LIBRARY/MEDIA SPECIALIST

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Qualifications:

Hold or be able to obtain a valid Oklahoma library/media specialist certification or be enrolled in a graduate library media specialist program and must finish within two years. Function effectively as a member of an instructional team. Have a strong commitment to the library/media programs.

  

  • Empowers all members of the learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators, and ethical users of information
  • Collaborates and co-teaches with classroom educators to establish learning objectives and assessment strategies to develop individual and group inquiry-based learning experiences
  •   Develops and maintains a teaching and learning environment that is fun, inviting, safe, flexible, collaborative, inclusive, and conducive to learning
  • Champions equity, access, and intellectual freedom for users within the physical and beyond, including providing 24/7 access to the online library catalog; digital and audio books; and various information resources
  • Fosters exploration, discovery, creation, and innovation in a growth mindset
  • Supports learners’ success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth, and pleasure
  • Empowers learners to work with each other in successful collaborations and to constructively assess their own work and the work of their peers
  • Models and champions digital citizenship and safety and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements
  • Teaches all members of the learning community to engage with and use information in a global society
  • Models and develops a commitment to respect equity, diversity, and inclusion in  collection development and within the learning community
  • Supports learners as they make meaning for themselves to create new knowledge by collecting, organizing, and sharing resources of personal relevance
  • Addresses broader educational issues with other educators in the building, at the district level, and at the professional association level
  • Develops and supports the school’s and the school library’s mission, strategic plan, and policies
  • Manages the staff, budget, and the physical and virtual spaces of the school library
  • Evaluates, introduces, and models emerging technologies for the learning community, and uses technology tools to supplement school resources
  • Participates as an active leader of the local and global learning community, building relationships with organizations and stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 THIS IS A FULL-TIME, PERMANENT, CERTIFIED POSITION.
SALARY:  TEACHER SALALRY +EXTRA DUTY
 

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Lawton Public Schools

753 Fort Sill Blvd , Lawton, OK 73507
 

At the following locations

District wide

753 NW Fort Sill Boulevard , Lawton, OK 73502