Librarian/Media Specialist - Willard R-II
Position: Librarian/Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Library/Media Specialist
Job Location: Willard Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Willard R-II
Willard, MO 65781
Telephone: 417-742-2584 EXT 4005
Job Description:

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Education Level - Bachelors Degree.  Masters Degree with major concentration in library/media is preferred.
- Certification / License - Valid Missouri teaching certificate with certification in school library media specialist.
- Experience - Three years teaching experience with technology background and/or training
- Additional requirements - Must successfuly pass a background check.  Computer literate and ability to administer circulation software.

Performance Responsibilities:
- Demonstrate leadership in development of the WIS library media program using above average skills in communication, technology, curriculum development, and innovative teaching strategies.
- Involve stakeholders in visioning, budgeting, program planning, and collection development.
- Create and maintain a flexible library media center schedule so students and staff have physical and digital access to a wide range of materials.
- Plan and implement special reading promotion programs for students.
- Support teachers' efforts in identifying quality resources and integrating literacy into the curriculum.
- Design and implement activities that help students learn to identify, analyze, and synthesize information by using a variety of materials and formats.
- Collaborate with teachers and other library media specialists through the process of designing, implementing, and evaluating instruction.
- Provide multi-disciplinary approaches to teaching and learning.
- Collaborate with teachers in the integration of library skills into the K-12 curriculum.
- Cooperatively select appropriate print and non-print material for the students being served.
- Integrate technology as a tool for student and staff learning.
- Identify and utilize quality information technology applications.
- Create documents in a variety of computer applications on multiple platforms.
- Facilitate the use of presentation tools in print, technology, and various media formats.
- Provide building level orientation and training on technology in the library media center.
-Serve as an expert in organizing, synthesising, and communicating information about the library media center program to our school community.
- Communicate with staff memebers about new materials, technology, research, and other professional materials.
- Design the library media center physical space in response to the needs of those that utilize it.
- Demonstrate leadership in student growth and teacher professional development.
- Maintain library circulation software for collection and required inventory.

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.