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Job Vacancies - Queensbury Academy: Librarian - Queensbury Academy, Dunstable


Queensbury Academy, Dunstable

School Librarian

Full time permanent 37.5 hours per week (term time only)

Salary Scale: SCP point 28 to 36 £25,463 - £32,233

Start date: September 2018

You will be managing a vibrant, purpose-built learning area which is very well stocked at the centre of the school campus. It is extremely popular with students at all times of the school day, after school and break and lunchtimes. You will be required to manage the smooth running of the Library by managing children, books and resources, offering support and advice to all users, promoting good study skills and operating the Library Management System. Excellent ICT and behavior management skills are essential.

Main duties will comprise of:

  • Overseeing and monitoring of age appropriate books
  • Liaising with Head of Departments and senior staff in order to keep developing the Library
  • To organise literacy and enrichment opportunities
  • To network with other Librarians in the County
  • To market and promote reading and literacy throughout the school
  • To have a commitment to raising standards and achievement for students at the school.

Queensbury Academy is a good school and one which is committed to moving to outstanding as quickly as possible. We recognise that recruiting high quality staff is of the utmost importance as we continue to improve and expand.

For an application form, job description and person specification, please go to our website http://www.queensburyacademy.com or contact Mrs. S. Gadsden, Principal's PA, on 01582 601241 or via our email address admin[at]queensburyacademy.com 

Closing date: 9th July and Interviews to be held on Monday 16th July 2018.

It is desirable that the successful applicant will have experience of working with children and young adults. Queensbury Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this post and references will be sought prior to interview.

Applications must be on the Academy Application form.

No CVs will be accepted for any post.

School Librarian Advert June 2018

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School Librarian JD June 2018

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School Librarian person specification July 2018

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