Grinnell Elementary School
Hourly rate of pay is subject to the provisions of theAgreement between the Derry Cooperative School Board and the AFSCME Council No. 93, Local 1801 Derry Educational Assistants collective bargaining agreement.
AFSCME collective bargaining agreement including wage schedule can be found under Human Resources on the district website at ****JOB DESCRIPTION Library Assistant
Districtwide Middle School
Knowledge of library principles, methods, techniques, and procedures; knowledge of reader interest levels; tack and courtesy; ability to work in a team environment; sound judgment.
Building Principal and Library Director
Working under the direction of the Library Director, the Assistant may be responsible for one or more of the following:
Supervises the library and is responsible for a proper learning environment which stimulates and reinforces the student's easy access to information.
Communicates on a regular basis with students and staff regarding ongoing library activities, collection additions, plans, etc.
Provides assistance in acquiring and evaluating information resources in all formats; in bringing an awareness of information issues to teachers, administrators, students, and others; and in modeling for students and others strategies for locating, accessing, and evaluating information within and beyond the library media center.
Demonstrates knowledge of the school collection and external resources.
Maintains complete and accurate records of all library materials.
Reads and evaluates reviews and recommends selection of materials; continually
reviews the collection for the purpose of removing old or infrequently used materials.
Works with students and staff to analyze learning and information needs, to locate and use resources that will meet those needs, and to understand and communicate the information the resources provide. An effective instructor of students, the library assistant
is knowledgeable about current research.
Promotes lifelong learning by fostering positive attitudes toward libraries and by working
to develop students' viewing, listening and critical thinking skills.
Coordinates and manages the school book fairs.
Assists students with selection, checking in/out of literary material.
Performing other duties as assigned by building principal or his/her designee.
Supervision of students and positive classroom management.
Ability to work effectively with children and peers; ability to take direction and to work independently; background in library education.
November 2008 Policy
Physical Activities Requirements:
LIFT up to 10 pounds: LIFT 11 to 25 pounds: LIFT 26 to 50 pounds: LIFT over 50 pounds:
CARRY up to 10 pounds: CARRY 11 to 25 pounds: CARRY 26 to 50 pounds: CARRY over 50 pounds:
Frequently required Frequently required Occasionally required Occasionally required
Frequently required. Occasionally required Occasionally required Rarely required
Assistance may be available Assistance may be available Assistance may be available
Assistance may be available.
REACH above shoulder height: Occasionally required
REACH at shoulder height: REACH below shoulder height:
Frequently required Frequently required
Terms of employment: School year position, hourly; benefits to be established by the Derry Cooperative School Board.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the Building Principal or Assistant Principal with input from Library Director and Director of Media and Technology.
November 2008 Policy