Media Specialist

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Media Specialist/Librarian

Description

Media Specialist 

Under the general supervision of the Principal, to assist students, and teaching staff with an enriching library/media center environment with a wide range of reading and other educational materials; maintains library collection at school site; develops appropriate programs for students utilizing library resources; and instructs students and others on the proper use of the library resources.
 
SALARY                                                             View Teacher Salary Scale
Commensurate with certification and experience based on the Wicomico County Salary Scale for Teachers.

Hours
Full time 10-month position (190 contract days).
Contract Unit:  This position is part of the Unit I (Certificated) bargaining unit.
FLSA:  Exempt


Qualifications  
  • Eligibility for the Maryland State Department of Education teaching certificate with the proper endorsement.  IMPORTANT NOTE for Out-of-State Applicants:   Out-of-state applicants can request a Professional Eligibility Certificate (PEC) if they hold a valid out-of-state certificate.    For certification requirements please refer to the Maryland State Department of Education certification webpage. For Maryland testing requirements please check the ETS website.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and appropriate instructional methodologies. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using the English language when deemed necessary.
  • Exemplary organizational and planning skills. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and personal qualities necessary to work effectively with students, parents, and administrators.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and supervises the media enter.
  • Evaluates, selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to assist in the selection of books and other instructional materials; keeps students and teaching staff informed regarding new acquisitions for use in the media center.
  • Serves as ready resource to students to provide research assistance.
  • Maintains a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloguing all media center materials; assists students and teachers with the use of the system.
  • Coordinates system of lending library material to students and teachers.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the media center.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.                 
Note:   
The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
 

 

Posted By

Wicomico County Public Schools

P O Box 1538 , Salisbury, MD 21802
 

At the following locations

To Be Determined

P O Box 1538 , Salisbury, MD 21802



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$15,835

State Average: $15,742

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.34

State Average: 14.80

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 12%

FTE

2,238

State Average: 4,679