LIBRARY/MEDIA SPECIALIST, LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE

North Reading Middle School ( learn more )

North Reading Public Schools

North Reading , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2847251
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 8, 2017
  • Starting Date: October 25, 2017

Job Description

Build school and teacher capacity in order to enhance students' twenty-first century skills including information literacy, digital-age literacy, inventive thinking, high productivity, and effective communication. Foster a collaborative culture that promotes quality relationships, learning, creativity, innovation, and risk taking that improves student and adult learning. Promote the love of reading and exhibit a strong knowledge of literature appropriate to the middle school level. Maintain a supportive and engaging environment in the physical and virtual library. Collaborate with and assist teachers and students to search out their informational needs, critically evaluate materials, and use technology to synthesize their findings into new knowledge. Collaborate with teachers to provide resources and activities for course, unit and lesson integration. Collaborate with digital learning specialists and other appropriate personnel to deliver assistance to teachers in integrating technology into their classrooms. Teach information literacy skills. Organize and manage the Middle School collection of print and electronic resources to promote teacher and student learning and assist the 9-12 Library/Media specialist in the development of the shared library collections. Identify, plan and implement professional opportunities that address district-learning goals. Model continuous learning, keep current, and model effective strategies and practices. Actively participate in professional learning. Collaborate and communicate with building and district groups that relate to student learning. Assist with the development of a District Technology Plan. Participate as a member of the District Technology Team. Participate annually in the development of the summer reading program. Perform administrative duties associated with the maintenance of the library collection and management. Maintain the inventory of all the Middle School audio-visual equipment. The start date for this position is October 25, 2017. The end date for this position is the last day of school for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    North Reading Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Master's Degree and Massachusetts DESE Certification in Library/Media, Grades K-12. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

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    • 1. In a well-developed essay, please describe your vision for an education that incorporates 21st century teaching and learning skills. Cite current research that supports your vision as articulated in your essay.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Cathy O'Connell , Principal
    • North Reading Middle School
    • 189 Park Street
    • North Reading, Massachusetts 01864

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