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Job details
Employer Montgomery Primary Academy
Location Birmingham
Salary £11,238
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017

32 hours a week, 39 weeks per year

Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.15pm (30 minute unpaid lunch) although some flexibility is required

‘Could you be the missing Hat to our Cat?’

Two vibrant, partner primary schools are looking for a book lover who can inspire a passion for reading in children. This would involve a dual role of storyteller and librarian administrator. Both schools have already begun writing a fantastic tale of literacy provision for our children, but now we need someone to help us finish our final chapter! Could you be the missing Hat to our Cat?

Based in Birmingham, partner schools, Montgomery Primary Academy and Percy Shurmer Academy are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced librarian to raise standards of academic literacy. Montgomery Primary Academy is a Talk for Writing Training Centre and Percy Shurmer Academy have their very own specialist hearing Resource Base. Both schools are highly committed to raising the profile of reading and are investing heavily in resources to ensure that our pupils have the best possible provision.

The successful applicant will lead both school libraries, manage and develop the library resources and help to instil a love of reading and learning, be able to open the library for family sessions after school.

Informal visits are welcome. Please contact the HR Team at  

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, Cycle2work, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required to start in January 2017.

Closing date: Friday 2 December 2016.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 12 December 2016.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit:

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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