Classroom Teacher - Confluence Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Library/Media Teacher Pre K-2
Job Location: Confluence Academies
Beginning: Aug 03, 2021
Deadline: May 28, 2021**
District: Confluence Academy
St. Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-436-2313
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Job Description:
Please apply at www.confluenceacademy.org

POSITION SUMMARY:
Plans and establishes the library/ media program, goals and outcomes
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervises the overall operation of the School Building’s Media Center/ and Library
  • Responsible for technical services for educational access cable channel, distance learning and other technological resources related to the delivery of services.
  • Technology planning and implementation as required by building and district.
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning curriculum units using the library/media center.
  • Manages the library collections.
  • Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials and makes media center materials available to support and enrich the curriculum of the building.
  • Implements the Library Media Curriculum.
  • Assists students with the development of independent information access and use so as to develop their skills in the use of instructional materials in relation to learning outcomes.
  • Keeps abreast of new resources, materials and changes relating to the field recommends implementation on usable and valuable items relative to the building and curriculum.
  • Supervises the use and storage of AV/Technology equipment.
  • Evaluates, selects and orders learning resources.
  • Assists in planning and providing staff development opportunities for Media staff and other building personnel.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervises students, parent volunteers and student helpers. Directs paraprofessionals where applicable and Library/Media support staff.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience: Preferred Master degree in Library Science or Instructional Technology.

Experience in running/working in a Media Center preferred. Knowledgeable of computer applications and operations.

Certification: Valid teaching certificate, K-12 Library Science

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, proportions to practical situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS :The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as boxes of books/supplies and AV equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception. The employee must be able to hear and determine where noises are coming from. The employee is required to drive between buildings on an occasional basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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