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Job Description

Job Title:
Secondary School Library Teacher Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Library
Job Status:
Full-time
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:
01-2122-149
Summary

Secondary Library Teaching Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting Librarians in coordinating library materials and lessons for Middle and High School Students.

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:

Experience

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

Skills

  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written