Library Media Specialist – Fair Haven Grade School (Fair Haven, VT)

Slate Valley School District is seeking a full-time Library Media Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year at Fair Haven Grade School. Candidate must meet Vermont State Teacher Licensing requirements. For more information please contact Deb Infurna, Principal at 802-265-3883 or by email at dinfurna@svuvt.org. All applicants must apply on SchoolSpring.com

– Posted 8/28/21

Library Aide / Clerk – Lamoille Union Middle and High School (Hyde Park, VT)

The Library Aide works under the direct supervision of the Library Director. The primary responsibilities are to supervise the use of the Library after school as well as basic library and clerical responsibilities, including all overdue material operations. The ideal candidate will be competent with middle and high school students and will have a working knowledge of technology.
Student Management:
During school: Aide helps with basic library operations, including student/patron interactions, basic research, locating books and other materials for study and/or for recreational reading, circulation, and basic classroom management.

After school supervision: Aide is responsible for keeping students safe and must be capable of strong classroom management skills. Must be able to aid students in basic research (using books and computers), finding books, and providing book recommendations.

For more information and apply online at SchoolSpring.com.
– Posted 8/17/21

Information Specialist/Librarian – Champlain Valley Union High School (Hinesburg, VT)

This job in a busy high school library serving approximately 1,300 students includes working together as a team with two other librarians, supporting students and teachers, and co-teaching with classroom teachers. Another primary role of this position is working with the school’s leadership teams to map and respond to student engagement data. Candidates should be familiar with current library systems, comfortable manipulating data, and have experience working in a high school environment. Master’s degree preferred. Certification as a School Librarian preferred.

Our ideal candidate would be able to:

  • welcome and affirm the voices of all library stakeholders in a way that shares power.
  • enhance the library’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion; with commitment to more representation for people from historically marginalized backgrounds.
  • work with a team to study, analyze, and disseminate important student engagement data.
  • demonstrate success at teaching and being an instructional partner, including with sustained, embedded units in classrooms.
  • integrate information literacy skills throughout all areas of the curriculum.
  • have rapport with and respect for high-school-aged students.
  • show flexibility for working on a team and in a dynamic atmosphere, and have the ability to juggle many tasks at once.
  • co-lead book groups and other professional development for students and staff that center growth along the anti-bias and antiracist continuums.
  • be comfortable with eBooks, audiobooks, online databases, digital tools, and apps for education.
  • support the continued hosting and advising of student clubs, including the Gender Sexuality Alliance, our chapter of Project LIT Community, and the Racial Alliance Committee.
  • learn new resources and develop expertise in the application of these resources.
  • creatively promote resources to the whole school community and strive to provide equitable access.

Applications will be accepted on www.schoolspring.com.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), women, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

– Posted 7/30/21

Design and Technology Teacher – Williston Central School (Williston, VT)

1.00 FTE  Design and Technology Teacher

The Champlain Valley School District is seeking a dynamic educator to join the Williston Central
School (WCS) community as a Design and Technology Teacher. Located in Chittenden
County, WCS is part of a progressive learning community of dedicated faculty and staff serving
approximately 700 students in 3rd through 8th grade.  This position involves working with
students in grades 3-8 with a major emphasis on grades 5-8.  Preferred qualifications for this
full-time position include a current Vermont Professional Educator’s license and endorsement in
Design and Technology Education or be eligible for licensure.  Applicants with related
endorsements in the STEM field may also be considered.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Create a learning environment where all students feel safe and welcome, forming
    authentic relationships of trust and respect.
  • Create opportunities for students to design and apply concepts that support relevant and
    authentic application of science, mathematics, technology and engineering.
  • Have expertise and knowledge of emerging design and fabrication tools and machines;
    robotics and coding; rudimentary circuitry; woodworking; computer assisted design;
    construction engineering and design; and 3D design and printing.
  • Have strong communication skills and knowledge of standards-based instruction.
  • Collaborate well with colleagues to create integrated learning opportunities.
  • Integrate STEM and Maker Movement practices into the Design and Technology
    program.

