Elementary/Middle School Librarian

Holy Family Catholic School is a regional school that works with parents to nurture the growth of the whole child – spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. Our school is Catholic – promoting the teaching of the Church and inclusive of diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

The Elementary/Middle School Librarian fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by planning, guiding, and evaluating the effectiveness of the school library and media center. The Librarian provides the appropriate learning atmosphere and activities designed to support the school’s instructional program. The Librarian has decision making responsibilities within essential job functions, in keeping with school policies. The position is hired and evaluated by the Principal.

Essential Duties

Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other professionals
Encourages the use of the library by faculty and students
Follows school policies in selecting materials
Organizes and supervises the circulation of library materials
Provides library services and materials to meet the needs of teachers and students
Selects and orders books, periodicals, vertical file material, picture collections, audiovisual hardware and software, appropriate computer programs, materials for professional collection with approval of the principal
Maintains library records, statistics, and database
Selects the materials for rebinding and repair
Provides an opportunity for teacher and student participation in the selection of library materials
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
Demonstrates a willingness to respond to individual learning needs
Prepares publicity, displays, and bulletin board materials
Coordinates local book fair and other fundraising activities related to the library

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
Knowledge of child development, learning, and behavior
Able to manage student behavior in library setting
Skill in job appropriate technology
Skill in critical thinking and planning

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree
Meets the minimum requirements for librarian as set forth by the Diocese and TCCED


None required

Certifications and Training:

Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.
Must complete Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, completing a minimum of 25 hours each year.

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