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Kingswood School - Librarian

Kingswood SchoolKingswood School is seeking to appoint a Librarian at the Senior School due to the retirement of the current post holder.  Based within our flagship 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 pupils in the use of a progressive library facility.  This is a term time only position, plus an additional 4 weeks.

Candidates must have a degree or post-graduate qualification in library or information studies and Chartered status with CILIP would be preferred.  Applicants must also have professional experience of working within a Library with experience of using a range of online databases, resources and IT applications.

This post is for 38 weeks per year, working 40 hours per week, 8.30-5.30 Monday to Friday.Salary will be in the region of £28,000 - £32,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

Further details and an application pack are available from the Job Vacancies section of our website: www.kingswood.bath.sch.uk or from the HR Department, hr[at]kingswood.bath.sch.uk. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11 February 2015 at 12pm. It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on w/c 23 February 2015.

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

Aylward Academy - School Learning Resource Centre Manager

Reference: THW/15/058643/001

Salary Details: £25,217 - £26,774

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Term: Term time

36 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
Aylward Academy is part of London Academies Enterprise Trust (LAET) sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). Our objective is to provide all students with a first class education. Why? Because we believe that a solid education is vital in today’s world. We recognise that every student has different needs and that it’s our job to meet them. We not only educate students about life, we prepare them for life. Whatever a student’s ambition, we will give them the best possible start.

The Learning Resources Centre and ‘The Book Loft’ department consists of two main centres for student learning, benefiting from both traditional and electronic resources. It has a staff of two resource assistants who support the day to day running of the centres. The LRC centre has been created as part of the academy’s new build works and is designed for both 14-19 provisions alongside the use by the community.

We are seeking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic School Learning Resource Centre Manager who will be responsible for managing the learning environment used by the whole school community in the LRC and the Academy library, “The Book Loft”. You will be responsible for the acquisition, organisation, dissemination and exploitation of resources appropriate to the learning needs of the full age and ability range within that community.

Closing date: 14 February 2015.

For full details please use this direct link:


Kingsbury Green Primary School, London NW9 - SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

Required as soon as possible

Scale 4, Point 18-21 Salary: £17,714 - £19,742

Plus London Weighting of £1,815 (Pro-Rata)

Term time only – 20 hours per week  

The post holder will promote a love of reading by managing and maintaining the school library in this busy 3 form entry primary school. You will work with the Assistant Head teacher and all leaders in the school as of an aspirational and committed team to establish efficient systems which ensure access for all our learners.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be enthusiastic about children’s literature and reading

  • Be highly organised and fast working

  • Have some working experience of the primary school curriculum

  • Be able to show great initiative and drive

Please contact Susy Patel on 0208 204 6423 if you would like to visit the school and for an application pack. Or dowlaod more information below:


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Recruitment Information June 14

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Closing dates for applications:  6th February 2015

Shortlisting: 9th February 2015

Skills Test & Interviews:  12th February 2015

Kingsbury Green is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share in this commitment.  We follow safe recruitment procedures. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an enhanced CRB disclosure and provide good references.