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Librarian and Educational Technology Specialist, Carroll School, (Massachusetts)

School Overview:
Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.

Carroll School empowers children to become academically skilled students who are strong self- advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings. Carroll is an inclusive community committed to embracing diverse strengths, identities, and lived experiences in order to give each child what they most need to thrive. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and benefits, including comprehensive professional development opportunities

Position Summary:
The Carroll School seeks a full-time full-year Librarian and Educational Technology Specialist with a growth mindset and a true passion for lifelong learning. This individual must be motivated by helping students to attain a strong sense of identity and self-worth, and be eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic success. A successful candidate will be self- directed, child-centered, and value a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators who embrace and apply culturally responsive teaching practices. The Librarian and Educational Technology Specialist is a member of the Information Technology team and reports to the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology.

Additionally, this individual will work collaboratively with the Assistant Division Heads responsible for the academic program on each campus. The Carroll School has three divisions; Lower, Middle, and Upper and serves grades 1-9. This role would be primarily housed at the Lower division (grades 1-5) in Waltham where the main library resides and would also support the organization of the Middle and Upper School
library resources.

Key Responsibilities:
Library Services:
● Reside at the Lower School library in Waltham and support students grades 1-5 to inspire a love of reading.
● Foster confidence in reading and provide access to appropriate reading material by creating an inspiring space conducive to learning for dyslexic students.
● Oversee the physical book collection maintenance, digital resources, and library upkeep on all 3 campuses.
● Support teachers in navigating library databases and websites for instructional purposes.
● Develop and offer library skills and transliteracy training workshops for teachers (library orientation, research, source citation, etc.).

● Have a passion for consuming, sharing, and creating content in all different forms (books, podcasts, articles, etc.) and be able to model this excitement for our students, families, and faculty.

Technology Integration and Instruction
● Collaborate and co-teach with classroom teachers to develop innovative lessons and actively support teachers as they gain independence in integrated curriculum instruction.
● Provide opportunities for growth in the education technology space by providing exposure, support, and training for digital tools in the classroom and beyond.
● Serve as a resource and coach for transliteracy integration.
● Meet with grade level, department, and other committees to plan and assess curriculum.
● Develop a digital literacy scope and sequence for grades 1-9.
● Work with the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology and other academic leaders to evaluate and vet new educational technologies with a focus on privacy, compatibility, and fit for students with language-based learning differences.
● Partner with Academic Leadership Team and Department Heads to help identify needs, priorities, and next practices in instructional technology and to shape a mindset about educational technology that is equitable, empathetic, and flexible.
● Support the expansion of the Maker’s programming in the Lower School.

● Minimum of three to five years related experience.
● Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree with coursework in library science, education, or educational technology preferred.
● Experience managing digital library cataloging systems, such as Follett.
● Experience teaching adults and students.
● Desire to integrate multicultural content in all of their work.
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
● Commitment to ongoing professional development.

How to Apply

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