Whitby School seeks a dynamic Maker/Librarian to develop, promote and teach a program for information literacy skills and literature appreciation and continue to foster a climate of innovation, collaboration and creativity in our Makerspace, which supports the Whitby School mission, objectives and the school curriculum.
Successful candidates will have a maker mindset have an in-depth knowledge of how to develop, organize and manage literary information resources that meet the educational, cultural and recreational needs of our students and the professional needs of our teachers. They will also put forth the energy and commitment to create a vibrant learning environment, and a demonstrated pattern of effective and professional communication with colleagues, students, administrators, and parents. Knowledge and experience of the Montessori method and International Baccalaureate Primary and Middle Years Program would be a distinct advantage. www.whitbyschool.org
Holds a college degree in library science or a related field
Has a minimum of three years in an elementary or middle school setting
Willingness to engage in IB training and professional development both inside and outside of the regular school calendar
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background check
A Whitby education is about allowing students to define success on their own terms by inspiring their love of learning, broadening their sense of responsibility, developing their critical thinking skills and empowering them to take action in a global community. These are the ideals that we value and they inform our teaching, learning and curriculum development each and every day.
Whitby is recogn...ized by three accrediting bodies - the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). We think this is pretty amazing. This ensures we remain focused on our mission and progressive in our continued commitment to provide an exceptional learning continuum for our students.
Whitby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information on Whitby School visit www.whitbyschool.org.