Mountain View Elementary School, Purcellville, VA
Jun 24, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
The Librarian provides students and teachers intellectual and physical access to materials in appropriate formats (books, periodicals, videos, DVDs, computer software, etc.); provides instructions to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and works with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of students.
  • Operates and supervises the Media Center including planning and evaluating the total program; follows State and local policies pertaining to State regulations (Standards of Quality and Accreditation), the School Board Policy Manual, and policies in the Library Media Handbook; establishes policies and routines in the Media Center that facilitate students' and teachers' unimpeded access to information; creates an environment and atmosphere that encourages students and teachers to use the media center; maintains records and prepares reports including budget, accounting, and inventory; provides accurate and efficient retrieval and circulation systems
  • Provides formal and informal instruction in information skills, the production of materials, and the use of information and instructional technologies; promotes skill, knowledge, and attitudes concerning information access, use, and communication as an integral part of the school system; develops a collection of resources, including selection, acquisition, organization, maintenance, and evaluation, that supports and enhances the curriculum and meets personal needs, intellectual interests, and abilities of students and staff; assists the Principal to ensure that instructional materials and equipment are used to provide learning experiences compatible with the education needs of students; participates in curriculum planning and program development; oversees the application process for the CAMPUS program
  • Offers teachers assistance in using information resources, acquiring and assessing instructional materials, and incorporating information skills into the classroom curriculum; promotes literacy and the enjoyment of reading, viewing, and listening
  • Supervises Library Assistants, adult volunteers, and student aides so that clerical routines are performed effectively; consults with and advises the administrative staff with regard to the library media program
  • Takes action to stay up-to-date in the field, e.g. takes courses, participates in staff development, attends conferences, and maintains professional reading
  • Promotes and demonstrates the importance of the library media program in education and publicizes available services and resources to the school community
  • Performs related work as required

Holds or is eligible for a Virginia Teaching license with a specific endorsement in the area of Library Science.

The Librarian reports to the Principal or Principal's designee.

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