Graduate Trainee Library Assistant, Wandsworth

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Bolingbroke Academy, Wandsworth

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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Pay Scale, Band 4, Points 11 -18: £18,846 - £21,544 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £18,393 - £21,026 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

1 or 2 year fixed term contract 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Trainee Library Assistant to join our Research and Development Team

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first Year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018. Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities. Our staff are pivotal to our success and as part of the Bolingbroke and wider Ark schools team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through our professional development programme. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our growing Academy and to play an important part in its development. We are looking for a talented individual to assist the Research and Development Leader in promoting and developing the school library in order to provide an efficient service to pupils and staff. You will also be involved in the reading group programme and in the administration of Accelerated Reader. As a training post, the role gives an overview of library work. It is intended to provide a foundation for further postgraduate study at a school of librarianship/information management.

The ideal candidate will:

· be qualified to degree level;

· be keen to learn and develop their skills;

· have strong ICT skills;

· be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

· develop a strong foundation for further postgraduate study;

· join a network of Ark schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision. 

Please apply at, and submit your application no later than 11am on Wednesday 12th July 2017.  

For further information please contact the recruitment team on or 0203 116 6345. 

Deadline:  11am on Wednesday 12th July 2017

Location: Wandsworth, London

Start date:  September 2017

Salary: Ark Support Staff Pay Scale, Band 4, Points 11 -18: £18,846 - £21,544 per annum, pro rata.  Actual salary: £18,393 - £21,026 per annum

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time only plus one week


Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...