JobID 242 : Library Media Specialist - Elementary (#2024681)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
09/01/2020

Description

The Chappaqua Central School District is a nationally renowned, award winning public school system characterized by highly motivated students, a broadly educated and talented staff, and an actively involved parent community. Our community maintains one goal - always do what is in the best interest of our students & our priority in Chappaqua is clear: to be a learning organization where talented individuals from diverse backgrounds feel seen and valued, and are committed to doing their best work!   

Chappaqua CSD is looking for a dynamic, innovative and passionate educator with strong leadership skills to serve in the position of  Elementary Library Media Specialist

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Inspires and supports the reading lives of both students and teachers by creating inclusive collections that acknowledge and celebrate diverse experiences and provide instructional opportunities to empower learners as effective users and creators of information and ideas.
  • Leads in the selection, integration, organization, and sharing of digital resources and tools to support transformational teaching and learning and develops the digital curation skills of others.
  • Builds instructional partnerships with educators to design and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, creativity, innovation, and the active use of technology.
  • Empowers students as creators by encouraging and facilitating students to become increasingly self-directed as they create digital products of their learning that engage them in critical thinking, collaboration, and authentic real-world problem solving. 
  • Maintains a learner's stance and continues to engage in professional learning opportunities though a PLN, conferences, readings, podcasts, etc. 
  • Designs collaborative spaces by providing flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration, and community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Participates in setting the school district’s vision and strategic plan for digital learning and fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation to empower teachers and learners.

Certification/License:

  • New York State Certification as a Librarian or Library/Media Specialist.

Experience:
  • Successful prior library media specialist at the elementary level

This position includes a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and extensive opportunities for professional development.

Application deadline: ASAP