Librarian, Witham

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Maltings AcademyWitham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,672 - £23,111 pro rata, £16,186 - £20,034 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

£18,672 - £23,111 pro rata, £16,186 - £20,034 actual salary

37 hours per week, 40 working weeks (term time plus 5 non-student days plus 1 week holiday working) 

Maltings Academy is graded ‘Outstanding’ and has a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike. Staff benefits include a Health Cash Plan, Local Government Pension Scheme and discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.

We are looking for a Librarian to join our English team. You will manage our library, supporting students to  access a broad range of learning resources to develop their learning and information handling skills. You will also promote literacy, reading for pleasure and independent learning.

Previous library experience is not essential - more important is a passion for reading and the ability to inspire and engage our students. You will have knowledge of young people’s literature, have previously worked with young people and have great organisational and computer skills.

The working hours for this post are 8am-4pm Monday-Thursday and 8am-330pm on Friday.

For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange an academy tour,  please contact Georgia Flack   / 01376 512 911.

Maltings Academy is a key member of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential, broaden their horizons and become active, prosperous and successful citizens in the world around them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. 

This position is required to commence Tuesday 4 September 2018.  Interviews are scheduled to take place Thursday 12 July 2018.

Closing date:   Sunday 1 July 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.    Candidates are advised to carefully consider  the Supporting Statement section of the application form, and explain clearly how they meet the requirements of the person specification.  

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Maltings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376 512911