Library Technology Teacher

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Start Date
08/18/2020

Description

FTE: 1.0
Calendar:  185 Day

FLSA Status:  Exempt
This position is benefits eligible
Starting Salary:  Certified Schedule
Priority Screen Date:  Close of business on May 16, 2020

SUMMARY:  This position plans and provides instruction to students based on state, District, and school curricula and requirements and based on the students’ social and other formative skills.
 
Teaching In General:
 

  1. Demonstrates Effective Planning and Preparation
    1. Demonstrates knowledge of content pedagogy and knowledge of students and their developmental needs.
    2. Develop clear and relevant instructional goals based on Utah Core Standards for Library Media that are suitable for students in cooperation with the classroom teacher.
    3. Uses a wide variety of resources appropriate for diverse learning styles.
    4. Designs coherent instruction for flexible groupings that includes clear and focused lesson structure and appropriate timing according to student needs.
    5. Demonstrates broad knowledge of curriculum, and coordinates learning activities.
    6. Plans with assessment in mind.
 
  1. Establishes a Library Environment Conducive to Learning
    1. Creates a respectful library environment by establishing positive and respectful teacher-student interactions that are appropriate to developmental and cultural norms.
    2. Establishes a culture for learning by setting an expectation for learning and achievement, conveying the importance of the content, and displaying knowledge of students’ skills.
    3. Manages library procedures and protocols, including those regarding instructional groups, transitions, handling materials and supplies, and performing non-instructional duties.
    4. Manages student behavior by establishing clear expectations, monitoring and dealing with students throughout class time, and following through appropriately to correct misbehavior while respecting student dignity.
    5. Organizes library space for safety and for effective learning.
 
  1. Provides Effective Instruction
    1. Communicates clearly and accurately, using appropriate vocabulary for age and interests.
    2. Uses questioning and discussion techniques effectively to engage students.
    3. Engages students in learning through use of content activities and assignments, student groupings, a wide variety of instructional materials, and the structure and pacing of the lessons.
    4. Provides specific and timely feedback to students.
    5. Is flexible and responsive to student learning by adjusting lessons, responding to student questions and interests, and persisting in providing a variety of approaches when students have difficulties.
    6. Works effectively and maintains open communication with the staff so that supporting services can be provided.
    7. Assists teachers by recommending and providing supplemental materials for the development and the support of the curriculum.
 
  1. Demonstrates professional responsibility
    1. Reflects on own teaching by assessing a lesson’s effectiveness and drawing on a repertoire of alternative approaches.
    2. Maintains an approved written library philosophy and policy statement.
    3. Notifies faculty, staff and students of new materials in the library media center and in the District Media Center.
    4. Sets objectives for library media program consistent with school and district goals.
    5. Communicates to engage families in the instructional program by providing information about library instruction.
    6. Contributes to the school and the District by establishing and maintaining professional relationships with colleagues and participating in District and school projects/extracurricular activities.
    7. Grows and develops professionally by seeking out opportunities for professional development and by participating in professional service activities.
 
  1. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential:

1.  Has valid State of Utah Teacher License and a library media endorsement or in a district or state approved endorsement program for library media.
2.  Has ESL endorsement or will attain one within 4 years of initial employment with the District.
3.  Professional communication skills including, but not limited to:  excellent written and verbal communications skills; confident, articulate and professional speaking abilities; and emphatic listening and persuasive speaking skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Is bilingual:  Is able to speak, read, and write Spanish or other language representative of student population fluently.
  2. Has ESL endorsement or will attain one within 4 years of initial employment with the District.
  3. Uses good judgement when interacting with students and parents.
  4. Works collegially with other teachers and staff in the school.

Work Environment Requirements:

  1. Risks found in the typical work environment which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations.
  2. Maintains regular and predictable attendance for the purpose of fulfilling job requirements efficiently. Will be required to attend activities, events, and meetings outside of normal work hours on a regular basis.
  3. Driving to work locations
  4. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work: however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying light items, etc..

Salary:  Certified Salary Schedule
  
 

Posted By

Salt Lake City School District

440 E 100 S, SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,135 (USD)

State Average: $7,571 (USD)

% ELL Students

21%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338