Librarian, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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St Mary's Catholic High SchoolChesterfield, Derbyshire
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 8 SCP 14-18, £22,462 - £24,313 pro rata (£16,740 - £18,119 actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

32 hours and 45 minutes per week x 39 weeks (term time only to include INSET Days)

Monday – Thursday: 8.30 am – 3.45 pm

Friday: 8.30 am – 2.45 pm

St Mary's Catholic High School are looking to appoint a highly organised, competent and enthusiastic Librarian with a passion for books and reading to lead and develop the library provision in this outstanding school.  

Applicants must have evidence of appropriate professional qualifications, e.g. Chartered Member of CILIP/degree or PGQ in librarianship or information management. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced in working in a school/college/HE or public library (2 years minimum).
  • Confident, with excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Committed to working with pupils to develop information retrieval/independent learning skills.
  • A team player with a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Reliable and trustworthy with an understanding of confidentiality issues.
  • Sound in their knowledge with an understanding of the organisational procedures required in managing a school library.


Potential candidates would be very welcome to visit the school prior to applying; if you would like to do so or would like any further information, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding.

Application packs may be downloaded from the school’s website www.st-maryshigh.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively, please telephone Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or e-mail rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk for further information or an application pack.  

To apply, you must complete and return the school’s application form – please note that CVs will not be accepted.  

Closing date: 10.00 am on Wednesday 18 September 2019

Interview date: w/c 23 September 2019

St Mary's Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 



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