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LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent
Job Category: Media/Library Science
Grade Level: Unit District
Salary/Benefits: TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Placement on certified scale at a level commensurate with education and media center experience

Duties: 1.Establishes yearly and long-term goals for the library media program aligned with the district’s improvement plan. 2. Administers the library media program, developing procedures to assure efficient operation and service. 3. Maintains automated cataloging and a circulation system. 4. Selects, purchases, and processes new materials to assure a current and balanced collection representing diverse points of view in accordance with the district materials selection policy. 5. Supervises the regular inventory of the library collection, weeds obsolete and worn materials on an ongoing basis, and maintains an up-to-date catalog of collection. 6. Operates library media center and supervises all district libraries. 7. Arranges for interlibrary loan of materials. 8. Conducts an annual survey as a means of evaluating the library media program and materials. 9. In coordination with district administration, writes and applies for grants as appropriate to support library media goals. 10. Works with parents, teachers, students, administrators, and community members to enhance learning. 11. Helps students develop attitudes, habits, and skills that will enable them to become lifelong readers and learners. 12. Actively promotes reading and library usage. 13. Collaborates with classroom teachers to expand the library collection with resources that support the curriculum. 14. Assists teachers and students with technology needs. 15. Assists in school/district technology needs related to keyboarding skills in the early grades. 16. Assists in school/district technology needs related to state/local assessments. 18. Participates in district curriculum meetings. 19. Shares expertise by presenting at faculty meetings, parent meetings, and/or school board meetings. 20. Encourages the use of the library media center as an active and collaborative learning space for students and staff. 21.Assumes responsibility for other duties assigned.
Qualifications: 1.Illinois Professional Educator Licensure – Passed Library Information Specialist Test 2. Master’s Degree from an accredited program in library and information studies 3.A highly qualified candidate will hold appropriate state licensure as a school librarian and have completed a teacher preparation program 4. Ability to work with students, parents, and staff or.. Candidate who holds an elementary, a secondary, a special K-12, a special preschool-age 21, an early childhood, or an administrative certificate. This individual will be required to participate annually in professional development consisting of: i) undergraduate or graduate coursework in library science offered by a regionally accredited institution of higher education; or ii) one or more workshops, seminars, conferences, institutes, symposia, or other similar training events that are offered by the Illinois State Library, a regional library system, or another professional librarians'organization
Additional Notes: Individual Should also be able to operate the Library to the public on Monday nights for additional salary

Start Date: 8/18/2017
How to Apply: Mail resume, letters of recommendation and cover letter to: Chris Bickel, Principal, Leland School 370 N. Main St. Leland, Illinois 60531 or email to cbickel@leland1.org Email for More Information: cbickel@leland1.org

JH/HS Business Instructor
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent
Job Category: Business/Marketing/Computer
Grade Level: Secondary
Salary/Benefits: Per Negotiated Contract
Duties: The Jr./Sr. High School Business Education Teacher will instruct and evaluate students in the following business education courses: Computer Concepts, Accounting, Marketing, Consumers Ed, and advanced computer concepts.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a valid Illinois Teaching License with proper endorsements. Candidates will be considered, without limitation, based upon certifications, qualifications, merit, and ability. Candidates must pass a Physical Exam, TB Test, and thorough Background Check.


How to Apply: Mail resume, letters of recommendation and cover letter to: Chris Bickel, Principal, Leland School 370 N. Main St. Leland, Illinois 60531 or email to cbickel@leland1.org Email for More Information: cbickel@leland1.org

Leland Comm #1
Address:
370 N. Main
Leland, IL 60531
Phone Number:
(815)495-3821
Fax Number:
(815)495-4611
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