Library / Media Specialist

Whitaker Elementary School / Finneytown Local School District

Successful candidate will:

·     provide reading support to classrooms.

·     select, order and catalog print and non-print materials and related equipment.

·     analyze and evaluate the collection and equipment in order to meet the educational needs and philosophy of the school.

·     provide Project Based Learning in technology, research, and typing skills to students.


Potential candidates should possess the following:

·        Passion for the pursuit of equity in a public education setting so all students are able to succeed both in and out of the classroom

·        Steadfast commitment to Restorative Practices and Responsive Classroom to build and maintain a positive school culture

·        Thirst to join a grassroots group of pioneers in our movement from a traditional education model to one suited for the 21st century 

·        Eager to take instructional risks through innovation to improve student learning 

·        Appetite for teammates who seek and embrace constructive criticism through peer-to-peer classroom observations, teacher-based team meetings, and participation in our professional learning communities

·        Aspiration to be empowered and supported as a leader within a culture where all community members are valued as leaders

·        Hunger for a collective mindset that defaults to “yes” over “no” and a framework for thinking that centers on “What’s possible?” instead of “What’s wrong?”



·        Current, appropriate Ohio License (K-12 School Library Media)

·        Satisfactory BCI and FBI background checks

·        Reading Endorsement (Preferred)

·        Degree in Library and Information Science (Preferred)

·        Experience (Preferred)

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