Part Time Librarian (Lower School Grades K-5)


Cape Cod Academy, Osterville, MA

Cape Cod Academy seeks a dynamic and innovative part time librarian for the Lower School (grades K-5). This librarian will fulfill various roles to ensure students effectively access and use information, teach library classes for grades K-5, and work in tandem with the Upper School Librarian to update and implement the school’s digital citizenship curriculum.

The successful candidate will:

Build collaborative relationships with faculty and staff to assist with curriculum development, especially around literature and research

Have a passion for and current knowledge of children’s literature and be able to inspire that in others

Teach library class weekly to students in grades K through Grade 5

Collaborate and co-teach with fourth and fifth grade teachers to instruct students in all matters related to research and inquiry, citation, information gathering, evaluation, and synthesis

Internal consultant for professional development, curriculum planning, and instruction as it pertains to information literacy and technology

Strong ability to communicate and work collaboratively with faculty, students, parent volunteers, and administrators

Oversee general collection and cataloging activities to manage and curate Library materials

Convey patience and empathy with children

Incorporate multicultural materials and resources into lesson planning and library collection

Contribute regularly to the Seahawks’ News so that families are informed on how the library program is integrated into the daily life of the Lower School

Possess a sense of humor and a love of children


Master’s preferred or certificate in library science
Previous library experience required, preferably in an elementary school setting
Demonstrated experience building and navigating a library collection consisting of up to date digital and print resources
Demonstrated interest in furthering professional development
Willingness to take risks and try new things
Complete criminal background check (CORI and Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification)
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

CCA is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.

Cape Cod Academy

Osterville, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender