Chelmsford Public Schools

Chelmsford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3246693
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 19, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 31, 2020

Job Description

Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Teaching Vacancies for the 2020-2021 School Year


The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy. The District reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget.

Position: Library Assistant

Location: Byam Elementary School

The Elementary Library Assistant must promote and aspire to providing excellent service to the population of users in an elementary school library setting. These users will include, but not be limited to, students, staff, parents, and the community.

The Library Assistant will manage the information resources in the library, coordinating and generating activities that support both the classroom teacher's goals and objectives as well as the needs of the students in addition to the overarching goals of the department. The Library Assistant will teach grade K-4 students how to use library resources and focus on literacy in all disciplines. The Library Assistant should be very comfortable with technology, and regularly use it with classes to reinforce and enhance learning.

  1. Bachelor’s degree required
  2. Training in elementary education highly desirable.
  3. Training or courses in technology, coding, highly desirable .
  4. Experience in an instructional position working with children.
  5. Experience working with children in a library setting.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to manage and support computerized technology in the library setting, supervision and maintenance of all electronic resources including Internet access, and simple troubleshooting of various technologies.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies as required.
  8. Knowledge and skills in the operation of video and audio equipment.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate student needs into professional goals.
  10. Possess skills and organizational abilities directed towards the efficient communication of information.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Welcome to Chelmsford Public Schools!

    Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Chelmsford 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.

    Job Requirements

      • Please bring official transcripts to the hiring supervisor if interviewed in the event that you are recommended for hire.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    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. Please describe why you are interested in this position.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Describe the importance of the library, and how you would work with students and staff to make the most out of valuable library resources.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Jason Fredette
    • 25 Maple Road
    • Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824

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