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Hendon School, London - Librarian

36 hours per week/ term time plus 2 weeks

Point 29-32

Actual Salary £24325 -£26534

The library is an essential resource within our school. We are looking for someone with energy, vision and drive to ensure that the library remains central to pupils’ extended learning experiences at Hendon School. Hendon is ambitious andoutstanding school that has been recently identified as one of the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in the country. Students not only achieve outstanding exam results but experience an exceptional community program. Many students have won local and national awards for their contributions to society.

We are seeking someone:

  •  Who should be suitably qualified with excellent ICT skills as well as fluency in speaking, reading and writing.

    Librarian person spec

    Word document, 92 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)


Who will be responsible for:

  • Managing and monitoring the library and its facilities and service on a daily basis as a learning and literacy resource.
  • Contributing to pupils’ learning, working in close partnership with teaching and non-teaching staff and in line with the school’s teaching and learning and literacy policies.
  • Developing the library’s contribution to the whole school literacy programme.
  • Organising extended learning programmes/activities to promote a love of reading for information and pleasure.
  • Promoting the library and its resources both within the library and the whole school and externally, where relevant.
  • Keeping up to date with new publications, selecting and ordering new stock as well as classifying, cataloguing and indexing stock for all types of media.

    Librarian JD

    Word document, 63 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)


About the employer:

We value

  • Each person equally as an individual who is entitled to be treated with respect at all times.
  • The particular abilities, needs and hopes of all our school.
  • The social, ethnic and religious diversity of Hendon School.

Application forms are available from our website or can be downloaded below


Word document, 181 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)


and once completed should be emailed to antonioum[at]

We do not accept CVs

Closing date for applications is Noon on 31st October

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Stamford School Librarian: Full time-Term time

Stamford School Librarian
Full time - Term time

Salary £20,300 p.a. (actual)
Contract – Permanent
Hours – 37.5 hours per week
Working Weeks – 41
Location – Stamford, Lincolnshire

The Stamford Endowed Schools are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and experienced librarian to join the team at Stamford School. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full range of library duties including supporting the delivery of information and research skills using multi-media resources.

Experience of working with Library Management Systems software packages or other relevant experience is essential.

Further information and an application form may be obtained via the school website by emailing recruitment[at] or by telephoning the HR Office on 01780 484273/267.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 11th October 2017.
Interviews to be held week commencing 16th October 2017.

The Stamford Endowed Schools are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Stamford Endowed Schools, Lincolnshire
2-18: Day and Boarding

Applicant Pack - SS Librarian

PDF file, 3 MB

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Alperton Community School, London - Library Resource Manager

Salary range:                Scale 6 £25,250 – £26,816 Inc. London weighting per annum (Pro rata £21,787 - £23,138 Inc. London weighting per annum)

Contract:                      Permanent

Hours of work:            36 hours per week  

Working weeks:         39 weeks   

Location:                      Alperton, London

We are a large, mixed, 11-18 academy with over 300 students in our sixth form.  Due to our increased popularity as a school, we will expand our roll from 8 to 10 form entry in September 2017.  Alperton Community School is proud to be an inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Alperton is a popular shopping destination specialising in Asian food, fashion, music and is renowned for its cultural diversity and the remarkable Shri Sanatan Hindu Temple.   

Our most recent Ofsted rating in July 2016 recognised the school as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management.  

The school achieved its best ever set of GCSE results in 2017. The percentage of students achieving five good GCSEs (Grade 4+/A*-C) including English and maths has increased by 22% over the last four years and now stands at 64%. In 2016 the school was ranked in the top 4% of schools nationally for student progress at GCSE (Progress 8 = +0.55), and ranked in the top 1% for maths and the top 9% for English. Progress 8 in 2017 was also +0.55.  Attainment is above national and Brent averages.  Student progress at academic subjects at A Level is very strong.   

We are very fortunate to have opened a new school building in January 2017.  The new building has 83 new classrooms with purpose-built specialist Drama, Music, Art and DT facilities, as well as 14 Science laboratories, 10 ICT rooms and a new MUGA.  Every classroom has state of the art ICT facilities

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Library Resource Manager who will have overall responsibility for the efficient operation and management of two libraries on a day to day basis, reporting to and in liaison with the Designated Member of SLT. Relevant training will be provided.

Library Resource Manager - JD and PS

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The Person

You will have robust organisational and problem-solving skills and be self-motivated. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills for this important position within our School. You must have the ability to manage relationships both with staff, students and customers. You must have good working knowledge of ICT and have experience or understanding of using a library management system.

The Benefits

●     On-going extensive CPD programme

●     Childcare vouchers

●     Ride to work scheme

Closing Date: 10.00a.m 23 October 2017

Assessment/Interview:  week commencing 30 October 2017

To apply, please visit our vacancies page. Completed application forms may be emailed to; hr[at]  

Supplementary Information

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an inclusive community school and encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

Successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake an Enhanced and Barred Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
Only successful candidates will be notified.  If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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