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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. 

School 21, East London - Librarian (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Dates:            Apply by:  Wednesday, 15th June 2016 at 5pm

Likely interview date: Week commencing 20th June 2016

Job start September 2016

Salary: Competitive based on skills and experience

Location: Stratford, Newham

Contract type: Full-Time or Part-Time)

Contract term: Permanent

JOB PROFILE

School 21 is a pioneering new 4 to 18 school in Stratford, East London that is developing a rich 21st century curriculum and a range of exciting pedagogies.

English language and storytelling is at the heart of School 21.   Our students love words, enjoy reading and have a passion for telling stories.   We are looking for a dynamic librarian who can build on this and create a vibrant library and powerful reading culture. With the library as your canvas and working with a range of teachers from both our primary and secondary phases, your role will be to develop the range of books, inspire students to read more and create events and projects that will deepen the impact on students.

Librarian Part Time Or Full Time Candidate Information Pack

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School 21 has built strong foundations in a short period of time, confirmed by our recent Ofsted which was outstanding in all categories. There was strong recognition for the ethos and approach of the school:

"Pupils across the school make exceptional progress."

“Staff morale is exceptionally high. Teachers at the early stages of their career value the ‘fantastic’ professional development and opportunities to learn from each other. Those with more experience said that they have become much better teachers since joining the school.”

"Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning, impeccable manners and show respect for everyone.”

Through project-based learning "pupils achieve remarkable standards of work and demonstrated knowledge and skills at levels beyond those expected for their age group."

“Pupils talk and discuss with a maturity and confidence that is remarkable for their years."

For more information or to apply please see: www.school21.org or e-mail Anne Shaker at careers[at]school21.org.uk or call 020 8262 2121. You can download an application form below:

School 21 Application Form Support Staff June 2016

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School 21 is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding children.

Leighton Park School - Resident Graduate – Library Services

From September 2016

Leighton Park School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and adaptable Graduate to work alongside our Library Team.  You will support the daily work, promotion and development of the Library and its services within the school, which includes the expansion of our digital resources.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with groups of students and to help deliver our Approaches to Learning curriculum.  You will work with the Library team to support teaching and learning within the school and to promote reading for pleasure.  The successful candidate will be a recent graduate who may aspire to a career in Librarianship or teaching. 

Resident Graduate Library Services Job Description May 2016

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Resident Graduate Library Services Person Specification May 2016

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Graduate Residents are appointed to support and enhance the educational experience offered at Leighton Park in keeping with the aims and ethos of the school. The role includes supporting the library together with pastoral and boarding duties and a contribution to the extra-curricular life of the school. It is hoped that at the end of your residency that you will have achieved positive results both personally and professionally and that you will have developed skills and experience of considerable value – particularly if you decide to continue your career in Librarianship or teaching.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reachingtheir potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this position is:   3rd June 2016                          

Interviews will be held during week commencing:    

To apply, please complete the attached application form

Application_Form

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or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply[at]leightonpark.com.  If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Newton Prep, London - SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

Term time only + 4 weeks

SALARY £27,268-£32,020 (actual pro rated annual salary)

Newton Prep is a non-denominational co-educational preparatory school with state-of-the-art facilities located in walking distance of Battersea Park and Queenstown Road B.R. Stns.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and proactive Librarian who has excellent knowledge of children’s literature and all aspects of managing a school library. Our library is a well-resourced hub of activity where our pupils are encouraged to develop a love and appreciation for reading.   The role involves working with teachers to support learning across the school (Nursery –Year 8), assisting with library lessons, encouraging pupils to develop their reading skills, arranging events to promote the library and maintaining a computerised Eclipse library system.

Librarian Job Description Person Specification Draft

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If you have previous experience of working in a library (ideally in an educational environment); have excellent communication; interpersonal; and organisational skills we would love to hear from you. Formal Librarian qualifications whilst desirable are not essential.  Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30-5.00pm term time only plus four additional weeks during school holidays. Staff benefits include free school meals, staff gym and contributory staff pension scheme

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore,

be subject to child protection screening, including an Enhanced DBS check.

