Elementary School District 159 Matteson
Library Type: 
School Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Is determined by the Teacher's CBA

The school librarian provides instructional leadership for the teaching of information literacy skills, develops and maintains a school library collection that has up-to-date digital and print materials and technology, including curation of openly licensed educational resources, and manage the school library as a flexible, multi-tasked learning environment. Collaborates with school faculty and administrators to develop a program that supports the instructional curriculum including elearning strategies.

Responsibilities of the Librarian

  • Teach classes as assigned.
  • Prepare materials, lesson plans, and assessments for classes.
  • Plans and directs special projects that supports, supplements, and elevates the literacy experience through guidance and motivational reading initiatives.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise library curricula, lesson content, and methods of instruction.
  • Empower students to be critical thinkers, skillful researchers, informed consumers, and ethical users of information.
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning assignments providing instruction that supports the development of digital learning, participatory learning, inquiry learning, technology interfaces, and information literacy.
  • Assist with inventory of all library holdings.
  • Performs collection development by selecting, ordering, and adding new items to replace and/or update school library resources.

  • Assist teachers and students with collecting library materials for special projects.
  • Student Support Services/Library Information Specialist.
  • Must meet ISBE requirements and have the Library Information Specialist endorsement.
  • Perform a variety of library clerical and computer-related tasks as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Apply To:
Vollmer Road
Matteson , IL 60443
Phone: 7087201300
41° 31' 40.9584" N, 87° 44' 32.19" W