School Librarian, Barking and Dagenham

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Eastbury Community SchoolBarking and Dagenham
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: APT & C SO1
Contract term: Permanent

School Librarian

5 hours per week (3-4pm daily)

Term time only

APT & C Scale SO1

Roll 1800

We are a successful, well ordered and inclusive 3-19 all through school serving an ethnically diverse community.   

The school is located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Barking tube and mainline station (25 minutes from Fenchurch Street/ Liverpool Street station) and is easily accessible by road.

We are seeking a school librarian to work in our modern, purpose-built library which plays a central role in our students learning. The successful candidate  will be responsible   for the effective management of the library management system, promoting literacy initiatives and supervising students.  They will ensure that the facility is used to its full potential and provide support to pupils, staff and other users of the Library resources and facilities. 

Ideally candidates should hold  a professional qualification in librarianship, information management or information science or have a minimum of  2 years experience working in an Information Centre or Library.  The successful candidate will be creative, confident, well organised and passionate about the role. Excellent verbal, literacy and written communication skills are required as is experience in all aspects of ICT.

For full details of the post and an application form please visit the school website and return the application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Karen Dunnell  The closing date for applications is 15 February 2018 and interviews will take place w/c 4 March 2019.

Eastbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young  people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including enhanced DBS checks.  CVs are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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More about Eastbury Community School
Address: Hulse Avenue, Barking, Essex, IG11 9UW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 507 4500