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Lower School Librarian, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Brimmer and May School seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative librarian for the Lower School (grades PK-5) to support the school in its mission of developing "informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders for the global community." This librarian will fulfill a variety of roles to ensure that students are effectively accessing and using information and technology, and serve as director of the Design Lab in the library. The position to reports to the Director of Libraries and the Lower School Head.

 

Research Instruction Expert

  • Foster collaboration with teachers to instruct students in all matters related to research and inquiry, citation, information gathering, evaluation, and synthesis.
  • Integrate the Brimmer and May Research Scope and Sequence into instruction. Resource and Literature Guide
  • Have a passion for and current knowledge of children's literature and be able to inspire that in others.
  • Demonstrated experience building and navigating a library collection consisting of up to date digital and print resources.
  • Enthusiasm for the curation and teaching of digital resources.
  • Have a thorough understanding of library management. Technical and Pedagogical expertise:
  • Lead, model, and coach the use of effectively integrated technology skills in a 1:1 iPad environment.
  • Internal consultant for curriculum planning and instruction as pertains to information literacy and technology, provide back up technical support to teachers when possible.
  • Comfort with and enthusiasm for the maker movement and vision to incorporate it into the curriculum, serve as 3D printer support person.

Team Player:

  • Strong ability to communicate and work collaboratively with faculty, students, parent volunteers, administrators, library director, technology department, and other leaders of the Design Lab.
  • Keen problem solving skills and creativity, willingness to try new things.
  • Ability to coordinate the Design Lab space and materials, collaborate with teachers who use it, and facilitate communication for the space. 


 

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Library Science or equivalent.
  • Prior experience facilitating makerspace activities and/or professional development focused on the maker movement preferred.


Please send resume and cover letter to Megan Dolan, Director of Libraries, at MDolan@brimmer.org.

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Primary and Kinder Librarian, Humanitree, Mexico City, Mexico

Due to continued expansion Humanitree is seeking to employ an  innovative, creative and experienced Primary and Kinder Librarian to start in August 2019.

About the School:

Humanitree is a prestigious new paradigm in education, located in the heart of Mexico City, which gives students a unique preparation for life. We offer child-centred learning, which is enquiry based and supported by cutting edge ICT. At Humanitree we believe in creating an inspiring, engaging and fun educational environment. Small class sizes of 16 children allow for an individual and personalized education for each child.

 

All applying librarians should:

  • Be fully qualified/experienced librarians.
  • Have at least 2 years of full time school library experience.
  • Have a genuine love of young children's reading.
  • Be innovative.
  • Be a positive role model for students and faculty.
  • Be lifelong learners.
  • Use instructional technology.
  • Have knowledge and experience of library management.
  • Knowledge of phonics and literacy at kinder and primary level.
  • Have a collegial and collaborative approach to learning.
  • Take an active role in their own professional development.

 

Humanitree offers:

  • The opportunity to work in an innovative, creative and child centred learning environment.
  • Small class sizes that allow teachers to engage on a deeper level with children and the curriculum.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Flight allowance
  • Private medical and life insurance
  • Housing allowance
  • Continuous professional development.
  • Good work/life balance.

 

Application process:

To complete the online application form, please visit the application portal and click the "Apply Now" button.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, 31st January 2019. 

Initial, first stage Skype interviews will take place on a rolling basis for short-listed candidates and early applications are encouraged. Final stage face-to-face interviews will take place in London between Monday 4th - Friday 8th February. Final stage Skype interviews will be arranged for non-UK based applicants.

 

Safeguarding:

Humanitree is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check or local equivalent prior to taking up any offer of employment.

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Librarian, Bancroft School, Worcester, MA

Families throughout Central Mass. and MetroWest choose Bancroft School for its robust college-preparatory academics and supportive community. The Bancroft experience fosters good people who emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. Bancroft students develop deep connections in the community, and form lasting relationships with faculty, coaches, and peers. Each child's individual learning style and interests guide their explorations into core academics, arts, sports, and co-curriculars. Founded in 1900, Bancroft is Greater Worcester's leading independent PreK-12 day school. 

Bancroft School seeks an energetic, flexible, innovative Librarian to lead a service-oriented, student-centered library program that is fully integrated into the academic life of the Middle and Upper School. This position oversees all activities, manages the overall library budget, and is responsible for the administration of digital resources related to the library. In addition to administrative and instructional responsibilities, supervises an advisory group of upper school students and a middle school book club.

This is a full-time, academic year position beginning January 2019. 

 

Requirements: Masters in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited program.

