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Digital Teacher Librarian

Jefferson County Public Schools | Golden CO 80401 USA | Revised: 05/16/2017

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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 Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services 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, sex, disability.

Salary:
http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/employment/salaries/
Benefits:
http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/employment/benefits/

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Location Golden, CO, United States
Categories Unspecified
Organization Type Public School
Teaching field Media Specialist/Librarian
Experience Years 2 yrs
Relocation Cost Paid None

Location Maptop

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Job Code 41438
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