Library Media Specialist - Part-Time
Jersey City, NJ US
Job Title: Library Media Specialist
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Type: Part-Time (12 hours per week, 1-2 days per week)
Position Duration: Remainder of the current school year continuing into the following school year.
About Us: Therapy Source is a leading educational staffing agency dedicated to connecting passionate professionals with meaningful opportunities in the field of education. We are currently seeking a dedicated Library Media Specialist to join a public school in Jersey City, NJ, and contribute to the educational growth of students.
Position Overview: As a Library Media Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in promoting literacy, research skills, and a love for reading among students. This part-time position, with 12 hours per week, offers flexibility while allowing you to make a significant impact on students' academic journeys.
- State certification as a Library Media Specialist
- NJ State Teaching License
- Possession of (or willingness to obtain) up-to-date clearances
- Proof of individual professional liability insurance (or willingness to obtain)
Responsibilities May Include:
- Manage and maintain the school library, including cataloging, organizing, and updating materials.
- Assist students in finding and selecting books, research materials, and digital resources.
- Teach information literacy skills, including effective search strategies and critical evaluation of sources.
- Collaborate with teachers to integrate library resources into the curriculum.
- Plan and host library programs and events to engage students in reading and learning.
- Stay current with emerging technologies and trends in library and media services.
- Foster a safe and welcoming library environment for all students.
Enjoy scheduling flexibility, impressive hourly rates, and amazing support from our dedicated account team!
Along with your resume, please include the best time of day and phone number to reach you. We will then reach out to discuss your qualifications and answer any questions you may have about the position.