Williamsburg Northside Schools is seeking an experienced Library & Media Specialist immediately for the 2017-2018 school year. This Lower School position is part time- 4 days per week. Williamsburg Northside is a Reggio Emilia-inspired educational community serving children from 3 months- Grade 5. New staff members join a team of dedicated educators and passionate children and families. In the Lower School, the Library & Media Specialist holds classes for children in Prekindergarten- Grade 5 either in the library or in homeroom spaces as appropriate. This role also supports our work in educational technology, supporting homeroom studies in technology projects and guides students in their citizenship in a digital world. This specialist teacher may also be called upon for their expertise in children’s literature for the Preschool and Infant & Toddler divisions.
All children are strong, capable individuals. Guided by this understanding, we at Williamsburg Northside welcome families into beautiful and flexible environments where children engage in independent and collaborative investigations. Our teaching community builds a unique curriculum from the children’s interests, their experiences with one another and the world in which they live. We honor authentic expression and diversity as we cultivate compassionate citizens who find joy in learning.