The Park School is seeking a Middle School Librarian, half-time, for sixth through eighth grades beginning in the 2019-20 school year. The position includes teaching 6th grade library classes.
The Middle School librarian works within the combined Park School Libraries, which cover all grades K-12, collaborates on projects and special events, and serves as a resource for teachers in curricular planning.
Library classes may be scheduled and may include giving book talks, teaching research, and promoting independent reading for pleasure. The librarian provides material and instructional support for a wide range of middle school research related activities. In addition, the librarian collaborates with middle school faculty to develop and manage the middle school summer reading program.
Oversight of the MS/US Library includes both flexibly scheduled academic periods and open periods for MS and US students to work and interact.
Among the qualities and skills we are looking for in a candidate:
Park salaries and benefits are competitive with those in other leading independent schools. For new appointments, salaries reflect experience and training equated to Park’s scales. In addition to normal retirement and health benefits, the school offers the following distinctive program:
A $5.6 million endowed program, established in 1989, supports summer professional development work by faculty. This program provides full salary and benefits for work on group or individual projects. Approximately 40% of Park faculty participate in FACA projects each summer. Projects are selected through a formal, competitive review process.
Please send letter of interest, resume, personal statement, and recommendations via email or US mail.
Associate Head of School
The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
Telephone (410) 339-4159
FAX (410) 339-4125
The Park School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of age, race, color, sex/gender, national origin, citizenship status, religions, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.