Cedar Rapids Community Schools
Cedar Rapids Community Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Kenwood KCU Supersite STEAM Librarian
Kenwood Elementary School
FIRST POSSIBLE HIRE DATE: March 2, 2018 for Summer 2018
Oversee the IMC at one KCU site and ensure materials are accessible and appropriate to all students. The librarian will have classes of about 15 students for 40 - 50 minutes. STEAM Librarians will work to create STEAM experiences for students that support the weekly summer theme. Staff will work with the Lead Teacher at the KCU site to align books with the weekly themes to connect library time to what’s happening in the classrooms. Librarians continue the positive culture of Kids on Course University by living a growth mindset and utilizing the PBIS behavior model with students. Librarians will also be responsible for checking out and shelving books.
Kenwood, Johnson, and Grant KCU STEAM Librarians will work Monday through Thursday tentatively from 9:30AM – 1:30PM (can be adjusted slightly by program director) and support enrichment trips every other Friday.
Taylor KCU Librarians will work Tuesday – Thursday tentatively from 9:30AM – 1:30PM (can be adjusted slightly by program director) and support enrichment trips every other Friday.
The summer program runs from June 18th – August 4th (no classes on July 4th and 5th). Student hours will be 8:30 – 1:30 with Librarian hours being 9:30AM – 1:30PM. Mandatory training is June 14th and 15th from 8:30AM – 10:30PM.
Library Science, preferred Reading Endorsement, preferred BA in Elementary Education, preferred
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Duties must be performed on site. Other duties or tasks may be assigned.
Oversee the IMC at one KCU site and ensure materials are accessible and appropriate to all students
· The librarian will have classes of about 15 students for 40 -50 minute
· Classes should be used to engage students in STEAM activities that support the weekly theme – activities and materials will be available for staff to use
· Works with the Lead Teacher at the KCU site to align books with the weekly themes to connect library time to what’s happening in the classrooms
· Librarians continue the positive culture of Kids on Course University by living a growth mindset and utilizing the PBIS behavior model with students
Librarians will be compensated during lunch and will help to oversee lunch time.
· The summer program runs from June 18 – August 3rd and those seven weeks the hours will tentatively be 9:30AM – 1:30PM during contact days. Mandatory training is June 14 and 15 from 8:30AM – 10:30AM.
· Collaborate with other KCU staff
· Reports to KCU Lead Teacher at the site
· Maintain library materials for Supersite School
· Support enrichment activities every other Friday –shared time with enrichment teacher
· Other duties as assigned.
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 accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Library Science, preferred Bachelor’s degree in Education, preferred. Reading Endorsement, preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Iowa Teaching Certification with an endorsement in library science
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, assessment data, professional journals and regulations. Ability to effectively write reports and communications to students, colleagues, parents and staff. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, staff and students. Ability to assist students in the areas of language and literacy.
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals and fractions. Ability to assist students in implementing these mathematical concepts.
Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Believes that all children can attain high levels of learning. Applies the principles of continuous improvement through the use of quality tools and processes. Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team. Utilizes effective interpersonal skills. Has a track record of success. Works with great integrity.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research as it relates to the support of the Educational Goals of the District. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
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; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
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Cedar Rapids Community Schools
Website : http://www.cr.k12.ia.us
The Cedar Rapids Community Schools has the second largest enrollment in the state. The District's pre-kindergarten through grade 12 program serves 17,837 students in 24 elementary schools, six middle schools, and four high schools. We also have various alternative schools.