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Job details
Employer The Halifax Academy
Location Calderdale
Salary Scale 4, £13,092 - £14591 per annum
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

32 Hours per week

Required from September 2017 we would like to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Librarian with a passion for the written word. The librarian will be responsible for maintaining and creating a stimulating environment which fosters a love of reading.

You will have the ability to build positive working relationships with students as you will be required to teach library lessons using Accelerated Reading software and support the development of the Primary Phase library.

Being the founding member of the Impact Multi Academy Trust and the only 4-16 all-through school in Calderdale, we can offer excellent development opportunities for all of our staff. We currently have 1047 students learning within the academy, and this will grow to 1420 by 2020 when our primary phase is full.

We are a values driven organisation committed to living out our values of Heart, Mind and Communication and driven by our passion for all-through education and improving social mobility.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • improving literacy levels cross phase
  • working as part of a team but using their own initiative
  • Using innovative approaches to organise events/visits to bring literature to life

In return we can offer:

  • working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our pupils.
  • the opportunity to gain cross phase experience.
  • enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
  • effective supportive and dynamic leadership which welcomes and encourages innovation and creativity

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from the Academy’s website at .

Completed applications should be emailed to or posted to The Halifax Academy no later than Monday 26th June by 9am.

 No late applications will be accepted.

Gibbet Street,
Tel: 01422 301080
4 – 16 Academy N.O.R. 1047

Headteacher (Secondary Phase) Mick Kay
Headteacher (Primary Phase) Lesley Bowyer

About the employer

The Halifax Academy is a rapidly improving school that is welcoming, friendly and highly supportive of both staff and students. Our school has recently been awarded the prestigious Investors in People ‘Gold Standard', which recognises our commitment ...

Information about The Halifax Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Secondary Campus
Gibbet Street
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom