Librarian, Bury

Closing date:

Castlebrook High SchoolBury
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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: SET Grade 4, points 13-16, £18426-£19171 (actual Salary £6,482.21 - £6,744.30)
Contract term: Permanent

Castlebrook High School – School Librarian


Salary: SET Grade 4, points 13-16, £18426-£19171 (actual Salary £6,482.21 - £6,744.30)

Weeks: Part Time, 15 hours per week, 1pm – 4pm, Term Time Only, plus 1 week

Required: September 2019


Castlebrook High School is a thriving school, with a clear ambition for its future: it will be second to none.  We seek an exceptional candidate with drive and determination to join our family. The Academy Principal, Senior Leadership Team, Academy Councillors and staff are committed to securing outstanding in all areas of school life and the best possible outcomes and life chances for all learners.  We are going to create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Castlebrook High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust.  The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk.  They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Librarian.  The successful candidate will be:

• Committed to promoting and developing the school library in order to provide an efficient service to learners and staff 

• Enthusiastic, passionate, creative, flexible and innovative with the drive and determination to successfully contribute to whole school improvement

• A dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with learners and colleagues

• A professional who communicates clear expectations, leads by example and promotes at all times positive behaviour for learning

• Willing to fully support and at all times uphold the policies and positive ethos of the school

• Willing to participate in personal continued professional development

The Shaw Education Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk.  They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.


At our school each pupil can feel that they belong to a caring and supportive environment.  The school/academy is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including a DBS check.

This is an exciting time to join as we move to a new school building and launch our new Library in September 2019 and take up or new name of Unsworth Academy. Our new uniform will also be introduced in September 2019. The new school building will include a brand new drama studio and adjoining lecture theatre as well as a multi-purpose art and photography studio. This will provide an outstanding learning environment and a fantastic work environment. The school is easily accessible from across the region and is located 2 minutes drive from the M60/M62/M66 (Junction 17). Informal visits to school are available, please contact Miss C Allen, PA to the Academy Principal at c.allen@castlebrookhighschool.co.uk or on 0161 7969820 to arrange.


Closing Date: 15/07/2019 9am


Interview: 17/07/2019


Please forward completed application forms to:

Miss C Allen, PA to the Academy Principal at c.allen@castlebrookhighschool.co.uk




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