Librarian (Term-time Only), Solihull

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Start date: To start as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band D - £21,962- £28,485 pro-rata // Actual Pay - £18733– £24297 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Arden is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Librarian to enthuse students with a lifelong love of learning and literature.

You will take responsibility for integrating the library service into the life of the school and ensuring it reflects the educational aims and objectives of the school. We will look to you to inspire a love of literacy by promoting the library and its resources within the library, the school and externally. You will oversee budgets, arrange classification and cataloguing, maintain library resources and encourage pupils’ participation in children’s literary events and author visits. Important will be the ability to deliver services that are responsive to the fast changing worlds of communications and information technology.

Awareness of the Accelerated Reading programme, experience in budgetary management and knowledge of Heritage Cirqa software used to process issuing, returns and barcoding of books would be an advantage. If you have the passion to deliver a first class library community please visit our website for more information.

Application forms and further information are available to download from the Arden School website: 

Alternatively please call 01564 773348 and ask to speak to Mrs Bull, PA to Executive Principal. Please address the completed application form and letter of application to Mr M Murphy, Executive Principal. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Arden Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Closing Date: Wednesday 25th October 2017 (9.00am)

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More about Arden
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1564 773348
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