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The Explore Librarian will be responsible for managing the Explore Library including circulation, materials and engagement with patients and families. Leads the team with
technology implementation and use throughout the school program. You will also ensure that the Explore Library provides patients and families with engaging programming that assists them with meeting their learning goals and enhances the patient’s overall academic experience.
List pertinent skills, knowledge, and abilities the person should have to be successful in the job:
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
• Knowledge of instruction of higher order science.
• Proficiency with technology and knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word Suite and Google Drive.
• Knowledge about childhood chronic illness.
• Knowledge of alternative teaching methods.
**This position is year around**
Monday – Friday variable day shift hours.
• Create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive space that encourages students and families to utilize all the resources and programming offered in the School Program.
• Develop programming for the Explore Library that is part of the School Program that supports all students with finding books and materials that inspire curiosity, reading and learning.
• Support students of all ages with Project Based Learning activities and manage volunteers to assist students with completing projects.
• Arranges and adjusts tools, work aids, and equipment utilized by students in classroom, such as specially equipped worktables, computers, and other technology.
• Plans curriculum and other instructional materials to meet student’s needs, considering such factors as physical, emotional, and educational abilities.
• Uses technology such as online classes, SMART board, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and other tools to supplement student’s curriculum and provide alternative learning opportunities.
• Provides consistent reinforcement to learning and continuous feedback to students.
• Meets with parents to provide support, guidance in using community resources and skills in dealing with student’s learning impairment.
• Maintains recorded documentation of students served in the Explore Library and provides updates and communication to peers about student progress during sessions.
• Demonstrates the knowledge and skills (competencies) necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients served in the School Program.
• Demonstrates ability to assess and interpret school age-specific data about the patient’s status.
• Identifies the patient’s age-specific needs.
• Provides the age-appropriate care for all ages served.
• Serves the following age groups: School-age (6-11 years)and/or Adolescent (12-20 years).
• Performs other related duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the institution.
• Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a regionally accredited institution is required.
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
• Three (3) years of experience in a school setting or patient-oriented student instruction in an acute or critical care setting is required.
• (LC:TEACH-TN) Current State of Tennessee Teaching License (Apprentice License acceptable) is required.
St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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