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Assistant Librarian (maternity cover)

SPGS LogoSt Paul's Girls' School

Assistant Librarian (maternity cover)

25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

£15,000 p.a.

A maternity cover position is available for this part-time post at a prestigious independent girls' school in Hammersmith. Working hours will cover the afternoon/evening sessions, five days per week during school terms, starting immediately after Easter and running until December 2019 in the first instance.  The stated salary will be pro-rated to the period worked.

The role supports the Librarian in providing a high standard of customer service, optimising students' use of resources, both print and online, cataloguing and arranging library displays.  To apply you will have a good degree and experience of using a library for study or research.  You must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be motivated to work with young people in an education setting. Good organisational skills are essential.

St Paul's Girls' School is one of the country's leading independent secondary day schools for girls aged 11-18.  Housed in a grade II listed building on Brook Green, the school provides excellent facilities and is easily accessed by public transport (zone 2).

Follow the link to our careers site https://spgs.schoolrecruiter.co.uk/  to access further details, or contact our recruitment line on 020 7605 4875.  Our on-line application form, including a supporting statement and full CV should be received by noon on the specified closing date.

Closing date:  Monday 25 February 2019, noon
Interviews:  week commencing 4 March 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Library Manager, Loxford School

Loxford School LogoLoxford School

Library Manager
NJC Grade 7, SCP 29 -31 (Outer London) - £28,357 to £30,107 PA.
52.14 weeks per year, 36 hours per week

Loxford TRUST LOGOWe are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly effective and experienced Library Manager to join our very successful, heavily over-subscribed Multi Academy Trust with an outstanding ethos where staff are supported to become the best.

This position is available at Loxford School, Loxford Lane, Ilford, Essex, IG1 2UT.

We innovate, we challenge and we ensure success. We are a High Performing (LEPP) multi- academy trust which builds on our previous specialist status as a Technology College, Training School and Language College. We were recently commended for our results at GCSE in the summer of 2013.

Our commitment to your professional development can be seen in our Investors in People status. We treat children as individuals and we are strongly committed to equality of opportunity. Rated recently as 'outstanding' for a second time by Ofsted, our high VA scores have been commended and our academic attainment continues to improve.  We have maintained this level of excellence and have recently moved into a brand new learning environment.

Our ICT rich environment promotes learning both in the classroom and elsewhere. You will have the exciting opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated, supportive and well qualified team of teachers and support staff. 

Like us, you will be dynamic, innovative and hardworking. You will also have exceptional knowledge on attendance legislation, a desire to positively impact upon students' learning and a firm commitment to high academic achievement. Above all you will be dedicated to giving all our students an outstanding education.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent practitioner who can enthuse and inspire.
  • Passionate about raising aspirations and improving educational life chances.
  • Able to demonstrate a proven track record of leading improvement.
  • A role model and champion of learning.
  • Clear-thinking and outward-looking.
  • Dynamic, innovative and hardworking.
  • A leader who is able to demonstrate high-level interpersonal skills.

You will:

  • Join a skilled, creative, and supportive team.
  • Be part of a forward thinking organisation with Training School status.
  • Have a chance to shape the future of the area.
  • Work within a brand new, well resourced specialist learning environment.
  • Be given the opportunity to develop personally and professionally
  • Make a real difference to the lives of young people.

Please feel free to visit our school website on www.loxford.net.  

The post is 52.14 weeks per year and 36 hours per week.
NJC Grade 7 (Outer London): £28,357 to £30,107 PA

Please send CV's to Joel Glassman, HR Officer, Loxford School Trust Ltd, Loxford Lane, Ilford, Essex IG1 2UT or email joeglas[at]loxford.net

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS record check.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable applications for the post.

