Monday, January 30, 2012

Library Media Specialist - Redding Elementary School

Library Media Specialist - Redding Elementary School. .4 FTE Library Media Specialist position is available beginning April 2012 through June 2013. Candidates must hold the appropriate certification for this position. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:50 p.m., two days per week (Tuesday and Thursday for 2011-2012 academic year; 2012-13 academic year to be determined). Salary and Benefits: In accordance with the bargaining unit contract. Ideal Candidates Will Possess: Enthusiasm for teaching and learning; motivation to work as part of a team to integrate library/media with grade level curriculum content; desire to implement emerging technologies to support 21st Century skills; ability to meet the diverse and developmental learning needs of elementary age learners; strong collaboration and communication skills; strong technology skills and familiarity with a variety of reserach databases, Follett Destiny software, curriculum related Web sites, and Microsoft Office Suite software. Responsibilities: This part time position works in tandem with a full-time library media specialist. Both teachers are responsible for the library media instruction on a set schedule in an elementary setting. Additional collaboration includes embedding technology and media literacy and 21st Century skills into existing curriculum, kindergarten through 4th grade. Applications will only be accepted online at the Central Office Web site: under the "Job Openings" link. Applicants must submit the following: Formal letter of application, resume, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts of all post-secondary education, copy of appropriate CT certification - Library Media Specialist. Application Deadline: Until filled. The Redding Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.