Friends Academy seeks a passionate, positive, and innovative Library and Digital Media Specialist for the 2018-2019 academic school year.
Responsibilities and qualifications include but are not limited to: Design, implement, and instruct Lower School library classes in Grades EC-5 Co-manage the day-to-day operations of the library, including budget, program, collection development, circulation, volunteer training/coordination, and physical space Knowledgeable of national and state standards for information and technology literacy, including the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards. Actively promote reading, information literacy skills, and information resource use through activities including book clubs, reading programs, reading initiatives, and other special school events. Relentlessly sunny outlook on the world and opportunities for young people Desire to contribute to something larger than oneself and a belief in teamwork Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information and ideas. Enthusiasm for collaborating with classroom teachers and specialists to create an integrated academic program for our students Dedication to social-emotional learning and Responsive Classroom practices Commitment to ongoing professional growth Attend faculty meetings and positively contribute to discussion and dialogue Participate in Outside the Classroom trips and overnights Willingness to be involved in our external programs
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree Master’s degree in Library and Information Services Strong organizational skills Experience in library technology applications such as Destiny Commitment to teaching and learning in a vigorous progressive school community with a commitment to equity and inclusion.
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