2018-2019 Lower School Librarian & Technology Teacher
- Job posted by Capital City Public Charter School
100 Peabody Street, NW
District of Columbia
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
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.
Benefits: Capital City offers a
competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To Apply: Email your resume and
letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.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.