2018-2019 Lower School Librarian & Technology Teacher

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



100 Peabody Street, NW
District of Columbia
United States


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.


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


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



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.