Employment Opportunities at Arbor School

K - 8th SCHOOL LIBRARIAN & READING TEACHER

Arbor School of Arts & Sciences, a non-profit, independent, K-8 school situated on a wooded 21 acre campus 20 minutes south of downtown Portland, Oregon is seeking a K-8 Librarian and Reading Teacher. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and flexible individual who is drawn to working closely with curious students within a collaborative school community dedicated to developing intellect, character, and creativity.

This position offers the opportunity to maintain and build a library that serves as the heart of the school, to support thematic research across the grades, and to work with small groups and individuals to build reading skill and the love of a good book.

Candidate shall have demonstrated success in:

  • Purchasing strong fiction and non-fiction materials for a school library

  • Choosing high-quality literature to share with K-3rd students once weekly

  • Assisting students in making good choices for independent reading programs and research

  • Assisting teachers in finding and collecting books for classroom reading and study collections

  • Providing individual and small -group reading intervention

  • Leading reading groups for older students

  • Managing circulation and cataloguing software

  • Managing volunteers to help with circulation and shelving

  • Teaching collaboratively

  • A willingness to take on non-classroom duties to support the institution as a whole

Send resumé, letter of interest, and a bibliography of 5-10 favorite books, in the following categories: picture books, transitional readers, 3rd-5th grade novels, and 6th-8th grade novels to info@arborschool.org.

Start date flexible. Please make references available on request.

Other Employment Opportunities

If you think that you might be a good fit with the school, regardless of current openings, we would love to review your resume.  Exemplary candidates may be asked to visit the school to speak with the director.  If you would like us to keep you in mind when next we have job openings, please mail your resume to:

Attn: Employment Inquiries
Arbor School of Arts and Sciences
4201 SW Borland Rd
Tualatin, OR 97062

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Arbor School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.