MEDIA SPECIALIST (LIBRARY LICENSURE)

Sherwood Middle School

Shrewsbury Public Schools

Shrewsbury , Massachusetts

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Posted: February 7, 2018 Closed: March 7, 2018

Employment Opportunity: Sherwood Middle School
POSITION: Media Specialist
2018-2019 School Year

Shrewsbury Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a Middle School Media Specialist, for the 2018-2019 school year. The Media Specialist will ensure that fifth and sixth grade students are effective users of ideas and information, and empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, and ethical users of information. The Media Specialist will work to instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information, and will align the School Library Program with the mission, goals and objectives of the school and school district. This position will report to the Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services and the Principal of Sherwood Middle School

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
" Teaching, designing and assessing learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, critical thinking, and student self-assessment
" Collaborating with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
" Promoting a love of reading and lifelong learning
" Serving on decision making teams, school improvement activities, presents at meetings
" Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the media center is an essential part of the learning community
" Cooperating and networking with other libraries, agencies, and media centers
" Evaluating, promoting and using existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning

Qualifications include:
" Preliminary, Initial or Professional Licensure in Library, All Levels from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
" Understands the needs and behaviors of fifth and sixth grade students
" Demonstrates the values of Shrewsbury Public Schools

Application Process:
Individuals applying for this position need to submit the following: letter of application; current resume; three current letters of reference, original transcripts, copy of license
Please apply via www.schoolspring.com (preferred) or via a hard copy packet mailed to the attention of:
Barbara A. Malone
Director of Human Resources
Shrewsbury Public Schools
100 Maple Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Application packets may also be dropped off at the school department office at 100 Maple Avenue (Shrewsbury Town Hall) between the hours of 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday.

The Shrewsbury Public Schools is an affirmative action employer, ensuring that its programs and facilities are accessible to the public. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, religion, race, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status or class protected by state or federal law.

  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Shrewsbury 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.

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    Apply for this job online at http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2890053