Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Library Media Specialist –

Hamden Hall Country Day School.  Hamden Hall is looking for a Library Media Specialist to join our Library/Technology department. The position is responsible for working directly with the students and providing support for teachers in all grade levels. In addition to organizational skills, this position requires strong technology and teaching skills. Responsibilities: Collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design lessons and units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness. Plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning. Locate and curate various resources for students and faculty. Teach and manage classes as well as stay current with research on teaching and learning. Provide support for staff in terms of integrating technology and utilizing library resources. Model proper use of technology and ethical use of information in all formats. Co-coordinator of the Yearbook club. Various duties such as coordinating book fair, creating summer reading lists and providing basic technical troubleshooting for students and faculty At least three years working in a school or children’s/YA library setting. A Masters In Education, Educational Technology, or Library Science desired. We are a 1:1 mobile device school so a working knowledge of iPads is helpful.