2018-2019 Lower School Librarian & Technology Teacher

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/01/2018

Address

100 Peabody Street, NW
Washington
District of Columbia
20011
United States

Description

2018-2019 Position Available: Lower School Librarian & Technology Teacher


Capital City Public Charter School is seeking a dedicated and talented Lower School Librarian and Technology Teacher. 


The Lower School Librarian and Technology Teacher will report to the Director of Library Services and the Lower School Principal, and will also work closely with the Library Assistant, Middle School Technology Teacher and High School Librarian to support students in developing age-appropriate information, media, and technology skills. 


This is a 10-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


The many and varied responsibilities of this role will include: 

·      Planning and teaching technology and library classes for students in grades PK-4

·      Utilizing a workshop model to differentiate instruction and promote engagement 

·      Collaborating with teachers to develop technology-rich learning expeditions, and project-based learning 

·      Designing curriculum maps to sequence the teaching of content

·      Regularly assessing student progress and using data to plan for instruction 

·      Meeting and planning regularly with the Arts & Fitness team, as well as the Library Services team.

·      Developing a strong classroom culture through the Responsive Classroom® model 

·      Communicating regularly with families 

·      Collaborating with staff and students to implement consistent structures and develop traditions at our school 

·      Attending a summer institute and weekly professional development sessions 

·      Sharing non-classroom responsibilities (such as staffing the library desk, organizing student events, planning meetings) with the rest of the staff.


Requirements: 

At least two of the following are required: Advanced degree in library science, preferably with a certification in school library media, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience; 2+ years of full-time teaching experience; standard teaching certification. Candidates must be extremely knowledgeable about teaching technology to elementary school students. Candidates must possess a deep knowledge of current children’s literature and educational media. Candidates should also have: strong collaboration skills, a commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse population, experience working in urban environments, strong knowledge of pedagogy and experience teaching in a constructivist way, comfort with a project-based curriculum proven ability to work as a member of a team, strong leadership capabilities, and a commitment to their own learning.


Compensation and Benefits: Capital City offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package 

                                                                                                           

To Apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to capitalcityjobs@ccpcs.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. Visit our website at www.ccpcs.org for additional information about our organization.

 

About Our School: Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves 983 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum.

 

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled.

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits: Capital City offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

capitalcityjobs@ccpcs.org
https://www.ccpcs.org/about/our-staff/join-our-team

To Apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to capitalcityjobs@ccpcs.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. Visit our website at www.ccpcs.org for additional information about our organization.


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