroom teachers on professional development days
  • Assists teachers with the preparation of resource rich lessons and interactive technology activities for students
  • Teaches lessons in the library media center or classrooms promoting effective digital citizenship and web activity
  • Provides support and guidance to all faculty in the areas of library media and technology
  • Works effectively with all members of the staff
  • Exhibits outstanding level of teacher support and collaborative spirit

Apply online at www.bpsk12.org.

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Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge, MA

The Cambridge Public Schools is a diverse, well-resourced urban public school district committed to the twin values of academic excellence and social justice.

The Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12 is a member of the district's Information, Communications, and Technology Services (ICTS) leadership team, and the district's Instructional Council, and reports to both the Chief Information Officer and the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. The Assistant Director serves as liaison between the ICTS department and school-level stakeholders and works collaboratively with teachers, school administrators and curriculum leaders to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the educational technology and library/media programs and resources that support student learning and achievement. Responsibilities include hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff, conducting professional development on the uses of various forms and classes of information, assisting school-based library media and educational technology teams on the development of instructional unit plans that address different student learning needs and that
integrate varied technology and information resources, work with Principals and school-based staff to monitor and implement the technology Acceptable Use Policy and Exploratory Skills and Processes (ESP) including copyright laws, proper use of technology, the Internet, and Web 2.0 resources, maintain and coordinates inventory, and participate in budgeting planning and implementation.

Minimum Qualifications: MLS degree, and five years related experience. Mass. DESE licensure: Library Media Specialist, and Supervisor/Director (Non-Core)

Salary:  $99,945 - $114,104

To Apply:  Apply online at the Cambridge Public Schools website, www.cpsd.us. Applications requested by October 30, 2014. This position is available January 1, 2015.

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Library Media Specialist, Regional School Unit #13, Rockland, ME

Regional School Unit #13 (Serving the towns of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, St. George, So. Thomaston, Thomaston)

Hiring full-time and part-time positions.

Maine DOE Certification 071 and Maine Criminal History Records Check required.

A teaching application is available on our website, www.rsu13.org, or by calling Human Resources at 207-596-2002.

Please submit application and required materials to:

RSU #13
Attn:  Human Resources
28 Lincoln Street
Rockland, ME 04841

or via email to employment@rsu13.org

EOE

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