Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4177075 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 13, 2023 Starting Date: August 29, 2023

Job Description
Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Teaching Vacancies for the 2023/ 2024 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: Harrington 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.

Bachelor’s degree required
Training in elementary education highly desirable.
Training or courses in technology, coding, highly desirable.
Experience in an instructional position working with children.
Experience working with children in a library setting.
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.
Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies as required.
Knowledge and skills in the operation of video and audio equipment.
Demonstrate the ability to incorporate student needs into professional goals.
Possess skills and organizational abilities directed towards the efficient communication of information.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

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.

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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Please bring transcripts to the hiring supervisor if interviewed in the event that you are recommended for hire.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States 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.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Robert Asselin, Principal, Harrington Elementary
    120 Richardson Road
    North Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01863
    Phone: 978 251 5166