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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)sla.org.uk

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. 

South Hampstead High School - Librarian

SHHSlogoRequired for a January/February 2015 start

Full Time Salary £30,907 - £32,967 pro-rated to term-time only

36 hours per week, 10am - 6pm [excluding breaks]

Term-time only (2 weeks to be worked during school holidays)

SHHS seeks to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative qualified Librarian to lead the operation of the School’s Library services, in conjunction with the current post-holder.  Responsibilities include effective management of the Library Management System, library website, promoting literacy initiatives and supervising pupils.   

The successful candidate will be confident, highly organised and passionate about the role.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as is experience in all aspects of ICT including MS Office, Library database management and the internet.

The appointment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and the person appointed will be required to work in accordance with the Child Protection Policy.

Application forms and a fuller job description may be obtained from the school website – http://www.shhs.gdst.net/506/about-us/working-with-us/support-staff-vacancies/

Closing date for applications is 1st December 2014.

 

Leweston School, Dorset - Librarian

 

Leweston School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Librarian to manage the main school Library and to oversee the running of our Junior Department Library.  The successful applicant will provide a stimulating environment that effectively contributes to delivery of the curriculum and supports pupils in developing study and research skills, making use of appropriate learning resources.

For further information and to request an application pack please contact:

Sue Risborough

Leweston School,

Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6EN

Tel: 01963 211016

Email: hr[at]leweston.dorset.sch.uk
www.leweston.co.uk

Closing date for Applications: Monday 1 December 2014

Interviews: Friday 5 December 2014

Leweston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

A Catholic Foundation which welcomes pupils of all Denominations

Leweston is a registered charity number 295175.

 

Small Heath School & Sixth Form Centre - Learning Resource Centre Manager

Grade 3/4 £18,638 - £26,539

Required as soon as possible

Full time, 36.5 hours per week

Small Heath School is a highly successful split site, inner city school.  We have been judged outstanding by OFSTED on four consecutive occasions and we achieved an outstanding outcome in 2014.  Our two school sites each contain a resource centre which are home to our study and homework clubs.  Both resource centres include high quality multimedia facilities and a laptop loan service operates for students.  We are seeking a person with good ICT skills and passion for working with students and staff to continue to raise standards of reading and literacy and to contribute to our whole school focus on learning.  There will be opportunities to contribute to our out of hours learning programme 

If you are interested then:

  • please come and visit us or
  • telephone Mrs Frances Wilson, Deputy Headteacher for an informal discussion or:
  • visit our website www.smallheathschool.org.uk for further details and an application form.

“Leaders, teachers and parents expect every student to achieve highly. …Students get the support and help they need to make excellent progress”  Ofsted 2014

Closing date: Midday on 5th December 2014 -Previous applicants need not apply.

Small Heath School 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 applicant will be required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.     

 

          

St Albans School - Librarian

Required for the start Summer Term 2015

Full Time Salary £32,000 - £33,000 pro-rated for 38 weeks annually

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative qualified Librarian to lead the operation of the School’s Library services.  This key role proactively assists both staff and pupils with the effective use of a diverse set of library information resources in addition to continuously developing the resources available.  Responsibilities include effective management of the Library Management System, promoting literacy initiatives, supervising pupils, managing the Library team and Library budget.   

Essential requirements for this role are a degree or post graduate degree in librarianship/ information studies and Chartership, or working towards Chartership, of the CILIP.  Strong previous experience ideally gained within a school/higher education environment will demonstrate a strong commitment to enhancing learning, facilitating independent learning and encouraging reading for pleasure.

The successful candidate will be confident, self-motivated, highly organised and an experienced manager of people.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as is experience in all aspects of ICT including MS Office, Library database management and the internet.

Hours are full time, 37 hours per week, for 38 weeks per academic year (term time plus up to 2 weeks during school holidays).  The appointment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and the person appointed will be required to work in accordance with the School’s Policy for Child Protection.

Application forms, accompanied by a CV if desired, with a covering letter should be sent to the Headmaster’s PA, St Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HB or email jgalloway[at]st-albans.herts.sch.uk. Applications forms may be obtained from the St Albans School website www.st-albans.herts.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications is 28 November 2014. 

Interviews to be held week beginning 8 December 2014.