2019-2020 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

Dighton Elementary School ( learn more )

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District

Dighton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3064156
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : September 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: September 30, 2019

Job Description

  • Instruct students in K-4th grade in library classes.
  • Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and use information ethically.
  • Foster a love of learning and reading in each student.
  • Ensure access to information for all students of varying abilities.
  • Collaborate with teachers, specialists, and curriculum consultants for the design and implementation of units and lessons.
  • Assist student learning and the effectiveness of instruction.
  • Provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program serves the intended purpose.
  • Align with the goals and objectives of the school and the school district.
  • Maintain role as an integral component of the instructional program
  • Share communication skills; instill enthusiasm in others by showing how they are an important part of the library.
  • Foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and openness to new ideas.
  • Create a resource-based environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning.
  • Share instructional practices, and collaborate with teaching staff.
  • Maintain and follow up-to-date district policies regarding materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright,
    privacy, and acceptable use.
  • Encourage instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning,
  • Collect and analyze data to improve instruction and to demonstrate correlations between the library programs and student
    achievement.
  • Ensure that support material for curricula include information, media, visual, digital, and technological literacy to support all students.
  • Meet content standards and develop lifelong learners at every grade level.
  • Collaborate with teachers and students to incorporate multiple literacies and foster critical thinking.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements

    • Love books and love to inspire children to read.
    • Have effective communication skills and work well with others.
    • Responsible for organizing and managing collections of journals, books, magazines, newspapers, electronic documents, and other
      data resources.
    • Responsible for organizing mini lessons, crafts, and story time. School librarians will often work with children to help guide them to
      material of the appropriate reading level.
    • Throughout all levels, monitor the checking out and returning of books.
    • Responsible for helping students find and understand information within the library that they may need.
    • At least 3 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master's degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • LYNN DESSERT , PRINCIPAL
    • 1250 Somerset Avenue
    • Dighton, Massachusetts 02715

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