Media Specialist - Hamden Public Schools
Position: Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Media Specialist
Job Location: Elementary
Beginning: Aug 24, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hamden Public Schools
Hamden, CT 06517
Telephone: 203-407-2242
Job Description:
     Library Media Specialist
Employee Qualifications:
  1. Current Connecticut certification (062)
  2. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university preferred
  3. Demonstrated strength in library organization and professional practices
  4. A thorough knowledge of best practices and standards, including the district’s curricula, the Connecticut Information and Technology Framework and Grade Level Expectations, and the recommendations of state and national library media organizations (CASL, CECA, ALA, AASL)
  5. Demonstrated strength in interpersonal skills, time management, organizational abilities and communication skills
  6. Such alternatives or additions to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Goal:
The library media special must work as experts who ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats; by providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and by working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual students.

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