Job: Library Media Specialist

General Information
Position:
Library Media Specialist

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$25/hr

Job Category:
School Media Specialist

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Royal Palm Academy is a joyful, vibrant, independent and family-oriented Catholic PK-8 school located in beautiful Naples, Florida.

 

Royal Palm Academy has an opening for a part-time Library Media Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a part-time, permanent, salaried position. Royal Palm Academy offers competitive salary and benefits for candidates to join our highly qualified faculty and staff. Applications are being accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

AVAILABLE POSITION: Part-time Library Media Specialist (Full-time position may be possible with the addition of other part-time responsibilities)


Education:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         An undergraduate degree (post-graduate degree preferred) or equivalent certification in an Education, Library Services, Media Services, or related program.

·         Passionate about teaching elementary school aged students, and bring an energetic, joyful vibrancy to the classroom experience for our students.

·         Must display an enthusiastic support of our school mission: "Royal Palm Academy partners with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. We teach the mind, educate the heart, and form the character of tomorrow's leaders."

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·         Empowers all members of the learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators, and ethical users of information.

·         Collaborates and co-teaches with classroom educators to provide inquiry-based learning experiences consistent with Information Literacy Standards. (5-8)

·         Supports learners' success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth and pleasure (PK-4)

·         Champions equity, access, and intellectual freedom for users both on campus and beyond, including 24/7 access to the online library catalog, digital and audio books, and various informational resources.

·         Models digital citizenship, safety, and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements.

·         Evaluates, introduces, and models emerging technologies for the learning community and uses technology tools to supplement school resources and curriculum.

·         Develops a commitment to respect equity, diversity, and inclusion in the collection consistent with the school's mission and Catholic identity.

·         Supports the school library's mission, strategic plan, and policies.

·         Manages the budget, physical, and virtual spaces of the library.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

·         A graduate degree earned at a college or university whose program is recognized by appropriate bodies such as the American Association of Libraries (ALA) and the American Association of School Libraries (AASL).

·         Practicing Catholic in good standing. Please include parish pastor's contact information in application materials.

·         Prior experience as a Library Media Specialist in a K-8 setting

·         Valid Florida Library Media Specialist certification preferred.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV as two electronic documents in Adobe PDF format to Jenn Wojcik, Dean of Upper School, at jwojcik@royalpalmacademy.com. Highly qualified candidates will also include a statement of how their background of education and experience makes them the strongest candidate who is ready to provide an immediate and positive impact on our students at Royal Palm Academy.

 

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM IN ANOTHER ROLE?

Royal Palm Academy is always looking for talented and motivated education professionals to join our team. We have other anticipated full-time and part-time positions available for the 2021-2022 school year. You can find our positions posted on CatholicJobs.com, NCEA, FCIS, and NAIS. We invite general applications be sent to Jenn Wojcik, Dean of Upper School, at jwojcik@royalpalmacademy.com.

 

RPA is currently seeking: Catholic Elementary teachers (K, 1, 2); Part-time Middle School Language Arts teacher; Full-time Grade 5 LA/History teacher; Part-time Librarian and Media Specialist; Part-time Extended Day Coordinator; Part-time Lunch Coordinator; Full-time and part-time Pre-K and K Aides

 

ABOUT ROYAL PALM ACADEMY

Royal Palm Academy is an independent, Catholic, pre-kindergarten to eighth grade school in Naples, Florida. Our mission is to partner with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. Royal Palm Academy teaches the mind, educates the heart, and forms the character of tomorrow's leaders. This mission is pursued through the development of the whole person, integral formation, which encompasses the commitment to teach, to educate, and to form our students.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-13-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.catholicjobs.com/job/7453145021

Additional information
Library Type:
  • School Media Centers

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Royal Palm Academy

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
16100 Livingston Road

City:
Naples

Zip:
34110

County:
Collier


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Royal Palm Academy

Address:
16100 Livingston Road

City:
Naples

State:
Florida

Zip:
34110

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jenn Wojcik

Contact Email:
jwojcik@royalpalmacademy.com

Contact Phone:
2395949888

Contact Fax:

How to apply

TO APPLY:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV as two electronic documents in Adobe PDF format to Jenn Wojcik, Dean of Upper School, at jwojcik@royalpalmacademy.com. Highly qualified candidates will also include a statement of how their background of education and experience makes them the strongest candidate who is ready to provide an immediate and positive impact on our students at Royal Palm Academy.


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