Primary, Early Childhood, and Infant Toddler Center

Reports to: 

Director of Primary Division

FLSA Status:

Exempt; $150/ daily


Hathaway Brown is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated librarian to cover students ranging in age from Kintergarten to 4th grade, preschool, pre-kindergarten and our infant toddler program. Successful candidates will inspire a love for reading and learning in our students. As the librarian, you will play a vital role in fostering literacy, supporting the curriculum, and creating an inviting educational library environment. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about helping young learners explore the world of books and information. This role has an expected duration of 12 weeks starting March 31, 2023.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the school library, including organizing and cataloging books, digital resources and other materials. 

  • Foster a love of reading by recommending age-appropriate books and reading materials to students. 

  • Collaborate with teachers to support classroom instruction and integrate information literacy skills in the curriculum. 

  • Conduct library classes and storytelling sessions to engage students from our Infant Toddler Center, Early Childhood program and Primary Divisions. 

  • Assist students with finding and using resources and research and projects. 

  • Supporting all divisions by lending a helping hand when needed.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, especially when working with children

  • Knowledge of children’s literature and education materials.

  • Familiarity with library management software and digital resources. 

  • Enthusiasm for promoting reading and learning in young students. 



Bachelor’s degree in Library services, Education or related field.

Why Hathaway Brown:

  • Competitive salaries for Independent Schools

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision package, 403(b) plan with matching

  • Employer-covered life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Voluntary insurance offerings: additional life, accident, critical illness,

  • Professional development program

  • Wellness credit

  • Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hathaway Brown School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning community through our admission policies, hiring practices, professional development, curricular and extracurricular programming, and school culture. We believe that these communities must be centered on the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who are members of other marginalized communities. View our full DEI statement.

About Hathaway Brown

Hathaway Brown School has a rich 146-year history of educating and empowering girls. As Ohio’s oldest continually operating college preparatory for girls, Hathaway Brown has earned a reputation for academic excellence and innovation in the region and around the country. Home of the Learn for Life signature approach, Hathaway Brown has long been devoted to a fusion of cutting-edge curriculum and experiential learning. Our approximately 850 students and 225 faculty and staff come to Hathaway Brown from 89 different communities in Northeast Ohio and enjoy our stunning 16-acre campus in Shaker Heights, Ohio – just minutes from the cultural attractions of downtown Cleveland.

To Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to If you have any questions you may contact Meredith Cavell, Director of Human Resources at 216-320-8112.

Hathaway Brown School
19600 North Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44122


Learn More about Hathaway Brown

Signature Learn For Life Approach

HB is a top-ranked girls school because our signature approach, facilitated by extraordinary educators, empowers girls (and boys in Early Childhood) to take ownership of their education and achieve their utmost potential.

Professional Development

“We learn not for school," is more than the school’s motto. Every faculty and staff member is empowered to pursue professional development. Because of an investment in lifelong-learners, HB is a leader in girls’ education. Learn more about our robust PD opportunities, including international experiences to enhance the classroom.

Strategic Plan

HB is nationally regarded as a defining voice in girls’ education, setting the highest standards for distinguished academics and empowering girls. The strategic plan lists our goals for continued innovation and excellence in education. 


We hope to meet you in-person for an interview. Until then, take a virtual tour of our 16-acre Shaker Heights campus. Amenities include an aquatics center, on-site infant and toddler center where many faculty and staff children learn and grow together, and a dining hall where you can enjoy healthy and free lunch daily. 


HB is a celebrated community of faculty, staff, students, families, and more than 4,000 alumnae across the globe. We have varied life experiences, contribute diverse points of view, and enrich our learning environment. Learn more about our commitment to DEI.

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