Henrico County Public Schools

Henrico , Virginia

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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.
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
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