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Demonstration Teacher - Librarian

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Materials can be uploaded to: http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch. For full consideration please submit : 1. Letter of application 2. A resume 3. An educational philosophy that includes ideal classroom experience in library 4. Three letters of recommendation 5. Official transcripts 6. PA Instructional certificate or equivalent The review of application will begin in March and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Mr. David Ross, Assistant Director, at 412-648-2556, or dmross@pitt.edu. Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactory obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/ AA/ M / F/Vets/Disabled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Demonstration Teacher - Librarian
Department Name 22031-Falk School
Position Number 0003496
Position Details

Elementary School (Grades K-8) Librarian

Falk School, a coeducational K- 8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic School Librarian for the next academic year, beginning August 2017 .

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience . The University of Pittsburgh offers excellent benefits.

Specific duties include collaborating with peer librarian to:

• Collaborate with teachers to design and teach inquiry-based learning experiences and assessments.
• Create an environment that is conducive to active learning, resource-based instruction, and collaboration.
• Promote and develop curricula that include the full range of literacy skills necessary for lifelong learners.
• Evaluate, promote, and use technologies to support teaching and learning that provide access to resources.
• Work to align the library program with state and national best practices .
• Advocate for the library program and guiding principles of the library profession .
• Manage and supervise library staff (undergraduate and graduate college students) and parent volunteers.
• Administer the library budget to support program goals.
• Serve on decision -making teams in the school.

A Master’s Degree in an accredited library and information science program is required. Pennsylvania state school librarian certification a plus and strong consideration will be given to candidates with experience working with school-aged children. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated leadership and management experience, are essential.

Application Process

Materials can be uploaded to: http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch. For full consideration please submit :

1. Letter of application
2. A resume
3. An educational philosophy that includes ideal classroom experience in library
4. Three letters of recommendation
5. Official transcripts
6. PA Instructional certificate or equivalent

The review of application will begin in March and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Mr. David Ross, Assistant Director, at 412-648-2556, or dmross@pitt.edu.

Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactory obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/ AA/ M / F/Vets/Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 03/13/2017
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