We are looking for a qualified Librarian to join our team. The Librarian is responsible for implementing strategies in the library to achieve the mission of The Day School at HP Pres – partnering with families, educating the whole child, and providing a nurturing Christian environment 

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Library Science or closely related field
  • Strong knowledge of children's literature
  • Ability to instruct and manage students in developmentally appropriate way
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood development

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage acquisitions, processing, organizing, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of library and media resources 
  • Perform all the administrative tasks of keeping a library orderly, up-to-date, and functioning properly, including use Follett Destiny management technology 
  • Maintain the children’s library, professional development library and parent lending library
  • Oversee and assign duties to parent volunteers
  • Plan and implement read-alouds that help students develop a love of reading and books
  • Plan and implement lessons that teach children basic library-use skills
  • Plan and implement lessons that engage children in reading comprehension and re-telling activities 
  • Create and update reading lists for all ages
  • Engage all staff and students in school-wide features, such as author of the month
  • Coordinate and run bi-annual book fair 
  • Invite parents into the library 
  • Integrate technology in the teaching/learning process as appropriate 
  • Develop and maintain an environment that is safe, clean and conducive to learning
  • Manage student behavior and implement discipline according to The Day school policy 
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials and facilities 
  • Establish open lines of communication with students, the Director and other colleagues 
  • Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
  • Exhibit professional judgment and responsibility at all times 
  • Participate in staff-development to improve job-related skills 
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, committee meetings, and work sessions as required by the Director 
  • Follow all rules, regulations and policies of The Day School 
  • Exhibit The Day School Core Values