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Headington School

Headington LogoHeadington School, Oxford

Graduate Boarding Assistant - Library, fixed term, term time (residential)

Start date: September 2019    Salary: competitive

Headington is a vibrant and welcoming school set in 23 acres on the outskirts of Oxford. The School is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral support and an impressive range of extra-curricular opportunities.

We are seeking a term-time only Library Graduate Assistant who has a passion for children's literature and enjoys working with young people and can assist in the boarding houses. This position may suit someone who is considering a career in Librarianship or teaching and has an interest in boarding. You will live and work at the School for the academic year September 2019 – July 2020.

We are seeking confident, resilient, well-rounded personalities with good flexibility to be able to adapt to changing circumstances to fulfil the role which will comprise of mainly librarian and some boarding duties.
If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website: www.headington.org  for a job specification and application form.

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to recruitment[at]headington.org

Closing Date for applications: 6 July 2019

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer.

Headington Gsa

Highgate School, Library Assistant

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Highgate School
Library Assistant

Dates: Closing date is midday on Sunday 23rd June 2019 but applications will be considered on receipt.

Salary: Circa £8,386 per annum (full time equivalent £28,363)

Location: Highgate, North London

Contract type: Part time (15hrs per week), term time only Monday-Friday 11.15am-2.15pm

The role: To support the Senior School Librarian and the Deputy Librarian in the daily operations during peak hours of the Senior School Library and thereby to provide a high quality, efficient library service for the pupils and staff of Highgate School; in doing so, to support the Library and School Development Plan objectives. An interest in supporting literacy and learning for pupils from 11-18 is essential, as well as working to the highest professional standards.

To apply: For further information and an application form, please visit our website: http://www.highgateschool.org.uk/about/vacancies

HIGHGATE SCHOOL

Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found 'a grammar School…for good education and instruction'. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent School which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,850 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 550 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff.  

The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. The hilltop site in Highgate Village is the historic site of the Senior School. A few hundred yards along Hampstead Lane in Bishopswood Road lie the Junior and Pre-Preparatory Schools and the extensive playing fields, adjacent to the open spaces of Kenwood and Hampstead Heath. The Northern Line underground station is a short walk away and it is four miles to Central London.

Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils. The Governors consider the development of excellence in the education offered to the pupils to be the underlying purpose of activities undertaken by all staff.   

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

Highgate Library Assistant Job Description

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Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Librarian

Cheadle Laurus LogoLaurus Trust
Laurus Cheadle Hulme
Librarian

Required to start September 2019
Salary: Scale 5 from £21,589 - £24,313 per annum
Actual salary £18,300 - £20,606 pro rata per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week Term Time plus one week

To apply for the role please paste the below link into your preferred web browser:

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/librarian-laurus-cheadle-hulme-1218543

CVs will not be accepted.

The Laurus Trust is a rapidly expanding multi-academy trust with a reputation for outstanding teaching and learning. We have a strong heritage. Our founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School, has been judged as Outstanding in its last two Ofsted inspections. Gorsey Bank is a high performing primary in Wilmslow and we are also home to the Altius Alliance, a teacher training provider which has been given the top grade by Ofsted.

As a result of our success, we are proud to have been selected to open five brand new schools, three of which opened in September 2018.

This is, therefore, an important stage in the development of The Laurus Trust. With our growth comes the opportunity for talented staff to make their mark.

We are looking for a Librarian to join our growing team.
This is an important appointment for Laurus Cheadle Hulme as you will contribute to a team that provides a high quality service, delivering a positive operational and educational experience for all stakeholders. In return, we recognise that our non-teaching staff are critical to the success of the Trust.

Deadline for applications:  9am on Monday 24th June 2019

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Librarian Job Description & PS

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