Elementary School Library Media Literacy Specialist

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a Library Media Literacy Specialist (school year 2023-2024). The Library Media Literacy Specialist reports to the Elementary School Principal. 

The Specialist reports to the Elementary School Principal.


  • Carries out tasks pertaining to charging and discharging of library materials using the computer programs; deals with routine concerns and assists at the circulation desk.
  • Recovers overdue materials and assists students with the use of various resources of the library to meet their research needs. 
  • Shelves, repairs, and organizes all materials. Demonstrates independence and initiative when necessary to assure efficient library services.
  • Assists homeroom teachers, Principal and Director with the development and modeling of instructional practices that lead to high levels of literacy development for students; 
  • Gathers, organizes, interprets and/or presents data to staff for use in designing interventions;  
  • Works with individual or groups of students on reading/literacy skills; 
  • Serves as a resource to teachers, administrators, and the community;
  • Works cooperatively with professionals to meet the needs of the diverse population of learners;
  • Promotes book sales twice a year (i.e. Scholastic, Usborne)
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Three or more years of similar experience, working with Elementary School students; At least two years teaching experience in elementary grades K-5, preferred.   
  • Familiar with Reading Intervention Programs such as Wilson, Fundations, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Masters in Library Science, preferred; 
  • Appropriate certification/licensure; 
  • Experience presenting to and working with teachers to improve their practices; 
  • Background and training in literacy/reading at multiple grade levels; 
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and colleagues; 
  • Technology skills (able to use MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); 
  • Exceptional communication, data analysis, leadership, and organizational skills; 
  • Currently contributing to US Social Security and FICA tax, required;
  • Display commitment to safeguarding and protection of children.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this vacancy, please complete this form and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of how you connect to ACS Athens’ mission;
  • A copy of your Teaching License;
  • Resume and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.
As applications are received, interviews will be scheduled for best fit candidates and please note the school may make final hiring decisions prior to the posted deadline.
ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.