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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)

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 in this case. 

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.

Francis Holland School - School Librarian (Maternity Cover)

Required November 2014

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well qualified Chartered Librarian to join this academically selective girls’ school, situated next to Regent’s Park.  The Librarian is a fully integrated member of staff and plays an important role in the life of the school.  Experience of working in a school would be valuable but is not essential. Francis Holland has its own attractive salary scale.

For details of this post and an application form please contact

jobs[at] as soon as possible or telephone: 020 7723 0176.

Applications to be received as soon as possible but no later than Noon, Tuesday 26th August 2014

FHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to DBS clearance.

Registered Charity : 312745

Colegio de San Francisco de Paula - LIBRARIAN

We require: -

  • B.A. (Hons.) in Library Studies.
  • Preferably experience in school or public libraries. - Proficiency in both, English and Spanish. - Good organizational & communication skills.
  • Skilled with library management systems.
  • Experience making the library central to the learning experiences.
  • Ability to work in Spain.

We offer:

  •  Relocation and establishment package.
  • Full-time permanent position.

Starting September 2014
Letter of application, CV and recent photograph to: seleccion[at]
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