The position will begin July 1, 2021. A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered to
the successful candidate based upon qualifications, education, and experience.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all of our students
achieve our mission – which means we are also committed to developing a faculty and staff that
represents the inclusive, welcoming environment we seek to develop for students and families.
We seek applicants with diverse experiences who share this commitment and strongly
encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ
candidates to apply.

Interested candidates shall apply online to www.schoolspring.com with a letter of interest,
resume, proof of licensure and three current letters of reference.  Paper applications will not be
accepted. Open until filled.

– Posted 7/20/21

School Librarian – Saint Francis Xavier School (Winooski, VT)

The Saint Francis Xavier School Library is in need of a librarian who will also teach grades 3-5 Digital Learning classes.

Requirement

  • Appropriate Vermont state certification as a school librarian (complete or in process)

Responsibilities

  • Empowers all members of the SFX learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators and ethical users of information.
  • Collaborates and co-teaches with classroom educators to establish learning objectives and assessment strategies to develop individual and group inquiry-based learning experiences.
  • Champions equity, access and intellectual freedom for users within the physical space and beyond, including providing 24/7 access to the online library catalog; digital and audio books; and various information resources.
  • Supports learners’ success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth, and pleasure.
  • Models and champions digital citizenship and safety and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements.
  • Models and develops a commitment to respect equity, diversity and inclusion in collection development and within the learning community.
  • Addresses broader educational issues with other educators in the building, at the diocesan level and at the professional association level.
  • Develops and supports the school’s and the school library’s mission, strategic plan and policies.
  • Manages the volunteers, budget and the physical and virtual spaces of the school library.
  • Evaluates, introduces and models emerging technologies for the learning community, and uses technology tools to supplement school resources.
  • Participates actively in the professional learning community for school librarians locally and beyond, building relationships with organizations and stakeholders.

Contact

Mr. Craig Hill — Principal
email:  chill@sfxvt.org
phone number:  802-655-2600

– Posted 7/13/21

Library Media Specialist – Ottauquechee School (Hartford, VT)

The Ottauquechee School in Hartford, VT seeks a dynamic and dedicated library media specialist. We are a PreK-5 school with an enrollment of just over 200 students and a highly collaborative culture. As a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) school, we believe that all students can achieve academic and social success given appropriate support. Our teachers infuse inquiry into all disciplines, provide compelling contexts to engage learners, build scholars’ capacity for higher order thinking, prioritize student-engaged assessment, and above all, model and foster a growth mindset.

Our library media specialist has a unique role in the school. In addition to teaching library as a related art to each class weekly, this person also coordinates our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program. The STEAM program is a chance for students from both classes at each grade level to work together to solve design challenges in a hands-on way. In previous years, the STEAM program has focused on equity and the U.N. Sustainable Development goals.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in incorporating technology, problem-based learning, and information literacy into engaging instruction for elementary students. They will have exemplary student-centered classroom management skills, a strong and reflective teaching practice, and a commitment to collaboration with diverse colleagues.

The Ottauquechee School, in alignment with Hartford School District’s Anti-Racism Policy, believes that the educational experience of every student is enhanced through the professional contributions of representatives of various races, ethnicities, genders, physical abilities, ages and sexual orientations, and that a diverse and culturally competent faculty is essential in the creation of a rigorous learning environment free of bias and inequities.

Learn more and apply online at: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3543240

– Posted 6/4/21

Librarian and Media Specialist – Mettawee Community School (West Pawlet, VT)

  • Teach 30-40 minute weekly class in library/information literacy for grades K-6
  • Maintain diverse collection of materials to serve needs of students and teachers
  • Provide reader’s advisory services to staff and students
  • Manage budget for library supplies and services
  • Provide consultation to administrators regarding purchase of devices and software subscriptions
  • Maintain Follett Destiny Library Online Catalog system
  • Purchase and process new books
  • Track circulation records and oversee return of books and replacement fees
  • Maintain organization of collection
  • Maintain cleanliness of library
  • Provide support to teachers in use of technology for educational purposes
  • Assist in the maintenance and organization of technological devices, including chromebooks, iPads, Smartboards, document cameras, projectors and mac laptops
  • Collaborate with teachers to provide relevant lessons integrated with information literacy skills
  • Provide AV support including filming, editing, website maintenance and video creation for school events
  • Partner with literacy specialists to execute Books and Beyond reading incentive program
  • Run all school literacy events including All School Read, Red Clover Award program, Golden Dome Award Program
  • Assist with administration and tech support of SBAC testing
  • Manage author visits
  • Manage Scholastic Book Fair
  • Provide professional development and training in use of digital tools

