The Berkeley Preparatory School, an outstanding independent coeducational day school in Tampa, Florida, places an emphasis on academic excellence with a spirit of social responsibility. Students of all ages exchange ideas and explore ethics as they define their attitudes and values. Berkeley educates the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development so that they may attain their highest potential. Berkeley has built a national reputation for academic rigor at the country’s most prestigious universities. The school’s active Episcopal affiliation focuses on inclusivity, support, respect and the shared values reflected in Berkeley’s vision statement, Berkeley puts people in the world who make a positive difference.
Berkeley Preparatory School is seeking a full-time Library Media Specialist for grades PK-5 for the 2018-2019 school year. The Library Media Specialist will work collaboratively with a full-time instructional assistant to plan the instructional program and teach lessons to whole and small groups that support the overall academic program.
Other responsibilities include:
Manage and develop the library collection, databases and other resources
Manage the Lower Division library budget
Maintain a working knowledge of classic and current children’s literature
Collaborate with faculty to support the school’s curriculum and instruction of research skills and digital citizenship
Serve as a resource for faculty and staff, sharing relevant educational publications
Supervision duties, as assigned
Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience and a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree iin Library Science. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.
Located on a gorgeous 80-acre campus, Berkeley serves 1,300 students in Grades PK-12. The school continues to experience strong interest and full enrollment, and is marked with a very strong positive school culture. Berkeley’s faculty, staff and student body reflects the diversity of its surrounding communities.
Founded in 1960, Berkeley Preparatory School is a co-educational, Episcopal affiliated, independent, college preparatory school with a current enrollment of 1,340 students in grades Pre-K through 12.
At Berkeley, we seek to educate the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development so they may attain their highest potential. We are also committed... to providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment that encourages values and recognizes each student as a unique individual.
Berkeley is located on a beautiful and well-equipped 86-acre campus, consisting of 29 state-of-the-art buildings. Our proud mascot is the Buccaneer. Graduates are well-rounded individuals who have learned the core values of discipline, diligence and integrity and excelled in the academic, co-curricular and character realms.