Two Rivers High School- Media Specialist /Library Teacher ( 6.40 hrs.) (#1508441)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at Two Rivers High School for a Media Specialist/ Librarian Teacher. This position is for 6.40 hours per day, 9 months per year.
EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD NOT APPLY THROUGH TEACHERS-TEACHERS BUT SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL. APPLICANTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT SHOULD APPLY ON TEACHERS-TEACHERS.COM.
Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF THREE WORKING DAYS
Essential Functions: 1. Make instructional resources and information available to students, teachers, and staff through a systematically developed collection within the school and through access to resources outside the school. 2. Inform and instruct staff of new materials, equipment, and services that meet their information needs and promote their use. 3. Meet with teachers to jointly plan, teach, and evaluate instruction and help them use a variety of instructional methods with different groups. 4. Effectively develop and manage library media budgets under the direction of the principal. 5. Organize the distribution of equipment, materials, audiovisual materials, etc. to teachers, students, and apply efficient record keeping and inventory procedures to maintain a quality collection and well-maintained equipment. 6. Oversee and manage new technologies including library computer networks, multi-media, automated library systems, and production media. 7. Develop and maintain a quality book collection. 8. Promote reading among students. 9. Oversee library media aides. 10. Provide leadership in the assessment, evaluation, and implementation of information and instructional technologies. 11. Develop long-term goals, and plans for the school library media program, which are consistent with school, district and the state core curriculum. 12. Assist in implementing the Utah State Library/Media Core Curriculum, Plans jointly with classroom teachers to ensure that information and research skills are correlated with classroom instruction. 13. Have strong interpersonal skills. 14. Instruct people in the proper use and maintenance of instructional equipment. 15. Maintain professional media skills.
THE LIST OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUPPLEMENTED OR ADJUSTED TO FIT THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB. TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY, AN INDIVIDUAL MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM EACH ESSENTIAL FUNCTION SATISFACTORILY. WEBER SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Valid Utah Secondary Teaching License with a Library/Media endorsement.
Purpose Statement The job of Media – Jr / High School Specialist was established for the purpose/s of promoting, supporting and encouraging literacy; maintaining library collection and controlling audio visual equipment at school site; assisting students, staff and community in utilizing library resources under the direction of a certified librarian; performing clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials to include technology as it becomes available, such as Chromebooks or similar technology as the school moves 1:1. Essential Functions • Assists teachers, students, and other personnel for the purpose of researching materials for use in classroom and/or to enhancing class assignments. • Catalogs books using computerized cataloging programs for the purpose of preparing them for check out from the library collection. .Encourages the use of library resources for the purpose of promoting literacy. • Inventories library books, equipment, and materials for the purpose of documenting losses and/or maintaining availability of materials. • Maintains files and/or records (e.g. class schedules, books read, collection development, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of library facilities and/or providing an up-to-date reference source. • Maintains library in a neat and orderly fashion for the purpose of ensuring an environment conducive to learning. . Monitors student behavior while in library for the purpose of creating an effective working and learning environment. • Orients students and staff for the purpose of educating them on the proper use of the library resources (e.g. classification system, care of materials, etc.). • Performs routine and preventive maintenance of media and in-library computer equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition. • Processes notices of missing or damaged books and orders for library books, periodicals, videos, films, etc. for the purpose of maintaining library/video collection. • Repairs books, materials, and AV equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of books, library materials and equipment. • Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, students, teachers, staff, vendors, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or direction as may be required. Other Functions • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Must be able to operate equipment used in the repair of library/media materials; operating pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. Must have knowledge of elements of library operation and common office machines; and age appropriate activities. Must be able to work with frequent interruptions; being attentive to detail; and displaying mechanical aptitude as well as displaying comfort with technology and willingness to continue to learn when more technology becomes available.
Experience: Job related experience is required.