JobID 430 : School Librarian (K-8) (#1653007)
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.
- 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
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
Foster a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the
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.
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
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
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GMSD offers education and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, disability, genetics or age.