Jeffco currently has multiple openings for Digital Teacher Librarians. Please see the Careers website for postings
SUMMARY: Create a program that is flexible, adaptive and interactive. Lead the integration of technology and information literacy standards and staff. Support implementation of district-adopted curriculum through instruction, technology integration, alignment of resources and assessments to ensure student growth and achievement.
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Provide robust modeling and teaching of collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills needed to help students thrive in today's world.
Enhance student achievement through leading, teaching and promoting information literacy and digital literacy instruction.
Demonstrate a clear understanding of Jeffco Curriculum (CCAP and ISTE Standards).
Co-plan and co-teach with teachers to ensure ISTE Standards are implemented and digital governance is practiced.
Actively collaborates to accomplish team, school, and district goals.
Align instructional practices with content knowledge in the planning process to meet student needs.
Access and use current research and professional resources to increase and apply knowledge in order to teach timely and accurate content.
Consistently display knowledge and usage of digital resources, including databases through Jeffco Public Library, and remain current with emerging technology trends.
Include strategies to promote higher-level thinking for students to interact with the rigorous and challenging content in a meaningful way that elicits thoughtful responses and actions from students.
Consistently demonstrate varied research-based teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students.
Provide frequent and varied digital opportunities for demonstration of student learning.
Establish and maintains professional communication which is clear, responsible, and respectful.
Ensure the library is safe, inviting and is the learning "hub" of the school.
Provide a library environment and physical space which supports both the learning and personal needs of its patrons.
Collaborate with staff on lesson design implementation while integrating educational technology.
Collaborate with staff to build an up-to-date library collection that support literacy instruction and acquisition as well as meets the students' curricular and personal interests.
Partner with administration, instructional coach and school leadership committee to provide timely staff professional development that is aligned with district/school goals and is differentiated for the participants' learning needs.
Exhibit the ability to teach and/or co-teach providing differentiation, interventions and extensions to ensure the success of all students.
Other duties as assigned
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EQUIPMENT: Ability to lead and help others make sense of change and adjust to change.
Develop, lead and support face-to-face, online, and blended professional development. Demonstrate active participation in local, state, national library, educational technology, and academic organizations. Demonstrate success with collaborating with adult and student learners. Strong digital learning skills and is able to build capacity in all learners. Demonstrate success in co-planning and co- teaching to promote student achievement. Strong leadership skills.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS: Valid Colorado Teaching License with a School Librarian or Teacher Librarian endorsement preferred and must complete the Jeffco DTL Induction within 2 years. If the successful candidate does not have a School Librarian or Teacher Librarian endorsement they will be required to complete the Jeffco DTL certification within 2 years.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience. Previous school librarian experience preferred. Experience integrating technology into the classroom. Experience as a mentor teacher or instructional coach a plus.
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one-year, temporary contract.
Current Jeffco educators with a Non-probationary contract or Probationary educators completing/completed a third consecutive temporary (probationary) contract and have rec eived effective evaluations are not eligible for temporary positions.
Please contact Talent Acquisition for questions.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.
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Additional Info & Requirements
Colorado Teaching License and a minimum of three years of teaching experience are required. A commitment to complete either the Colorado Department of Education's Teacher Librarian Endorsement or our Jeffco DTL Certificate within two years of hire.
Jeffco Public Schools, one of Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with over 80,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for since 1950. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school, and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Come join us!
Jeffco Public Schools is a Single-State Employer. All candidates hired by Jeffco Public Schools must reside within the state of Colorado.
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