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Southern Academy Trust, Librarian (Maternity Cover)

Southern Acad LogoSouthern Academy Trust
is recruiting for –
Librarian (Maternity Cover)

Southern Academy Trust is a multi-academy trust with a bright future. We aim to provide our young people with enthusiastic, hardworking staff who will always have their best interests at heart. In return we offer a supportive environment that rewards ambition and achievement. We are a forward thinking organisation that strives to make the difference in our schools which currently include a secondary school with a boarding facility, along with three primary schools.

Salary £23,559 - £27,040 (actual salary per annum), 40 weeks pa (term time + 2 weeks), 37 hours per week.

This is a temporary contract to start from January 2018 to cover maternity leave. Experience is essential and a relevant qualification would be desirable. This position is to manage our Learning Resource Centre to support effective teaching and learning in the school. This role involves liaising with staff, students and other library users and supervising students who are not accompanied by a teacher. The successful candidate will be required to keep abreast of developments in the curriculum and new education initiatives, and promote the use of the Learning Resource Centre through means such as displays and events.

If you wish to discuss this post in advance of application please email hr[at]southernacademytrust.co.uk or call 01747 859245.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 5 December 2017.

For further details and to apply for this vacancy, visit www.shaftesburyschool.co.uk

SAT-Job-Description-Librarian

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SAT-Support-Staff-Application-Form

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This trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check in line with the government's safer recruitment guidelines.

Stamford School Librarian, Full time, Term time

Stamford Endowed Schools
Lincolnshire
2-18: Day and Boarding
GSA/HMC

Stamford School Librarian
Full time - Term time

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 www.ses.lincs.sch.uk by emailing recruitment[at]ses.lincs.sch.uk or by telephoning the HR Office on 01780 484273/267.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 22nd November 2017.

Interviews to be held week commencing 27th November 2017.

Stamford School Librarian Applicant Pack

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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).

Francis Holland School, Assistant Librarian

FrancishollandlogoFrancis Holland School
39 Graham Terrace
London
SW1W 8JF
Tel 020 7730 2971

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN
Full-time, permanent position
Required from January 2018

Francis Holland School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and experienced assistant librarian to join the current Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full range of library duties including supporting the delivery of information and research skills using multimedia resources. The library works across the full age range from reception to the upper sixth and enthusiasm for junior school activities such as storytelling, right through to sixth form research and information projects is vital.  Experience of working with Library Management Systems software packages or other relevant experience would be extremely beneficial.

Francis Holland Schools Trust has its own very generous salary scale and benefits.

Please see the attached information sheet and application form.  Completed applications should be emailed to jobs[at]fhs-sw1.org.uk.

Closing date: 10.00am on Wednesday 29th November 2017.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Kids' Lit Quiz UK National Organiser

The Trustees of KLQ UK are looking for a volunteer NATIONAL ORGANISER to replace Jacky Atkinson who has now taken on the role of Chairman.  The job entails organising the schedule of Regional Heats, in consultation with the Quizmaster ,  co-ordinating and supporting the18 Regional Organisers and recruiting new ones as and when necessary; dealing with enquiries from interested schools; liaising with publishers for book prizes; liaising with the National Treasurer; helping to organise the National Final together with the Board, reporting to the Board on a regular basis; promoting the KLQ UK whenever possible; and  preparing an annual report for the Trustees as required by the Charity Commission. The applicant must be willing to be DBS checked.   This voluntary post  will have the full support of the Board of Trustees and carries with it a small honorarium.

The Kids' Lit Quiz UK is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation run entirely by volunteers, with the principal office in England
Registered Charity number 1164660

For further information, please contact Jacky Atkinson:

07812 525224 or 01295 812972; e-mail klquktrustee1[at]gmail.com

School Library Association, Swindon - Director

The School Library Association is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated Director to succeed Tricia Adams, the current postholder, who retires at the end of March 2018. 

This is an exciting and challenging role for an experienced manager with the right skills and an extensive knowledge of current school library and educational issues to take the SLA forward at a pivotal time for school libraries.

The role of the Director is to provide advocacy for school librarians and the work they undertake, to manage the Association and to act as Company Secretary.

Main areas of responsibility will include policy development, Liaison with government departments and other relevant bodies, effective support for Association members, financial management and promotional activities.

Director job description 2017

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Person Specification

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The successful applicant will have relevant professional qualifications, a proven track record of partnership working and building and be capable of communicating effectively at all levels. The ability to demonstrate a hands-on approach whilst maintaining a strategic view and a real desire to grow the organisation and champion school libraries and librarians is essential.

In return we can offer an attractive working environment and an excellent salary for the right person.

For further information or an informal chat about the post please contact:

Tricia Adams on 07532 231946 or Sally Duncan on 01793 530166

For an application pack please phone 01793 530166 or email  info[at]sla.org.uk

The closing date for this post is 20th November 2017.

SLA Application Form

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