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LIBRARY/MEDIA SPECIALIST

Position Category Library/Media
Position Type Certified- Full-time
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School District Lawton Public Schools
City, State

Lawton, OK
United States

Description

· Empowers all members of the learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators, and ethical users of information

· Collaborates and co-teaches with classroom educators to establish learning objectives and assessment strategies to develop individual and group inquiry-based learning experiences

· Develops and maintains a teaching and learning environment that is fun, inviting, safe, flexible, collaborative, inclusive, and conducive to learning

· Champions equity, access, and intellectual freedom for users within the physical and beyond, including providing 24/7 access to the online library catalog; digital and audio books; and various information resources

· Fosters exploration, discovery, creation, and innovation in a growth mindset

· Supports learners’ success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth, and pleasure

· Empowers learners to work with each other in successful collaborations and to constructively assess their own work and the work of their peers

· Models and champions digital citizenship and safety and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements

· Teaches all members of the learning community to engage with and use information in a global society

· Models and develops a commitment to respect equity, diversity, and inclusion in collection development and within the learning community

· Supports learners as they make meaning for themselves to create new knowledge by collecting, organizing, and sharing resources of personal relevance

· Addresses broader educational issues with other educators in the building, at the district level, and at the professional association level

· Develops and supports the school’s and the school library’s mission, strategic plan, and policies

· Manages the staff, budget, and the physical and virtual spaces of the school library

· Evaluates, introduces, and models emerging technologies for the learning community, and uses technology tools to supplement school resources

· Participates as an active leader of the local and global learning community, building relationships with organizations and stakeholders

· Other duties as assigned
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FULL-TIME, PERMANENT
OPENINGS: 5

Required Qualifications Qualifications:

Hold or be able to obtain a valid Oklahoma library/media specialist certification. Function effectively as a member of an instructional team. Have a strong commitment to the library/media programs.
Include the following materials with your application: Resume
Include the following materials with your application: Transcripts
Include the following materials with your application: Teaching/Administration Certification
Link https://www.applitrack.com/lawtonps/onlineapp/
Contact Name Dolores Anderson
Contact Email danderson@lawtonps.org