PART-TIME LIBRARIAN/TECH INTEGRATIONIST 0.5 FTE

Hazen Union School

Orleans Southwest

Hardwick, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3892332
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 16, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 16, 2022

Job Description

Librarian/Tech Integrationist: Hazen Union School is seeking an energetic individual to be responsible for working collaboratively with school administration and staff to develop a library program that
-supports the curriculum
-provides instructional leadership for the teaching of literacy skills
-develops and maintains a media center collection rich in both print and non-print materials
-manages the media center as a flexible, multi-task, welcoming learning environment.

This person will manage the day-to-day operations of the school library and maker space, such as:
-Use standard library procedures to research, develop, acquire, organize, maintain and make available a balanced and diverse collection of current information, resources, and technology tools for teachers and students for an enhanced and engaging learning environment which are aligned with relevant Information Literacy and Educational Technology Standards (NETS-S) 21st Century Skills Framework
-Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, and learning specialists to design and implement standards-based instruction that supports progress in achieving Vermont’s Communication Standards and the Common Core State Standards and Learning Opportunities in all content areas through information literacy and information technology resources consistent with the Information Literacy Standards and the 21st Century Skills Framework
-Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats. -Ensure the equitable and ethical use of information
-Teach students to follow an inquiry process as they ask questions, evaluate, and collect information from multiple sources to construct understanding by thinking critically. Encourage the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning
-Assume a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly for students, staff, and administration
-Work with staff, administration, and other specialists to ensure that information literacy skills are embedded systematically throughout the school and the library instructional program
-Develop and maintain an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, the teaching styles, the instructional strategies used, and reflect students’ interests
-Collaborate with classroom teachers and other specialists to develop assignments that are instructional sound and include key critical thinking, literacy and social skills, and instructional technology
-Ensure flexible and equitable access to resources that support the student’s academic and personal learning needs
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Employer Description

    Schools in the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) endeavor to cultivate learner agency through reflective practice so that all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and become successful, responsible and contributing members of society--both locally and globally.

    The communities of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union share an enthusiastic commitment to place-based learning, sustainability education, whole child and trauma-informed practices, proficiency-based learning, and farm to school. Our educators are collaborative, creative, lifelong learners who value rural culture and community partnerships. Our students are connected to nature, each other, and their community. We work together toward a vision of flourishing communities sustained by engaged, compassionate, skilled citizens.

    OSSU serves approximately 1100 students PK-12 across six towns in four counties: Craftsbury and Greensboro in Orleans County, Hardwick and Stannard in Caledonia County, Wolcott in Lamoille County and Woodbury in Washington County. The total population within our 6 towns is approximately 6,900 residents.

    The geographic location of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union is often referred to as the Gateway to the Northeast Kingdom. We are located 20 miles from St. Johnsbury, 30 miles from Montpelier (Vermont’s capital), and 60 miles from Burlington (Vermont’s largest city). Learn more about us...

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    Working Together to Ensure all Students Learn and Feel a True Sense of Belonging Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Orleans Southwest is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • New Staff Orientation in early August. Appropriate VT licensure, 2-61, or 3-61 is required. Applicants who are willing to pursue a provisional endorsement may be considered.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Please describe your experience with 3d modeling, printing, or design, with students.
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Please describe your use of varied media and resources in supporting learning.
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Kasey Potter , Assistant Principal
    • PO Box 368
    • 126 Hazen Union Drive
    • Hardwick, Vermont 05843
    • Phone: 802-472-6511
    • Fax: 802-472-3327
    • Email: click here

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