Ridgefield Academy has an excellent opportunity for a part-time Library Coordinator starting August 21, 2019. The scheduled days and hours for this academic year position are Monday – Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The successful candidate will partner with the Head of Preschool & Lower School, the morning Library Coordinator and faculty in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library. The Library Coordinator is also responsible for providing library class instruction to faculty and students and overseeing the selection, organization, utilization and maintenance of library resources.
The selected candidate will be expected to:
Reinforce strategy-based reading instruction to help students make meaning from text and support students’ interaction with a variety of genre as reflected in school’s reading and writing curriculum.
Promote student and staff reading for information and pleasure
Coordinate and support school reading incentive programs
Work on special projects as assigned
Participate in professional development programs including in-service courses and meetings as required
Interact daily with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other staff
Have an understanding of the principles of student growth, development and learning
Manage the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior and a safe and healthy environment;
Work productively with colleagues, parents and community members
Please send resumes, including cover letter and salary requirements to Carol Forth, Human Resources Director, 223 West Mountain Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877, firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Library Science is preferred.
Experience in school library work is desired
Knowledge of current literature and professional trends in youth literature in required
About Ridgefield Academy
Ridgefield Academy is an independent day school in Ridgefield, CT with students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our Landmark Preschools have programs for children ages one - five at our Ridgefield, Redding and Westport, CT locations and Bedford, NY.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.ridgefieldacademy.org or landmarkpreschool.org