Librarian – The Ramaz Lower School
In the heart of New York City is Ramaz - a Modern Orthodox Day School with a rich history of Jewish education, academic distinction, and nurturing of individual abilities and aspirations.
The Ramaz School is seeking an ECC/Lower School Librarian for the 2023-2024 school year for Nursery through Fourth Grade. The ideal candidate for this position will:
? Actively create a welcoming and respectful environment within the library.
? Instruct weekly library periods for all classes in nursery through fourth grade classes that combine instruction, read-alouds, and open access time for students to check out materials.
? Integrate library technology into instruction.
? Develop overall library policies and procedures, including a fair and consistent circulation policy.
? Work with groups and individual students to provide for diverse student needs and reading levels.
? Provide for classes and individual students to use the library for classroom research and projects as well as individual investigation and independent reading.
? Assist students and teachers in utilizing library databases for classwork and independent research.
? Develop and implement reading initiatives to motivate each student in independent reading.
? Sponsor special programming when appropriate, such as author visits.
? Conduct ongoing collection analysis to add and weed materials on an ongoing basis.
? Professionally organize the library for optimal ease of access to resources and maintains an orderly environment.
? Salary Range: $60-$80K
The Lower School ECC/LS librarian should be a forward-thinking and passionate educator, with a bachelor’s degree or higher in literacy and/or library science, who understands the mission of the Ramaz School. The ECC/Lower School Librarian will report to the Lower School Director of General Studies. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
The Ramaz School offers a friendly, progressive work environment; excellent salaries and a comprehensive benefits package – plus the chance to have an impact on our children's future. Ramaz is an EOE.