Job: Library Media Specialist, Lower Division

General Information
Position:
Library Media Specialist, Lower Division

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
doe

Job Category:
Children's Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Berkeley Preparatory School, an outstanding independent coeducational day school in Tampa,

Florida, places an emphasis on academic excellence with a spirit of social responsibility. Students of

all ages exchange ideas and explore ethics as they define their attitudes and values. Berkeley

educates the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical

development so that they may attain their highest potential. Berkeley has built a national reputation

for academic rigor at the country’s most prestigious universities. The school’s active Episcopal

affiliation focuses on inclusivity, support, respect and the shared values reflected in Berkeley’s vision

statement, Berkeley puts people in the world who make a positive difference.

 

Berkeley Preparatory School is seeking a full-time Library Media Specialist for grades PK-5 for the

2018-2019 school year. T he Library Media Specialist will work collaboratively with a full-time

instructional assistant to plan the instructional program and teach lessons to whole and small groups

that support the overall academic program.

 

Other responsibilities include:

 

● Manage and develop the library collection, databases and other resources

● Manage the Lower Division library budget

● Maintain a working knowledge of classic and current children’s literature

● Collaborate with faculty to support the school’s curriculum and instruction of research skills

and digital citizenship

● Serve as a resource for faculty and staff, sharing relevant educational publications

● Supervision duties, as assigned

  

Located on a gorgeous 80-acre campus, Berkeley serves 1,300 students in Grades PK-12. The

school continues to experience strong interest and full enrollment, and is marked with a very strong

positive school culture. Berkeley’s faculty, staff and student body reflects the diversity of its

surrounding communities.

 

 


Education:

Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in library

science.  A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities

of the age group are essential.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
01-03-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • School Media Centers

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Berkeley Preparatory School

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
4811 kelly rd

Address 2:
Rudolph Library

City:
tampa

Zip:
33615

County:
Hillsborough


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Berkeley Preparatory School

Address:
4811 kelly rd

Address 2:
Rudolph Library

City:
tampa

State:
FL

Zip:
33615

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Mrs. Heather Connolly, Hiring Manager

Contact Email:
connohea@berkeleyprep.org

Contact Phone:
813-885-1673

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Heather Connolly, Hiring Manager, connohea@berkeleyprep.org


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