Library and Media Specialist, Devonshire, Bermuda

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Somersfield AcademyDevonshire, Bermuda

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Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Somersfield Academy seeks an experienced School Library and Media Specialist for January 2019.  The successful candidate should be familiar with the key characteristics that define a Montessori and IB education and have an understanding of how the library/media center and Librarian can support the standards and practices of both educational programmes.  The Library and Media Specialist (LMS) works with students aged 3-18 and teachers across all grade levels in order to develop and promote skills and interest in literacy, research and media.  The LMS is responsible for working collaboratively with school administration and staff to develop a library program that support the curriculum of Montessori and the IB MYP and DP.  The LMS provides instructional leadership for the teaching of information and media literacy skills.  He or she is expected to maintain a library and media center collection that is rich in both print and non-print materials.  The LMS is responsible for managing the school Library and Media Center (Learning Commons) as a flexible, student-centered learning environment.

Successful applicants must have:

§ a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of Library and Information Science

§ a B. Ed/PGCE in a relevant academic subject

§ a minimum of three-years librarianship experience

§ librarianship experience in an International Baccalaureate School (preferred)


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More about Somersfield Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: 107 Middle Road, Devonshire DV 06, Bermuda
Telephone: +1441 236 9797