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    Posted on January 8, 2021

    Princeton Day School seeks a Lower School Librarian/STEAM Specialist to lead a PK – 4th Grade Library and STEAM program that fully incorporates a variety of print, makerspace, and technological resources.  This energetic and creative professional leads curricular initiatives collaboratively with colleagues, demonstrates a deep concern for students and their literacy development, and embraces the dynamic nature of libraries and STEAM programs in Independent Schools.


    The Lower School Librarian/STEAM Specialist empowers students to be creative innovators, enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, and skillful inquirers.  They will manage a newly renovated Lower School library facility, and lead in the selection, evaluation, and organization of digital and print resources to create a learning environment where student-centered learning, inquiry, and problem-solving thrive.  They will serve as an expert in children’s literature and promote reading and literacy in the Lower School.  


    They will work on a team to design innovative curriculum, leveraging a wide array of makerspace tools and equipment, such as digital fabrication, digital media, and robotics at the lower school level. They will develop a deep understanding of PDS Lower School curricular and pedagogical practices to proactively collaborate with classroom teachers and to transform learning in the Lower School.  



    ·       An ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent degree

    ·       Experience leading a Lower School Library/STEAM Program

    ·       A demonstrated ability to lead change and work collaboratively

    ·       Experience designing instructional units for STEAM and library programs for students in lower school

    ·       Experience teaching with a variety of makerspace, STEAM, and educational technology, tools and equipment

    ·       A working knowledge of AASL and ISTE standards

    ·       A commitment to ongoing professional development

    To be considered, interested candidates will submit a cover letter, resume and three references to


      Posted on December 3, 2020

      • Position Type:
          Student Support Services/Library Media Specialist
      • Date Posted:
      • Location:
          Metuchen High School  


      Full time, tenure track position.  Start date - October 16, 2020. Library Media Specialist for Metuchen High School.  Appropriate NJ certification required.  Apply online:    Select "Quicklinks" and then "Employment Opportunities".  Please include your resume, proof of certification, references and a cover letter addressed to Dr. Vincent Caputo, Superintendent.  AA/EOE


          Posted on November 28, 2020

          Media Specialist - Grades K-5 - Tenure Track Position

          Description:                            Media Specialist - Grades 1 - 5

          Job Summary:                        Tenure Track Position Available 1/4/21
          Qualifications:                        NJ Certification for School Library Media Specialist required

          Location:                                Central Avenue School

          Application Procedure:          Apply online; no phone calls or paper applications will be accepted

          Selection Procedure:             Until Filled

          Madison Public Schools is striving to develop a diverse workforce and we welcome proven applicants from all backgrounds to join our dynamic team. Competitive compensation will be offered commensurate with experience. Madison Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.  


            Posted on November 18, 2020

            Position: Leave replacement (at least through April 2021) for K-5 Media Specialist in Bernards Township School District, Basking Ridge, NJ. (Somerset County)

            For details see the official posting here:


              Posted on November 10, 2020

              Library Media Specialist at Edgar Middle School (5-8)

              Metuchen Public Schools

              Middlesex County, New Jersey

              Date Available - 1/1/2021

              Description:   Full time, tenure track position.  Start date - January 1, 2021. 

              Library Media Specialist for Edgar Middle School.  

              Appropriate NJ certification required. 

              Apply online: 

              Select "Quicklinks" and then "Employment Opportunities".  


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