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Elementary Media Center Specialist – Yongsan International School of Seoul – Seoul, South Korea

Job Summary

Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS) is a Christian, private, K-12 school that offers an American curriculum to approximately 1000 students from more than 50 countries. YISS provides a well-rounded learning experience anchored in the values of truth, excellence, and diversity, and welcomes families and students of all religions and worldviews. A commitment to student success is fostered by a team of highly qualified, passionate, Christian educators and staff who inspire a love of learning and compassion for others. YISS is a NICS/Oasis school. Accredited by WASC and ACSI, YISS’s instructional program is academically rigorous and includes an extensive offering of AP courses at the high school level. Its comprehensive extracurricular program includes a rich array of athletics, performing and fine arts, community service, and leadership opportunities that aim to develop the whole child. YISS alumni are confident, well-rounded, independent, and critical thinkers who continue their studies at many of the world’s most selective universities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee all Elementary Media Center operations.
  • Support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum.
  • Liaise with Elementary School teachers to assist in delivering informational and research instruction.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of new and innovative information technology resources.
  • Maintain and update all elementary media resources on an annual basis.
  • Collaborate with the Secondary Media Center Specialist and division administrators to schedule and plan library media and informational instruction services and programs.
  • Promote the school wide informational instruction program by collaborating with the Secondary School Media Center Specialist on a regular basis.
  • Engage in lifelong learning by regularly participating in professional learning opportunities.
  • Coordinate Elementary Media Center bookings.
  • Promote and encourage all members of the YISS community to use the Elementary Media Center.
  • Teach weekly library lessons to elementary students.

Educational/Experiential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area
  • State/provincial teaching credential (School librarian/media specialist certification preferred)
  • Previous school library/media specialist experience preferred
  • Proficient technology skills and knowledge of Google Suites and Library Management Systems (such as Follett Destiny Library Manager) preferred
  • Evidence of continued professional development and lifelong learning
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Job Application Instructions

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