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All Hallows Catholic College - Librarian and Learning Resource Manager

We are seeking a dynamic and professionally qualified Librarian to join our thriving 11-18 mixed Catholic Voluntary Academy situated in the market town of Macclesfield, in Cheshire. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, in line with School Library Association recommendations.

This is an essential and unique specialist role supporting students’ learning and their development into effective, independent learners and readers. Manage, develop, and promote an effective Library provision to support learning and teaching andinfluence a substantial modernisation, re-ordering and extension of our the Library facilities.

Job Description

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The successful applicant will be able to work in sympathy with the Christian ethos, aims and values of our Catholic college.  All posts are offered subject to agreement to sign the CES contract of employment with the governors of this Catholic Voluntary Academy and enhanced DBS clearance suitable for working with children.

Closing date: 22 Sept 2014 Interviews W/C 6 Oct 2014

Application forms / further details are available below or from our website:   or telephone  01625 410284



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‘…an outstanding school, characterised by a palpable ethos that combines gospel values, ethical enterprise and aspiration for all students to be the best that they can in all dimensions of their lives.’ OfSTED


ICT Editor for the SLA

Elspeth Scott, the Editor of the ict[at]sla section of The School Librarian for the past 15 years, is looking to retire at the end of 2014.

The School Library Association is on the hunt for a successor who will need to have experience in:
■  school libraries                    
■  digital technologies
■  knowledge of the curricula of the home countries
■  unending enthusiasm         
■  responsiveness to development and change in educational technology.

A small honorarium is paid for this position.

For a job description, list of activity and any further details please contact
KAHorsfield[at] or tricia.adams[at]

We look forward to receiving applications by 10 September 2014.

Registered Charity Nos. 313660 and SC039453.