Montessori School of Denver, a private independent Montessori school, seeks a full time librarian for students Pre-K through Middle School. Our library encourages and promotes intellectual curiosity, a love of reading, and a passion for learning through access to materials and resources that celebrate the diversity of interests and backgrounds of our school community. We seek a librarian possessing a love of working with children ages 2-13 and a commitment to creating a fun and welcoming environment that supports the development of lifelong readers. The ideal candidate should have a passion for reading and sharing children’s literature with students and faculty. Candidates should display the ability to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical consumers of information. We seek a librarian who not only collaborates well with teachers to integrate information literacy and technology into the classroom with an in-depth knowledge of current technology trends and age-appropriate use of technological tools, but also cultivates social-emotional learning within the library curriculum and environment. Candidates should be proficient in collection development and maintenance of various media and hardware. Candidates should also have significant experience with planning and delivering lessons, story reading/telling, and cooperative planning with teachers to meet curricular needs. MLS or equivalent degree is required, and experience as a children's librarian is preferred.
Masters of Library Science (MLS)
Previous experience as children's librarian preferred.
Additional Salary Information: DOE
About Montessori School of Denver
MSD provides an exciting, dynamic, and forward-thinking Montessori educational program for all of its students. The school is accredited by both the American Montessori Society* and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools and is thus recognized by the National Association of Independent Schools for its academic excellence. Founded in 1964, MSD is the oldest Montessori school in the Denver metro area. In celebration of its 50th birthday, MSD completed a comprehensive multi-million dollar expansion plan to complement its existing facilities. A new Arts and Athletic Center, enhanced outdoor learning and play environments, a new Toddler Village, updated Middle School space, and a state-of-the-art Science and Innovation Tower provide an exceptional experiential educational environment for all of its students.
Currently, the School serves over 330 students, Toddler through Middle School, with an expected increase in enrollment to 350 students over the next several years.
*Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age grouping.