At Walden School, academic, cultural, and religious differences are acknowledged, respected, and celebrated. We give students the knowledge, skills, and values to succeed and accept responsibility in their lives. In partnership with families, Walden fosters academic and intellectual development, complemented by a focus for moral, physical and psychological growth. Development in these areas is necessary to play an effective role in today’s multicultural society.
Walden School is designed to accommodate the different rates of growth in students by providing small classes, a carefully planned and frequently reviewed college preparatory curriculum, and professional excellence in the faculty. Our unique and individualized educational experience is designed to nourish all aspects of a student’s educational and personal growth.
Lower School Director
Maintain a current and diverse library collection
Teach/ read stories to classes Kindergarten -5th grade
Create a nurturing, creative and supportive learning environment
Assist patrons finding, checking out books of interest
and using online databases
Collaborate with teachers, serve as a strong resource support for
teachers, students and Reading Specialist
Plan special library events, Book Fairs, author visits, book clubs
Train and supervise library volunteers
Masters degree in Education, Library Science or related field preferred
Experienced Librarian preferred
Proficient technology skills in support of innovative curricula, electronic devices and databases
Ability to work evenings/weekends as needed in the execution of school events
Proven organizational skills
Proven positive working relationships with students, families and colleagues
With "Librarian Position" in the subject line, please email a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references to:
Kelly Von Busch, Lower School Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in Walden School!
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include progressive health, dental and vision care plans with built-in rewards. Life insurance up to one year’s salary. Retirement match and tuition remission for dependents 75%. Free extended day care for dependents until 6pm. Paid paternity, maternity, and medical emergency leave. Daily free lunch and parking.
About Walden School
Walden School is an independent K-12 school offering an academically rigorous and student-centered college preparatory curriculum. Walden is a vibrant learning community that inspires students to think critically and creatively, encourages and supports risk-taking in the classroom, and emphasizes the importance of intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning. Our responsive, dedicated, and compassionate teachers create a classroom environment that leads students to discover and develop their passions and provides them with the tools required to be successful in today’s complex, global society.