A Private Independent School Inspiring Children Ages 3 - Grade 8
The Orchard School
Library Media Specialist
The Orchard School
Founded in 1922, Orchard is an independent, non-sectarian, Progressive school for 500 students in preschool through the 8th grade. Orchard is committed to advance each student’s academic success, self-confidence, open-mindedness, ethical character, leadership, and love of learning. Located in north Indianapolis on a 43- acre wooded campus with a state-of-the-art facility, Orchard promises academic excellence through a well-rounded education, engaging the natural curiosity of students in an active, child-centered, and experiential learning environment. We seek, and strive to maintain, a diverse and inclusive school community, and are committed to the principles that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value the skills, knowledge and experiences a diverse workforce brings to our school.
The Orchard School seeks a well-qualified full-time library media specialist to join the robust faculty in our community for the 2021-22 school year. The library media specialist works with administration, parent volunteers, faculty, and students to create a dynamic, engaging and inspiring environment to nurture and instill a love of reading and literature among community members. We seek an innovative leader who is passionate about children’s literature and eager to share it in a variety of formats, working collaboratively with school constituents.
The Library Media Specialist is responsible for ensuring students and staff are effective and responsible users of ideas and information. By empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information, this role will help nurture the curiosity and confidence of all students and ensure equitable access to information. The Library Media Specialist will also provide leadership and expertise necessary to ensure the school library and media services program is aligned with the mission, goals and objectives of the school and is an integral component of the learning and instructional program. This is an exciting time to step into this role at Orchard as we begin our conversations around what’s next for our library program and space.
The Orchard School values our employees and offers a total compensation package designed to attract and retain talented individuals who make our school successful.
Candidates should apply by sending a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place “Library” in the email subject line.
Orchard values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Orchard does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national origin in the administration of its admission, tuition assistance, or employment determination.
The Orchard School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.
The Orchard School Foundation. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with respect to recruitment, hiring, or any other status of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or any other category protected by law.
For more information about The Orchard School, please visit: www.orchard.org.
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