JobID 430 : School Librarian (K-8) (#1653007)

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Job Title: School Librarian (K-12) (FLSA: Exempt)

Job Objectives: Germantown Municipal School District’s School Librarian staff members are expected to provide best instructional practices ensuring that students have a quality educational experience evident by socio-emotional growth and academic achievement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • School librarian licensure or licensure eligibility in the state of Tennessee
  • ?Masters degree in Library Science and Information Studies from a program with appropriate accreditation.

?Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

  • Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful readers, & ethical

users of information.

  • Instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction and to

  • assess student learning.

  • Align the School Library Program with the mission and goals of the school and the district

  • Lead classrooms in the learning process and how research is done in an educational

  • manner

  • Collaborate with teachers as partners on how to access information for students that is

  • applicable and meaningful

  • Promote instructional technology to improve learning

  • Serve on decision making teams and school leadership teams

  • Stay current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional

  • memberships

  • Foster a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the

  • learning community

  • Develop and maintain resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and

  • instructional strategies of the school

  • Cooperate and network with other libraries/agencies

  • Perform a variety of non-instructional duties, including curriculum and instructional

  • development activities, student supervision, and consultation activities.

  • Be prepared to perform the job in accordance with the Teacher Evaluation Plan as established by the District and approved by the State Department of Education.
  • Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Passionately believes that all students can achieve at high levels.

    • Demonstrates cultural competence and a deep understanding of and empathy for issues

    facing contemporary families.

  • Deep understanding of the various school environments and commitment to improving

  • student achievement.

  • Works successfully alone or on a team.

  • Makes decisions using data and technology.

  • Exhibits strong focus on goals and results. Sets clear metrics for success.

  • Motivates, inspires, and moves students to action to achieve ambitious goals.

  • Supervisory Responsibility: Supervises students as designated on the class roster. Also supervises students in general common areas when class is not in session.

    Standard classroom environment

    For Office Use: Employee Signature: ________________________________________________________ Date: ______________

    Signature constitutes understanding of this job description including the requirements, essential functions, and duties of the position.

    GMSD offers education and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, disability, genetics or age.