MEDIA SPECIALIST

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Start Date
Upcoming School Year
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Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License.
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, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

To develop, maintain, and assure dynamic use of the depository of books, magazines, films, filmstrips, and other media to assist pupils in attaining their educational and personal objectives and the purposes of the school system.

Solicit recommendations from teachers and other professional personnel with respect to books, magazines, etc. that should be obtained

Order, procure, and otherwise obtain within budget limitations those media needed in the library

Maintain a system for utilizing and circulating all materials deposited in the library

Process, acquisition, and otherwise prepare all materials deposited for the use according to the system maintained

Study the purposes of the school, objectives of the various areas of instruction, and obtain media of maximum utility for achieving these

Work with and advise teachers of materials that may be useful and helpful in particular areas of instruction

Work with and advise pupils on selecting materials that may be useful and helpful in particular area of interest or study

Revise collections of materials to assure that all items are kept up-to-date

Maintain accurate records of all materials received, discarded, lost, or otherwise withdrawn from use

Provide for repairing, mending, and otherwise enhancing the use of materials deposited in the library

Provide suitable activities that would increase the usage of materials stored in the library

Provide instruction to pupils and groups of pupils that would assist them in developing the ability to use the library

Keep accurate circulation records to assess the usage of all materials deposited in the library

Supervise all pupils who are using the library at a particular time to assure an atmosphere of serious inquiry

Keep, as neatly as possible, the library physically attractive and conducive to study

Provide for annual inventory of all materials deposited in the library

Prepare bibliographies of materials as may be needed

Distribute to teachers and other personnel as required such catalogues and listing of materials as may be helpful and useful to them

Attend all professional meetings, as practicable, and as would further the effectiveness of the media program

Submit promptly all reports as may be required by the principal of the school, the media-center supervisor, or the State Department of education

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,979

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.14

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 13%

FTE

950

State Average: 801