Classroom Teacher - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Reading
Job Title: Library Media Specialist
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: School Library Media Specialist (062)
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE
Teacher (Library Media Specialist)
 
DEPARTMENT
Academics
 
INCUMBENT NAME
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION
Waterbury Teachers’ Association CEA-NEA
 
REPORTS TO:
Receives administrative direction from the Principal or other administrative official of a higher grade
 
FLSA DESIGNATION
Exempt
PART I - SUMMARY OF CLASSIFICATION
 
This class is accountable for establishing and coordinating the services of the school library-media center and technology lab appropriate to the educational needs of all students; providing a full spectrum of educational enrichment materials to ensure that student’ in the school will find available instructional and non-instructional materials appropriate to their interests, abilities, and level of maturity; and making sure students and teachers are effective users of information and ideas by providing instruction in the use of technology to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing and using information and ideas.
 
PART II - MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
A. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
General Experience:
 
  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Experience with managing school site collections and the selection/acquisition of materials and equipment.
  3. Previous teaching and/or related school experience.
 
Special Requirement:
 
  1. In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment. 
 
B. CREDENTIALS:
 
C. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Employment in this class is conditional upon possession of a valid Connecticut State Board of Education teaching certificate/endorsement(s) appropriate to the teaching assignment.
  2. School Library Media Specialist – 062 Endorsement.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle operator's license.
D. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Teachers in this job class must complete all State CEU requirements for re-certification.
 
E. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
  • Knowledge and mastery of information literacy standards for student learning by creating and maintaining a program for a broad learning community;
  • Knowledge of a variety of strategies for communicating with various constituencies;
  • Knowledge of both the access to information and the operation of the devices that deliver, produce, and manage that information;
  • Knowledge of current and developmentally appropriate resources and the strategies for guiding the intellectual access to information;
  • Knowledge of information, instruction, and production-based technologies that enhance learning and teaching;
  • Knowledge of literature and methodologies to provide reading, listening, and viewing guidance to students and others in the learning community;
  • Knowledge of methods of collaboration with the other members of the learning community to ensure that the school library media program is able to meet the individual learning needs of students;
  • Knowledge of selection, installation, management, and maintenance of technologies applicable to the library information center and the larger learning community;
  • Knowledge of strategies for eliciting information needs from students;
  • Knowledge of strategies necessary to assist in school reform efforts;
  • Knowledge of the importance of community groups in maintaining support for the library information program;
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