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Librarian (Preschool - 8)

St. Anne's Episcopal School

Denver, CO

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Open Until Filled


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Denver, CO


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library

School (K-12)

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Job Description

About St. Anne’s Episcopal School: St. Anne’s is an independent, PS-8 co-educational school enrolling approximately 430 students from across the Denver metro area.

Mission: St. Anne’s Episcopal School educates minds, enriches hearts and expands horizons.

Position Description:

St. Anne’s Episcopal School is seeking a librarian for the Lower/Middle School Library who will empower students to be enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. Maintaining an environment that is fun, inviting, safe, flexible, and inclusive for students, teachers, staff, and parents is essential. The Lower/Middle School Librarian must be well-acquainted with children’s and young adult literature and foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and a love of reading and learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, acquire, and maintain a diverse library collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the students, the instructional strategies of the school’s faculty, and the school’s mission.
  • Foster a lifelong love of reading through creative reading promotion activities such as displays, book events, and the use of digital tools.
  • Support learners’ success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth, and pleasure.
  • Prepare lesson plans and teach weekly library classes for grades Preschool-5th as outlined in the Information Literacy Curriculum.
  • Guide learners to work effectively with others and to constructively assess their own work and the work of their peers.
  • Collaborate with teachers to integrate research, information retrieval skills and literature appreciation into the curriculum.
  • Model and teach digital citizenship/safety and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements.
  • Incorporate lens of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in collection development and through the Information Literacy Curriculum.
  • Communicate and publicize information concerning library services, programs and materials through a variety of print and digital tools.
  • Work in collaboration with the technology department to incorporate technology tools for communication, information access, and library management.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the efficient operation of library services.
  • Classify, catalog, process and organize materials for circulation and easy access.
  • Prepare and administer the library budget to reflect the goals and objectives of the library program.
  • Carry out all duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Department Chair job description.
  • Train, supervise and support parent volunteers in the library and as future volunteer leaders in the St. Anne’s community.
  • Facilitate personal growth through professional development opportunities; participates in professional organizations and activities related to library media and technology.
  • Supervise lunch, recess, arrival and dismissal duties on a rotating schedule, and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Library Science preferred.
  • Experience as a librarian in an elementary or middle school setting preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred.

Community Expectations & Aspirations

The work of the faculty is ultimately to serve as role models for our students. In our Portrait of a Graduate, we declare that our graduates "are morally grounded; advocate courageously for themselves and others; are empathetic and inclusive; respect themselves, others, and their environment; communicate effectively; think critically and creatively; are committed to learning; are resilient through challenges and humble in successes; play, laugh, and build friendships; and seek physical, mental, and spiritual balance through reflection and gratitude." So too is our expectation for our faculty and staff.

Interested candidates should submit the following to jworthing@st-annes.org:

  • Letter of interest tailored for this position
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three references
Posted Apr 10, 2021