Job | Posted 5 months ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Description: (1) Full time Librarian

The school librarian provides instructional leadership for the teaching of information literacy skills, develops and maintains a school library collection that has up-to-date digital and print materials and technology, including curation of openly licensed educational resources, and manage the school library as a flexible, multi-tasked learning environment. Collaborates with school faculty and administrators to develop a program that supports the instructional curriculum including elearning strategies.


Responsibilities of the Librarian

  • Teach classes as assigned.
  • Prepare materials, lesson plans, and assessments for classes.
  • Plans and directs special projects that supports, supplements, and elevates the literacy experience through guidance and motivational reading initiatives.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise library curricula, lesson content, and methods of instruction.
  • Empower students to be critical thinkers, skillful researchers, informed consumers, and ethical users of information.
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning assignments providing instruction that supports the development of digital learning, participatory learning, inquiry learning, technology interfaces, and information literacy.
  • Assist with inventory of all library holdings. 
  • Performs collection development by selecting, ordering, and adding new items to replace and/or update school library resources.

  • Assist teachers and students with collecting library materials for special projects.
  • Student Support Services/Library Information Specialist.
  • Must meet ISBE requirements and have the Library Information Specialist endorsement.
  • Perform a variety of library clerical and computer-related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Appropriate ISBE certifications

Application Procedure:
Apply Online


Posted By

Elementary School District 159

6202 Vollmer Road , Matteson, IL 60443

At the following locations

Marya Yates Elementary School

6131 Allemong Drive , Matteson, IL 60443

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246