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
- 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.