Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston is seeking a part-time
librarian for our upper school campus, serving grades 4-8.

Below and attached are the job posting. For more information, please
contact Liz Chesarone at liz.chesar...@ssdsboston.org


*Solomon Schechter Day School of Boston *is seeking an energetic Gr. 4-8
Librarian to foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and openness
to new ideas. This position involves collaborative teaching, supporting
student inquiry and fostering a love of literacy. In addition to
maintaining a rich, Gr. 4-8 library collection of print and digital
resources, the Librarian will ensure that students are effective users of
ideas and information and, along with faculty, empower students to be
critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical
users of information.

This is a part-time (20 hrs. per week) position with some flexibility in
scheduling of hours worked.

The successful candidate:

-has a strong knowledge of children’s literature;

-will develop the library collection in a thoughtful and developmentally
relevant manner;

-is a facilitator of knowledge and resources for students and staff;

-will teach information-seeking, critical analysis of sources, citation
methods, synthesis, and the ethical use of information;

-is highly flexible and responsive to student interests and needs;

-provides platforms for students to showcase their work;

-is a consistent collaborator with faculty and outside resources;

*Skills and Qualifications:*

   - Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university,
   Master's degree preferred
   - Massachusetts State Certification preferred
   - Experience working with children in a library or educational setting
   - Patience and an understanding and appreciation of diverse learning
   - Ever evolving technology skills
   - Commitment to best practice and professional development
   - An extensive knowledge of children's and adult literature

*Physical Demands:*

Teaching and maintaining an organized and well equipped library is a
physically demanding job that can involve lots of bending, stretching and
lifting of materials. Physical stamina is required to accompany students up
and down stairs, for recess and lunch supervision, bus duty, preparing
bulletin boards and hanging instructional displays.

If interested, please send a resume and cover to

Attachment: Librarian Posting SSDS 2017.docx
Description: MS-Word 2007 document

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