Job Item

Librarian and Literacy Leader

Gravesend Grammar School

Gravesend. Kent, DA12 2PR

Closing Date : 24/05/2021


Gravesend Grammar School (GGS)

Librarian and Literacy Leader (LLL)


Salary: TDET Band 6, point 17-20 (depending on experience)

£17,287 to £18,962 per annum (pro rata to £20,893 to £22,918 for a full-time equivalent post)

Term-time only, 30-37 hours per week (above salary calculated on a 37 hour week basis)


The LLL is responsible for the smooth running of the School Library;  acquiring, organising, managing and distributing library resources and ensuring that the library provision meets the needs of all its users. The LLL is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Library, leading Library initiatives throughout the school and managing a Student-Librarian team.

The LLL will also coordinate the Key Stage 3 Accelerated Reader scheme and support the students and staff in the success of this programme. They will be an integral part of the English Department’s design and delivery of literacy learning at Key Stage 3 and beyond. The LLL will coordinate the Literacy TA team and deliver Literacy support activities to students, both in and outside  timetabled lessons. The Librarian will work closely with the Head of Key Stage 3 English and report regularly to the Head of English.


A full job description for this post, and our application form, are obtainable from the School website  

We will only consider Gravesend Grammar School application forms and will not accept CVs. 

Completed application forms must be e-mailed to Jenny Lumley, HR Manager  at lumleyj@decustrust.com  by

Closing date: 09:00, Monday 24th May, 2021

Interviews: Friday 28th May, 2021

Start date: Wednesday 1st September, 2021


In usual times we welcome visits, but if you would like to find out more about the school please visit our website.  To ask more details about the role  please contact Mr James Manson at mansonj@gravesendgrammar.com

GGS, an academy in the The Decus Educational Trust (TDET), is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff are expected to follow its policies. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS and background check. TDET is an equal opportunities employer.