• Full Time
  • Belmont

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Charles Armstrong School

Librarian and Technology Integration Specialist

Our Mission

Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.

Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an equal-opportunity employer.

Position Overview 

The Librarian works with students, teachers, and the parent/guardian community to build and maintain a vibrant, accessible collection in support of both independent reading and classroom curriculum, and provides information literacy and research skill instruction across all disciplines and grade levels. As the Technology Integration Specialist, this position also supports and enriches teaching and learning by strengthening the technology skills of students, teachers, and staff. The ideal candidate is passionate about the integration of technology and curriculum that enhances teaching and learning.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create a welcoming, safe, and supportive library environment reflecting and affirming the unique and diverse interests and experiences of all students, open during lunch recess daily
  • Implement a library schedule that includes library orientation, read-aloud, readers advisory, digital citizenship (Common Sense Media), and information literacy instruction including effective and ethical use of print resources and online databases, website evaluation, and citation
  • Build and maintain a current collection of print and online resources, including picture books, early readers, graphic novels, fiction, nonfiction, and hi-lo titles, as well as eBook and research databases well-suited to the learning needs of an LD population
  • Manage library circulation; provide all cataloging and processing of new materials using Opals Media Flex Library Management System; maintain library website, including library catalog and research databases
  • Teach quarterly elective classes for middle-school students
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support the creation and implementation of research projects
  • Identify and implement new trends in educational technology into work with faculty, staff, and students
  • Train and support faculty in the use of software and technology related to teaching and learning
  • Develop, coordinate, and/or teach workshops for instructional technology applications and assist faculty in group and 1-on-1 settings, as needed
  • Create and maintain reading lists and resource guides including summer reading
  • Plan annual book fair (October) and school author visits
  • Develop and manage a budget for the library including expected purchases and maintenance

Education, Certifications, and Work-Related Experience:


  • MLS/MLIS, or M.A. Ed, Teacher Librarian Services Credential
  • Experience with school/library management and student instruction
  • Deep knowledge and love of children’s and middle school “Teen” literature
  • Experience and comfort with integrating and teaching educational technology


  • Experience with children with Language-Based Learning Differences
  • Experience providing library services to the LD community
  • Experience with Apple iPad features and apps (1:1 iPad model), including Apple Teacher Certification
  • Knowledge of the Responsive Classroom model
  • Experience with Opals Media Flex Library System
  • Experience with Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Curriculum


Charles Armstrong School offers:

  • Competitive salaries commensurate with experience, ranging from $75,000 to $115,000
  • Attractive medical, dental, and vision package, 403b plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Team-teaching model
  • Instructional coaches
  • Professional development program
  • Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals

To apply:

Direct resumes to: Hiringcommittee@charlesarmstrong.org

In lieu of a cover letter, please complete Employment Application: ​​https://bit.ly/ApplyatArmstrong


Charles Armstrong School

1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002


Tagged as: K-6, Middle School

To apply for this job email your details to Hiringcommittee@charlesarmstrong.org

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