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Job Description

Job Title:
Elementary School Library Teacher Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary / Primary
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
140 days @ 7 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Jonathan Acker, Head of School
Requisition Number:

Library Teaching Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting Librarians in coordinating library materials, lessons, and activities.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Assist teachers in the delivery of lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum for students
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs in the library
  • Work effectively with Librarians to coordinate library skill instruction for individual classes or groups
  • Assist with transitions during and between classes
  • Organize classrooms, work centers, and activity areas
  • Maintain instructional supplies, materials, and equipment
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Help Librarians support growth and interest in reading for children and young adults
  • Embody, uphold, and promote the ISG Learning Principles:
    • Students learn best with voice and choice
    • Learning is a reflective practice
    • Learning requires a safe, collaborative environment
    • Learning requires feedback for growth
    • Learning inspires passionate engagement
    • Learning from failure requires a growth mindset
    • Appropriate challenge engages and motivates learners
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Librarians or Assistant Principals
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience working in Library (Preferred)
  • Experience with MS Office/Excel/Google docs


  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written