Librarian, Derbyshire

Closing date:

The Ecclesbourne SchoolDerbyshire

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Start date: asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,504 to £22,944
Contract term: Permanent


According to experience and qualifications this is likely to be in the region of Grade 6, £23,398 to £24,964 per annum pro rata which is equivalent to an actual salary of £21,504 to £22,944 per annum. 


37 hours per week for 42 weeks per year

The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional. We provide a first class education in a happy, well-ordered and purposeful atmosphere. We are a non-selective school and committed to an inclusive community ethos. We challenge all members of our community to achieve to their best.

‘Learning together for the future’ means that everyone who studies or works at our school is encouraged to broaden their experience and to be a lifelong learner. We employ ambitious people who want to progress and we support and encourage them to do so. 

We are delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our highly motivated support staff team as our librarian. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player. Additionally, our ideal candidate will:

· Take a strategic role in the management, development and promotion of the library.

· Ensure students and staff have access to as broad and relevant a range of reading matter, reference materials, research tools and information services as possible.

· Facilitate independent learning and encourage reading for pleasure.

In return you will have the opportunity to work with students who are well behaved and highly motivated, become part of a team of like-minded individuals, work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed and receive full support for training and professional development. 

We offer 33 days paid holiday per year (including statutory and concessionary days) rising to 37 after five years and immediate membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Continuity of service recognised for local government employees. We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school please visit the school website at If you share our ethos we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please return a completed application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.

For further information, to arrange a visit, or help with the application process please contact:

Tina Spencer-Keyse, Human Resources Manager 


Tel 01332 843257

Closing date: 9am on 29th January 2018

Please note that we will not accept applications by CV 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All employees will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, prior to employment. 

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More about The Ecclesbourne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 840645
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The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional.  Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere.  We are a non-selective school and committed to ma...