Job details

Job details
Employer Leyton Sixth Form College
Location Waltham Forest
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts September 2017

Term time only plus 10 working days 

Fixed term: September 2017 – July 2018 

Salary: £17,673 - £19,894 pro rata (actual salary £16,047 - £18,064 per annum)  

Leyton Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A level and vocational courses to approximately 2,300 full-time 16-19 year old students. We strive to provide high quality education and support to our students in fulfilling their academic potential and becoming thinking, questioning and caring members of society. We are a diverse and vibrant college and are both proud of and celebrate the year on year success and achievements of our students and staff.  

We are presently seeking a highly motivated and dedicated graduate trainee to make a significant contribution to our Literacy and Learning department. The library and learning resources centre have a wide range of high quality resources and provide an excellent study environment for our students.   

This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain work experience in the day-to-day operation of a library and learning resources centre. You will be suited to this role if you wish to pursue a Masters degree in librarianship/information management and a career in librarianship.  

Working closely with the Head of Library Services, you will help our students to develop research and literacy skills, support the library’s promotion of wider reading, assist with library enrichment activities and liaise with programme areas to ensure that the college’s resources are used effectively. The role is varied and will offer a rewarding opportunity to enable our students achieve their full academic potential.  

You should have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a supportive manner. An interest in reading and knowledge of trends in adult and young adult fiction are equally important to the role.  

In return we offer a wide range of staff benefits and the opportunity to work within a thriving and committed environment.  

For further information and to apply, please go to www.leyton.ac.uk     

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for this role.  

For any queries about the role, please email jobs@leyton.ac.uk or call us on 020 8928 9000.  

Closing date for applications: 20th August 2017  

Interview date: Thursday 7th September 207  

Leyton Sixth Form College has a strong commitment to safeguarding students and safe recruitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.