Library Assistant, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Wood Green SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Wood Green School is a popular, 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with an excellent academic and pastoral reputation.  It has a thriving Sixth Form.

The library is at the heart of our school. It is a special place, valued by staff and students across all year groups and the PTA are keen to support its future development. In the current climate, our school has made maintaining and developing the library a priority and you will be valued and supported in your role.

Reading and research play a significant role at our school with a number of exciting initiatives.  For example, all students in years 7 and 8 take part in the Accelerated Reader programme; Year 7s have special lessons in research through our Academic Enrichment course and all 6th form students take the EPQ qualification.  

The purpose of this post is to maintain the Library environment and assist with the full range of library duties.  You will also be supporting students with literacy and learning skills.

We are looking for someone with a passion for literature and learning who wants to inspire this in young people.  You will also need to be well organised and have excellent communication and inter-personal skills.  If you have these skills then this job will enable you to flourish.

Approximately 17 hours a week (to be decided for the right candidate) term time only (ideally covering lunch and afternoons)

We are currently recruiting for two posts in our library (a Librarian and a Library Assistant).  There will be a degree of flexibility for the right candidates.

Wood Green School and the Acer Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance.  Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/last employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.  Wood Green School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Wood Green School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodstock Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1DX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1993 702355
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