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School Librarian

BelmontBELMONT, Mill Hill Preparatory School
Co-educational I.A.P.S. Day School
460 pupils 7-13yrs
(Part of the Mill Hill School Foundation)

For September 2016 or January 2017

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well qualified School Librarian. Belmont is set in over 30 acres of beautiful grounds and yet is just 10 miles away from the centre of London.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st July
Interviews: Friday 8th July

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the Headmaster’s PA: gellen[at]

Applications should be addressed to: The Headmaster, Belmont (Mill Hill Preparatory School), The Ridgeway, London NW7 4ED.
Tel: 0208 906 7270 Fax: 0208 906 3519

Belmont is registered with the DBS and a disclosure at enhanced level will be required for the successful candidate. It is an offence for persons barred from working with children to apply for this post.

The Mill Hill School Foundation: a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England: number 3404450
Registered Office: Walker House, Millers Close, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AQ. Registered charity number: 1064758

Job Description School Librarian September 2016

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Assistant Librarian (Term Time plus 4 weeks)

LatymerRequired from 30 August 2016 or earlier

Latymer Upper School is the leading, fully co-educational independent school in London

We are seeking an Assistant Librarian to assist in the day-to-day running and long-term development of the library as a quality information service which supports the teaching and learning at the school. We are a lively, energetic day school with over 1100 pupils, including a Sixth Form of approximately 350 students. Our Assistant Librarian needs to be fully qualified and have an enthusiasm for school librarianship, as well as an awareness of its role in developing students’ information literacy and fostering reading for pleasure. Excellent IT skills are essential.

Salary is negotiable, but will be in the range recommended by CILIP. We offer a contributory pension scheme and free lunch.

For further details including a full job description and an application form please see our website  CVs alone are not accepted.

Application forms should be sent to the HR Department, HRRecruitment[at] as soon as possible.

Closing date:  Monday 11 July 2016 at 1pm.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 8 August 2016.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check

ACS International Schools - Be Part of Something Special

1 2b Org 4s 4c[1][1]Assistant Librarian (Acquisitions) - October 2016 start

Four schools, one world-class education

Founded in 1967 to serve the needs of global and local families, ACS International Schools now educate 3,700 students, aged 2 to 18, day and boarding, representing more than 100 nationalities from local and globally mobile families. Our schools – 3 in the UK and 1 in Doha, Qatar (opened in 2011) – are all non-sectarian and co-educational.

ACS Cobham International School is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Librarian (Acquisitions). Reporting directly to the High School Librarian and working in liaison with Heads of Departments, this position will manage the provision of textbooks (online and paper-based), online subscriptions and general library acquisitions for the High School (14-18 year olds).

You must have:
·    A recognized CILIP qualification or equivalent experience
·    Experience of Procurement and Management of physical and electronic library resources
·    A strong commitment to the delivery of high quality customer services
·    Experience of working in a library service
·    Excellent IT skills and a thorough knowledge of Library Management Systems

Working Environment:    
·    Based at ACS Cobham campus in Surrey, with its outstanding facilities.
·    Full time, Term time plus 10 additional days each academic year
·    Core hours will be Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30
·    Role starts in October 2016
In return, ACS will offer you an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work with leading educational professionals.

If you would like to be a part of our world, please send your CV to
Closing date for applications - 26th August 2016

ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. These posts are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls , Cheshire - School Librarian

Salary scale NJC6/SO1 (points 26-28/29-31) depending on qualifications

£23,166-£27,394 pro-rata (actual salary £19,837-£23,458)

Full-time term time only, plus 5 days


Required from September 2016

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West.  There are currently nine schools within the Trust. Our values of hard work, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

Main responsibilities include managing and overseeing all matters relating to the smoothand efficient operation of the school libraries.

Please note that due to equal opportunities and safeguarding regulations, applications will be accepted by application form only.  Please do not send CVs.  Supporting documents/letters of application are welcomed.

Copies of the job description and application forms are available from the school website or by email (recruitment[at] or are dowloadable below:

Librarian Job Description Sept 2016

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Associate_Application_Form BFET 2016 Update

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The closing date for applications is Monday 11 July 2016 at 12.30 p.m. Applications are welcome electronically or by post and should be emailed to recruitment[at] and addressed to Mrs C Williams. Interviews are to be held on Friday 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest.  Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview


Further information about the school and the most recent OFSTED inspection are available from the school’s website.

