School Librarian/ Media Specialist

ST. MARK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY - Portsmouth, VA (30+ days ago)4.5


****THIS POSITION WILL BE PART-TIME/HOURLY, AT ONLY 2 DAYS PER WEEK.****

St. Mark Christian Academy is seeking an organized and experienced Librarian/Media Specialist for the 2018-2019 school year. As a ministry of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, SMCA aims to glorify God through quality Christian Education.

LIBRARY MANAGEMENT The Librarian Shall:

-Manage a positive Library environment.

-Maintain the library environment in accordance with the school’s discipline policy.

-Prevent behavior problems by maintaining mobility in the library, interacting with students, redirecting student attention to tasks, and responding promptly to needs.

-Maintain control of student behavior in the library and keep teacher informed of any problems.

-Demonstrate a positive professional attitude toward students.

-Organize the library environment to efficiently meet educational needs of students and to invite learning.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS The Librarian Shall:

-Frame all instruction with biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education.

-Guide and direct all activities related to the library program and be an advocate that provides knowledge and leadership to steer the library creatively;

-Establish the library media center policy and procedures;

-Supervises and maintain all ongoing and daily functions of the school library media center including the use of electronic resources, software and hardware

-Work with students and teachers in finding library materials and research

-Prepare items for student and teacher use including periodicals, books, and multimedia materials

-Make and assist with library displays and make weekly visits to the library enjoyable and a learning experience for students, to include reading to students, assisting with checking out/in books, and using technology for student computer instruction.

-Process all books and prepare them for shelving and distribution in the library including Accelerated Readers

-Keep careful records of all items and inventory in the library;

-Communicate with teachers and students regarding library activities, materials, and promotion programs

-Deliver directions, explanations, and instructional content in a manner understood by students and appropriate to the subject matter.

-Keep current with developments in the general field of education as well as in the chosen subject matter of emphasis: librarian media resource teacher.

-Implement appropriate technology and media resources in the library.

-Prepare in advance for a substitute teacher

-Make use of school-related resources such as other teachers, media specialist, staff, and administration.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)