Librarian-Kaechele Elementary School
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Media Specialist/Librarian.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The license status must be active.
Essential Duties Teacher:
Utilizes a broad-based knowledge of the curriculum and Virginia Standards of Learning to integrate research skills with content through both small group and whole class instruction. Takes a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly. Promotes an appreciation of information literacy and recreational reading for lifelong learning and enjoyment. Plans, teaches, and evaluates cooperatively with teachers to ensure the effective integration of information resources and technologies into student learning. Delivers information through a variety of creative activities and instructional practices that involve multiple learning styles.
Plans collaboratively with colleagues to identify and develop resources and create lessons/activities that integrate information literacy skills with curricula appropriate for content and grade level. Creates partnerships by attending grade level/department meetings, reviewing pacing charts, serving on the school's leadership team, and participating in other committees such as technology and curriculum committees. Applies new technology to the library media program, including instructional design and the promotion of effective, responsible media use by faculty. Provides technology leadership to staff by coordinating resources and available facilities and services to support the instructional program.
Creates and maintains an inviting, safe environment that fosters intellectual inquiry. Develops and maintains an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources that supports the curriculum and reflects students' interests. Uses available statistics to assess the library collection and program in order to make related financial and program development decisions. Coordinates and manages available resources. Keeps abreast of current library and information trends through professional organizations, literature, and networking with colleagues in other libraries. Serves as an advocate for the library program and its services in the school and community.