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Full-Time Librarian - The School House

April 27, 2021 2:37 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

We are looking for a dynamic, smart, caring individual to run our new library in our new school, The School House - South Shore.  Full-time, from August to June.  We must open our new School House in September. Start immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Maintain a warm, nurturing, and inclusive library space to encourage learning, reading, inquiry, and collaboration. 
  • Collaborate with TSH Educators to develop and implement a library curriculum in which Learners become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators, and ethical users of information. 
  • Manage the Library collection, reading widely and actively collaborating with Educators in the selection and deselection of resources that support curriculum and independent reading; ensure that the library collection is current, relevant, and diverse. 
  • Plan and implement Storytimes for Lower Primary classes, and book discussions with Elementary Learners. 
  • Suggest books and other resources to TSH Learners, Educators and families to support curricular and research needs, independent reading, and lifelong learning. 
  • Create instructional resources using library guides and other platforms. 
  • Develop, manage, and promote library events and programs for the TSH community. 

REQUIRED: 

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program 
  • Experience working with children, preferably within a school library setting 

DESIRED: 

  • Experience working in a Montessori environment and/or with Reggio Emilia approach 
  • Experience working with Follett's Library Management Software, Destiny 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children as well as adults 
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently 
  • Passionate about promoting the love of libraries, reading, and lifelong learning 
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development 
  • Proficient in Google applications

Interested candidates can contact Chris Boshnack @ chris@theschoolhouse.org, 631-261-9000.  

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570
info@lilrc.org

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