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Framlingham College is a high quality independent school which is currently thriving and prides itself on producing well-rounded, vibrant and purposeful young men and women.
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Librarian and Learning Resources Manager from September 2014. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, an outstanding practitioner and a strong team player. A willingness to contribute to the full life of a boarding school is also essential. We offer a competitive salary dependant on experience and qualifications, as well as a contributory pension after a qualifying period.
Applications will only be accepted on an application form. Recruitment packs are available from Sally Wood on 01728 723789, email: swood[at]framcollege.co.uk or from www.framlinghamcollege.co.uk. Or can be downloaded here:
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Closing date: 17th March 2014
Framlingham College 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..
The 2014 SLA Weekend Course, entitled "No Librarian is an Island: Making Friends and Influencing People", will be held at the Renaissance Hotel, Manchester, from 20th-21st June 2014.
Booking is open from 4th March 2014 until 8th May 2014. Earlybird discount applies to bookings made before 30th April 2014.
Our course Social Media - make it work for you!, run by Bev Humphrey, will be held at County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich on 1 April 2014. The closing date is 18 March 2014. A £10 discount will be applied to all bookings received by 4 March 2014.
Primary and secondary school staff
Exciting news for those interested in school libraries; a flurry of school library camps taking place up, down and across the country. On Saturday 14th June, there will be four (yes four!) school library camps held simultaneously in different locations;
London; North West (Manchester); Yorkshire (Leeds); Scotland (Glasgow);
The hope is to link up all these different camps with tech to create a national school library conversation and share ideas across the land. So, if you’ve an interest in school library services, get yourself along to your nearest camp.
We are delighted to have four candidates for the Board elections - for three places. Please do take the time to read the candidates statements and vote. To vote you need to be logged in under your usual details and election details are all on the website. If you need to have a paper voting form please do contact the office and we can supply one. Voting closes at noon on 30th April - don't leave it to the last minute! Members elected now will take office from June 2014 until June 2017.
Our course The E-Reading Revolution will be held at Central Library, Gateshead on 27 March 2014. Run by Bev Humphrey, this course has received excellent feedback in the past and will be invaluable for primary and secondary school library staff. All bookings received by 27 February are eligible for a £10 discount. The closing date is 13 March 2014.
The Long List for the 2014 Information Book Award is announced today. 24 titles have been selected for judging as follows:
First Animal Encyclopaedia by Anita Ganeri. Bloomsbury 9781408842522
Lift the Flap, Questions and Answers about Your Body by Katie Daynes, illustrated by Marie-Eve Tremblay. Usborne Publishing 9781409562108
Look Inside Things That Go by Rob Lloyd Jones, illustrated by Stephano Tognetti.
My Big Worldby Okido, illustrated by Rachel Ortas Thames and Hudson 9780500650165Usborne Publishing 9781409550259
My Very First Art, Famous Paintings by Rosie Dickins, illustrated by Carles Ballesteros. Usborne Publishing 9781409549918
Really and Truly – A Story about Dementia by Emilie Rivard, illustrated by Anne-Claire Delisle. Franklin Watts 9781445119403
The Story of Stars by Neal Layton. Hodder 9781444901122
What’s it Like to be a Bee by Jinny Johnson. Franklin Watts 9781445121888
7 – 12
Animal Diaries: Frog by Steve Parker. QED 9781848358744
Body Works: Brilliant Brain by Anna Claybourne, illustrated by Bill Greenhead & Peter Bull. QED 9781781711194
Book of Languages by Mick Webb, illustrated by Glen McBeth. Franklin Watts 9781445116266
Bugs by George McGAvin, illustrated by Jim Kay. Walker Books 9781406328738
Explore! The most dangerous Journeys of All Time by Deborah Kespert. Thames & Hudson 9780500650134
Flight of the Honey Bee by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Brian Lovelock. Walker Books 9781406348477
Get into Art: Animals by Susie Brooks. Kingfisher 9780753435762
Romans by Marcia Williams. Walker Books 9781406339185
Secrets of Stonehenge by Mick Manning and Brita Granstr?m. Frances Lincoln 9781847803467
Space Academy: How to fly a spacecraft step by step by Deborah Kespert & David Baker. Thames & Hudson 9780500650141
Think Again! by Clive Gifford. Kingfisher 9780753436226
We’ve got your Number by Mukul Patel. Kingfisher 9780753436400
12 – 16
Beyond Courage: the Untold story of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust by Doreen Rappaport. Walker Books 9780763629762
How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer by Dennis Norhdruft & Celia Joicey. Thames & Hudson 9780500650189
Starving the Anxiety Gremlin by Kate Collins-Donnelly, illustrated by Rosy Salaman. Jessica Kingsley publishers 9781849053419
Who’s Who of World War I by Clive Gifford. Wayland 9780750279505
Weird Sea Creatures by Erich Hoyt. Firefly Books 9781770851917
The shortlists will be announced in approximately 1 month.