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Northbury Primary School - Librarian

Northbury Close, Barking, Essex IG11 8JA

Main office: 0208 270 4750     

School Librarian

Permanent contract

The Governors of Northbury Primary School wish to appoint a librarian to provide assistance to pupils by undertaking a range of duties, ensuring a high quality service and contributing to the continuous improvement of the school libraries.

The candidate must have an extensive knowledge of children’s literature and be passionate about reading.  The ability to inspire a love of reading in children from 5 – 11 years old is essential.

JD Librarian

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Person Spec Librarian

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Scale 4

25 – 30 hours negotiable

Term time only

For an application form and further details, please contact the school office.

Closing date: 4pm Monday 20 April 2015

Interviews: w/b Monday 27 April 2015

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including a Disclosure Check, will be undertaken on all applicants.








35 hours per week, term time, permanent, required for 1 June 2015

Salary FTE £20,253 – £22,212 gross pa pro rata (£10.50 - £11.51 per hour)

Equates to starting salary £16,460.30gross pa

The School is seeking to appoint a Librarian due to the retirement of the current post holder.  Based within our recently refurbished Library this is a high profile role within the School requiring the highest professional standards and outstanding personal qualities.  The post is wide-ranging and the successful applicant will have the ability to lead and manage the Library service whilst inspiring students in the use of the library.    

For full details and to apply please visit:

Closing date: Sunday 19 April 2015

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS enhanced check along with other relevant employment checks.

Tel: 01635 521255 E-mail: recruitment[at]