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School Library Media Specialist

Mastery Charter Schools | Philadelphia PA 19144 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 05/19/2017

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Position Summary:

We are seeking inspired and dynamic educators to join our team and provide a top quality education for all of our students. Whether you are starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and experience will be deeply valued and your opportunities for growth and impact will be limitless. Your natural talents will be fostered and we will provide the training and support to help you be an incredibly effective teacher. As a Mastery team member, you will be trusted to make decisions and held accountable for critical results. You will engage in a positive and professional workplace embedded in a warm, joyful, student-centered, and welcoming school culture.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the planning, management, and evaluation of school library programs
  • Directs, organizes and supervises the services essential to a library program centered on students’needs and the instructional goals of the school.
  • Makes resources available to students and teachers through a systemically developed and organized collection of library materials.
  • Develops flexible circulation, loan, and use policies that ensure equity of access to users.
  • Assists all users in identifying, locating, and interpreting information.
  • Arranges for flexible scheduling of facilities to meet the needs of school-based or community-based individuals, small groups, or large groups for research, browsing, programming, or recreational reading.
  • Determines purchase orders for books and other materials within the library budget, and maintains a productive and student-centered environment in the library.
  • Develops and continually updates the professional expertise necessary to function effectively in the librarian role.
  • Initiates and carries out formal evaluation of the library programs, facilities, materials and equipment in partnership with school administrators.

  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
  • Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve
  • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
  • A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges
  • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Must have Media Specialist certification
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
  • Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains

Physical Requirements:

Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speaking loudly and clearly,
seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling,

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Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
Categories Unspecified
Organization Type Public School
Teaching field Media Specialist/Librarian
Relocation Cost Paid None
Pref Degree Bachelors

Location Maptop

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Job Code 678