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K-12 Teacher-Librarian, Peak to Peak, Lafayette, CO

All employees and volunteers at Peak to Peak work together to fulfill the Peak to Peak mission statement. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountabilities for this position; however, Peak to Peak expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and very successful outcomes for our students. Values we hold high are: trustworthiness, honesty, diligence, open communication, fairness, and politeness, and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students.

The K-12 Teacher-Librarian partners with the instructional staff in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library, providing specialized instruction to students, and overseeing the selection, organization, utilization and maintenance of the library resources. Committed to the process of collaboration, the K-12 Teacher-Librarian works closely with other K-12 Library Media Center staff, the Principals of the elementary and secondary programs, the faculty, parents and students to achieve academic and personal success for students. The K-12 Teacher-Librarian reports to the Elementary Principal and is a key member of the library staff.  


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required
  • Master's degree in Library Science and/or teaching experience is strongly preferred
  • Desire to work collaboratively in an academically rigorous, K-12 setting
  • Demonstrated experience building and managing library collections or working with automated library systems
  • Experience with college prep settings, academic research, and/or Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) programs
  • Proficient with variety of computer programs such as Google Apps or Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
  • Expert-level written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and skills in the following areas:  relationship and community building, communication, conflict resolution, creativity, problem solving, decision making and time management
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Strong self-starter; able to work with limited direction
  • Ability to apply superb judgment
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Character Education
  • Entrepreneurial outlook and charter school commitment

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