St. Mary Academy - Bay View is seeking a part-time Lower School Library Media Specialist forthe 2023-2024 school year. The Specialist is committed to providing a student-centered environmentthat encourages creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving. They are responsible for teachingtechnology literacy and developing programs that foster student-centered teaching with technology.The Specialist will oversee the library and guide it toward future possibilities. Candidates must be committed to an all-girls and Mercy Education.
Work with Lower School faculty to champion project-based learning experiences,including interdisciplinary design challenges and digital storytelling.
Conduct weekly lessons for grades PK-5 that demonstrate a passion for and extensiveknowledge of children’s literature, publishing trends, and authors; promote literacy andreading for fun through special programs such as National Library Week, summer readinglists.
Keep necessary library records, such as usage statistics, maintain LS library catalog,collaborate on the annual Book Fair.
Advise teachers and families on digital citizenship and emerging technology trends.
Support teachers to integrate technology into lessons and projects.
Participate in ongoing professional development on emerging technologies, curriculumdesign, and pedagogies relevant to instructional technology.
Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:
BA/BS in related area, MLIS preferred
High energy level, creative and forward-thinking
Finds joy in working with children
Approaches work with energy, kindness, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor.
Supports Mercy values and the Mercy Critical Concerns
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills in working with and learning from peoplewith diverse backgrounds and experiences
Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and valuesworking on a team
Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to thelarger school community
Strong work ethic and a caring temperament
Go tobayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunitiesand download the“Teaching Application.”
Submit Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself tomaintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular tothose who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin,sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.
St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girls, independent Catholic school serving a diversepopulation of girls from Pre-K through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, RhodeIsland. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – BayView fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment whileempowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate, and socially consciousfaith-filled young woman.
St. Mary Academy - Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve.
In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we foster academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment.
We are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.