Henrico County Public Schools

Henrico , Virginia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890093
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Serves three interrelated roles within the school: teacher, instructional partner, and program administrator. The library information specialist models and inspires the intellectual curiosity essential for lifelong learning, promotes intellectual freedom, develops a balanced collection and designs innovative activities and lessons.
  • Utilizes a broad-based knowledge of the curriculum and Virginia Standards of Learning to integrate research skills with content through both small group and whole class instruction.
  • Takes a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly.
  • Promotes an appreciation of information literacy and recreational reading for lifelong learning and enjoyment.
  • Plans, teaches, and evaluates cooperatively with teachers to ensure the effective integration of information resources and technologies into student learning.
  • Delivers information through a variety of creative activities and instructional practices that involve multiple learning styles.
    Instructional Partner:
  • Plans collaboratively with colleagues to identify and develop resources and create lessons/activities that integrate information literacy skills with curricula appropriate for content and grade level.
  • Creates partnerships by attending grade level/department meetings, reviewing pacing charts, serving on the school's leadership team, and participating in other committees such as technology and curriculum committees.
  • Applies new technology to the library media program, including instructional design and the promotion of effective, responsible media use by faculty.
  • Provides technology leadership to staff by coordinating resources and available facilities and services to support the instructional program.
  • Program Administrator:
  • Creates and maintains an inviting, safe environment that fosters intellectual inquiry.
  • Develops and maintains an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources that supports the curriculum and reflects students' interests.
  • Uses available statistics to assess the library collection and program in order to make related financial and program development decisions.
  • Coordinates and manages available resources.
  • Keeps abreast of current library and information trends through professional organizations, literature, and networking with colleagues in other libraries.
  • Serves as an advocate for the library program and its services in the school and community.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Welcome TO Henrico County Public Schools!

    Henrico County Public Schools is the sixth-largest public school division in Virginia. The division serves more than 50,000 students in its 72 schools and program centers. Our nearly 7,000 full-time employees include 3,800 teachers. Students and parents speak more than 85 languages and represent more than 100 countries. Academic excellence, innovation, and opportunity are hallmarks of Henrico County Public Schools. The division led the Richmond region in schools earning the 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement. HCPS also leads central Virginia in teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the profession's highest mark of accomplishment.

    Henrico County, Virginia, is a diverse community of more than 320,000 which wraps west, north, and east of the independent city and state capital of Richmond. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean; 94 miles east of the scenic Skyline Drive and 106 miles south of Washington, D.C. The Richmond area is 75 miles north of the North Carolina border.

    Our Mission: Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Current teaching certification with endorsement in Library Media.
    • Masters in Library Science or equivalent degree preferred.

    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Doreen Williams , HR Specialist
    • 3820 Nine Mile Road
    • Henrico, Virginia 23223

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