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Foxborough Regional Charter School Librarian, Elementary K-4 [SY22-23] in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. District / School Overview One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals. The Elementary School at FRCS serves approximately 750 students in grades K-4. The 80+ staff members in the Elementary School are dedicated, collaborative, and compassionate educators and faculty that strive to provide all students with the tools needed to become successful global citizens. In addition to providing a standards-based curriculum, we also provide opportunities for students to build their character, engage in several itinerants, and learn Spanish starting in Kindergarten. Join a team where your voice will be heard and each day you will feel like you are making a difference! Position Overview: Reporting directly to the Elementary School Principal, the Librarian provides students and teachers intellectual and physical access to materials in appropriate formats (books, periodicals, videos, DVDs, computer software, etc.); provides instructions to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and works with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of students. Specific Responsibilities: The selection, purchase, processing, and return of all books and materials for the Elementary school library. Maintains records and prepares reports including inventory; provides accurate and efficient retrieval through circulation systems. The inventory of print and non-print materials on a yearly basis. Collaborate with faculty/staff in school on projects/displays/classes while creating working scheduled. Use library information system to check in/out library books, materials, and equipment. Enter daily statistics such as checkouts, student visits, classes; manage damages and losses. Generate and send overdue notices and create circulation reports when necessary. Sort and shelve books and other materials as they are returned, pull books for classes, etc. Process new materials as they come in, including covering, labeling, stamping, and displaying new books. Provide input in the evaluation, selection, purchase, and cataloging of material. Makes simple repairs on damaged books. Oversees the general neatness and attractiveness of the library and its displays. Participate in Professional Development and staff meetings, when requested. Complete any special projects and additional responsibilities as identified by the principal. Qualifications- Required: High school diploma required, post-high school training desirable. Background in children and young adult literature. Familiarity with Dewey Decimal System. Engage in responsible, positive, upbeat behavior that sets a good tone for the library. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to expand and maintain long-term and supportive relationships. A track record of successful organizational systems that lead to efficient procedures. A thoughtful partner who participates as a team player in problem solving. A professional who can develop a maintain a sense of objectivity and cooperative spirit throughout the school building positive relationships with students. Excellent team member who succeeds by providing constructive feedback at regular meetings and through formal evaluations and takes advantage of appropriate professional development. Ability to handle pressure while maintaining a sense of humor.