The Buckley School, an all boys Kindergarten - Grade 9 school, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is seeking a Middle and Upper School literacy and media specialist.  This position is responsible for supervising the operation of the Middle and Upper School (grades 4-9) Library as well as working in collaboration with Middle and Upper School teachers on research and literacy-based projects with students. This position will include academic technology, digital citizenship, and literacy instruction.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan and teach information literacy, academic technology, and digital citizenship curricula for Class IV-Class IX
  • Design and lead research and media literacy projects in collaboration with classroom teachers.
  • Design, create, and maintain a relevant, engaging collection of print and digital resources to support students’ reading, learning, creating, and storytelling.
  • Create engaging programs such as author and subject-area expert visits, digital storytelling workshops, and research seminars.
  • Work with the Director of Educational Technology to ensure computers and other devices in the library are maintained and used effectively.
  • Maintain the library space in a way that is welcoming and a positive reflection of the school.

Job Requirements

  • Media Specialist teaching endorsement or a Masters of Library (and Information) Science with specialization in School Libraries preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with coding and other academic technology tools and resources preferred
  • A vision for creating and integrating information literacy and technology across subject-area curricula
  • Teaching experience, particularly of this age group, preferred

Application Instructions

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@buckleyschool.org.  Please put "Literacy and Digital Media Specialist" in the subject line. No calls please.

SUMMARY

Organization: The Buckley School
Location:
New York
Job Category:
Specialist / Associate
Areas of Responsibility:
Information Literacy
Digital Media
Job Level:
Entry-level position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Curriculum