Library Media Teacher, Berlin

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Berlin Metropolitan SchoolBerlin

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Start date: 01/08/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: internal pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term

To support our Primary School team, we are currently looking for an adaptable and inspiring Library Media Teacher in part-time (20hrs/week). 


BMS is the oldest international school in the center of Berlin. 1000 students from 55 countries attend our school and are taught using the best international and national curriculum programs. The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. An international team of more than 200 dedicated employees lead the way for the learning success of our students. 


THE EXCITING CHALLENGE 

  • Develop a school library media program that addresses 21st century skills, including life and career development, learning and innovation, and information, media, and technology literacy. 
  • Actively promote reading, information literacy skills, and information resource use through activities such as book clubs, reading programs and other special events. 
  • Instruct students and staff in information and technology literacy skills, including e.g. reading for understanding, the research process, engaging inquiry, collaboration, critical thinking. 
  • Coordinate and participate in workshops related to reading, digital literacy and media use. 
  • Evaluate and “produce” information through the active use of a broad range of tools, resources, and information technologies. 
  • Co-teach and co-plan with teachers to integrate Approaches to Learning as part of POI. 
  • Establish policies and procedures for the Library/Media program and regularly evaluate these. 
  • Participate in curriculum planning with the PYP Coordinator, curriculum coordinators and Team Leaders. 
  • Manage the Library blog page and online resources. 
  • Liaise with school leadership and the parent body to support school-wide events, e.g. World Book Day 
  • Organize and manage all administrative tasks in the Library such as scheduling, library database, ordering processes and budget line. 


YOUR QUALITIES 

  • Committed, experienced and well-qualified teacher, who seeks opportunities to extend expertise and looks for improvement to provide a high quality teaching standard. 
  • A Bachelors or Master´s degree in Primary Education ideally with Library specialism or an additional training/certificate in this field. 
  • At least three years of teaching experience. 
  • Proficient in using technology to enrich student learning. 
  • English native-speaker level skills.
  • A minimum two-year commitment to this position. 


We offer a modern, inspiring work environment with international employees and an open school community in the heart of Berlin. The opportunity to grow in an interesting environment and to define with us new quality standards in the field of education. Our co-operation and the sense of belonging together are characterized by a special team spirit and a respectful and harmonious interaction. Our open-door-culture with the leadership, joint learning and collegial case counselling creates an inspiring and supporting collaboration. Continuous personal development through professional development days and individual training. We offer best conditions for a modern classroom with a comprehensive range of modern technology and resources.



More about Berlin Metropolitan School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Linienstraße 122, 10115 Berlin, Germany. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +49 30 8872 7390
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