School Librarian (Job Share), Barking

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Eastbury Community SchoolBarking

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: SO1 (£29, 766 - £30,708 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

School Librarian

Fixed Term / Permanent contract

Job Share 20 hours per week – term time only

APT & C Scale SO1  (£29,766 - £30,708) pro rata

(4 afternoons 1-5pm  and one late morning 10.30 – 2.30pm)

This is an exciting opportunity for a professional, highly organised and passionate School Librarian to work as part of our hard-working and very supportive associate staff team. Our modern, purpose-built library plays a central role in our students learning The school is located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Barking tube and mainline station (25 minutes from Fenchurch and Liverpool Street stations) and is easily accessible by road.

We are a friendly, successful, well ordered and inclusive 3-19 all through school serving an ethnically diverse community.   We have just celebrated excellent public examination results in 2019 with many students achieving top grades at both GCSE and A level. The school is highly supportive of the professional development of all staff.

The core purpose of the role is to effectively manage our library using computerised systems, promoting literacy initiatives and supervising students.  The successful candidate 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.   Excellent oral and written communication skills are required  as you will need to discuss aspects of the school library with our students (3-19), Parents / Carers, Senior Leadership teams and write reports for Governors. Experience within the education sector is highly desirable but not essential, as training will be provided where needed.

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 25 October 2019.

CVs are not acceptable and will not be considered.

 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.  We value the diversity of our community and wider society and are committed to promoting and upholding equalities at our school.

More about Eastbury Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hulse Avenue, Barking, Essex, IG11 9UW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 507 4500
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