Librarian/Media Specialist - Plymouth Public Schools
Position: Librarian/Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Library Media Specialist
Job Location: District Wide
Beginning: Aug 28, 2017
Deadline: Oct 02, 2017**
District: Plymouth Public Schools
Terryville, CT 06786
Telephone: 860-314-8005
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Job Description:
POSTING
 
PLYMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
 
 SYSTEM-WIDE LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST
  
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:          
  • Connecticut certification as a Librarian or Media
            Specialist (062)
  
GENERAL DUTIES:      
  • To provide instruction, leadership, direction, and library media services on a system-wide basis.
  • To provide centralized technical and production services for the school district.
  • To demonstrate professional responsibility to the school system and the teaching profession.
  • To establish positive working relationships with students, parents, school personnel and the community.
 SPECIFIC DUTIES:        
 Leadership:                  
  • To direct and supervise the Department of Library Media Services.
  • To fulfill the responsibilities as described in the system-wide chairperson.
 Instruction:                   
  • To conduct orientation classes for freshman
  • To provide instruction to high school classes upon request.
 Technical Services:       
  • To train and supervise the staff of the technical services section.   
  • To develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures for the technical services section.
  • To provide training for faculty and staff in the use of equipment.
  • To produce television recordings of selected events.
  • To serve as a resource person for instructional staff in the selection and purchase of supplementary, curriculum materials.                                              
 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:     
  • To complete reports, records and other routine
            Assignments in a prompt and organized manner.
  • To participate in maintaining proper student conduct and safety in the school environment.
  • To assume an equitable share of school-wide responsibilities.
  • To respond professionally to suggestions for improvement of skills.
  • To adjust to changes in procedures and programming for the enhancement of the school/ system.
  • To maintain professional competence through participation in staff development activities and self-selected professional growth.
  • To display discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • To observe school policies, Board policies and procedures and legal regulations.
  • To adhere to professional ethics.                        
 HUMAN RELATIONS:   
  • To demonstrate a positive and cooperative attitude toward students, parents, school personnel, and members of the community.
  • To communicate effectively both orally and in writing with students, parents, school personnel and members of the community.
 SALARY:  PEA Contract Commensurate with Experience
 START DATE:  August 28, 2017
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  If you are interested in this position, please apply on line at http://plymouth.k12.ct.us and complete an application.  The following information needs to be uploaded when applying to be considered for this position:  A letter of intent address to Dr. Martin Semmel, Superintendent; Resume: Portfolio Scores (if applicable); Transcripts, Three (3) CURRENT WRITTEN Letters of Reference and a copy of your Connecticut Certification for this position.
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until Filled
 
The Plymouth School District does not permit or condone discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, physical handicap, or age.  An applicant may request any needed accommodation to participate in the job application process.  A ten-day notification is required to arrange for such accommodation.
 
 
Dated: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­August 3, 2017

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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