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained on the school website www.newtonprepschool.co.uk or from the HR Assistant, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road London SW8 4BX.  Tel 0207 720 4091 Extn 255 or may be downloaded below:

Application Form Updated September 2015

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Applications by digital or printed form only to:-

                                                H.R. Manager

                                                Newton Prep

                                                149 Battersea Park Road

                                                London SW8 4BX

                                                Email: hrmanager[at]newtonprep.co.uk

                                                Tel: 0207 720 4091 Extn: 255

Closing date: 6.6.16       

Interviews:  week beginning 16.6.16

Newton Prep, London - PART TIME ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

 (Term time only + five days)

SALARY £10,638 (actual pro rated annual salary)

Newton Prep is a non-denominational co-educational preparatory school with state-of-the-art facilities located in walking distance of Battersea Park and Queenstown Road B.R. Stns.

We are seeking to appoint a proactive Assistant Librarian to support the work of the School Librarian. Our library is a well-resourced hub of activity where our pupils are encouraged to develop a love and appreciation for reading.    The role involves working with teachers to support learning across the school (Nursery –Year 8),  encouraging pupils to develop their reading skills; -  organising displays; assisting with events to promote the library; and maintaining and operating the School’s library management system (Elipse).

We are keen to hear from applicants who have a passion for reading and literacy and possess excellent communication, administrative, organisational and ICT skills.  Previous experience of working in a library of bookshop would be an advantage but is not essential.

Assistant Librarian

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 Hours of work are ideally Monday to Friday 8.30-2.00pm term time only plus five additional days to be worked during school holidays. Staff benefits include free school meals, staff gym and contributory staff pension scheme

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore, be subject to child protection screening, including an Enhanced DBS check.

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained on the school website www.newtonprepschool.co.uk or from The HR Assistant, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road London SW8 4BX.  Tel 0207 720 4091 Extn 255 or may be downloaded below:

Application Form Updated September 2015

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Applications by digital or printed form only to:-

                                                H.R. Assistant

                                                Newton Prep

                                                149 Battersea Park Road

                                                London SW8 4BX

                                                Email: hrassistant[at]newtonprep.co.uk

                                                Tel: 0207 720 4091 Extn: 255

 

Closing date: 3.6.16                                                

Interviews week beginning 13.6.16

St Benedict’s School, London - Senior School Head Librarian

St BenedictsRequired for August 2016

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and forward thinking Librarian to manage the daily operation of a vibrant, learning environment used by the whole school community.  Under the direction of the Deputy Head (Academic) the post holder will be expected to develop and encourage a high level of engagement with the library before, during and after school, managing the acquisition, organisation, dissemination and exploitation of resources appropriate to the learning needs of the full age and ability range with the school and in line with the school’s priorities.

JD SS Head Librarian April 2016

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Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 10th June 2016

Interviews will take place w/c 13th June 2016 and if you have not heard from us then your application has been unsuccessful.

Please download an application form from the School’s website www.stbenedicts.org.uk or below:

SBS Application Form Updated Oct 2015

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Further details can be obtained from Mrs Melissa Dryden, Head of HR Direct Dial: 020 8862 2193 or

Email: hr[at]stbenedicts.org.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, Prohibition and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Culcheth High School, Cheshire - Independent Learning Centre (Library) Manager

25 hours Mon-Fri, term time only

NJC grade 6 £21,530 - £24,472 pro-rata (pay award pending)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and proactive ILC Manager who has excellent knowledge of student literature and a passion for books. Our ILC is a place where students are encouraged to develop a love and appreciation for reading. The role involves delivering ILC induction lessons, encouraging pupils to develop their reading and study skills, arranging ILC promotional events, maintaining a computerised library system and appropriate stock levels. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. Previous experience of working with high school age children or within a library environment is essential.

JD ILC Manager

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ILC Manager Person Specification

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Further details can be found in the recruitment pack available on our website www.culchethhigh.org.uk  and the following documents are available to download.

ILC Letter From Headteacher

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Culcheth High School Support Application Form

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The role is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date 2 June 2016

CITY OF LONDON FREEMEN’S SCHOOL, KENT - ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

Required for September

22 hours per week, term time only

Salary £10,440 to £14,900

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our small team at CLFS. We have two lovely libraries on site, a Junior Library serving Years 3-8 and a Senior Library for Years 7-Sixth Form. Both libraries are lively spaces at the heart of the School, in constant use for research and reading by all age groups and subject departments.

