Assistant Librarian, Bristol

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Colston's SchoolBristol
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Start date: 16 April 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,070 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol, easily accessible from the M32 and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and supportive Assistant Librarian for the Summer Term to assist the Acting Senior Librarian with the day-to-day running of the Libraries and their resources on both the Upper and Lower School sites. This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave starting on 16th April 2018 and is expected to last up until 6th July 2018.

Our school has a strong and vibrant reading culture, with regular author visits and a popular annual Reading Challenge. In addition to having excellent administrative, ICT and inter-personal skills, you should be a voracious reader who enjoys a hands-on approach to promoting a love of reading in young people.

The successful candidate will relish the opportunity to be a crucial part of the excellent provision already in place and further developing the libraries into thriving centres of learning.

The hours for this role will be from 12noon until 5.30pm (including half an hour lunch break, unpaid), Monday to Friday, from Monday 16th April until Friday 6th July 2018, with 1 week of paid holiday during half term, from 28th May until 1st June 2018. The remuneration pay scale is NJC pt 18, being £18,070 FTE per annum pro rata. This is equivalent to £231 per working week. Pro-rata paid holiday entitlement is 1.6 weeks including bank/statutory holidays for the duration of this 11 week temporary position.

Other benefits include School lunch during term time and free parking on site. 

To download an application form and apply for this position, please click on the ‘quick apply’ button below.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 19th February 2018

Interviews will take place Thursday 22nd February 2018. 

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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Address: Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol, BS16 1BJ, United Kingdom
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