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Required October 2014

Salary Grade 6, £22,443 - £25,727 FTE

£20,127– £23,073

37.5 hours per week  - 8.00 a.m. – 16.00 p.m. Term time only to include INSET days plus 1 week in the Summer Holiday

We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking qualified librarian to develop library provision across our Primary and Secondary sites.  Our library is a valued resource and we wish to recruit a specialist who will be able to develop it further and support students to develop as enthusiastic, independent and effective learners and readers. 

For further information please see the job description and person specification on our website.

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be found on the website at www.piggott.wokingham.sch.uk and e-mail to:


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Satisfactory Disclosure Clearance.

Closing date:  11.00 am Monday 22 September

Interview date:  Monday 29 September


A Church of England Academy



Tel: 0118 940 2357

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL - School Library Service Librarian 678 CSSE

£24,892 - £26,539 per annum

37 hours per week

Temporary contract until 31 July 2015

Everyone in Norfolk Library and information Service has a role and responsibility in helping the service to achieve its mission of supporting reading, learning and information for all.

Norfolk School Library Service (SLS) is a successful self financing business unit.  We offer high quality professional services, training and resources to all Norfolk schools, across all educational phases. The level of buy back from schools is high. Are you the person we need to help us maintain and improve the high quality services we offer that are essential to our successful support for teaching, school improvement and literacy?

The main duties involve working in innovative and flexible ways to: improve school libraries; identify and meet the reading, learning and information needs of school aged children and young people; address the training and support needs of school staff and volunteers; ensure that the School Library Service gives excellent customer service at all times.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised, outgoing and efficient team member, who will work collaboratively with colleagues and promote our stock of 152,000 books and other resources effectively.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A qualified teacher or librarian or an equivalently qualified professional
  • An excellent communicator with a strong customer focus
  • Committed to children’s education, children’s reading and supporting schools and teachers

Please look at the SLS pages of the County Council website  or  the following link to find out more about the School Library Service.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Kirsten Francis, Manager - Schools and Young People's Library Services on 01603 222266, between 8 September 2014 – 19 September 2014 only.

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on this link

Please quote job reference: 678 CSSE.

Closing date: 21 September 2014.

Interview date: 6 October 2014.

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.

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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:  www.allhallows.org.uk   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