Librarian/Media Specialist - Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School
Position: Librarian/Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Lower School Librarian (Grades PK-4)
Job Location: MICDS
Beginning: Aug 01, 2021
Deadline: May 02, 2021**
District: Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School
St. Louis, MO 63124
Telephone: 314-995-7417
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Job Summary
Under the direction of the Head of Lower School, the Lower School Librarian ensures that students and faculty are effective users of ideas and information.  The Librarian will instill a love of learning and empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.  In this role, the Librarian will collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness.  The Librarian will provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school.

Job Requirements and Qualifications
  • Master’s in Library Science or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association
  • At least three year’s library/teaching experience
  • Knows his/her subject well and be able to communicate it with enthusiasm
  • Enjoys and appreciates working with Lower School students in grades Junior Kindergarten through 4th
  • Participates willingly in the life of the School beyond the classroom
  • Experience working in a one-to-one iPad and laptop environment or relevant technology skills
  • Ability to work in an environment that embraces a diverse community of students, educators, parents, and alums
On our website you will find more details about this position and our online application. For immediate consideration, complete our online application at https://www.micds.org/our-school/career-opportunities/ and upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, and statement of teaching philosophy.

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

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