Try the MLS eBook & Audio books library for FREE in your school

We have updated our cookie policy to reflect recent changes in the UK/EU law concerning the use of cookies and tracking technologies. We use cookies on this website (including the page you are currently viewing) to ensure that the site functions smoothly and to help us understand how we can improve it. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to receive all cookies from the SLA website.

or view our cookie policy to find out more

Show Menu | Show Sidebar (Login/Search)

Job Vacancies

This service from the School Library Association is to help schools seeking to appoint a new librarian. The SLA will provide links to jobs notified to us. This page attracts over 1100 unique page views per month (according to Google Analytics). Please note: the inclusion of a job advert here does not indicate any recommendation or approval from the SLA.

Schools: To advertise your vacancy here please contact jobs(at)

N.B. The fee for this service is £100.00 plus VAT for each advert.  Please inform us if your school is a registered charity, as advertising can be zero rated for VAT in this case. 

Gable Hall School, Corringham, Essex - Qualified Librarian

(Fixed Term – 1 Year)

37 hours per week, term time, 1 training week + additional 2 weeks

(8.15 to 4.45 Monday to Thursday, 8.15 to 4.15 Friday) term time only  

Band 5 Pt 18- 26 £20,187 - £25,557 (pro rata)

Gable Hall School is seeking to appoint a Qualified Librarian.  This is a high profile role within the School requiring the highest professional standards and outstanding personal qualities.  The post is wide-ranging and the successful applicant will have the ability to lead and manage the Library provision whilst inspiring students in the use of the library facility.  This is a term time only position plus training days and an additional 2 weeks.

Candidates must have a degree or post-graduate qualification in library or information studies and Chartered status with CILIP would be preferred.  Applicants must also have professional experience of working within a Library with experience of using a range of online databases, resources and IT applications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced CRB will be required for this post together with at least 2 written references.

For further information, job description and an application form please contact the Personnel Office on 01375 400800 ext 166 or download a copy from the Gable Hall School website

Closing date:        Friday 6 March 2015 noon

 Interviews:          Wednesday 11 March 2015