Apply online at http://www.schoolspring.com/job?3516630

– Posted 5/9/21

Library Administrative Assistant – U-32 MS/HS Library (Montpelier, VT)

If you love books, libraries, working with teachers, and of course, young people, this might be a good fit for you. The U-32 MS/HS Library is a busy, dynamic, inclusive, progressive, and multifaceted library learning commons. We have two full time teacher-librarians and a library located in the heart of our building. We are hiring for a Library Administrative Assistant to help support us, our students, and our staff. Might be a good fit for someone looking to get their foot in the door or who naturally loves books, teens, and being an integral member of a dynamic team.
Come join our team! Position is open until filled. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3477794
– Posted April 16, 2021

Librarian/Tech Integrationist – Hazen Union School (Hardwick, VT)

Hazen Union School is seeking an energetic individual to be responsible for working collaboratively with school administration and staff to develop a library program that supports the curriculum; provides instructional leadership for the teaching of literacy skills; develops and maintains a media center collection rich in both print and non-print materials; and manages the media center as a flexible, multi-task, welcoming learning environment.

This person will manage the day-to-day operations of the school library, such as:

  • Use standard library procedures to research, develop, acquire, organize, maintain and make available a balanced and diverse collection of current information, resources, and technology tools for teachers and students for an enhanced and engaging learning environment which are aligned with relevant Information Literacy and Educational Technology Standards (NETS-S), 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, and learning specialists to design and implement standards-based instruction that supports progress in achieving Vermont’s Communication Standards and the Common Core State Standards and Learning Opportunities in all content areas through information literacy and information technology resources consistent with the Information Literacy Standards and the 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats.
  • Ensure the equitable and ethical use of information.
  • Teach students to follow an inquiry process as they ask questions, evaluate, and collect information from multiple sources to construct understanding by thinking critically. Encourage the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning.
  • Assume a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly for students, staff, and administration.
  • Work with staff, administration and other specialists to ensure that information literacy skills are embedded systematically throughout the school and the library instructional program.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, the teaching styles, the instructional strategies used, and reflect students’ interests.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other specialists to develop assignments that are instructional sound and include key critical thinking, literacy and social skills, and instructional technology.
  • Ensure flexible and equitable access to resources that support the student’s academic and personal learning needs.

For more detail and to apply online, visit: OSSU.org

– Posted July 13, 2020

School Librarian – Hinesburg Community School (Shelburne, VT)

1.00 FTE K-8 Librarian for the 2020-2021 School Year

Hinesburg Community School is looking for a licensed Librarian to join our PreK-8 school for the 2020-2021 school year.

Anticipated opening: K-8 Librarian

The School is seeking a dynamic educator to join our school community as a Library Media Specialist. Preferred qualifications for this position include a master’s degree, a current Vermont Professional Educator’s license and endorsement as a Library Media Specialist.

The ideal candidate will be able to:
• design, teach, and asses learning opportunities that include inquiry, critical thinking, and multiple literacies
• collaborate with other teachers as an instructional partner in learning opportunities
• model integration of technology in teaching and learning
• understand and promote the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
• evaluate, promote, and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, connect the school with the global learning community, and provide equal access to library services
• create a resource-rich physical and virtual environment conducive to active and participatory learning
• research relevant and current professional practices.
• create and maintain a flexible teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe and, conducive to student success
• manage resources and facilities for continuous improvement of the library program
Please apply online to www.schoolspring.com and include a cover letter, resume, proof of certification, transcripts and three current letters of reference.

– Posted April 2, 2020