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Librarian for Grades VI-VIII (3-Month Maternity Coverage), The Park School, Brookline, MA

The Park School is a Pre-K to Grade VIII independent school in Brookline, MA dedicated to excellence in education. The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence, combining both high standards of scholarship, and the encouragement of each child to develop to his or her greatest potential. Our school community fosters a nurturing environment in which children develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages each student to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth, and to become contributing members of the community.



At the Park

School, faculty engage respectfully with families and demonstrate sensitivity to cultures, values, configurations, and beliefs. The Park School Library holds a central and valued place within the school as a busy site for interdisciplinary learning and the exploration of ideas. The librarians are committed to developing a collection of diverse materials; creating a welcoming, inspiring community space; and continually seeking and sharing new knowledge in the education and information fields. The Upper Division Librarian reports to the Head Librarian. The ideal candidate will bring a history of collaborative, self-directed work, strong teaching skills, a sense of mission about the future of libraries, and experience with academic technology integration.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Relevant work experience with school-aged children
  • Demonstrated understanding of libraries
  • Demonstrated understanding of current best practices in research skills
  • Demonstrated experience in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in a culturally diverse community


Application Information

  • Please visit The Park School Employment page to complete an application and upload your resume, cover letter, a 1-page educational philosophy statement, and names of three references (optional).
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Park School welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their teaching and learning.
  • The Park School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.

 

 

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