Job Description

This position is funded through the ESSER grant. The position will end when grant funding expires. The grant is expected to last for 3 years.

SUMMARY
The Library Media Specialist is a certified teacher who teaches students to become information literate and partners with classroom teachers in fulfilling the Arizona State Academic Standards and the American Library Association’s Standards for 21st Century Learners.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Valid Arizona teaching certificate with Library-Media Endorsement K-12
Must hold the Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
One-year classroom teaching experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters Degree in Information Resources and Library Science or 18 semester hours of graduate-level coursework including: school library administration, children’s/young adult literature, reference, collection development, organization of information; an internship in a school library; knowledge of library automation systems, educational technology, research methods, 21st Century Skills, literacy development and collaborative teaching.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

COMMENTS
Effective: 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Safford K-8 (http://www.tusd1.org/safford) - Broadway & 4th Avenue area

FTE: 1.0 – 7.5 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9.5 month

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

Probationary Contracts will be issued for any contingent Certifications, Positions that are 0.6 FTE or less, and certified employees within their first three years with the District.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Katherine Kuhn
Title Principal
Phone 520.437.3539
Email katherine.kuhn@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:00 AM  -
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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