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School Librarian (SY19-20), English High School, Boston, MA

English High School is looking for a school librarian to support our work to re-envision library services for our students. The EHS Librarian will also design and teach two sections of a Research & Media Literacy course each semester to students across grade levels to prepare them for research tasks in all content areas and to help build their ability to effectively navigate and source content for reliability.

Boston Public Schools seeks an exceptional SCHOOL LIBRARIAN who is highly qualified and knowledgeable to join our community of teachers, learners and leaders. This is an exciting opportunity for librarians who desire to serve where their efforts matter. In BPS, teachers and leaders are committed to the vision of high expectations, equal access to high levels of instruction, academic proficiency for all students, and closing the achievement gap among subgroups within the schools. BPS is a great place for those who seek to work in an environment that supports their creativity and innovation, and respects their skills and abilities.

Reports to:  Principal/Headmaster

Responsibilities:

  • Creates a caring and safe environment where students are consistently engaged in meaningful learning activities.
  • Works effectively with colleagues as a team member in planning and implementing appropriate and meaningful learning activities.
  • Communicates effectively with parents and colleagues both orally and in writing.
  • Provides leadership on committees, organizations and/or projects beyond the classroom.
  • Believes and works to implement the educational philosophy that all children can achieve high standards.

Qualifications--Required:

  •     Education:  Hold a Bachelor's degree.
  •     Hold a valid Massachusetts School Librarian/Library License (All Levels).
  •     Meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and  Highly Qualified.
  •     Ability to meet the Standards of Effective Teaching established by the Boston Public Schools as outlined above.
  •     Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.


Qualifications--Preferred:

BPS values linguistic diversity and believes that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. BPS is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of BPS' official languages:Spanish, Creole (Cape Verdean), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali.


Please refer to https://bostonpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=14606 for the full job description.

Please refer to www.bostonpublicschools.org/ohc (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation.  Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

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