Thomas Fleming Elementary School

Essex Westford School District

Essex Junction , Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2894398
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 2018

Job Description

We are now accepting applications for a full-time Learning Center Coordinator for our Thomas Fleming Elementary School beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Position shall involve supporting students and teachers in achieving the high national and state standards represented in local curriculum(ie.Humanities) as well as the Common Core Standards; providing a full-service 21st century library/media center that incorporates both print literacy and contemporary technological tools; and responding to the needs of all students at a variety of reading levels also through the development and delivery of literacy intervention plans to better meet the learning needs of struggling and advanced readers and writers. Candidates must be able to support and collaborate with teachers to address students learning expectations with information literacy skills and the integrated use of educational technology It is desired that in addition to the Vermont endorsement professional standards for this position that highly qualified candidates have some experience and ability to assess and provide targeted reading intervention instruction for identified students. .Candidates who embrace a growth mindset and who encourage a sense of inquiry for all students and staff are considered highly valued professional practice traits.for this position. A genuine interest, appreciation and love of intermediate level elementary school students is essential, as well as having the ability to ignite students' interest in reading and to continually foster a love of learning through multiple pathways..

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
- Holds or is eligible to hold a valid VT Educator license with a Library Media Specialist endorsement (3-61).
- Ability to implement a focus of literacy across the content areas, and expertise in utilizing technology to support instruction.
- Dedication to providing a safe and respectful learning environment for students.( Promote PBIS Model)
- Excellent teaching, organizational, planning, written and oral communication, and collaboration skills.
- Commitment to the success of ALL students, and ability to understand and teach to the various learning styles of students.
- The ability to effectively engage all students and supports an open library approach which broadens access and results in greater learner use of the learning center resources.
- Commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of knowledge and professional practice.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the student population being served and how demographic variables impact student achievement, and effectively uses this knowledge to effectively design and deliver instruction.
- Effectively integrates 21st century skills into the learning environment.
- Demonstrates a growth mindset and a passion for creativity!

Click here for a copy of the collective bargaining agreement (including salary and benefit information) that covers this position. .

Applications only accepted electronically through

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

    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Instructions

    Please answer the following questions relative to your candidacy for this position:

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Do you hold a valid VT Educator license in the applicable endorsement area of the posted position?
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Yes (please indicate the endorsement code(s), license level(s), and expiration date(s))
      - No (please explain your current licensing status)
    • 2. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement, have you ever worked under a provisional license in the State of Vermont?
    • 3. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement area, have you successfully completed the required Praxis I exam and Praxis II exam (if applicable) for licensure?
    • 4. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Yes
      - No
    • 5. Describe creative learning experiences within a 21st century grades 4-5 library media center that promotes critical thinking skills with an emphasis on student-centered digital learning . How does this describe your vision of what would be if you were Fleming School's Library Media Specialist?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 6. How do you as the media specialist/librarian promote high quality literacy engagement and digital learning experiences throughout the school to engage students and improve learning beyond the walls of the library?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Dan Ryan
    • 17 Prospect Street
    • Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    • Phone: 802-857-7705
    • Fax: 802-879-5598
    • Email: click here

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