Library Assistant, Oldham

Closing date:

The Blue Coat CofE SchoolOldham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 2 SCP 12-17 £16,491 - £17,722 (Pay award pending)
Contract term: Permanent

Job Ref: 4600/374/18

Part-time, term time only (20 hrs per week, 10.30am – 2.30pm)

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive Library Assistant to join our team working in our busy, vibrant but academic school learning environment. You will be part of a team providing Library services to students and teaching staff, operating library systems, supporting students and staff with finding resources, overseeing overdues, shelving, cataloguing resources and supporting time-tabled literacy classes.

The successful applicant will have a passion for literature and excellent communication, literacy and IT skills. Experience of working in a school setting would be an advantage though not essential.

The library is an academic hub of the school and is dynamic, bright and friendly. It is very well used with over 1500 pupils of all ages using it per week for a variety of reasons, from reading, research, private study and book clubs. Literacy is timetabled in the library by the English Department, promoting the importance of reading to the whole curriculum and of course not least, the love of reading.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service

Full details and application forms for this post are available from the school website

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Applications by post should be marked ‘Library Assistant’ and should be returned to:

Mrs H Johnson, Admin/HR Manager, The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, OL1 3SQ,

or via email

If you are posting your application, it is your responsibility to ensure the correct postage.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 5th June 2018, 10.30am

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More about The Blue Coat CofE School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6241484
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