Librarian - Chalkley/Jacobs/Wells Elementary 2022-2023

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Chesterfield, VA, US
General Description
The school Librarian provides instructional leadership for the teaching of information literacy skills, develops and maintains a school library collection that has up-to-date digital and print materials and technology, including curation of openly licensed educational resources, and manage the school library as a flexible, multi-tasked learning environment. Collaborates with school faculty and administrators to develop a program that supports the instructional curriculum.

Essential Job Functions
  • Teach the skills of information location, access, evaluation, use and communication as they relate to the program of instruction to both students and teachers.
  • Maintains the school library's print, non-print, and electronic collections and manages circulation of curricular support materials and equipment.
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning assignments providing instruction that supports the development of digital learning, participatory learning, inquiry learning, technology literacies, and information literacy.
  • Performs collection development by selecting, ordering, and adding new items to replace and/or update school library resources.
  • Introduces new instructional materials and technologies to staff.
  • Supervises library assistants and volunteers in the school library.
  • Plans and directs special projects that supports, supplements, and elevates the literacy experience through guidance and motivational reading initiatives.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of the school library budget.
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
  • Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.
  • Uses the curriculum of the district as well as National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries to plan daily instructional activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Working knowledge of the concepts, principles, and methodologies of teaching and learning and of current practices in library media. Demonstrated ability to develop instructional goals for students; to manage print, non-print and electronic collection of curricular support materials and equipment; to prepare and monitor departmental budget; to provide work direction to others; to collaborate with other instructional personnel; to communicate instructional goals to others effectively, orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships and planning. Bachelor's Degree, eligibility for Virginia Collegiate Professional Licensure with endorsement in Library Media NK-12.

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accepted institution.
  • Possession of the requirements for the applicable teacher license.

In addition to the on-line application, teacher applicants who are not current CCPS employees are required to submit:


Both undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.


Chesterfield County Public Schools uses an online reference request that will contact listed references via the email address provided. Additionally, applicants may also upload reference documents.

Applicants must submit two (2) references as a part of their application package. Applicants with zero years teaching experience should submit references from their cooperating teacher and university supervisor. Applicants with recent teaching experience must provide references from principals and/or superintendents from all contracted teaching experiences within the past three (3) years. If experience is not within the past three (3) years, references from the last contracted work experience should be provided.

Applicants without direct classroom teaching experience should submit (2) references from the current employer, including one supervisory reference.

Copy of Teaching license

*Please note: Attachments must be uploaded to each application for which you apply, they do not merge from applications you have already submitted to your new application.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.

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