Our new Assistant Librarian will enjoy working with children and have a keen interest in literacy and children’s literature. We are looking for someone with a sense of humour and a passion for inspiring our pupils to develop wider reading interests and independent learning skills. The successful candidate will be flexible, creative and imaginative as we are constantly seeking to develop the service we can offer to the School population. Strong IT skills and a working knowledge of current technologies, particularly in their application to libraries are essential.  This role would suit a self-starter with proven organisational skills.  Experience of working in an academic environment and/or a library qualification is desirable but not essential.

Normal working hours are 22 hours per week over 4 days, term time only plus 15 days in the holidays.  However the successful incumbent will be expected to be flexible and work additional hours depending on the School’s requirements.  The Libraries are open between 8.30am and 6.00pm so a shift pattern is in operation.   

This role is a Career Grade B/C on the City of London Corporation of London Scale with a pro-rata salary of £10,440 to £11,835 for Grade B and £13,090 to £14,900 for Grade C, inclusive of Outer London Weighting. Grade will be determined according to qualifications, skills and experience.

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs  Alternatively, please contact:

020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number CLFS089. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is noon on 6th June 2016 at noon with interviews taking place at the School on 9th and 10th June.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process a Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

City Heights Academy, Lambeth - Librarian

City Heights AcademyClosing date: Thursday 2nd June

Start date: ASAP/September 2016

We are seeking a qualified and experienced librarian who is able to ignite the imagination of students. You will be passionate about reading and have an excellent knowledge of books for young people. Your knowledge and enthusiasm for young people’s literature is equally important as experience and will be of great value in developing the library in the Academy.

You will have experience of working with all ages, ideally with those of secondary age. You will be able to quickly build a rapport with students as well as initiate ways to support young people in finding quality texts which reflect both student needs and reading competence. Facilities of the library will include ebooks. Your role will include working alongside class teachers to help find imaginative ways to share books with students.

Librarian JD and PS Apr 16

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Judged as good by Ofsted, the City Heights Academy staff body is comprised of inspirational teachers and excellent support staff, with a very high retention rate. 

'An ethos where good teaching and behaviour can flourish' (Ofsted, May 2015)

City Heights E-ACT Academy opened in September 2013 as a newly established 11-18 secondary academy in Tulse Hill, Lambeth. 

We are in a brand-new, superbly resourced building. City Heights is in an educational partnership with Dulwich College, part of the Windmill cluster of local schools and under the auspices of the E-ACT multi-academy trust. 

For further information please e-mail Ollie on work[at]chea.org.ukor call 020 3691 4600

CIT Application Form

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CIT Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form

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www.cityheightse-actacademy.org

Thomas Tallis School - School Librarian

Position:  School LibrarianTallis School Logo
School: Thomas Tallis School
Start Date:  September 2016 or sooner
Salary: APTEC Scale 5 Point 22-25 (30 hours per week 8.30 am – 3.00 pm, 39 weeks  pa)

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a successful, over-subscribed and expanding school?

Thomas Tallis is a flourishing and popular school situated in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. In 2011 it moved to a new £52m building with state of the art facilities and infrastructure.  There are currently 1850 pupils on the school role and the intake is fully comprehensive from Years 7 to 13, with over 500 students in the thriving 6th Form.

At Thomas Tallis we aim to provide young people with an ‘education to understand the world and change it for the better’.  We strive for excellence in all that we do underpinned by our four core values of creativity, community, engagement and challenge.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and professional School Librarian. The successful candidate will promote the Library’s resources and actively encourage a love of reading across the school working in close partnership with the English department and Literacy Co-ordinator.

The Library is at the heart of the school and provides a supportive, welcoming environment for all students to relax and study. We encourage our students to be active and independent learners and the Library has a key role in developing this. Students have access to the Library throughout the school day as well as before and after school.

This is a great opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation, and is committed to becoming an outstanding school and centre of excellence. The new building and facilities only add to the excitement and energy already at the school. All candidates will be subject to full Safer Recruitment procedures as laid down by the DfE.

If you are interested in applying for this position then please contact Loretta D’Souza for an application pack on hr[at]thomastallis.org.uk or visit our website: www.thomastallisschool.com

Closing date: Friday 3 June 2016
Interview date: Thursday 9 June 2016

Download the Job Description/Person Specification here:

Tallis Librarian Updated JD

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