Thank You for Showing An Interest In The Advertised Post

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BFET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Criminal Records Bureau.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Portsmouth Grammar School - LIBRARY ASSISTANT



The Portsmouth Grammar School is a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth. The school is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma alongside A Level.

The Library Assistant is responsible for supporting the successful day-to-day operation of the Library, which is widely used by the whole school community.

This is a part-time, term time only position, to include attendance at all INSET days in the school calendar. During term times, the hours of work will be 19.5 per week, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8.30am to 3.30pm, with an unpaid 30 minutes for lunch.

The Library has four diverse and well-resourced learning spaces including the Memorial Library, New Library and Project Room in the former Cambridge Barracks and the new Sixth Form Centre Library in the Sixth Form Centre which incorporates bespoke ICT facilities to complement our recent focus on independent learning supported by tablet technology.

The successful candidate will join the school at an exciting time as the Sixth Form Centre Library is further developed. The Library is staffed by two qualified Librarians, two part time Library Assistants and an Archivist.

This is an ideal role for a candidate wishing to gain experience of working within a library in a school environment. Although not essential, previous library experience is preferred. This opportunity may also suit a newly qualified entrant to Librarianship. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about working with young people, keen to share their knowledge and love of reading and literature and able to help pupils develop effective study skills and research techniques.

There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with the Nursery and Junior School libraries and assist with events to welcome younger pupils into the Senior School libraries.

The start date will be Thursday 1 September 2016

Closing Date: noon Wednesday 6 July 2016

Interviews: Friday 15 July 2016

How to apply:

PGS is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.

Further information is available on the website at under the ‘About Us, Employment Opportunities’ section and any queries regarding the vacancy should be emailed to HR[at] or telephone 02392364228.

An electronic application would be preferable, submitted to HR[at]  All applicants should complete a support staff application form, and send a covering letter and full curriculum vitae.  Postal applications should be addressed to The Headmaster, The Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2LN.  Please include email addresses whenever available.  All applications should be accompanied by the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of two referees.

Preston Manor, London - Learning Resource Centre Manager

Required for September 2016
36 hours per week – Term time plus inset days + 1 week outside of term
Salary range SO1, Spinal Point 29 - 31 (£25,694 - £27,394 pro rata)
plus London Weighting (£1,830 pro rata)

Preston Manor is a successful, oversubscribed, all-through Co-operative School in the highly diverse London borough of Brent. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages. We achieve very strong academic results and are ready to move the whole school to outstanding. The school is situated close to the exciting new London Designer Outlet and is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. It can be easily reached using the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines as well as the Bakerloo line and London Over-ground. Central London locations can be reached within 20 minutes from the School.

We are looking for an inspiring Learning Resource Centre Manager to be responsible for the management of the LRC, across both Upper & Lower School. As a Learning Resource Manager, you will be responsible for providing a stimulating and friendly atmosphere to encourage students, staff and families in order to promote reading for pleasure. We are looking to appoint a person with good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to children from a variety of ages and needs. We are particularly keen to hear from graduates who are looking to go into the teaching profession. Experience of working with young people of secondary age would be an advantage.

LRC Manager JD Jun 16

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LRC Manager PS Jun 16

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We offer:

  • Students, Staff and Families all enthusiastic and supportive of the LRC.
  • A very popular and well-resourced Learning Resource Centre based across the Upper and Lower School
  • A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, Line Management and Appraisal.
  • A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, support assis-tants and other pastoral staff.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement. The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers and technicians.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.
For further information and an application pack, email hradmin[at], download from website or click on this hyperlink to direct you to the Preston Manor School Current Vacancies page.

Application for A Non Teaching Post

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Letter From Head

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Closing Date: Noon Friday 8th July 2016

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be re-quired to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Cedars Upper School, Leighton Buzzard - SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

30 Hours per week

NJC Scale 4E points 25-28 £22,434 - £24,717 FTE

Term Time Only + 2 Weeks

September 2016 start

Cedars Upper is a popular and high-performing school of 1200 students.  We were graded as ‘good’ in all aspects by Ofsted in September 2013 and we are determined to now strive for ‘outstanding’.

Over the past two years we have invested over £2.5 million in new sporting, music, IT and vocational facilities.  We have excellent sporting facilities including a brand new full size 3Gpitch and an indoor climbing wall.

We are looking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic Librarian to work in our highly regarded and well developed Library.  Our school has a strong and vibrant reading culture, with regular author visits and celebrations for World Book Day.

