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Part-time Library Media Specialist, Epstein Hillel School, Marblehead, MA

About Epstein Hillel School:
Epstein Hillel School is a vibrant and progressive independent Jewish K-8 school in Marblehead


We seek a dynamic and flexible individual who loves teaching and understands how to engage K-8 students. The position requires a positive attitude and the ability to inspire curiosity in students of all ages. The EHS curriculum is thematic and interdisciplinary and candidates must be collaborative, creative, and flexible. Applicants must have strong organizational and teaching skills, sensitivity to the social and emotional needs of children, and be driven to explore ways to reach all learners through differentiated instruction in a child-centered environment. Applicants must have references that speak to their ability to develop positive relationships with students and colleagues.

The Library Media Specialist empowers students to be enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. The specialist works to instill an appreciation of literature, ensures equitable access to information and circulation of materials, and integrates a variety of technology tools to enhance learning. In 2021, Epstein Hillel opened a brand new library as part of its Innovation Center.

● M.S. in library science from an ALA-accredited university program or from a master’s level
program in library and information studies.
● Experience teaching in a school setting
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Teach library classes to students in grades K-5, including literature appreciation and research
● Maintain library collection, which includes ordering and maintaining the physical and virtual
library spaces
● Collaborate on projects with technology specialist, homeroom teachers and other specialists
● Act as a resource for classroom teachers
● Model and teach digital citizenship/safety and adherence to copyright and fair use
● Demonstrate a commitment to equity, broad diversity, and inclusion in collection development
and within the learning community

How to apply:

Salary to be determined based on experience and education. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with the subject line “Library Media Specialist” to
Head of School, Amy Gold – [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Epstein Hillel School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age,
disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.