Overview

St. George’s Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as Early Childhood and Elementary Campus Librarian beginning August, 2021.

As an Episcopal School, St. George’s welcomes and respects all religious, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. We affirm differences as sources of strength that create a culture of transformative diversity, building upon shared experiences that deepen our humanity and enhance the intellectual, social, spiritual and moral development of all students. We believe that valuing diversity and inclusion is sacred and living this value transforms our institution, our people, and the greater community.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement

Minimum Education: MLS or MLIS in Library Science or M.A.T. in K-12 Library Science preferred

The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

● Enthusiasm for early childhood and elementary school students, and adult learners;
● Desire and ability to create relationships with faculty to co-plan and teach research skills, digital citizenship, and a love of literature;
● Support the review and alignment of online resources and applications to create a consistent experience for students;
● High proficiency of and interest in emerging educational technology to advise for best use for faculty and student needs and school-wide tools;
● Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with the cross-campus technology team, keeping students needs first;
● Interest in promoting the library through parent partnerships, marketing events, and partnering with outside organizations; and
● Assertive and joyful (pleasantly persistent) pursuit of partnerships with faculty to improve technology integration and knowledge of best practices.
● Attend meetings and events that occur outside of school hours, both weekday and weekend

Skills and Experience:
● K-12 Library Experience
● Teaching classes for adults and children using best practices to master learning objectives
● Partnering with English teachers to create summer reading lists
● Partnering with teaching colleagues to develop lessons that integrate information technology and research skills into the curriculum
● Advising student organizations, coach sports, and/or chaperone outdoor education trips

Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and to interact with campus visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.

Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment, be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Angie Simpson, Director of Human Resources at asimpson@sgis.org, fax: 901-457-2044; mail: 1880 Wolf River Blvd., Collierville, TN 38017.