The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS). Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.
The Middle School Librarian/Innovation Teacher is responsible for supervising the operation of the Middle School Library as well as working in collaboration with Middle School teachers on innovative research projects with students. This position may include teaching Innovation classes in the Middle School.
Maintain the Middle School Library collection, including reviewing, ordering, cataloging, processing new materials, weeding out and repairing books
Work collaboratively with the Lower School and Upper School Librarians
Maintain library calendar
Supervise Library Assistants and volunteers to help carry out day-to-day operations
Maintain the library physically in a way that is welcoming and a positive reflection of the school
Work with the Director of Information Technology to ensure computers and other electronic equipment in the library are sufficient and well-maintained
Plan lessons and teach Middle School Innovation classes
Keep accurate student records including grades
Lead Middle School innovative research projects in collaboration with the classroom teachers
Library Media teaching endorsement or a Masters of Library (and Information) Science preferred
Teaching experience preferred
Knowledge of design thinking
A vision for integrating information literacy and technology in projects
Critical Performance Competencies
Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization
Be truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others
Able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas
Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements
Maintain confidentiality and security of information
Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results
Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks
Familiar with Microsoft Office and Outlook
Ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-base software package as needed
Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct
Able to shelve and read books on low shelves
Fine motor skills necessary for processing and repairing books
The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer and is required by law to perform background checks on selected qualified candidates. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.
About The Bear Creek School
The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS). Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.