Librarian, Stockport

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Priestnall SchoolStockport
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: APT&C Scale 5 (£17,514 - £19,207)
Contract term: Permanent



Priestnall Road

Heaton Mersey



Headteacher: Mr J Cregg

Telephone: 0161 432 7727   Fax: 0161 442 7605


Number of Students on Roll: 1291 (Aged 11-16)

Required ASAP

Librarian - 37 hours per week - permanent post – term time APT&C Scale 5  (£17,514 - £19,207)

Priestnall School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 school situated in the pleasant residential area of Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Our community benefits from wonderful students and a hard-working and committed staff.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Librarian to join our Outstanding School. The position offers a unique opportunity to make a major contribution towards our continued high achievement. 

Our library is very much at the heart of the school and the successful candidate will be pivotal in creating and developing a climate to promote and support reading for pleasure across the school.  

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, an outstanding practitioner and a strong team player. A willingness to contribute to the full life of the school is also essential.

You will take the lead in promotion of the library resources, encourage and promote independent learning to all pupils as well as collaborate with teaching staff. You will also be expected to deliver several library lessons each week.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working colleague who has:

  • a dynamic and flexible approach with excellent      interpersonal skills;
  • the learner at the centre of their vision;
  • the ability to communicate effectively with all      our stakeholders;
  • the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate      and empower young people to achieve excellence;
  • an absolute commitment to achieving the very      highest of standards.

The application form and supporting documentation are available in the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website as well as other recruitment platforms. Completed application forms should be emailed to,  marked for the attention of Mrs Natalie Fitzpatrick, PA to Headteacher.

This email address should also be used to submit any queries regarding the role.

Closing date: Noon - Monday 16th October 2017

Interviews are scheduled for w/c 30th October 2017

The school is committed to the safeguarding of young people and candidates will be expected to adhere to these expectations. Please see our safeguarding statement (included in the application pack) and the Safeguarding Policy on our website for further details     

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Address: Priestnall Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 3HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 4327727