School Librarian

Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxfordshire

Hours: Part Time, 25.2 hours per week

Term Time Only plus 8 days 

Oxford High School is looking for a well-qualified and experienced Librarian to join the team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of tasks within the library including; managing the issuing and returning of the library’s stock, shelving stock and keeping the library in good order, supervising students using the library and contributing to the school’s programme of co-curricular activities.

Experience of working in libraries or with collections of written material is highly desirable. Formal qualifications are not essential, although a relevant qualification would be advantageous as would an interest in children’s literature.

This post is part-time and the core working hours are likely to be: 08:30-16:30, three days per week with some flexibility.

About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford's historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls' education.

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.

As well as our commitment to girls' education, we are committed to investing in our staff's personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.


As part of the Girls' Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls' schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans 
  • A Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For more information and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 12pm.

Interview date: Wednesday 27th January 2021.

Oxford High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Oxford High School for Girls GDST


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