Barnesville School seeks a dynamic educator to join its faculty as a Librarian,beginning January 2022. This is a part-time (80%) 10-month position qualifying for full-time benefits.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage school-wide library operations, including budget, program, collection development, circulation, volunteer training/coordination, and physical space
Provide instruction and support in the use of current research technology, online services, and traditional library materials
Collaborate with classroom teachers to develop media literacy, research skills, and digital citizenship curricula
Utilize and engage new technology, and assist other faculty integrate it into their classrooms
Participate in curriculum development, faculty meetings, and professional growth endeavors
We expect all faculty members to be fully engaged in the life and mission of the school, in and out of the classroom. The ability to lead or take part in enrichment classes, school committees, after school activities, athletic teams, and/or summer camp courses is desired. Weekly on-site Covid 19 testing is a requirement.
Education and Experience: Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in Library Science (MLS) or Library & Information Science (MLIS) and will possess 3-5 years experience in all aspects of library operations. The ideal candidate will also have experience utilizing differentiated instruction in an independent school environment and will have demonstrated ability to use technology successfully in the education of students.
Skills and Characteristics:
Appreciation of the developmental and age characteristics of the students in each grade
A passion for teaching children and helping them to achieve their best as they teach 21st century information skills and promote the appropriate use of technology
Vast knowledge and deep passion for children’s and young adult literature
Enthusiasm for the mission of the school and for working collaboratively with fellow faculty members
Flexible, creative, organized, growth mindset and innovative educator
Initiative, confidence, and joy
Physical Requirements: The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around campus with uneven pavement and grassy areas; bending and squatting as required to engage with students; lifting and carrying boxes up to 15 pounds; the ability to maneuver as necessary within a regular classroom and office setting.
Commitment to Diversity: Barnesville School seeks applicants who represent all backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Click to learn more about diversity at Barnesville School.
Barnesville school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or a person’s status as a qualified candidate with a disability.
Please complete an application by selecting the "apply now" link. Send the completed application along with a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: