Employment

Resource Teacher/Librarian

Job Posted: Apr 30, 2022

The Resource Teacher provides students with extra support with classwork and homework that encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Librarians manage the operation of a library, coordinate monthly book club information to parents, conduct two book fairs annually, and assist with Read-a-Thon.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities for Resource Teacher
  • Work with students who need extra help and/or practice individually or in small groups.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students.
  • Assist classroom teacher with class projects.
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities Librarian
  • Lend and collect books, periodicals, videotapes, and other materials at circulation desks.
  • Enter and update student’s records on computers.
  • Process new materials including books, audiovisual materials, and computer software.
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
  • Locate library materials for students.
  • Instruct students on how to use reference sources and automated information systems.
  • Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status, and compute any applicable fines.
  • Maintain records of items received, stored, issued, and returned, and file catalog cards according to the system used.
  • Perform clerical activities such as filing, typing, word processing, photocopying and mailing out material, and mail sorting.
  • Take action to deal with disruptive or problem students.
  • Classify and catalog items according to content and purpose.
  • Send out notices and accept fine payments for lost or overdue books.
  • Repair books, using mending tape, paste, and brushes.
  • Maintain holiday book displays and theme decor.

Key Competencies
  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith,
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self-motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Relevant teaching experience

Relationships
Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.