 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three current references to Nichole Aubin, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, naubin@bancroftschool.org

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Library Paraprofessional, Oyster River High School, Durham, NH

Oyster River High School has an immediate opening for a Library Paraprofessional. This person will oversee the daily operations of the library, including, but not limited to; circulation, cataloging and shelving of materials, supervision of student behavior, assisting with searches, and maintaining a welcoming and productive environment. Candidates must have the necessary interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively and collaboratively with students and staff. They must also have a willingness to learn new technologies and to assist others in using them effectively.

Benefits will be offered with this full-time position. 

The deadline for submission of materials is Friday, December 21, 2018.

 To apply for this position please go to www.Applitrack.com/orcsd/onlineappusing the "external" candidate option.

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Library Assistant, Boston Arts Academy, Boston, MA

Seeking a library assistant to work 10 hours per week to assist in the Boston Arts Academy High School Library. Hours available are from 11:30am - 4:30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

 

Tasks include shelving, processing new books, assisting students with homework, computers, printing, facilitating circulation, and other technology maintenance and troublshooting. Other duties as assigned. Great for individuals seeking experience in school library setting and who aren't shy about interacting directly with students. We are a small library, and everyone does a bit of everything, so it's an exciting opportunity to get experience in all parts of how a library works.

 

Areas of special interest include but not limited to:

-      Teen Services

-      Teen Arts Education

-      Dance

-      Music

-      Visual Arts 

-      Theater

-      Fashion Technology

-      Youth and Technology

 

Pay: $16/hr

 

Qualifications:

*Current student in a masters program for Library and Information Science. Ideally, you have taken coursework relating to serving teen populations.

*Experience in customer service roles and/or working with teen populations in any capacity

*Knowledge of Young Adult literature and trends

 

About our school:

Boston Arts Academy is the academic-blind arts high school for the city of Boston, serving grades 9-12. We are located in Dorchester, just across from the Fields Corner T stop on the Red Line. Please learn more about our school by visiting bostonartsacademy.org, and learn more about the library by visiting bostonartsacademylibrary.blogspot.com.

 

Email cover letter and resume, as well as any questions to Rose Marz, Library Director at rmarz@bostonartsacademy.orgbefore 12/28/18 to be considered for the position.

 

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Teacher Librarian Positions, Blake School, MN

 The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school in Minnesota. We have two openings for Teacher Librarians for the 2019-2020 school year.    

We are looking for a creative and engaged Middle School Teacher Librarian for our school in Hopkins, MN and a Lower School (Elementary) Teacher Librarian for our school in Wayzeta, MN to provide full-time leadership and expertise in our library media program for the 2019-20 school year.

 The ideal candidates will have experience empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, ethical users of information, and skilled researchers across both print and digital resources. The successful candidates will have an extensive knowledge of diverse voices in young adult literature, a demonstrated ability to promote literacy among students, experience partnering with middle school teachers, and the managerial acumen to administer library operations including collection management, programming, and volunteer opportunities. Each teacher librarian will collaborate closely with faculty to develop student-centered approaches to teaching research skills, and connect reading, writing, and inquiry to model and promote intercultural and global competency skills by using digital communication and collaboration tools to interact locally and globally. Part of this work will include growing the digital citizenship curriculum. 

 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in a related field such as secondary education. A valid teaching certificate or license such as School Library Media Specialist, or a master's degree in library science is preferred.  Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences.

 

Click here for the link to the job posting for our middle school position working with students in grades 6 - 8.

Click here for the link to the job posting for our Lower School (Elementary) position working with students in grades pre-kindergarten to grade 5.

 

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Library Assistant, Fenway High School Library, Boston, MA

This is a bustling library in a recently renovated high school in Mission Hill, serving a diverse population of students and staff. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working with teens in an urban school environment - you do not have to be in the SLTP program.

 

Role: The Library Assistant manages the busy school library during the after school period, which means everything from helping with homework, to managing the volume of the room, to troubleshooting computer issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Staffing the library when the teacher-librarian is not present

  • Assisting students/staff with readers advisory and finding materials

  • Assisting students with database/technology questions

  • Managing the circulation of books and other materials

  • Shelving books

  • Keeping the library clean and orderly

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Desire to work with teens

  • Passion for reading/talking about books

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Experience working in an urban environment is preferred but not necessary

 

Pay: $14 per hour

 

Hours: 5 hours per week, consisting of two afternoon shifts of 2 hours and 3 hours each. Additional hours may be available to cover for librarian absences.

