• School Librarian Waterlooville
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School Librarian who has experience of working with and motivating young people to engage as well as being able to communicate effectively with young people of all abilities is required for an Academy Trust based in Waterlooville, Hampshire.

SALARY: £25,682 FTE - Actual salary £19,445 per annum

LOCATION: Waterlooville, Hampshire, South East England

JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Temporary Contract (1 Year)

WORKING HOURS: Term time only - 32 hours per week (working times negotiable)

APPLICATION PROCESS:We will be emailing over an application and reference consent form to complete. Please keep an eye out for our email.


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a School Librarianwho has experience of working with and motivating young people to engage as well as being able to communicate effectively with young people of all abilities.

Working as the School Librarian you will promote and develop the library resource in order to provide an efficient service to students and... staff. You will work closely with the English Department to implement the school’s literacy policy and support students who need the most support with reading.

As the School Librarian you will be expected to deliver library sessions to KS3 students and support will be provided for this.


Your duties as a School Librarian will include:
• Manage and oversee all matters relating to the smooth and efficient operation of the school library
• Responsible for the acquisition and management of library materials and the development of the library as a learning resource centre
• Ensure that staff and students are aware of the services available and to encourage maximum use of the library's resources and the potential of the library as a centre for learning
• Supervise and oversee study in the school library including timetabling, general discipline and induction into the use of the library's facilities
• Lead library lessons and reading sessions for KS3 students
• Work with English staff to develop library lesson content
• Work with individual students in assisting them to select books that match their level of literacy and areas of interest
• Supervise students at lunchtimes in the library
• Lead and supervise homework and other clubs in the school library
• Work in a positive way to minimise the incidents of late returns and loss
• Have overall responsibility for the management of the school library
• Act as a responsible budget holder for the effective budgetary planning and management of library resources
• Select, source, organise, advise on and promote learning resources in all formats which support the curriculum and learning and teaching in consultation with school management and other teaching staff
• Supervise student librarians, arranging induction and providing any appropriate training


• GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
• Strong commitment to team-working and partnership
• Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
• Confident and accurate use of IT systems including MS office
• Good organisational ability with a systematic and methodical approach
• Decision-making skills and the ability to solve problems, prioritise workload and work on own initiative
• Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate with a range of staff, pupils and parents
• High standard of literacy and accuracy
• Excellent communication skills—verbal and written
• Tact, diplomacy and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people

• Relevant degree and /or Diploma in Librarianship accredited by CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)
• Previous experience in a similar role
• Recent participation in a range of relevant in-service training
• Experience of working in an educational establishment (mixed comprehensive school)
• Experience of developing positive relationships with a range of different students


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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