Provides leadership, professional development and teaching in support of all students. Focus is on instructional resources and services for implementation of a school library media program that serves as an integral part of a student-centered educational process and helps prepare students for a globally competitive world.
Aligns teaching with the NC Standard Course of Study and the NC Information and Technology Skills
Models, coaches and collaborates with teachers on inquiry problem-based learning, digital citizenship, literacy, evaluation of resources and research process.
Empowers students as reader/writers, creators and innovators in a welcoming, collaborative, and personalized learning environment.
Builds instructional and community partnerships to enhance teaching and learning.
Plans and facilitates personalized professional development in the areas of literacy, digital learning, personalized learning and resource access.
Models data-driven decision making under the guidance of school leadership, continuously seeking opportunities to improve teaching and learning with technology and library media programs in the school.
Works closely with school leadership and professional learning communities (PLCs) to encourage use of data-driven decision making in support of student achievement and growth.
Works with school leadership to design and implement long range plans to ensure balance among teaching, literacy, digital learning, collaboration, print/digital collection development, and program management.
Works with school leadership to develop a vision for implementation of the Digital Learning Plan and the NC Digital Learning competencies for the school.
Organizes the media center and resources in a manner that supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and maximizes intellectual and physical access to resources
Implements an ongoing collection development and evaluation process using data, in collaboration with the Media and Technology Advisory Committee, focusing on a variety of formats and resources to meet diverse learning needs.
Advocates the principles of intellectual freedom, copyright and digital citizenship.
Serves on the leadership team(s) such as School Leadership, Instructional Leadership Team and the Media and Technology Advisory Committee.
Leads, with the principal, in the ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the school's digital learning media programs.
Collaborates and/or takes the lead on additional projects as directed by the principal.
Prepares and submits accurate reports for the NC Digital Learning Materials Inventory (NCDLMI) as directed.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: Minimum
Master's degree in Library Science
Licensing / Certification Requirements:
Licensed by NCDPI as a school library media coordinator (076)
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Knowledge of curriculum development, management, technology integration and leadership.
Knowledge of K-12 curriculum including North Carolina Essential Standards, and the American Association of School Librarians Standards for the 21 st Century Learner.
Knowledge of current trends, methods and developments in the school media and instructional technology profession and online and blended learning as related to teaching and learning pedagogy and strategies.
Knowledge of library media terminology and appropriate uses of media and technology to enhance instruction and achievement.
Knowledge of the principles of organization and administration.
Knowledge of policies, procedures, and standards regarding education.
Knowledge of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
Ability to custom-design instruction based upon student achievement data.
Ability to identify and evaluate new and emerging technologies.
Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and statistics and to develop meaningful reports from that information.
Ability to develop budgets from program implementation.
Ability to effectively communicate and express ideas orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
Demonstrate considerable knowledge of technology tools and software programs including cloud based solutions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment.
Comply with confidentiality requirements in local, state and federal policies and statutes.
Demonstrates professional integrity through ethical behavior.
Position Type: Not provided
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