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Posted on August 2, 2022


Posted on July 27, 2022

Kent Place School (Summit, Union County) seeks a Middle and Upper School Librarian to be responsible for all cataloging and technical services functions for both the Middle and Upper School Library and the Primary School Library. Key duties include processing and cataloging all acquisitions for the MS/US and Primary libraries and maintaining the library catalog. In addition to technical services responsibilities, the librarian serves as reference librarian as needed, coordinates interlibrary loan activity, maintains the patron database and performs inventory functions, orders supplies and processes invoices.

As a member of the school community, the Middle and Upper School Librarian also serves as a Middle School Advisor, serves on school committees and task forces, and chaperones and otherwise provides coverage for events, groups and individuals throughout the year.

A minimum of three years prior library experience, preferably in technical services and information literacy, is required; a degree in librarianship and prior experience in education is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills; time management and organizational skills; ability to collaborate and work well with others; commitment to diversity and inclusivity and ability to work in a diverse community and support the implementation of the school's plan for diversity, equity and inclusion are essential; proficiency in Google Suite and learning management systems is a plus. After school hours are required, and evening hours may be required for meetings and community events.

Please send a cover letter and resume to with "MS/US Librarian" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.


Posted on July 21, 2022

JOB TITLE: Full-time Library Media Specialist

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and the Director of Libraries and Innovation



Wellesley High School, in Wellesly, MA,  is seeking an enthusiastic student-centered Library Media Specialist to join our community.  We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences and look for candidates who are caring and compassionate, ready to advocate for all of our students. You will be part of a new team of four library staff, one part-time librarian, and two instructional library assistants, one part-time and one full-time.

See full job description here


Posted on July 21, 2022


Located in Japan

Job Description

K-12 Faculty (Full Time)

The International School of the Sacred Heart is a K-12 school that promotes excellence in academics and nurtures the development of a well-balanced person. The challenging learning environment is complemented by an opportunity packed extracurricular program. In partnership with parents we empower students to define and shape their futures. Our dynamic

educational approach equips a culturally diverse student body for a lifelong commitment to learning, service and global citizenship. We strive for international mindedness as a way of thinking and acting based on a belief that we can make our interdependent world a better place through diverse perspectives, critical consciousness, language capacity and cultural literacy.

See full job description here 

Interested applicants should contact Stefanie Zhang at:


Posted on July 18, 2022

Media Specialist - 2 openings:

Position Type:

Elementary Teacher/Media Specialist

Date Posted:



Jefferson Elementary School

Closing Date:



Per the attached job description

Position Type: Middle School Teaching/Media Specialist

Date Posted: 7/18/2022

Location: King Middle School

Closing Date:



Please see attached Job description



Posted on July 18, 2022

Position Type: Educational Support Services/Library Media Specialist

Date Posted: 7/18/2022

Location: Lawrence Middle School

Date Available: 09/01/2022

Closing Date: 07/28/2022

Library Media Specialist

Full time, Tenured Track

Location: Middle School

Start Date: 9-1-22

Salary Range: Starting at $59,611

Requirements: School Library Media Specialist – endorsement code # 2855

Due to the volume of applications, we receive we are unable to provide all applicants with an interview.
Application Procedure: Apply Online

Affirmative Action/EEO/ADA Employer


Posted on July 18, 2022

Lindenwold Middle School has an opening for a SLMS at the Middle School level - grades 5-



Posted on July 16, 2022

Position Type: Elementary School Teaching/Media Specialist

Date Posted:   7/13/2022

Location:   Fairmount Elementary School

Closing Date:   ongoing

Description: Library Media Specialist.

Job Summary:

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive learning environment;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Hold classes familiarizing students with 21st-century skills;
  • Provides opportunities for individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student;
  • Research skills (including internet researching skills), internet safety, and literature appreciation;
  • Sets specific objectives in lesson preparation and weekly lesson plans and carries through to effectively achieve these objectives;
  • Lending of books, periodicals, and materials;
  • Re-shelving books and maintaining the books and the library in all of its facets;
  • Knowledge of Effective Classroom Management Techniques;
  • Knowledge of Follett Destiny Automation a plus;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in all aspects of school library operations and instructional programs.
Qualifications: New Jersey CE, CEAS, or Standard Certification for School Library Media Specialist or Educational Media Specialist.

Working Conditions:  Fairmount Elementary School

Salary: As per HBOE/HEA Agreement.
Application Process: Apply Online via AppliTrack/Frontline.  All certifications must be included with Applitrack/Frontline application to be eligible for the position.

Selection Procedure: Applications will be reviewed and recommendations made to the Superintendent.


Posted on July 10, 2022

Anticipated Opening - School Library/Media Specialist
Position Type:
  •   Elementary School Teaching/Media Specialist
Date Posted:
  •   7/5/2022
  •   Lake Hiawatha Elementary School
Date Available:
  •   September 1, 2022
Closing Date:
  •   Open Until Filled

REQUIREMENTS:  New Jersey Educational Services Certification - School Library Media Specialist (2855) or Associate Library Media Specialist (2845)



    Posted on June 25, 2022

    Join a fantastic team of Library Media Specialists in South Brunswick in September!  

    Constable Elementary School has a supportive Principal who is looking for a library media specialist to join her team.  Here are the details.

    County - Middlesex

    School District - South Brunswick

    Position - Elementary Media Specialist

    School - Constable Elementary School

    Grades - K-5

    Requirements - Master of Library Science and NJ Library Media Specialist Certificate

    Posted - June 20, 2022

    Available - September 1, 2022

    Job Posting on Applitrack


    Posted on June 18, 2022

    Anticipated - Media Specialist - Leave Replacement

    Waldwick Public Schools| Waldwick, NJ

    Anticipated - Media Specialist - Leave Replacement - Must have School Library Media Specialist Certificate



    Posted on June 16, 2022

    Library Media Specialist - Eastern Camden County Regional School District, 

    Eastern Regional High School, Voorhees, NJ

    Position Type: High School, Grades 9-12

    Qualifications: NJ Certification as a School Librarian or Library Media Specialist

    Effective Date: August 30, 2022

    Salary and Benefits: According to EEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Deadline: Open posting until position is filled

    Apply here:

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