The successful candidate will manage the full resources provided by the Library, supervise and support students in their learning, and provide a distinct service to the teaching and learning of the students.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator, have good ICT skills with excellent knowledge of library systems.  They will build on the excellent provision already in place and further develop the library into a thriving learning centre.

Librarian Job Description Cedars Upper

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Further details of the post are available on request.  Please visit our website latestnews/vacancies or email recruitment[at] to get more of an idea of what the school has to offer and to download an information pack and application form.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 4 July.  Interviews to take place week Thursday 7July.

We operate a safer recruitment policy.

Mr S Palmer Headteacher

Cedars Upper School

Mentmore Road


Leighton Buzzard



T: 01525 219300

E: recruitment[at]


Cedars Upper School Limited.  Registered as a charity in England and Wales.  Company registration number 07720110

Registered address: Cedars Upper school, Mentmore Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard Bedfordshire LU7 2AE

Chelsea Academy - Learning Resource Centre Manager

SALARY: Scale 5 (22-25) £ 23,895-£25,875 per annum salary pro rata, 42.5 hours per week, term time only. Actual salary payable would be £24,845.95 per annum. (8.00am-5.00pm with 30 minutes unpaid break) job share considered.

Are you passionate about reading and literacy? Do you possess excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills? If so, The Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Learning Resource Centre Manager. We are looking for a LRC Manager to be responsible for the efficient and effective operation and development of our library. The LRC Manager will be responsible for providing a library and learning resource centre for the whole Academy community, recognising the needs of all students and staff, directly supporting the delivery of teaching and learning. Previous experience of working in a library or bookshop would be an advantage but is not essential.

In particular candidates should have:

  • A passion for learning.
  • Outstanding behaviour management skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • A flexible approach.
  • The capacity to contribute to the development of the Academy’s Christian ethos.
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour.

Full details and application form in the documents below

LRC Manager Advert

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LRC Manager Application Pack

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Associate Staff Application Form

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Colston’s School, Bristol - Senior Librarian

Colston’s School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Senior Librarian from September 2016 to lead and further develop our outstanding library provision in the Lower and Senior schools. Our school has a strong and vibrant reading culture, with regular author visits and a popular annual Reading Challenge. In addition to having excellent administrative, ICT and inter-personal skills, you should be a voracious reader who enjoys a hands-on approach to promoting a love of reading in young people.

The successful candidate will relish the challenge of building on the excellent provision already in place and further developing the libraries into thriving centres of learning.

Senior Librarian Job Description Person Specification June 2016

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It is anticipated that there will be a period of hand-over from our existing and outstanding librarian.

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol, easily accessible from the M32 and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site.

For further details about Colston’s School please visit:

The hours for this role will be 11am until 5.30pm (including half an hour lunch break, unpaid), 39 weeks per year (term-time plus 20 days) + 5.67 weeks paid holiday. The remuneration pay scale is NJC pt 33 – 36 (£28,746 - £30,978) pro rata-dependant on experience (actual salary range £19,755 - £21,289). Other benefits include School lunch during term time and free parking on site, staff remission on School tuition fees and a defined contribution pension scheme.

A completed application form and short covering letter should reach recruitment[at]colstons.bristol.sch.ukby 12pm on Friday 1st July 2016. Interviews will take place week commencing 4th July 2016.

Colston Support Staff Application Form

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Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



Initially a one year appointment

The London Oratory School is an outstanding Roman Catholic school with 1,330 pupils aged 7 to 18.

The school is looking to appoint a part-time Librarian for three days per week (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) from September, initially for one year, but with the possibility of being extended.  Ideally, the successful candidate might have experience of school teaching, possibly being a retired teacher or someone who has taken a break from teaching.  Duties include managing book stock through Eclipse, a library book management system, and assisting pupils in the selection of books.  The library is used by sixth form pupils throughout the day for private study which means supervision of sixth form pupils and working closely with the staff responsible for them are an important part of the Librarian's duties. The post holder would work in conjunction with a Librarian who works the other two days a week. 

Hours of work                       Three days a week from 8am to 5pm (with an hour for lunch);

42 weeks a year (extended term time).

Salary                                     £18,007 per annum

LIBRARIAN 2016 (PT Version)

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Applicants must complete an application form which, along with further details, can be found on the school website‑ or can be downloaded here:


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Application forms should be submitted to the Procurator by email (procurator[at] by 9am on Monday 27th June.  Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week beginning 4th July.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.