Librarian, Dean Trust

Dean Trust Ardwick


Closing Date : 02/03/2020

Job Description


Headteacher: Ms Suzanne Finlay B.Ed, NPQH


The Dean Trust is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Librarian to join a very talented and dedicated team of staff at Dean Trust Ardwick.

Dean Trust Ardwick is a recent addition to The Dean Trust family of schools and began life in September 2015 in a purpose-built new school for 120 Year 7 pupils. Since opening in 2015 we are gaining a good reputation and pride ourselves on our high standards. From September 2016, the staff and pupils moved into the new 1200 place school. Since September 2019, we have a full complement of pupils, whilst still enjoying the benefits a growing school brings.

Main purpose of the role:

• The post holder will organise the day to day running of the library and effective services to the school community.

• To manage whole school reading interventions under the direction of the Head of English and SEND Co-ordinator/Senior Staff by delivering literacy and reading support programmes, to enable pupils to maximise progress with their reading.

• To assist in the running of school-wide literacy and reading programmes under the Literacy Lead.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual to work in a brand-new school and to help set the standard and ethos for what is intended to be an outstanding school in the heart of Manchester.

Method of Application: The preferred method of application is electronically via email to 

All applications must be made using the Dean Trust's application form. Applications will be shortlisted for interview and the HR Department will contact those applicants who are selected. 

Closing Date: Applications received after the closing time of 10am Monday 2 March 2020 will not be considered.

The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification Declaration.