Media Specialist

  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Feb 04, 2019
Elementary Media Specialist

Job Description

Primary purpose: The purpose of this position is to partner with teaching staff in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library; to provide specialized instruction to faculty and students; and to oversee the selection, organization, utilization, and maintenance of library resources.

Responsibilities and Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

 Collaborating with teachers to provide integrated instruction for students in information and technology literacy; assists students and staff in identifying appropriate resources for achievement of student learning goals.

 Providing training for staff in the use of print and electronic reference tools and information literacy processes.

 Reinforcing strategy-based reading instruction to help students make meaning from text; supports students’ interaction with a variety of genre as reflected in state reading and writing curriculum.

 Promoting student and staff reading for information and pleasure; maintains a library culture that encourages appreciation of literature; supports school reading incentive programs.

 Developing and maintaining a diversified library collection of print, non-print, and electronic resources to support curricular needs, the development of student literacy, and the interests of students.  Training and partnering with library support staff to implement the library program; oversees management of equipment, materials, and facilities; manages the annual budget needs; accesses state procedures and tools for circulation, cataloging, and processing.

 Serving as a curriculum leader on school teams and works on special projects as assigned.

 Participating in continuing education programs for professional growth including in- service courses and meetings as required.

 Serving as a member of the library team of the school; performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position as assigned.

 Coordinating the work of library support staff.

 Interacting daily with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other staff.

 Moving, lifting, and storing of materials and equipment in required.

 Partnering with other staff to design and implement effective instruction; classroom management skills.

 Using automated library systems for collection, maintenance, purchasing, cataloging, and inventory.

 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, parents, other school employees.

 Maintaining accurate records and reports.

 Communicating effectively with others.


SC Public Charter School District


Felton Laboratory School 

The mission of Felton Laboratory Charter School (FLCS) is to provide a rigorous, creative and a diverse learning environment through Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).

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