Position: Full Time: begins August 2017, (2017-18 School Year)
The Librarian is directly accountable to the Assistant Head of School and Head of School. S/he works with the Assistant Head, students, faculty, staff, and parents to ensure that the spirit and life of the School reflects the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. The fundamental trait of a Sacred Heart educator is a loving and generous spirit.
The Librarian must hold these qualifications:
Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science
Texas teaching and library certificates
Two years of classroom teaching experience in public or private school
Management and operational experience in directing a school library
Demonstrate a knowledge of library science as it relates to PK-8 curriculum
Knowledge of technological skills and applications associated with library science
Management of a library & media center budget
Excellent Communication Skills
History of collaboration with teachers and administration
Innovative, creative and flexible management style
Understanding of the developmental needs of Boys
The Librarian will be responsible for:
Advancing the mission of Sacred Heart education through the Goals & Criteria
Coordinating with administration the scheduling and operation of the library as it relates to volunteer program, story time, checkout & return policies, and keeping the collection current.
Implementing with the school’s technology director and network specialist the innovative use of technology to enhance student learning.
Coordination of AR program with teachers and students
Management or Regis Title II funds through Spring Branch ISD, promotion of professional development for teachers through this program and researching courses to support teacher development under this program. In addition will enroll and coordinate travel for faculty/staff when pursing other PD that is covered by the Regis school
Instructing students in study skills, research, early-childhood & lower school STEM curriculum, and library skills from the TX Education Agency
Informing faculty, staff, and parents around book fairs, author visits, and accelerated reading programs
Integration of technology and research tools into an all-boys library program