Loxford Job Description

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Assistant Librarian, Dormers Wells High School

Dormers LogoDormers Wells High School
Maths and Computing Specialist School

Dormers Wells Lane, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3HZ
Tel:  020 8566 6446    Fax: 020 8813 2411
Headteacher: R Walsh (Ms) BA (Hons) MSc

We have the following vacancy
Assistant Librarian
Salary: Grade 4 Point 18 £18,807.00 per annum

(Inclusive of London Weighting and Ealing Supplement)
Term Time Only Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 (plus 5 additional days during the school holidays)
Start Date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will help with the running of the school library by assisting library users, supervising students, replacing stock on the shelves and using the school computer system to maintain and control the circulation of the library stock.  This will be a fixed term contract in the first instance.

Dormers Wells High School is an 11-18 mixed, multi-cultural comprehensive school. We are an Investors in People school and professional development is at the heart of our work. We have high expectations for the achievement of all of our students at Dormers Wells High School.

Our latest Ofsted report validates this sentiment with the school continuing to be judged as securely Good.

"The atmosphere is calm and orderly. Pupils have high aspirations and work hard". Ofsted
"Staff know individuals well, and consequently relationships are good throughout."  "The impressive new building supports pupils effectively to make good progress" Ofsted December 2015.

The continual professional development of all our staff is a priority at Dormers Wells High School. We develop our performance and practice in a number of ways:
•    Professional Development CPD sessions on Learning and Teaching
•    DLTS (Department Learning Teaching Sessions)
•    MLDP (Middle Leader Development Programme)

Application form and further details are available from the school website on www.dwhs.co.uk.  Please email completed application forms to Rachel Mahoney at rmahoney[at]dwhs.co.uk.  Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Closing date:  9.00am on Monday 25th February 2019 with interviews to be held shortly thereafter

The school is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.  Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

Dormers Assistant Librarian JD

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Dormers Assistant Librarian PS

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Librarian, St George's the British International School

St George Logo 2019

St George's the British International School, Duisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany.

Librarian, Duisburg-Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date:11 Feb 2019
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: €35,000 to €54,000 gross per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

St George's School seeks a well-qualified librarian to join our library team, to begin August, 2019.

The School

Serving the international community in Duisburg-Düsseldorf for over 10 years, St George's School combines an enriching curriculum with family orientated care. The school has grown from small beginnings into a thriving community of over 700 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing a broad range of nationalities. 

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer the IB Diploma in our Sixth Form. 

One of a group of three schools located across Germany, St George's offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group. 

The Location

Located on a new, purpose built campus in the heart of Germany's Rhine-Ruhr region, St George's School enjoys direct transport links to the cities of Düsseldorf and Duisburg, as well as to the greater Rhine-Ruhr area. 

Germany's sixth largest city, Düsseldorf is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. Situated in the heart of Europe, Düsseldorf offers a high standard of living, as well as numerous opportunities for travel and cultural discovery. 

Düsseldorf airport is located only 15km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and high speed rail services connect Düsseldorf to a wide range of European destinations. 

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced profession to manage the activities of our learning resource centre. 

The successful applicant will be a dynamic individual with experience of promoting a passion for inquiry and effective research skills. Well-developed organisational and communication skills are a prerequisite. We are looking for the right balance between experience, enthusiasm and a passion for learning and inquiry, which will inspire our pupils. 

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to direct the development of this important area of the school. 

It is our vision that the library space not only be a repository for books, but a dynamic centre of learning activity. We intend to develop it into a place for both individual reading, research and reflection, as well as a space for collaboration and group discovery. We are looking for the right individual who can support us in achieving this vision and bringing this space to life. 

Please download our application pack for detailed information.

SGSD Application Pack 2019 Librarian

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Only applications made through the TES online portal will be considered.

We require additional information for your application, please upload the following documents via the supporting documents link:

1.  Your passport information page or ID card

2.  A copy of your degree certificate 

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 11th February 2019. The school reserves the right to contact outstanding applicants in advance of this deadline.

St George's is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to enhanced background checks. 

For any inquires relating to this role, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Mr. Christopher Lewis
Head of Recruitment
E-mail: recruitment[at]stgeorgesschool.com
Tel: 0049 2233 808870