Elementary Media Specialist

Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
District/Organization: 
Ann Arbor Public Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION TITLE:                            Media Specialist
FTE:                                                 1.0
POSITION LOCATION:                   Dicken & Lakewood Elementary 
SALARY:                                         AAEA Teachers Salary Schedule                     
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:       Building Principal
EFFECTIVE:                                    2017/18 School Year

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree with major concentration in library/media.
Possess a valid, current Michigan teaching certificate with K-12 library endorsement (ND).
Sensitivity to the multi-cultural needs of students and teachers.
Skilled in technology.
Experience working with special education students desirable.
Experience working with students and teachers in the use of media/TV, desirable.
Knowledge of reading strategies, desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Formulate goals, objectives, and evaluation of building level media program.
  • Implement building level media program.
  • Supervise media support staff.
  • Select media and manage the building level media budget to support the instructional program in the school.
  • Plan and develop library skill units.
  • Maintain all required records for the operation of the building media program.
  • Serve as consultant to faculty and administrators in the building.
  • Produce media and operation audio-visual equipment including video equipment.
  • Serve on district wide committee.
  • Participate in professional growth activities.
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations 
Communicate effectively and present information both in oral and in written form

REASONING ABILITY:
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Interpret an extensive variety of statistical information and data related to student achievement.
   
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Interact with public and other staff as required. 
Apply knowledge of current replicated research and techniques related to sensory issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other sta

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is occasionally quiet to moderate.  The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff.  The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being of students.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants must complete the online application at A2Schools.org --> District Links --> Job Postings.
Certified Positions Only: Copies of an active Michigan Teaching Certificate and college transcripts are required
with application packet.  Original certificate and certified transcripts are required prior to being hired.

Email: 
melangt@aaps.k12.mi.us
Job Type: