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Library & Reading Intervention Manager

Wollaston SchoolNorthamptonshire

Wollaston School is a large, popular, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (38 weeks term-time plus 5 training days)

8:15am-4.15pm Monday to Thursday & 8.15am—3.45pm Friday

We are delighted to offer this opportunity within our dedicated support staff team here at Wollaston School. We are looking for a creative and innovative librarian and reading intervention manager. You will ideally have a degree in Librarianship or Information Management which is accredited by CILIP or equivalent, or work-based training and CILIP qualification. Librarian experience is essential, along with the ability to creatively promote the library as an integral part of our whole school literacy programme. You must possess:

  • a good knowledge of literacy and reading programmes;
  • the ability to teach students research and study skills;
  • have good budget management skills to ensure maximum value is gained from school funds;
  • the willingness to develop leadership skills in students.

It is also essential that you have the ability to motivate and enthuse the whole school community with a love for reading and utilise excellent communication skills to foster good relationships with staff and students, in order to raise the profile of literacy across the school.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership & Onsite Parking. Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 20th September 2021

Interviews will take place: Week beginning Monday 27th September 2021

Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon, HR & Operations Manager, for further details on 01933 663501 or nixonl@wollaston-school.net. Application packs can be  downloaded via our website http://www.wollastonschool.com/about/vacancies/

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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