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Media Teacher

Steamboat Springs School District

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$45,000.00 to $61,519.00 per Year   Calculate


Steamboat Springs, CO





Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library

School (K-12)

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description


1. Coordinates media operations.

  • Administers the school’s library media program with the approval of the principal. 
  • Develops short- and long-range plans and priorities for development of the school library media program.
  • Cooperates with the District Media Committee to assure coordination of the school library media program with the District’s goals and objectives.
  • Compiles appropriate reports as necessary and requested.
  • Establishes formative assessments for the media program.
  • Plans library media program activities and integrates them with other programs of the school.
  • Integrates Educational Technology Information Literacy in instructional practices across all curricular areas.
  • Plans instruction collaboratively with classroom teachers to meet curriculum objectives.
  • Plans and effectively teaches library media skills in cooperation with classroom teachers
  • Maintains an awareness of current building curricula.
  • Encourages and promotes the pleasure of reading and learning.
  • Prepares library use with flexible scheduling and policies that adhere to Best Practices.
  • Maintains professional resources for teachers, informs them about new materials, and involves them in purchasing decisions.
  • Selects and orders materials, equipment, and database subscriptions to support staff and student information needs.
  • Promotes ethical use of information in its various formats.
  • Establishes routines for efficient circulation of school library media resources.
  • Maintains an inventory control of library media and equipment
  • Assists students and staff in selection, production, and effective use of media materials.
  • Collaborates and coordinates instruction with site technology specialist.
  • Creates and maintains Library Website for use at school and at home by school community.
  • Provides budgetary input to the building principal and administers the media center budget.
  • Supervises, student assistants and volunteers.
  • Participates in building and district level committees (i.e. Curriculum, Policy Review, Technology in Education, etc.)

2. Designs coherent instruction

  • Designs instruction that is aligned to Colorado State Standards and SSSD Curriculum expectations. 
  • Provides opportunities for students to become 21st century learners.
  • Designs instruction for 21st century skills to enhance critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration. 

3. Reflects on teaching and potential adjustments for future instruction.

  • Accurately determines the extent to which instructional activities support and improve student achievement.
  • Analyzes the relationship between the instructional activities and individual student achievement.
  • Provides specific suggestions with rationale on how the lesson can be improved for whole class and individual students.

4.  Professional and Teaching Expectations based on Colorado Teacher’s Quality Standards 

5.  Other

  • Complies with district and school policies and procedures
  • Ensures the accuracy, completeness, confidentiality, and security of all student information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Library Science degree preferred
  • Valid Colorado Dept of Ed teaching license/certificate with appropriate endorsement for the area of teaching.  
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with administrators, teachers, students and families, and community members.
  • Ability to conduct studies, prepare reports and make oral presentations.
  • Computer knowledge required in computer-related subjects, and computer literacy preferred for other content areas.
  • Ability to maintain individual student records and class files.
  • Ability to compile statistics for research and reports.
  • Ability to discipline students in keeping with school and district procedures.
  • Basic Spanish language knowledge preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance with significant district contribution towards premiums.
  • Sick and Personal Days
  • Flexible spending account
  • Voluntary retirement savings options(401K, 403B, 457B)
  • Term Life insurance
  • Professional Development reimbursement opportunities
  • District Wellness Clinic
  • PERA retirement program.


Based on a maximum of 6 years of experience, verified full time teaching (not substitute) experience and education. 

Posted Jun 30, 2021