Librarian, Petersfield, Hampshire

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Churcher's CollegePetersfield, Hampshire

Date posted:
Start date: October / November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,500 FTE depending on experience.
Contract term: Permanent

Required to start October / November 

12 noon to 17:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and 10am – 17:30 Wednesday and Friday (Term Time only = 35 weeks plus 5 weeks paid holiday)

£24,500 FTE depending on experience.

Churcher’s College is an independent, co-educational, HMC day school, which offers a distinctive education to pupils from the age of 4 to 18. Currently there are over 825 pupils in the Senior School (11-18) in Petersfield, and on another site in Liphook, over 225 pupils in the Junior School and Nursery (3-11). Our aim is to educate and prepare young people in order that they may participate successfully and responsibly in society. We aim to provide a high standard of education for all pupils based upon traditional values and academic standards, personal discipline, and the development of self-confidence. This is accomplished within a caring environment on an open site with the beautiful South Downs as a backdrop.

An enthusiastic individual is required to join the Library staff; this role is essentially a job share and you will be jointly responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Senior School Library reporting to the Deputy Head Academic.

The main duties of the post will be:

· The smooth running and operation of the College Library facility 

· Assist and supervise pupils  

· Maintaining an effective partnership with teachers 

Our ideal candidate will have a love of books and reading with the desire to share that with young people and will be team player, able to work alone and use initiative.  You will also have strong communication skills both verbal and written and a passion to help children learn and develop to their potential

Skills and Experience

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook 

· Experience with Library systems preferred but not essential as training can be given.

· Previous experience working in a school would be beneficial but not essential.

· Some experience working with children or young people.

· Knowledge of current research and referencing techniques would be beneficial but not essential.

To Apply Please complete the application form (available from the website  and send with CV and letter of application to Nicci Kilpatrick, HR Officer, Churcher’s College. Ramshill, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 4AS, or by email to

Churcher’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Churcher’s College aims to be a fair employer and is committed to equal opportunities and Churcher’s College does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

Closing date: 12 noon – 25 September 2017 (early applications welcome)

Interviews Will be arranged as soon as possible to facilitate start date.

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More about Churcher's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Ramshill, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1730 263033
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Based in Petersfield, Hampshire, Churcher’s College is an independent secondary mainstream school with a sixth form. The coeducational school, which opened in 1722 by Richard Churcher, educates students aged between 11 and 18. Originally it was a sch...