ReadingCloud: engaging children, parents and educators in reading for enjoyment
Pickabook - One Stop Shop for Schools - Every book for Education

We have updated our cookie policy to reflect recent changes in the UK/EU law concerning the use of cookies and tracking technologies. We use cookies on this website (including the page you are currently viewing) to ensure that the site functions smoothly and to help us understand how we can improve it. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to receive all cookies from the SLA website.

or view our cookie policy to find out more

Show Menu | Show Sidebar (Login/Search)

Job Vacancies

Do you have a school library vacancy that needs filling? Our 'Job Vacancies' webpage attracts over 1,100 individual viewings per month according to Google Analytics. To advertise your vacancy on our website we charge £100 plus vat (vat exempt for registered charities).

To advertise your vacancy here please contact jobs<at>

Please note: the inclusion of an advert here does not indicate any recommendation or approval from the SLA.

For general recruitment advice and support please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

Manor Lodge School , Herts - Librarian

Full Time Librarian required as soon as possible.

We are seeking a qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Librarian to run the Manor Lodge School Library.

Librarian Job Specification

Word document, 369 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later)


Further details and an application form may be found on the school’s website. Alternatively, contact the Headmaster’s PA on 01707 642424.

Manor Lodge School Application Form 2017

Word document, 42 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later)


Applications forms, together with a CV and covering letter, should be submitted to the Headmaster at the address below by Monday 22nd January.

Initial Enquiry Letter Librarian January 18

Word document, 83 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)


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

Manor Lodge School

Rectory Lane

Ridge Hill


Herts WD7 9BG

Telephone: 01707 642424

Cambourne Village College: Librarian

Start date - Spring term 2018

Cambourne Village College, is a new, over-subscribed, Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated secondary school eight miles from Cambridge. We are seeking an innovative and ambitious librarian to continue to develop our excellent library practice and facilities at the heart of the College. Our previous librarian was a finalist in the School Librarian of the Year 2016 awards: we wish to recruit and support a new librarian of comparable vision and commitment.

Salary: NJC Point 29-31 Scale SO1 (£25,951 to £27,668 FTE) pro rata salary paid for 47.69 weeks

Hours of work: 39.5 hours per week – 08.00- 16.30 every day except Tuesday 09.00-17.30 and Friday 08.00-16.00, with half an hour lunch break a day.

Contract: 39 weeks (term time plus 5 training days) and an extra fifteen days worked within school holidays.

For further information and to see the Job Description and Person Specification for this post please visit the website: If you have any questions, would like to have an informal talk about the post, or arrange for a visit, please contact atarrant[at] (current Librarian).

How to apply:
In addition to completing the Support Staff application form (see College Website), please write a letter of application. In your letter of application, please explain:

  • The reason for your interest
  • Your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role

A completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to jjenkins[at] or post to: Josephine Jenkins, Cambourne Village College, Cambourne, Cambridge. CB23 6FR

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 19 January with interviews w/c 22 January 2018.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be carried out for the successful candidate.

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 natorgklq[at] or klquktrustee1[at]


Log In


If you tick this box, you will not need to log in again on this computer. For full details please click the Help link above.


@uksla on Instagram

Our newest publication seems particularly apt for this time of year 😊 #schoollibrary #librariansofinstagram #teachersofinstagram #librarydesign #cpd #schoollibrarian #newpublication See More...

@uksla on Twitter