ELEMENTARY LIBRARY & MEDIA SPECIALIST


Swampscott Public Schools
Swampscott, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3151039 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 5, 2019 Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description
This position is a .8 position, not a full 1.0

Technology
  • Teaching experience integrating technology and curriculum
  • Experience with multimedia tools (SmartBoard, projection systems, digital cameras, etc.)
  • Experience with G Suite for Education and MS Office
  • Working knowledge of MAC computers and software, Chromebooks, and iPads (DoInk!, Explain Everything, Scratch, and other apps for creating)
  • Proficient searching library databases and web for information

    Library
  • Join with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning.
  • Empower students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information.
  • Create an environment that is conducive to active, participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff.
  • Collaborate with teachers to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies and foster critical thinking.
  • Participate in the implementation of collaboratively planned learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies.
  • Share with the school community collaboratively developed and up-to-date district policies concerning issues such as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy and acceptable use.


    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
    The Swampscott Public Schools does not discriminate or tolerate harassment against students, parents/guardians, employees or the general public. No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to the Swampscott Public Schools, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges and courses of study of the Swampscott Public Schools on grounds of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or pregnancy related conditions, age, genetic information, ancestry, children, marital or civil union status, veteran status or membership in the armed services, receiving of public assistance, homeless, or disability.

    Job Requirements
    Willingness to travel among schools to work with other Library Media Specialists for training and collaboration
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Motivated to grow with this position
  • College Transcripts
  • DESE Certification Library All Levels

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Kathleen Huntley, Principal
    10 Whitman Road
    Swampscott, Massachusetts 01907
    Phone: 781-596-8837
    Email: khuntley@swampscott.k12.ma.us