Librarian Hyde-Addison & Van Ness Elementary – DC Public Schools

Librarian

 Hyde-Addison and Van Ness Elementary DC Public Elementary schools are looking for a dedicated and talented librarian for the 2018-2019 school year.  An ideal candidate will have demonstrated success with a broad range of students and be a collaborative member of a professional learning community. This person will also enjoy working with children and promoting literacy skills.

This is a 10 month position that would start in August 2018.

The responsibilities of the librarian would include:

  • Planning meaningful literacy lessons for children in PK3-5
  • Maintain a library environment to meet educational needs of students and to invite learning
  • Promote literacy schoolwide
  • Make and assist with library displays and make weekly visits to the library enjoyable and a learning experience for students, to include reading to students, assisting with checking out/in books, and using technology for student computer instruction.
  • Process all books and prepare them for shelving and distribution in the library including Accelerated Readers
  • Keep careful records of all items and inventory in the library;
  • Communicate with teachers and students regarding library activities, materials, and promotion programs
  • Set and reinforce clear expectation for student behavior.
  • Ability to plan collaboratively with the specials team and classroom teachers as necessary
  • Communicate and build relationships with parents and families

 Skills and Characteristics:

  • Outstanding instructional and management skills
  • Ability to cultivate a strong culture that is inclusive of all students and maintains high expectations
  • Enthusiasm and openness for feedback and coaching

If you are interested in this role, please send your résumé and a cover letter to

Elizabeth Namba at elizabeth.namba@dc.gov

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