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Job Responsibilities : Teacher Librarian

Salary : $41000 Per Year

Company : Sioux City Community School District

Location : 627 4th St, Sioux City, IA 51101 US

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The teacher is the educational leader in the classroom and will ensure that the Sioux City Community School District programs and curricula are implemented in a way that maximizes student-learning experiences. The teacher is responsible for the supervision and evaluation of all students within his/her teaching assignment. Consistent with the Department of Education and Sioux City Community School District policies the teacher will work within an established framework for the delivery of educational services which support student learning. Working collaboratively with a team of educational professionals the teacher will demonstrate a strong commitment to planning for the improvement of student achievement.

Organizes and presents instruction in an instructional environment which helps students learn the subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development.

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Collaborate with building technology coach to model effective and creative strategies for integrating technology in the curriculum across all content areas.

Provide opportunities to connect staff and students with communities of learners locally nationally and internationally.

Provide information and instruction to staff and students in the areas of instructional technology information literacy the Inquiry process Acceptable Use Policy cyberbullying/online behavior copyright and intellectual property.

Collaborate with teachers in preparation presentation and evaluation of units/assignments that utilize information resources and digital technologies.

Promote a culture of reading at the building level; provide quality reading materials in a variety of print and digital formats encourage reading in the content area provide reader advisory for staff and students and promote reading as a leisure activity.

Design and deliver professional development for staff that aligns with building department and District goals.

Provide a virtual library presence that allows staff and students to access information and library materials at the point of need.

Maintain a welcoming physical library space that encourages collaboration creativity and innovation.

Create and maintain a personal learning community to foster professional growth.

Develop and maintain a vibrant library collection of digital and print material that meets the rapidly changing needs of staff and students and complies with district collection policies.

Supervise the day-to-day operation of the library.

Train and supervise library staff student workers and volunteers.

Administer the building library budget.

Manage the inventory of building library materials/technology equipment and prepare annual reports.

Performs other duties as assigned by the principal.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill education and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competencies –
To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies as defined and approved by the Iowa Department of Education.

  • Demonstrates ability to enhance academic performance and support for the implementation of the Sioux City School District’s student achievement goals.
  • Demonstrates competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position.
  • Demonstrates competence in planning and preparing for instruction.
  • Uses strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs of students.
  • Uses a variety of methods to monitor student learning.
  • Demonstrates competence in classroom and resource management.
  • Engages in professional growth.
  • Fulfills professional responsibilities established by the school district.


Minimum qualifications include a valid Iowa teaching certificate a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a librarian endorsement for academic level. Must possess proper state certification and licensure for the position. The employee is expected to demonstrate continued professional growth specific to the program(s).


Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical to the success of this position. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and groups from all levels of the organization including staff principals and central administration. Communication will include individual to large group presentations as well as written communications and reports. The individual must have effective listening skills.


The individual must have a solid background in assessment and have the ability to interpret data which may be very complex and varied. Must be able to apply assessment strategies and link assessment data analysis to school improvement curriculum and professional development.


Position requires the individual to be competent in a variety of methods in research and information gathering through technology. The ability to present and communicate through technology is required.


Normal office physical demands. May periodically have moderate physical demands and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Generally the employee works inside.


Will perform other duties as may be assigned by the superintendent or designee necessary and appropriate to the achievement of the program and/or District goals and objectives.

The Sioux City Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas: Business & Marketing Family & Consumer Science Health Science and Industrial Arts Technology & PLTW.

The Sioux City Community School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race creed color sex sexual orientation gender identity genetic information (for employment) national origin religion age (for employment) disability socioeconomic status (for programs) marital status (for programs) or veteran status (for employment) in its educational programs and its employment practices. The District is required by Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs activities or employment.

Inquiries or grievances under Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act may be directed to Dr. Dora Jung Director of Student Services & Equity Education/Title IX Coordinator at 627 4th Street Sioux City IA 51101 (712) 279-6075 Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations to the District may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education or both. Please see District Board policies 103 and 504.4 for additional information on available grievance procedures.

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