School Librarian

The Learning Center for the Deaf Inc

Framingham, MA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Framingham, MA, US
LOCATION
Framingham, MA
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

School Librarian

Full time-Exempt/Salary

  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus 
  • Housing Resources Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care 

ASL proficiency required


TLC Diversity Statement

The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.


About Marie Philip School:

MPS enrolls nearly 200 deaf and hard of hearing students on our Framingham, MA campus in an ASL/English bilingual, bicultural educational model. 


About TLC:
The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.

For our Mission, click here.


DESCRIPTION:

The school librarian/library media specialist works with both students and teachers to facilitate access to information by the acquisition, organization, and dissemination of resources appropriate to the learning needs of the full age and ability range within the school community.


FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Participate in the implementation of planned learning experiences for all ages and abilities of students by providing group instruction.
  • Collaborate with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that promote a love of reading and lifelong learning.
  • Collaborate to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment.
  • Teach students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge.
  • Participate in the curriculum development process to ensure that the curricula include the full range of literacy skills (information, media, visual, digital and technological literacy) necessary to meet content standards.
  • Develop and maintain a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the school community that support the racial equity and inclusion.
  • Use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, communicate with students, teachers and families, and provide access to library services.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 



Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or related field 
  • Licensed by Massachusetts DESE or willingness to become licensed
  • Strong bilingual (ASL and English) skills required
  • Ability to work with deaf students from preschool through high school.
  • Ability to provide accommodations and modifications to instruction to ensure access for all students.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

About the Company

The Learning Center for the Deaf Inc