 

Start Date: January 7, 2019

 

Please email your resume and letter of interest by September 2 to:

Bonnie McBride

Librarian

Fenway High School

bmcbride@fenwayhs.org

 

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Long-term Substitute, Danville School, Danville, VT

This is a long-term substitute posting for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year. 

Danville School seeks an individual committed to empowering our students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. The successful candidate for this position will have skill, experience and enthusiasm in both the library and classroom environments. 

Specific duties will include: 
  • Maintaining a strong, successful library program for grades PK-12, including teaching scheduled elementary classes focusing on creating a love for reading, research skills, and technology integration.
  • Collaborating with middle and high school faculty and students on readers' advisory, research and continued implementation of our 1:1 technology program. 

Current Vermont Library/Media Specialist endorsement or the ability to obtain it is required. 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist

 

Job Requirements:

  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

For full description, click here: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3027164

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Librarian, Na'atik Language and Culture Institute, Q.R., Mexico

LIBRARIAN NEEDED IN THE ZONA MAYA OF MEXICO

Na'atik Language and Culture Institute is a non-profit dedicated to high-level cross-cultural language education. Located off the beaten path in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Na'atik makes its home in the heart of the "Zona Maya," approximately an hour southwest of Tulum and two hours north of Belize.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative librarian to develop and promote free library programming for our English language students. In addition to this extra-curricular programming, the librarian will plan and conduct lessons and activities in direct collaboration with English teaching staff.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who wants to build a library, make a positive social impact, and join a team of educators dedicated to advancing education in the developing world.

Please check out our Facebook page and website to learn more about Na'atik. We also recommend looking at our blogs to learn more about life in our town.

Duties Include:

  • Create enjoyable activities in the library for English language students
  • Welcome and orient students to the library, its programs, and its resources
  • Collaborate with the English teachers to integrate library activities into the English language curriculum
  • Promote library programs for students and parents
  • Manage volunteers from the local community and our study abroad program
  • Work with the English teachers and study abroad students to create intercultural activities amongst students
  • Organize, register and maintain the library books and other supplies
  • Maintain the Amazon Wish list
  • Work with the Communications and Fundraising Manager on acquiring new materials and researching library grant opportunities
  • Assist students with selecting and checking out books
  • Work with the Administrative Manager regarding overdue books
  • Organize and assist with special events and field trips
  • Substitute teach English classes, when necessary

Required Skills:

  • Native English speaker
  • Experience working in libraries
  • Degree from an accredited university
  • One year teaching experience
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong collaboration and social skills
  • Commitment to the institute's mission of affordable education
  • Proactive and willing to learn
  • Ability to work independently
  • Adventurous and independent spirit
  • Basic Spanish

 Desired Skills:

  • Library science degree
  • Experience in the developing world
  • Experience creating and managing library programs

Compensation

  • Local salary
  • Housing
  • Use of bike
  • Paid vacation
  • Five hours of free Spanish class

Start date

January 7, 2019

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in coming to the Yucatan and Na'atik to teach as well your personal expectations via email to Catherine Gray, Director, at cgray@naatikmexico.org. Select applicants will be contacted by email.

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Extended Term Substitute, Library Media Specialist, Baldwin Elementary School, Cambridge, MA

Overview:

The ICTS school based team, comprised of a Library Media Specialist, Instructional Technology Specialist, and Technology Support Technician work as a team to provide support at the building level.

Under the supervision of the principal, and the Assistant Director of Library Media Services, the Library Media Specialist will work:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users and producers of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

 

Duties:

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • Collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • Collaborates with the Instructional Technology Specialist to deliver curriculum addressing the ICTS standards
  • Provides resources and programs that promote independent reading and writing in a variety of genres
  • Maintains an organized and welcoming facility that helps students become independent users of the library.
  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the instructional strategies of the school community

 

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or higher required. State certification as a School Library Media Specialist preferred, but not required. Teacher preparation program/educational degree preferred. At least three years of teaching experience or equivalent in the field of school library science preferred. Experience in an urban setting is highly desirable. Strong background in children's and young adult literature. Familiarity with automated library system and proficient in both PC and Apple platforms.

This position will be available February 2019 through no later than May 31, 2019.

Apply here.

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Middle School & High School Librarian, Southern Teachers Agency, Nashville, TN

This private, college-preparatory school near Nashville needs a middle and high school librarian beginning August 2019. Ideally, the new librarian will also contribute to school life by helping with co-curricular programs.

Candidates must hold at least a bachelor's degree with excellent records in studies related to library science. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

If interested, complete the online application.

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